Reliable, Safe Operation in New Amphenol Industrial Power Connectors

Amphe-309 for extreme industrial, commercial and data center applications

Aug 28, 2015, 12:37 ET from Amphenol Industrial Products Group

SIDNEY, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, introduces a new generation of industrial power connectors for use in harsh industrial, commercial, data center applications. The IP44 and IP67 rated Amphe-309 provides safe and reliable portable electrical connections for the most extreme environments.

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Ideal for use on construction sites and in commercial and agricultural installations as well as in the lighting and audio power industry, the Amphe-309 has a current rating from 16 A up to 125 A, and a maximum operating voltage of 690 VAC or 250 VDC, with low-voltage options as well.  These easily-recognizable and interchangeable devices feature a color-coded system that matches amperage and voltage requirements, making them ideal for use in the field.

Used in extreme climates (both indoor and outdoor), these devices are available in a variety of designs from a simple plug to flexible customer-created combination units.  Amphe-309 is designed to withstand vibration, impact, dirt, moisture, corrosive elements as well as wash-downs. ATEX certified options available.

Amphenol's Amphe-309 current range covers all clock positions in use and offers low profile, watertight, heavy duty and ATEX solutions.  Each connector features a positive locking feature to stop accidental withdrawal or insertion of the pin while under load.

Approved and certified by CE, UL, CSA and CCC, Amphe-309 can be used in both international and domestic markets.  All components, from the plugs and receptacles to the inlets, mechanical interlocks and combination boxes, comply with the requirements of IEC 603 09-1 &2, EN 60 309-1 & 2, BS 4343-2 1992 as well as UL 1682 & 1686.

Amphe-309 has an operating temperature range from -25°C to +40°C.

Technical Specifications

  • Cable, surface and panel mounted connector types with straight and angled options
  • IP44 and IP67 rated
  • Current rating from 16 A up to 125 A
  • Maximum operating voltage of 690 V
  • Operating temperature range from -25°C to +40°C
  • Approved and certified by CE, UL, CSA and CCC
  • Complies with the requirements of IEC 603 09-1 &2, EN 60 309-1 & 2, BS 4343-2 1992 and UL 1682 & 1686

Pricing for the Amphe-309 starts at $20 per unit.  Delivery is 8 weeks ARO.

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Editor's Note:  Amphenol Industrial Products Group, headquartered in a 675,000 square foot facility in Sidney, N.Y., provides a full range of high reliability power/signal connectors and interconnection systems specifically for the industrial markets including rail/mass transit, process control, automotive manufacturing, heavy equipment, wireless base stations and petrochemical/power generation. 

Products include ruggedized-for-industry cylindrical, fiber optic, rectangular, and industrialized versions of Amphenol's MIL-DTL-5015 cylindrical, MIL-DTL-26482 miniature cylindrical and GT reverse bayonet cylindrical connectors. It employs more than 1,400 people and is ISO9001, TS96949 and MIL-STD-790 certified. 

Amphenol Industrial Products Group is a division of Amphenol Corporation, Wallingford, CT, one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world, with year 2014 sales topping $5.3 billion.

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SOURCE Amphenol Industrial Products Group