Switchcraft, Inc. announced the newest addition to their already extensive line of power plugs and jacks, the high-current power plug and 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. Applications are expected to include a broad range of industrial, instrumentation and power supply systems.
Stephen Waldron, Switchcraft’s Director of International Sales, commented: "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 and specifications include: Up to 11A current rating (carry), up to 24Vdc at 55 degrees C; -40 to 105 degrees C operating temperature; Locking/Non-Locking versions available; Automatic switch over from AC to DC permitted by sleeve shunt spring; Available in sealed and non-sealed versions; and Sealed versions sealed to IP68, NEMA 250 (6P) (when mated).