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Automotive

Automotive

Products must be certified as “ACD Products” in order to meet TS 16949 standards for automotive applications. Most Samtec products are suitable for prototype and test equipment applications.


Products & Expertise

Samtec earned its ISO/TS 16949 certification in 2006 and has assembled a team of experts and systems designed specifically to support the unique challenges of automotive applications requiring interconnect solutions. Samtec’s automotive scope includes:

  • Design and manufacturing of electronic connectors marketed as “ACD Series” (Automotive Certified Designs) for PCBs.
  • IMDS registered (International Material Data System) ACD Series connectors.
  • A wide range of products suitable for prototype and test equipment applications.

With global manufacturing facilities, an extensive line of proven interconnect solutions, and full custom product development capabilities, Samtec is well positioned to support the interconnect needs of many automotive applications. For more information regarding ACD Series certification, or to discuss your specific automotive application, please email AutoSalesGroup@samtec.com.

Automotive Solutions

Certifications

Samtec is TS 16949, ISO 14001, and ISO 9001 certified, and is fully integrated with in-house tooling, plating, and automated manufacturing capabilities for advanced development, low-cost, quick-turn, and high volume production. In addition, Samtec is compliant with International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR), and with EU WEEE and RoHS directives.

Sudden Service® Advantage

Samtec’s Sudden Service® provides unmatched global service, free access to data and industry leading tools, along with engineering support, to help you design, develop, test and deliver the best solution for any complex application.

LEAD TIMES - TYPICALLY DAYS, NOT WEEKS

  • 24 hour free “Sudden Samples”
  • World Direct Shipping - 2 days to all major markets
  • Most products ship in 3 days
  • Dual operations - speed & cost optimized

SUPPLY CHAIN SUPPORT - THE SERVICE & TECHNOLOGY LEADER

  • My Samtec online real-time account access
  • Scheduling flexibility with pull-ins / push-outs
  • Global pricing / global systems
  • Personal account managers and CSRs
  • 24 hour quotes – upfront and aggressive
  • No MOQs on catalog products

ONLINE TOOLS - DESIGN IN A MINUTE

  • Simulator™ real-time performance calculator
  • Solutionator® mated connector set generator
  • Easy-to-navigate picture search
  • Part number and series search
  • Free downloads: models, prints, test reports

TECH SUPPORT - 24/7 WORLDWIDE ACCESS

Interconnect Solutions

ULTRA MICRO INTERCONNECTS

  • Razor Beam™ LP low profile high-speed connectors on 0.40 mm pitch
  • Razor Beam™ slim body connectors on 0.50 mm pitch for increased PCB space savings
  • Razor Beam™ hermaphroditic connectors on 0.50 mm and 0.635 mm pitch

EDGE RATE® CONTACT SYSTEMS

  • Rugged Edge Rate® contact system is optimized for Signal Integrity performance and less prone to damage when “zippered” to unmate
  • Edge Rate® 28+ Gbps rugged connectors with 1.50 mm contact wipe on 0.80 mm pitch
  • SEARAY™ open-pin-field arrays on a 1.27 mm x 1.27 mm (.050" x .050") grid for maximum grounding and routing flexibility; up to 500 I/Os
  • SEARAY™ 0.80 mm pitch ultra-high density arrays provide up to 50% board space savings

HIGH-SPEED EDGE CARD SYSTEMS

  • 0.80 mm and 1.00 mm pitch for 1.60 mm and 2.40 mm mating PCBs
  • High-speed, high-density interconnects with up to 200 total pins
  • Vertical, right-angle and edge mount terminations
  • High-speed edge card / power combo also available
  • Ruggedizing latches and weld tabs

TIGER EYE™ CONTACT SYSTEMS

  • High reliability multi-finger, BeCu contact system for rugged environments and high cycle applications
  • 0.80 mm, 1.27 mm and 2.00 mm pitch systems
  • Optional ruggedizing features, including alignment pins, weld tabs and screw downs
  • Vertical and right-angle for parallel, perpendicular or coplanar applications

FLEXIBLE STACKING SYSTEMS

  • 0.80 mm to 3.96 mm pitch systems
  • Pass-through contacts to connect multiple boards
  • Up to six rows with up to 50 pins per row
  • Low profile and skyscraper solutions
  • Contact flexibility

ONE-PIECE & FLOATING CONTACT SYSTEMS

  • Profiles up to 10 mm
  • Robust design and mechanical hold-downs for high shock and vibration applications
  • 1.00 mm and .100" (2.54 mm) pitch designs
  • Vertical and right-angle applications
  • High-speed floating contact system provides 0.50 mm of float in the X and Y directions

POWER & DISCRETE WIRE COMPONENTS

  • 1.00 mm pitch discrete wire cable system components with crimp-style dual leaf contact system; up to 20 I/Os
  • Mini Mate® .100" (2.54 mm) pitch rugged shrouded discrete wire system components
  • PowerStrip™/30 terminals and sockets on 5.00 mm pitch; available with power pins or power / signal combinations; up to 30 A per power blade
  • 1.56" pitch high current Power Eye contact headers, sockets and stackers

ACCLIMATE™ IP68 SEALED CIRCULAR SYSTEMS

  • Kitted components (Field Termination Kits) provide for efficient field assembly
  • Choice of 12 mm (up to 5 A) or 16 mm (up to 11.6 A) metal or plastic shells
  • Terminals and sockets with 0.50 mm or 1.00 mm diameter pins
  • Insertion tools and dust caps available

EXTENDED LIFE PRODUCT™ (E.L.P.™)

Samtec’s certified Extended Life Product™ are tested to rigorous standards to evaluate contact resistance in simulated storage and field conditions.

  • 10 year Mixed Flowing Gas (MFG)
  • High Mating Cycles (250 to 2,500)
  • Certain plating and/or contact options will apply

For complete details on Samtec’s E.L.P.™ program and test results for E.L.P.™ products, please visit www.samtec.com/ELP or email the Customer Engineering Support Group at CES@samtec.com.

Pitch Type Contact Series
0.80 mm Edge Rate® Strip Edge Rate® A-ERF8 / A-ERM8
0.80 mm Edge Card Edge Rate® A-HSEC8
0.80 mm Basic Strip Blade & Beam® A-BSE / A-BTE
0.80 mm Strip Tiger Eye™ A-SEM / A-TEM
1.27 mm SEARAY™ Array Edge Rate® A-SEAF / A-SEAM
1.27 mm Strip Tiger Eye™ A-SFM / A-TFM
1.27 mm Strip Tiger Claw™ A-CLP / A-FTSH
2.00 mm Strip Tiger Eye™ A-SMM / A-TMM
2.00 mm Strip Tiger Claw™ A-CLT / A-TMMH
2.54 mm Strip Tiger Claw™ A-SSM / A-TSM
2.54 mm Strip Tiger Claw™ A-BCS / A-TSW

* Tested socket/terminal combination shown. Other mating headers also available. Contact Samtec if header design you need is not shown.

POWER SERVICES, SUPPORT AND TESTING

  • Standard power test data, including current carrying capacity, working voltage, voltage drop and resistance, is available for selected power systems; for testing procedures, visit www.samtec.com/powerintegrity
  • Current Cycling Testing Data, which demonstrates connector performance in realistic and common applications, is available for select series
  • Power Integrity Certified® products undergo testing and additional requirements unique to Samtec; to be certified, products must:
    • Pass Current Cycling Test EIA 365-55
    • Have current carrying capacity, resistance and amps vs. number of contacts data available
    • Have Power Integrity Guidelines developed

Visit www.samtec.com/powerintegrity for more information.

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