New surface-mount M12 panel connectors available with or without shielding

31-07-2015 | Binder | Connectors, Switches & EMECH

Binder's extensive range of M12 connectors has been expanded with the availability of new surface-mount panel connectors. Supplied in two halves - an SMT contact carrier made of liquid crystal polymer and an optional nickel-plated brass body if it is required - the new connectors are suitable for re-flow soldering at 250C for 20 to 40 seconds and are available with or without shielding. Male and female versions are available with contacts gold-plated on the mating side and gold / tin plated on the solder side in four, five and eight pole formats. Housings have a height of 9mm or 13mm and the connectors are protected to IP67 when mated. The M12 interface is provided with A, B and D coding, the current rating is 2A and 4A and voltage 250V, 125V and 60V. The new connectors are ideal for applications in control, automation, sensing and instrumentation equipment, says the company.

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