"Pintail" circular connector range from In2Connect provides low-cost,
watertight, interconnection for industrial and waterborne applications. The
SP12 and SP21 connectors create an indoor/outdoor interconnect system which
offers the form and function of MIL
threaded connectors at the cost of a commercial (COTS) product. The SP13 (panel
mounting hole size 13mm) and SP21 (panel mounting hole size 21mm) series of
multi-pin, threaded coupling connectors are IP68 rated when mated or when
fitted with a waterproof end cap and will work reliably indoors, outdoors and
in harsh UV and fairly hostile wet environments. They are designed for safe
control and LV power connections between equipment where IP68 is critical, e.g.
in instrumentation, process control, industrial machinery, automotive, boating
and other applications like outdoor lights, LED lights and LED display walls,
outdoor security cameras, etc.
the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC), the IP
Standards numerically rate an electrical product on the level of protection its
enclosure provides. IP68 connectors must allow no ingress of dust with complete
protection against electrical contact. They must also prevent ingress of water
in harmful quantity when immersed long term under defined conditions of
pressure and time (up to 1 m of submersion).
combination of dual "O" ring sealing, high temperature PPS
inserts, grommets and compression nuts; all insulator and contact areas in
these connectors are fully sealed against environmental elements. The dual "O"
rings mean that the integral backshell can be easily removed to allow accurate
soldering of the incoming cable. Connector end caps are available to suit and
IP68 integrity is achieved when male and female connectors are mated or when
the IP68 end cap replaces a mating connector.
machined brass, solder terminations on the SP21 range are plated gold over nickel
in cable free plug, in-line cable receptacle and jam nut panel mounting
receptacle housings are "keyed" to ensure correct polarisation and tactile
feedback when mating. Unlike many competitors' products all the Pintail SP13/21
connectors have the option of male or female solder bucket contacts in any body
shell; plus the ability to join cables with cable-end plug and in-line
of glass filled nylon, flammability rated V-0 shells with high temperature
inserts these connectors have very stable dielectric and insulating properties
plus they provide good mechanical properties at their design temperatures of
-40 to 85 degrees C. They are RoHS compliant, CE approved, small, lightweight
and extremely cost-effective when compared to their metal counterparts ~
without compromising the integrity of the interconnection.
connectors are designed for at least 500 mating cycles; backshell options can
accommodate cable diameters from 3 to 12mm and they're stocked in depth.
In the same
water resisting family In2Connect also offer the chrome plated, brass bodied SF
SF12, IP67 has a self latching system which is renowned for its easy and quick
mating/unmating features. It also provides security against vibration, shock or
pull on the cable and facilitates operation in a very limited space. The push
and pull system also allows the connector to be mated by simply pushing the
plug axially into the socket. Once firmly latched, connection cannot be broken
by pulling on the cable or any other release sleeve. When required, the
connector is disengaged by a single axial pull on the outer release sleeve. It
first disengages the latches and then withdraws the plug from the socket.
Notes for Editors
offer a full range of IP67/69 rated environmentally sealed connectors
provide secure and safe connections in harsh or hostile conditions.
connectors of the company's WA22 series are designed to meet the high
requirements of industrial applications under harsh environmental conditions.
The range includes versions with screw, or solder terminations in a rugged
design with integral cable retention, accepting cable diameters from 7 to 10mm
and wire cross sections from 0.75mm to 2.5mm². Using a combination of sealing
washers, inserts; grommets and PG11 threaded compression nuts; the insulators
and contact areas in these connectors are sealed against environmental
elements. The seals are sited so that the integral backshell can be easily
removed to allow accurate soldering or screwing of the cores of the incoming
cable. Connector end caps are available to suit the panel mount version and
IP67 integrity is achieved when male and female connectors are mated or when
the IP67 end cap is fitted to the IP67 socket body. The WA22 connectors are
designed for at least 500 mating cycles and the cable entry can accommodate
cable diameters from 7 to 10mm.
receptacle connectors share the same mounting footprint as similar connectors
from Amphenol-Tuchel (C16-1) and Binder (962/963), so these connectors will
mate with or replace those and other similar industry standard connectors.
are also an outlet for Souriau IP68/IP69 "UTS", plastic bodied bayonet
connectors, compatible with MIL-C
26482 circulars and Conxall MIL-E-QUAL
plastic bodied equivalents to MIL-C
5015 circular connectors.
also offer an extensive range of Waterproof dsub connectors in standard, high
density, combination and filtered designs. Socket and plug connectors are
available with solder cup, straight or right angled PCB contacts. Designed with
a one piece Solid Body zinc diecast housing to resist mechanical impacts during
installation and operation and minimise possible leakage paths; these
connectors comply to current solder requirements with RoHS compliant solder
temperatures. These types are both UL and CSA
approved. With this water resistant d-sub system, the back-potted and 'O' ring
mounted panel connectors always ensure full IP67 conformity whether mated or
unmated and can be further protected by an end cap when unmated. The mating
cable end connector can have a waterproof hood as shown in the colour picture
above. This has a compression ring to stop the ingress of water via the cable
entry point at the rear and a sealing skirt at the connector interface. The
cable-end connection will not itself meet IP67 when unmated unless a waterproof
cap is fitted. Once mated, then the total connexion interface, not just the
panel mount connector will conform to IP67.
From a data
signal viewpoint In2Connect also specialise in waterproof industrial versions
of the RJ45, USB connectors. The
Ethernet RJ45 meets Cat 5e requirements for data rates up to 100Mbs, whilst the
USB is designed to meet
specifications for data rates up to 480Mbs.
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sell connectors ~ from d-subs and accessories, thro' multipin rectangular and
circular, filtered, waterproof or hermetic connectors; PCB backplane
connectors, DIN 41612, HM 2mm,
PC104 and edgecards; to custom cable assemblies, optical fibre.