Hypertac will launch a new generation of high power modules that meet the technical requirements of on board supply systems for railways and avionics, electrical power and auxiliary power supplies, as well as test and measurement power-supply units. The new high power modules are a supplement to the existing modules of the Hypertac L-Series. The modules are designed for a nominal current up to 300A and can be combined within one connector with other signal, power and coax modules of the L-Series. As these connectors are fitted in a modular way, the combination itself can be determined by the customer.
Cables are fixed by crimp termination and connected via cable lug, though the module allows the usage of stranded fine and superfine copper wires by using standard crimping tools. Contacts can be inserted and extracted quite simply without any special tooling into the insulator, which is another advantage for the customer.
The main technical benefits of the 300A modules are:
- Contact diameter: 9mm with screwed connection M 8×1 for cable lug
- Recommended cable to use: cross section 120mm² (AWG 5/0)
- Nominal current: 300A at 20°C
- Contact resistance: <1 milliohm
The Hypertac hyperboloid contact technology offers resistance to vibration under extremely rough conditions. The spring wires within the socket are set at an angle to the centre line and are deflected when the mating pin contact enters. Each spring wire is deflected within its elastic limit and makes a line contact with the pin. A smooth wiping action reduces wear of the plating surfaces of the pin and socket wires. This construction allows a very tight control of the spring forces and hence the insertion and withdrawal forces.
Hypertac launches its new high power modules at the Automotive Testing Expo.