Molex FCT D-Sub Products – The Time-Tested Solution Just Got Even Better

A staple of the connector family, D-Subminiature connectors are a tried and tested solution that have been around for many years. Suitable for a range of applications across multiple industries, D-sub connectors are commonly used in communications , power distribution, control panels, signal transmission and test equipment. Having become synonymous with the popular product, the FCT brand of D-sub connectors offer machined contacts that provide higher current , lower resistance and greater durability compared to stamped contacts, with a secure, reliable, semi-permanent electrical path between two devices. Recent additions to the familiar range of FCT products from Molex further enhance the range including the introduction of tooling in 2021 and most recently the launch of the Juwel Backshell. Read on to find out more.

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Molex FCT D-sub connectors are available in a wide variety of materials and plating combinations. For speciality applications there are versions available including waterproof (IP67), filtered, non-magnetic, and non-outgassing. Custom variations can also be developed through Molex’ extensive capabilities.

 

 

Standard D-Sub
FCT Standard Density D-Sub connectors with precision machined contacts deliver a high-current rating up to 7.5A per pin and offer configurations that fit common panel cutouts and footprints. Available in circuit sizes of 9, 15, 25, 37 and 50, with machined pin and socket contacts available as solder pot, crimp, straight or right-angled PCB termination.

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High-Density D-Sub
FCT High-Density D-Sub connectors provide a high current rating (up to 5A per pin) due to their precision-machined contacts, and the high-density configuration allows for increased pin count. Available in circuit sizes 15, 26, 44, 62 and 78.

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Mixed Layout D-Sub
Offering a range of standard housings with a portfolio of high-current, high-voltage, pneumatic and coaxial contacts, plus various accessory options to meet each application’s specific connectivity requirements.

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A highly reliable crimp connection is the result of using high-quality crimping tools. Recently added to the range, the FCT manual hand-crimping tools with high-quality construction offer convenience and longevity. Providing excellent performance for reliable electrical connections, these tools feature and 8-impression crimp, helping to ensure maximum tensile strength with most closed-barrel contacts. In addition to crimp tools, the range includes positioners and dies for high-density, coaxial and high-power contacts.

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Offering convenient cable management by enabling a straight to 45-degree adjustment of the D-sub connector’s orientation and featuring click-and-close assembly, protection and strain relief. The modern design with a sleek back panel enables customization for branding or other visual elements. Screw versions are available, providing an excellent installation method for specific applications, plus with no loose parts this eliminates the risk of lost screws and simplifies installation. The Juwel Backshells are ideal for a broad range of applications, including medical, defense, test and measurement equipment, and industrial applications.

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The Molex FCT product family also includes an extensive range of backshells and accessory options, providing an effective solution for a variety of applications. Contacts range from high power and high voltage, through to coaxial and pneumatic, in addition to the standard offering. FCT D-Sub backshells include plastic, rugged metal, specialty/non-magnetic and IP67-rated versions. Available in multiple sizes and designs for a broad range of applications.

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