KYOTO, JAPAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Kyocera Corporation (TOKYO:6971) today introduced a new clamshell-style branch connector for automotive electronics that features a unique locking structure for waterproof connections, ensuring reliability in harsh conditions. The new Sheltap 9715 Series Waterproof Electronic Branch Connector will be shown for the first time at CEATEC JAPAN 2018 (Booth #H009), October 16-19. Samples are now available upon request.
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9715 Series Waterproof Electronic Branch Connector (Photo: Business Wire)
|Product Name||Sheltap 9715 Series Waterproof Electronic Branch Connector|
|Application||Branching Electronic Wiring for Automotive Equipment|
|Sample Shipment Date||October 3, 2018|
• Waterproof, able to withstand high-pressure washing
• Operates in -40 to +85℃ (185ºF)
A branch connector is used to install electronic equipment, such as a navigation system or dashboard camera, by branching power from the vehicle’s main wiring harness. Since Kyocera introduced its original 9215 series branch connectors in 1992, the products have been lauded for providing reliable connections while streamlining assembly and installation workflow through their unique clamshell structure. In 2014, Kyocera became an early developer of connectors for aluminum wiring to support weight-saving initiatives among automakers. Rapid adoption of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and other automotive electronics has created new demand for connectors that can withstand harsh environments, including the vehicle exterior and direct exposure to the elements in all weather conditions.
Kyocera designed the Sheltap branch connector series to provide a high level of waterproof functionality and reliability — successfully passing the high-pressure washing and high-temperature exposure testing of the JASO* D616 standards, which evaluate wire harness connectors with specially designed enclosures and sealant materials for automotive applications. Kyocera’s Sheltap series connectors embody the company’s commitment to supporting the rapid advancement of electronic technologies in diverse markets,including automotive, shipping, and outdoor security / camera-monitoring applications.
* Japanese Automotive Standards Organization
Key Features: Sheltap ® 9715 Series Waterproof Branch-Style Electronic Connectors
Copper : AVSS0.5, CAVS0.5, CIVUS0.5
AC/DC 9A/Contact (Copper Wire 0.5mm2, Aluminum Wire 0.75 mm2)
|Rated voltage||AC/DC 125V Contact|
|D.W. Voltage||AC 1,000Vrms/min.|
|Operating temperature range||-40 to +85℃ (185ºF)|
About Sheltap ®
Kyocera’s Sheltapseries of branch-style electronic connectors are engineered for automotive use. The clamshell design allows Sheltap connectors to branch and distribute electricity easily and with long-term reliability, even in harsh environments.
Sheltapis registered trademarks of Kyocera Corporation in Japan, U.S.A., China, and Europe
For more information about the products, please see https://global.kyocera.com/news/2018/1002_lfdr.html
Kyocera Corporation (TOKYO:6971) (https://global.kyocera.com/), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as “advanced ceramics”). By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of industrial and automotive components, semiconductor packages, electronic devices, solar power generating systems, printers, copiers and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2018, the company’s consolidated sales revenue totaled 1.58 trillion yen (approx. USD14.9 billion). Kyocera appears on the “Top 100 Global Innovators” list by Clarivate Analytics and is ranked #612 on Forbes magazine’s 2018 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies.
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