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It Goes to 11 Amps! Switchcraft® Introduces the High Current Power Plug and Jack

Companies mentioned in this article: Switchcraft

CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Switchcraft(®) is excited to announce the newest addition to their already extensive line of power plugs and jacks, the high current power plug & jack. The new versions are rated up to 11A current (carry), this new offering is the highest current rating for a power plug and jack available on the market today. High amperage plugs and jacks come in both sealed and non-sealed versions; sealed versions of the product are rated to IP 68 NEMA 250(6P) when mated. They are made in the USA to the same high standard as our entire current product offering.

Stephen Waldron, Switchcraft's Director of International Sales, added: 'Our current offering of power jacks and plugs is extremely popular, these new products have been developed and introduced to meet market demand for increased power capability in portable equipment connectors.'

FEATURES & BENEFITS
-- Up to 11A current rating (carry), up to 24 V DC at 55º C
-- -40 º C to 105 º C operating temperature
-- Locking/Non-Locking versions available
-- Automatic switch over from AC to DC permitted by sleeve shunt spring
-- Available in sealed & non-sealed versions
-- Sealed versions sealed to IP68, NEMA 250 (6P) (when mated)

APPLICATIONS
-- Military or industrial GPS location devices
-- Instrumentation
-- Medical equipment
-- General industrial electronic applications
-- Power supplies

Website links:
Non-Sealed:
http://www.switchcraft.com/productsummary.aspx?Parent=1074

Sealed:
http://www.switchcraft.com/productsummary.aspx?Parent=1073

Switchcraft(®), Inc. is a leading US based manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, switches, molded cable assemblies and patchbays. Switchcraft(®), Inc. products are used in a variety of applications from broadcast and pro audio to medical, product tracking and other general industrial electronic applications. Products are sold direct to customers and through networks of stocking distributors.

Switchcraft(®), Inc., founded in 1946, is headquartered in Chicago, IL USA and still manufactures product at this location. In 1999, Switchcraft(®), Inc. acquired Conxall(®), located in Villa Park, IL, a leading manufacturer of harsh environment connectors and custom cable assemblies, adding to the already extensive line of Switchcraft(®), Inc. connector products. Switchcraft(®), Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary HEICO Corporation in their Electronic Technologies Division. Visit www.switchcraft.com for more information.

SOURCE Switchcraft