Posted May 29, 2023

Circular plastic shell connector reduces install time

Ideal for rugged environments, Amphenol Industrial Operations' circular connector with a plastic shell can be used in industrial power and signal applications. The simple and innovative design of the APC series greatly reduces installation time and helps to provide robust protection.

Amphenol plastic shell circular connectorsDesigned for use in a wide range of applications, including industrial machinery, agricultural machinery, factory automation, materials handling equipment, communications equipment, HVAC, lighting and signage, as well as rail and transit vehicles and systems, this new circular connector has stamped and formed contacts, making it extremely cost competitive.

The APC series 3-start ACME thread and 2-way bayonet design allows for fast coupling. These light weight, corrosion resistant connectors feature a robust design for rugged environments and are durable to 500 mating cycles.

The connector series is ROHS compliant and can withstand current up to 30A and has an insulation resistance of 500M at 500V DC. The connectors feature a self-locking mechanism and are rated at IP67 when mated. They are also in compliance with UL 94 V-0 flammability, UV resistant and F1 rated.

Technical Specifications

  • Light weight plastic shell
  • Stamped and formed contacts
  • 3 start ACME thread
  • 2-way bayonet design
  • Can withstand 500 mating cycles
  • Can withstand current up to 30A
  • Insulation resistance of 500M at 500V DC
  • Rated at IP67
  • UL 94 V-0 flammability
  • UV resistant
  • F1 rated