Heilind Stocking TE Connectivity's UV-Resistant Sealed Circular Plastic Connectors

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 14, 2013 ­/PRNewswire/ -- Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking TE Connectivity's (TE) UV-Resistant Sealed Circular Plastic Connectors (CPC).

TE's sealed CPC is ideal for UV resistance in outdoor applications because it is now manufactured with UL F1-rated resin. This UL F1 rating meets industry standards for long-term UV exposure, allowing the housings to be suitable for outside applications where connectors may be subject to frequent or extended exposure to sunlight.

The new CPC is sealed to IP67 with no additional enclosure needed to protect the mated connector from water exposure, making it easier and less expensive to install. The circular configuration requires less space than a rectangular-style connector with an equal number of contacts for an efficient use of space on your equipment.

Receptacle and plug housings accept Type III+ signal contacts and/or AMP POWERBAND (size 8) contacts. The housings come in three series designed to handle standard signal, power with current up to 50A per contact, and combinations of signal and power in the same housing. All housing variations include sealing to IP67. Mounting options include panel mount and free hanging.

Visit Heilind's website for more information about the UV-Resistant Sealed Circular Plastic Connectors.

About Heilind Electronics
Founded in 1974, Heilind Electronics, Inc. (www.heilind.com/www.heilindasia.com) is one of the world's leading distributors of connectors, relays, switches, thermal management and circuit protection products, terminal blocks, wire and cable, wiring accessories, and insulation and identification products. Heilind has locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Follow Heilind on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Heilind and on Twitter at twitter.com/Heilind.

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world's leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity's long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit www.TE.com.

AMP, POWERBAND, TE Connectivity and TE connectivity (logo) are trademarks. Other logos, product and/or company names might be trademarks of their respective owners.

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Ken Pirt
714-220-6524

SOURCE Heilind Electronics



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