MAKING TH Multi-point contact sys

A spring contact element system, wit heart of the broad variety of connect managing director, outlines the princ


make use of Mult technology, which in tur contact elements to prod current-carrying contact spring forms an independ bridge, so that the many springs substantially red contact resistance.

What this system produ number of mating cycles million - as well as high h

thermal conductivity, res shock and vibration, as w service life.

l d i i

lectrical connectors from Stäubli ilam

m contact

n uses spring duce multiple, t points. Each dent current y parallel

uce the overall

istance to well as a long

Additionally, MULTILAMs a variety of different types specified for currents of up temperature extremes as h and a rugged mechanical p

CURRENT CARRYING CA The flexo ML-CUX is a typ recently developed for the supply and distribution in component system, it consist s of a stainless steel spring carrier

band carrying separate louvres attached by rivets. The carrier band is opt imised for its mechanical

propert ies, the louvres’ design for its electrical f

performance. With a low

contact resist ance

and minimal contact heat at constant high loads, St product has a high curren capacity, enabling a comp allows it to be implement

ting, even täubli’s new nt carrying

pact design that ted easily.

A straight, shallow groo ve around the contact is all that is neede ML-CUX, even for diamet as 300mm. This allows fo designs while still guarant positioning between plug The high number of ma possible is advantageous involving expansion joint thermal cycling demands

ed to hold the ters as large or slimmer

teeing reliable and socket. ting cycles

in applications s, where that the


automation and To meet the de bandwidth, Com coaxial modules. of 50 ohm RG ca resistant to shoc 100,000 mating c Modules with S suitable for frequ

uces is a high - up to one electrical and i

s are available in s. They can be p to several kA, high as 350°C performance.


pe of Multilam e electric power ndustry. A two-

HE CONNECT stem works wit

th multiple current-c tors from Stäubli Elec ciples involved, giving

connector be in full electrical cont whilst sliding .

Able to withstand ext peaks, it has a sh carrying capacity

full electrical contact

and extreme current hort -circuit current

means that fewer bands are needed in larger configurat even three other replaced by a single ML

A further advantage is its high tolerance compensation: t contact area ma i

able to cope wit axial offsets. Th

bl h i ifi

more freedom to contact solution effective produc

y of up t o 4.4kA/cm. This er bands are needed in t ions, allowing two or r contact elements to be ngle ML-CUX. ntage is its high ensation: the large

h significant angular and is gives manufacturers o design a variety of

kes it highly flexible, l d

s that allow for cost- ction.

MODULAR CONNECTORS A simpler form o electrical contact

of Multilam is used

CombiTac conne ctor system. Here, compact connect

ts in Stäubli’s modular

d for dular ,

tor housing can be e

fitted with any c ombination of power, signal, data, ther

cts, “Stäubli’s

new product has a high current carrying capacity, enabling a compact design that allows it to

be implemented easily”


even media such as pneumatics an hy

draulics. 00,000 mat

Providing up to ing


cycles under the most demanding mech and environment conditions, the space- or can


hanical tal

saving connect be used in applicat such as factory


real time data sharing. emand for ever increasing biTac also offers 6 GHz Suitable for a wide range able types, these are

ck, vibration and rated for cycles.

SMA termination are uencies up to 6GHz;

with crimp termi ination, the limit is 2.4GHz. Both mo for industrial, bro and defence app suitable for rail a rail industry stan

odule types are designed oadcasting, aerospace lications. They are also

applications as they meet ndards for fire and smoke.

Stäubli’s e hinges rem


for earthing straps-on it h


earth bonding move the need ng straps-on ar cabinetst

nd wer,

rmocouple, coaxia l and fibre optic contac

PC Yet of t


a key for boa

t another type of Multilam, consist two flat forms lin eyhole configurat k plug for connect ards. This lightwe

can be used with power electronics mo ma D

n be used with power electronics odules, such as invert

aintenance concerning the racks. Developed by Stäu

converters for use in i

with a manufacturer of t f

Multilam, consist ing nked together in tion, is used in a

cting printed circuit eight connector ower electronics

verters, to speed up rning the racks. bli in collaboration r of traction

the compact plug saves space and enables modules to be swapped out quickly and reliably, for special tools.

Stäubli also produces fork plugs for busbars, either custom

es fork plugs for m designed or in

standard versions with widths from 25 to 100mm, suitable for busbar thicknesses from 1.6 to 15mm. Examples of cust

busbar thicknesses xamples of custom

applications include a special fork connector for liquid cooled devices for traction and drive applications and a fork plug rotat contact for a ship’s ste

special fork connector ces for traction and

d a fork plug rotating eering gear.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors onnectors n-gb/connectors / ELECTRONICS

n the rail industry, aves space and be swapped out without the need

Stäubli’s m CombiTac system

modular c connector EARTH BONDING H INGES

An example of the versat technology is Stäubli’s eart hinges, which use a rolled form of Multilam in the joint

The stra enc fitt

ersat ility of Multilam i’s earth bonding rolled form of t pin and a flat

version against the cabinet and door t create a high quality earth connection. ed for earthing

cabinet and door to

ey remove the need for earthing aps on switchgear cabinets and other closures, enabling cabinet ed and removed quickly

r cabinets and other cabinet doors to be quickly and safely.

ith all connector sizes

TION tor sizes

carrying contact point trical Connectors. Selw g some practical examples

s, is at the wyn Corns, mples

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