ANDERSON POWER PRODUCTS INTRODUCES 340 AMP SB® 2/0 CONNECTOR

Anderson Power Products (APP) continues to search for ways to offer system designers increased power connections in compact formats!

Anderson Power Products® (APP®), a leader in high power interconnect solutions, announces a new addition to the SB® connector family with the release of their new 2 pole SB® 2/0 connector. APP® continues to search for ways to offer system designers increased power connections in compact formats. The SB® 2/0 offers larger wire capability and increased current carrying capability over the similar sized SB® 175 connector.


The proven SB® connector family is based on the original "Storage Battery" connector that pioneered flat wiping contact technology over a half century ago. Two to three positions in a genderless, color-coded, mechanically-keyed housing are suitable for a wide array of power connection applications up to 450 amps and 600V. Low resistance silver plated contacts for wire sizes from 300 mcm (152 mm˛) to 16 AWG (1.3 mm˛) are held inside rugged non-conductive plastic housings.

SB® 2/0 offers the same external dimensions as the popular SB® 175 connector, but is designed to fit contacts for 2/0 AWG or 70 mm˛ wires. These modifications allow the new SB® 2/0 to offer up to 340 amps of power in the same form factor of the SB® 175 connector that is limited to 280 amps. Larger wire sizes also help to minimize voltage drop over extended cable lengths.


About Anderson Power Products®

Anderson Power Products® is a leader in developing high quality, low cost, power interconnect solutions for industries including: Back Up Power Systems, Electrical Vehicles, UPS Systems, Telecommunications High-Technology Devices and Alternative Energy Solutions. Headquartered in Sterling, MA, Anderson Power Product's facility is ISO 9001:2008 certified and uses automated manufacturing to offer uncompromising quality. In addition, APP operates a distribution and assembly facility in Warrington, England to provide support for their European customers, as well as three Asia Pacific facilities: Shenzhen, China, Shatin Hong Kong and Taichung City 407, Taiwan (R.O.C.).

APP® connectors are available through their authorized distributor network or direct from the factory. For further information about the company and its products, call 978-422-3600 or visit www.andersonpower.com.


Contact:

Alicia Puputti

McNeil, Gray & Rice

617-367-0100 Ext. 155

alicia.puputti@mgr1.com


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