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Switchcraft EN3® Connectors

Switchcraft EN3® Series features harsh environment connectors that meet enclosure rating IP66/IP68 and NEMA 250 when mated or covered. Designed with an integral O-Ring/gasket, Switchcraft EN3 Connectors are available in 2-18 pins/sockets in the same housing size and come in a variety of mold options including right angle,quick disconnect and straight with and without strain relief.

Features
  • Integral O-Ring/gasket design
  • Gold plated pins and contacts with an integrated design for reliable and uninterrupted connectivity
  • Easy assembly
  • Available in 2-18 pins/sockets in the same housing size

Product Ratings
  • IP16/IP18 (Unmated EN3 Product)
  • IP66/IP68 (Mated EN3 Product)
  • NEMA 250 (6P)
  • CFR 46 Part 110.20
  • UL 94V-0

Applications
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Food service
  • Transportation
  • GPS
  • General electronic
Physical Specifications
  • Connector Shells & Locking Disc/Nut: Thermoplastic polymer, glass fiber, flame retardant
  • Contacts: Copper base alloy gold-plated over nickel underplating

Mechanical Specifications
  • Shock: Mil-Std 202 Method 213B, condition K
  • Life: 600 insertion/withdraw cycles (minimum)

Electrical Specifications
  • Voltage Rating: Tested at 600 VRMS
  • Contact Resistance: 10 milliohms (max.)

Environmental Specifications
  • Temperature Limits: -40°C to +65°C (non-operating)
  • Moisture Resistance: Mil-Std 202 Method 106F
  • Insulation Resistance: Mil-Std Method 302 condition B
  • Thermal Shock: Mil-Std 202 Method 107G
  • Salt Spray: Mil-Std 202 Method 101D Condition B

26 AWG

The Switchcraft EN3® Series includes harsh environment connectors with 26 AWG 9-18 crimp contacts and strain relief system. These connectors offer easy, no soldering connector wiring and a secure cable clamp system that accommodates cable diameters from 0.230" to 0.380". The new heavier boot seals cable diameters up to 0.380". The Switchcraft EN3 Series IP66, 68 Circular Connectors feature gold-plated standard contacts to ensure reliability.

Features
  • Cable clamp secures cable up to .380
  • Boot seals cable diameters between .230 & .380
  • Brass nut secures cable clamp
  • Crimp pins/contacts eliminate soldering
  • Withstands 2 meter submersion for 24 hours

Specifications
  • Vibration: Mil-Std 202 Method 201A
  • Water Tightness Test: U.S. Coast Guard CFR 46 Part 110.20
  • Current Rating: 3 Amps
  • Cable Clamp: High grade thermoplastic
  • Boot, Connector Shell Interior: Thermoplastic elastomer




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RA Connectors

Switchcraft's EN3® product line includes IP68 Rated Weathertight Right-Angle PCB Mount connectors for harsh environments. The patented grommet and "O" ring-free design enables quick assembly, while integrated gold-plated pins and contacts ensure reliable, uninterrupted connectivity even in severe environmental conditions. When mated or covered, these connectors exceed enclosure rating IP66/IP68 and NEMA 250.

Features
  • Patented grommet and "O" ring free design allows for quick assembly
  • The only IP68 rated right angle PCB mount connector on the market
  • No intermediate PC board
  • Available in 2 - 6 pin female and 2 - 8 pin male - 20 AWG pins and contacts only

Specifications
  • Vibration: Mil-Std 202 Method 201
  • Current Rating:
    • 6.5 Amps (#20 contact) - 7 & 8 pin
    • 7.5 Amps (#20 contact) - 2 through 6 pin




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RA Receptacles

Switchcraft's EN3® product line includes IP68 NEMA 250 (6P) Rated Right-Angle PCB Mount Receptacles for harsh environments. EN3 Right-Angle Receptacles feature an "O" ring-free design to allow for quick assembly and gold-plated standard contacts to ensure reliability.

Features
  • Sealed to IP68 NEMA 250 (6P)
  • O-ring free design
  • Easily mounts to PC boards
  • Narrow or wide versions to fit application requirements
  • Gold plated contacts standard
Product Ratings
  • IEC 60529 IP16/IP18. IEC 60529 IP66. IEC 60529 IP68 24 hours at 2 meters of water.
  • NEMA 250 6P 24 hours at 2 meters of water
  • CFR 46 Part 110.20


Specifications
  • Vibration: Mil-Std 202G Method 201A
  • Hex Nut Torque: 8-10 in/lb tightening torque
  • Current Rating:
    • 2.0 A (9-18 #26 contact)
    • 4.0 A (5-8 #20 contact)
    • 5.0 A (2-4 #20 contact)
  • Panel Connector Shell, Locking Disk: Thermoplastic, UL94V-0
  • Connector Shell Interior: Thermoplastic Elastomer, UL94HB
  • Contacts: Copper Alloy, Gold over Nickel Plated
  • PCB: FR-4
  • Header Insulator: Thermoplastic, UL94V-0

Switchcraft EN3 Series Right Angle Receptacles


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