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VAL-U-LOK connectors offer wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connections with contacts on a .165” [4.20mm] centerline pitch and current ratings to 9A per line along with a max. 600VAC rating. Plug and receptacle housings allow wire-to-wire and wire-to-panel configurations and header assemblies offer vertical and right angle wire-to-board connections. VAL-U-LOK connectors are available in dual row 2-24 position and single row 3-5 position models. Vertical headers are available with optional polarization pegs and drain holes and offer a blind mate version. Right angle headers offer optional screw mount flanges. Crimp, snap-in pin and socket contacts terminate 26-16 AWG [0.12-1.2mm²] wire with insulation diameters up to .094” [2.39mm].
Specifications for VAL-U-LOK Connectors
- 2-24 position discrete wire interconnect
- Wire-to-wire and wire-to-board pin and socket connector system
- .165” [4.20mm] pitch
- Contacts are offered in strip form or loose piece
- Mate First/Break Last feature on 3 position single row receptacle housings
- Vertical and right-angle pin headers
- Housings offered in Glow Wire compatible material
- UL recognized and CSA certified
This Quick Reference Guide provides an overview of the VAL-U-LOK connector system, offering wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connections with contacts on a 4.20 mm [.165 in] centerline and current ratings up to 9 Amps max. per line. New models accommodate optional terminal protection assurance (TPA) devices to help ensure terminals are fully seated in housings and resist terminal back-out. Various material options allow users to select parts meeting flammability standards for various global regions. Additionally, new materials are Glow Wire compatible and meet UL 94 V-0. Please note that newer line extensions such as TPA models and Glow Wire compatible parts are not yet included in this guide.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the current and voltage requirements for your application?
A: The VAL-U-LOK connector system has a maximum current rating of 9 Amps per line and is rated for 600 VAC.
Q: What are the wire type and size requirements?
A: The VAL-U-LOK connector system contacts are approved for use with 3 different wire ranges from 26 AWG [0.12] to 16 AWG [1.20] wire with a maximum insulation diameter of 3.10 [0.122].