Lane Electronics has unveiled weight saving circular connectors designed specifically for applications where high performance, small size and lightweight are key factors. They suit many motorsport areas including engine control units, communications equipment, data acquisition systems and harnesses.
The new Souriau 8STA circular connectors feature a half flange design with a single hole fixing and are available in 02 to 24 shell sizes. The products also feature a rugged aluminium body to provide long service in the harshest environments. In addition, the connectors have gold plated, copper alloy contacts in sizes ranging from size 26 (3 Amp) to size 4 (80 Amp).
The connectors are 100% scoop proof and are good for 500 mating cycles. Operating temperature is – 55ºC to +175ºC. The connector meets the requirements of IP67 and can withstand salt spray and other motorsport fluids.
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