Amphenol Provides Wind Energy Market with Higher Reliability through Broad Line of Rugged Interconnects

Variety of options available that endure harsh, rugged environments

Technical Specifications

Amphenol AIO offers Wind-Lok high current connectors
Amphenol LTW offers line of waterproof screw vents
Amphenol GEC offers line of cable protection products
Amphenol Anytek offers terminal blocks, screw machined pins, IC sockets, spring pins as well as connectors

Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, now offers an array of high quality, reliable connectors for use in the wind power industry. From power connectors and signal connectors, backplane connectors, rugged data cables and switches to complete cable assemblies, fiber optic connectors and assemblies, Amphenol has a connector for every wind power application.

Amphenol's wind products, distributed by various divisions of the company, are designed for use in on-land, or off-shore applications. They can withstand vibration, salt spray, humidity, dust, EMI/EMC as well as temperature extremes.

Amphenol LTW (ALTW), a division of Amphenol Industrial Products Group, offers a line of waterproof screw vents for industrial applications. The Screw Vent M12 series provides a durable and reliable solution for complete enclosures in harsh environments.

Designed to withstand extreme changes in pressure, while remaining reliable, this new series of vents feature a strong, flexible flat surface with hydrophobic/oleophobic membrane and O-ring, as well as a silicone seal to help keep liquids, oils and moisture out. The new vents are ideal for use in renewable energy, LED lighting, broadband wireless access and security system applications..

Amphenol GEC, another division of Amphenol Industrial Products Group, offers a cable protection line of products that protects cable harnesses in virtually any environment. This new line includes conduits, cable glands, tubing, braided jackets as well as other harness protection accessories.

These easy-to-install protective products are available in plastic and metallic compositions and can be used with robotic harnesses, floor cables and in glands that protect connectors. Many of the assemblies have passed CE certification, RoHS environmental testing and UL/CUL standards to meet any application, while others have passed ATEX and IECEX, the requirements for equipment intended for use in (potentially) hazardous areas.

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