Molex Extends CMC Product Line with 28-Circuit, High Current, Right-Angle Header

Compact header meets challenging space requirements in IP6K7, IP6K9K sealed transportation applications

LISLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Molex Incorporated has expanded its CMC product line with the introduction of a 28-circuit, right-angle header. The new CMC header mates with the Molex 28-circuit female power connector to offer automotive harness makers a complete, space-saving, wire-to-board solution for sealed transportation applications requiring up to 21.0A.

âThe new Molex right-angle, single-pocket CMC header mates with the existing CMC connector series 64318 to offer harness makers a complete 28-circuit, high-power connection system,â says Benjamin Bochand, global product manager, Molex. âBy using this one connection system, the customer benefits from economies of scale promoting cost-efficient purchasing and optimized production processes, thus reducing overall costs.â

Designed to perform in high-conductivity applications and harsh environments (10g, IP6K7, IP6K9K and -40 to +125°C), the CMC modular, hybrid connection system is now widely recognized as an industry standard interface used in automotive and transportation power train applications, including engine-control units (ECUs), compartment applications, gear boxes, electronic parking brakes and suspension controllers together with body electronics applications in automotive and commercial vehicles. With the introduction of the 28-circuit, high current, right-angle header, harness makers can now meet more challenging space requirements, such as those found on motorcycle ECUs.

Specific to the CMC 28-circuit, right-angle header is its hybrid terminal combination. Designed with 18x CP 0.635mm, 5x CP 1.50mm and 5x CP 2.80mm solder-mount terminals, the header is an economical and space-saving solution for applications requiring power up to 21.0A.

âMolex carries a comprehensive line of off-the-shelf connection systems that adhere to the CMC industry standard, enabling harness makers to save on tooling costs and benefit from reduced lead-time,â adds Bochand.

For more information about the CMC product family, please visit www.molex.com/product/cmc.html. To receive information on other Molex products and industry solutions, please sign up for our e-nouncement newsletter at: www.molex.com/link/register/. Providing more than connectors, Molex delivers complete interconnect solutions for a number of markets including: data communications, telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, aerospace and defense, medical, and lighting. Established in 1938, the company operates 41 manufacturing locations in 15 countries. The Molex website is www.molex.com. Follow us at www.twitter.com/molexconnectors, watch our videos at www.youtube.com/molexconnectors, connect with us at www.facebook.com/molexconnectors and read our blog at www.connector.com.

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