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PwrBlade® Power Connector System | FCI

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FCI PwrBlade® Connectors

PwrBlade is the industry-standard power supply interconnect and is designed to handle DC, AC and distributed power.  This product is ideal for blindmate, pluggable power supply applications in 1U, 2U and larger systems including data, telecom and datacom/networking equipment, industrial PCs, industrial controls/instrumentation and medical equipment.  This product includes board-to-board options, cable-to-board options and can directly attach to busbars.  The power contacts can accommodate up to 48A/contact without exceeding a 30°C temperature rise.  Various configurations are available including backplane (right angle), co-planar and mezzanine.  The number and placement of power and signal contacts are highly configurable for custom power needs.  The cable-to-board option is available in panel mount as well as with squeeze-to-release latches.

Features & Benefits:

  • Up to 48A/contact current rating at 30°C temperature rise in still air
  • SSI-compliant connector interface for pluggable power supplies and power distribution
  • Provides power contacts for power distribution & signal contacts for power control
  • Number and placement of power and signal contacts are highly configurable for custom needs
  • Power contact spacing options exist for AC, DC or high-density power (at same voltage)
  • Meets applicable UL current interruption criteria for hot plug applications
  • AC cable port option (cable pass-through) and direct attach to busbars for power distribution are available

Applications:

  • AC/DC pluggable power supplies in data, telecom and datacom/networking
  • Server System Infrastructure (SSI)-compliant server systems
  • Industrial PCs
  • Industrial controls & instrumentation
  • Medical

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