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APD Series Connectors Overcome Transportation Challenges

ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed the APD Series transportation connectors specifically to overcome harsh environments commonly found in heavy transportation applications. Sealed to IP67/IP69K specifications (with individual wire sealing), ITT's APD Series transportation interconnects include a wide range of interface options, including 1- and 2-way high power, 4-way high voltage, all the way up to 51-way versions. The APD Series transportation connectors provide a flexible platform for customized solutions, as well as special sensor and PCB-type interconnects that are all vibration resistant.

Manufactured from robust materials resistant to diesel fuel, oil and brake fluids commonly found in heavy vehicles and agricultural equipment, APD connectors feature a proven bayonet locking system to cope with high vibration encountered in such applications.

Featuring electrical specifications that meet requirements of up to 48VDC and 240A, the comprehensive APD Series product portfolio suits a wide range of transportation applications.

For ultra-heavy duty applications, the APD 19- and 51-way connectors offer a secondary locking feature for easy contact installation and guaranteed contact alignment. All APD connectors are color-coded with mechanical keying for ease of use.

Examples of transportation applications include:

  • 1-way APD High Power - engine control unit; inverter box DC/AC
  • 4-way APD - air conditioning, cooling and heating systems, control units for video walls, high tension distribution boxes
  • 19-way APD - diesel engines in tractors
  • 51-way APD - cabin interface in agricultural machinery including tractors

Although originally designed for the transportation, off-road and special vehicle markets, APD Series interconnects are also specified for military and industrial applications that demand a small, lightweight harsh-environment solution.

ITT Interconnect Solutions
Part Number: APD

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