ELECTRONICS:Sullins Connector Solutions Inc. has expanded its comprehensive portfolio of high-temperature devices to include Hi-Temp 0.100 inch (2.54 mm) contact centerline male headers that support an operating temperature range of -65C to 150C. The new single- and dual-row Hi-Temp headers are offered to complement Sullins’ full series of Hi-Temp dual-row card edge connectors which support an operating temperature range of -65 to 250C, and are provided in 0.039 inch (1.0 mm), 0.050 inch (1.27 mm), 0.100 inch (2.54 mm), 0.125 inch (3.18 mm) and 0.156 inch (3.96 mm) contact centerline versions. Engineered to provide unparalleled design flexibility and manufacturing efficiency, parts may be ordered in dip solder, wire wrap, right angle bend and card extender termination styles, as well as in straight and right angle plated through hole (PTH) and surface mount (SMT) versions. Available mounting styles include clearance holes, flush mounting, threaded inserts, straddle mount, floating bobbin, side mounting and open card slot. The new headers are available with varied head and tail length options to permit custom and standard applications. Materials are UL94V-0 rated and withstand reflow processes up to 260 C peak for 120 sec max.
Intended for employment in high-density applications in which board spacing and total weight are factors, Sullins’ Hi-Temp card edge connectors and headers are ideal in a wide array of consumer, industrial, and commercial applications. They are most frequently used in test and burn-in oven facilities, electronic component testing, communication equipment, medical equipment instrumentation, power converters and power supplies, along with aerospace and automotive systems and products.
The Hi-Temp card edge connectors and new, Hi-Temp headers feature a current rating of from 1 to 3A maximum per contact. Dual-row card edge connectors are offered with from 2 to 120 contacts per row, whereas headers are provided in single- and dual-row configurations with 1 to 36 contacts per row. Devices are supplied with full gold or selective gold plating options. Parts boast a high mating cycle of 500 cycles minimum.
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