Infinite Switch Housings

Receptacle Housings For M-Style Infinite Switches

TE’s new three and four position receptacle housings for M-style infinite switches are designed for Positive Lock Mark II receptacles, but also accept FASTON receptacles. Unlike some competitive housings, the new TE housings can accept one or up to two 14 AWG wires.

TE Connectivity (TE) introduces three and four position receptacle housings for use with M-style infinite switches. The new housings are designed for Positive Lock Mark II receptacles, but also accept FASTON receptacles. Unlike some competitive housings, the new TE housings can accept one or up to two 14 AWG wires. These switches provide as many as seven .250 tabs for connections. The housings are used on electric cooking ranges, space heaters, hot plates and similar applications.

Key Features

  • Three and four position, nylon 6/6 housings for use with straight Positive Lock Mark II receptacles or straight FASTON receptacles
  • Electrically insulate terminals
  • Operating temperature ranges from -40 to 130°C
  • Allow as many as four connections to be made at once, potentially speeding this step of assembly
  • May help prevent mis-mating in the application
  • Improve ergonomics for assembly workers
  • Are UL recognized (file E28476) for the U.S. and Canada when used with designated receptacles

Applications

  • Electric cooking ranges
  • Space heaters
  • Hot plates