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Hirose designs high current connector with push-on lock

The connector is designed to lock simply by pushing the plug until the user hears an audible click, which is marked with triangles, which makes it easier for the user to visually line up the plug for blind mating. To un-mate the connector, the user simply twists the sleeve of the plug and pulls. 

The circular connector has a maximum current handling of 140A through the use of a multi-point contact spring.

The connector series has a waterproof version meeting the IP67 specification, for dustproof and waterproof protection due to the built-in O-ring capable of withstanding liquid intrusion.

Termination of the crimp contact can be carried out using standard JIS crimping tools. A contact removal tool is available to remove the contact from the housing.

The design should provide the benefits of a bayonet locking system – electromechanical security, vibration resistance and positive sealing – but with the operation of a push-on design.