The battle between AC and DC power may be fought all over again as rising demand for power and new technologies converge, bringing attention to direct current’s technical and economic advantages. After a nasty publicity battle between George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison, alternating current (AC) was selected as the electrical power transmission standard for theRead More
Anderson Power Products Expands Mini PL SPEC Pak family with new three- and five-pole versions. The Anderson Power Products (APP) Mini PL SPEC Pak is a series of compact, environmentally sealed connectors. Mini PL SPEC Pak connectors are touch-safe on both sides and feature a latching shell. Power-handling capabilities up to 23A and 600V AC/DC perRead More
The APP 3-Position Mini PL Panel Mount Connector is the latest addition to its range of SPEC Pak sealed connectors. Anderson Power Products (APP) announced the addition of the Panel Mount Connector to the 3-Position Mini PL family of SPEC Pak sealed connectors. This compact, panel-mountable connector is capable of 22A at 600V AC/DC (UL). TheRead More
APP expands Mid Power SPEC Pak Family with a first-mate, last-break ground contact capable of accepting 6 to 10 AWG wire. Anderson Power Products is pleased to announce an expansion of the Mid Power SPEC Pak connector family. The product is now available with a first-mate, last-break ground contact that accepts 6 to 10 AWG (13.3mm² toRead More
The APP five-position Mini PL SPEC Pak connector is environmentally sealed and touch-safe. Anderson Power Products (APP) announced the addition of a five-position offering to the Mini SPEC Pak connector family. This environmentally sealed and touch-safe connector houses up to five contact positions in a compact latching shell. Power handling capabilities up to 23A and 600V AC/DC perRead More
September 2013—Anderson Power Products compact, environmentally sealed (IP68) connector is capable of 22A at 600V.