Rutronik offers Mini-Fit connector family from Molex

Mini-Fit connectors from Molex are available with options such as dummy plugs or contact positioning fuses. They are now available from Rutronik and suitable for use in a variety of markets including industry, telecommunications, computing and consumer devices. They are available in board-to-board, wire-to-board, and wire-to-wire configurations in reel, bag, or tray packaging.

The Mini-Fits are designed for use at operating temperatures from -40 to +125 degrees C. All connectors in the series support high currents, said Rutronik. For example, Mini-Fit Stigma and Mini-Fit Plus models can handle up to 11.5A and Mini-Fit Versa Color can operate at up to 13A. All components of the series operate at a rated power of up to 600V AC/DC have a dielectric resistance of 2,200V AC, an insulation resistance of 1000 MOhm and are RoHS-compliant.

The range available from Rutronik consists of the Mini-Fit BMI (blind mating interface) which allows 2.54 mm misalignment in X and Y axis for all configurations, the Mini-Fit Max, an end-to-end stackable connector with four independent contact points and tangless terminal. There is also the Mini-Fit Sigma, which has a sturdy, secure housing, seal cap support, keying and polarisation, the Mini-Fit Plus HCS with crimp terminals in proprietary high current alloy, sockets and plugs suitable for Mini-Fit and Mini-Fit Plus crimp contacts with a patented dimple design on contacts. There is also the Mini-Fit TPA2 (terminal position assurance) with secondary locking feature and the Mini-Fit Versa Color in five colours and options for panel mounting and vertical headers.

Applications are in the automotive industry, consumer devices, medical technology and industrial automation sectors.

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente was founded in 1973. The independent family-owned company is based in Ispringen, Germany and has more than 80 offices worldwide and logistics centres in Austin (Texas, USA), Shanghai, Singapore and Hong Kong, for customer support in Europe, Asia, and North America.

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