Laminated Copper and Aluminum Connectors

When flexible braided connectors do not meet customer needs, flexible copper and aluminum laminated connectors may be suitable. Manufactured with unsurpassed internal procedures, they offer a solution that meets the highest quality standards. Designed to be tailor-made to customer specifications, the laminated connectors are then manufactured in the factory by a team of keen experts.
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Materials Used

Strips
  • Tin-plated C11000 ETP copper as per ASTM B33
  • Silver-plated C11000 ETP copper as per ASTM B298
  • Nickel-plated C11000 ETP copper according to ASTM B355
  • Bare C11000 ETP copper as per ASTM B152
  • Aluminum alloy 1350 as per ASTM B209
Standard laminates vary in thickness from 0.005” to 0.04” and in width from 0.5’’ to 10’’.

Plating options
  • Electrolytic tin plating as per ASTM B545
  • Electrolytic silver plating as per ASTM B700
  • Electroless nickel plating as per ASTM B733
  • Lead-free hot tin dip plating
The standard thickness plating on a contact pad is 0.0003” although it can reach up to 0.004”, upon customer request.
 

Overall Dimensions

  • Width of connecting pad up to 10"
  • Thickness of connecting pad up to 3"
  • Total connector length up to 72"
  • Mounting holes as per NEMA standards 
Custom sizes are also available.
 

Current Capacity

100 to 7,500 amperes, according to design specifications.
 

Options

Insulation: Heat shrink PVC and polyolefin, ceramic heat shield and   several other types of insulation materials are also available. 

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Applications

Frequently used to fasten an electrical connection in extreme conditions and environments, laminated connectors can mainly be found under the following circumstances:
  • Low mechanism vibrations
  • Minor thermal contractions and/or extensions of attached units
  • Low movements
  • Space constraints
If vibration is a critical factor, we suggest using braided flexible connectors.

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ISO 9001:2008
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