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TE Connectivity Offers New Range of HDC Enclosures for High Protection against Contact Corrosion

DARMSTADT, Germany – March 8, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, is introducing a new range of heavy duty connector (HDC) IP68 and electro-chemical compatibility (EMC) hoods and housing that provide protection against environmental and electro-chemical contact corrosion.

TE is targeting markets where resistance of electrical components to harsh environments is particularly important. Principal among these are rail, wind energy and industrial transportation. Typical applications include train sub-systems and inter-vehicle connections, vehicle washing facilities and electronic modules exposed to detergents, wind turbine brakes and pitch drives, and mining equipment.

The new hoods and housings have a robust design in a powder-coated die-cast aluminum alloy and are available in several different colors. They lock together with stainless steel M6 screws, and a nitrile rubber seal ensures protection against ingress of dust and liquids to a level of IP68.

The HDC enclosures protect against humidity, salt, detergents, fertilizers, UV radiation, temperature, shocks and vibrations. Accelerated weathering tests involving exposure to salt spray for 500 hours have confirmed the corrosion resistance of the components.

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Reader enquiries

TE Connectivity
Pfnorstrasse 1
64293 Darmstadt
Germany
+49 6154 607 1740
www.te.com

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TE CONNECTIVITY FACTS & FIGURES
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people – including more than 7,000 engineers – working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Further information: www.te.com.

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TE Connectivity offers new range of HDC enclosures for high protection against contact corrosion. 
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