element14 has now started stocking INTERCONTEC circular connectors from TE Connectivity.
The innovative INTERCONTEC plug-and-play connector concept simplifies modular machine design by offering a wide range of variants including power, signal or data – or all options combined – in one connector, providing a customized solution for specific applications.
Simon Meadmore, Global Head of IP&E at element14, said: “We are delighted to extend our connector range with the introduction of the high-tech INTERCONTEC circular connectors from TE Connectivity. With designers seeking to reduce the size of control panels, the compact INTERCONTEC plug-and-play range is an ideal and flexible solution that enables three times faster installation than traditional mating systems thanks to the Speedtec locking system. Now available from stock, this product range shows our continued commitment to deliver a world-class connector portfolio to our customers.”
Applications include drive systems, robotics, automation, packaging, aerospace, food and textile industries.
TE INTERCONTEC connectors feature an innovative 1/8 quick locking system and offer simple, fast and reliable installation into control panels without the need for special tools. INTERCONTEC’s innovative crown clamp allows the EMC shielding mesh to remain uncut.
The design enables technicians to easily replace any defective parts without specialized training, minimizing potential downtime. TE INTERCONTEC products are sealed to IP 66/67when mated, feature a temperature range from -20 °C to 130 °C and are rated for 500 mating cycles.
The INTERCONTEC range of connectors now available from element14 include:
- Speedtec 940Power 6-pin Connectors deliver consistent power to drive motors, spindle drives and servo motors, managing high speeds and start-stop stresses with ease. The connectors handle voltage up to 630 V and currents up to 200 A in the toughest of environments
- Speedtec 623 Signal Connectors are the perfect solution for signal transmission in motor control and monitoring the functions of complex machines. The 17-pin connector is rated at 125 V (AC/DC) and 7 A. Quick release and industry-standard M23 threaded versions are available in flange or right-angle mounting
- Speedtec 723 Hybrid (Power & Signal) 10-pin M23 Connectors offer many configurations for custom applications and features a separate shielded data element. Meeting requirements for higher electric strength, the connector may be daisy-chained for de-centrally controlled servo motors up to 850 VDC. This super-hybrid connector can handle 30 A and a wide cross-section up to 4mm²