Amphenol gets UL certification for 1,000-volt capacity in company's Helios H4 PV power connector

SIDNEY, N.Y., 12 April 2012. Officials of Amphenol Industrial Global Operations in Sidney, N.Y., have certified the company's Helios H4 PV connector to 1,000 volts, per Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) in Durham, N.C.

This UL rating enables Amphenol users to design these power connectors in to existing and new systems that require high voltage without increasing cable size, Amphenol officials say.

The increase in voltage rating enables systems designers to create high-voltage systems with a low percentage of voltage drop. It also decreases the use of copper and the dollar per watt through electrical efficiency.

The dual-rated (UL/TUV) PV connector features Amphenol's RADSOK technology. The Helios H4 is compatible with industry standard connectors. Designed for applications that use solar inverters, combiner boxes, and installers, the H4 connector helps feed power from a solar panel into an inverter or combiner box.

The connector features quick snap lock mating for panel mount installation and termination to either box. The connector meets NEC 2008 requirements without the need for extra locking collars or locking sleeves.

The RoHS-compliant connector is available in four different gauges including 14 AWG rated at 32 A, 12 AWG rated at 40 A, 10 AWG rated at 44 A and 8 AWG rated at 65 A. For more information contact Amphenol online at www.amphenol-industrial.com.

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