Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the 3M™ Ribbon Cable Wiremount Socket Assembly, .050″ x .050″, 451 Series and the 3M™ Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050″ x .050″, 452 Series. The small, robust socket and header mate together connecting .025″ pitch ribbon cables to printed circuit boards (PCBs).
The compact header and socket help achieve high-performance electronic equipment designs in a small form factor as required by today’s communications, military/aerospace, industrial production, data center and high-performance computing applications. The fine, .050″ pitch saves space on the PCB, allowing for high connection density.
The 451 and 452 Series interconnect products from 3M also deliver on performance, reliability and cost savings. The ribbon cable wiremount socket assembly incorporates 3M insulation displacement contact (IDC) technology in the connector, helping maintain secure connections and high signal integrity. The IDC connector’s mass termination capability allows the termination of 30 lines in a single cycle, reducing the need for expensive automated termination equipment and allowing manual cable assembly operations. Available friction-latch configurations and an optional strain-relief accessory can further increase connection reliability. An optional, unique header ejector latch mechanism provides positive latch and ejection capability with minimal size addition.
Visit Heilind’s website for more information about the 451 and 452 Series.