All posts from Keystone Europe about products highlights. Electronic components, battery holders and interconnect components.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - Slim-Line PC Screw Terms

Slim-Line PC Screw Terminals

Keystone Electronics has expanded its assortment of PC mount screw terminals to include new Slim-Line screw terminals in a vertical mounting configuration.

Rated for 15 Amps, these new devices are ideally suited for high density packaging on a PCB design requiring a minimal footprint wire-to-board connection. They feature a no-rock design with an exclusive anti-rotation feature. This design supports the terminal during installation on the board and when attaching #14-22 AWG wires, spades or ring terminals.

Combined with space-saving, cost effective attributes, the units are offered in 45º, 60º  and 90º orientation to the board enabling design versatility. Manufactured from brass with a matte-tin plate finish, these terminals are available with a 6-32 binding head machine screw installed and captivated on the terminals, as an unassembled terminal and screw kit or as the terminal only without any screw.

Screws are also available with color coded heads in red, black, white, blue, green, yellow and clear for enhanced assembly identification and troubleshooting purposes.

This products are available thru Ramses – Keystone Europe MEA+India HQ. distributors network.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - Insulating Pull Tabs

New Battery Insulating Pull Tabs.

Keystone Electronics recently introduced battery insulators designed to protect batteries and circuitry during shipping and storage prior to use.

These new insulating pull tabs are installed in a product along with the batteries to act as an insulator from energizing the device prior to use.  Simply pull the tab out from under the battery contact to activate the product.  Lettering and arrows on the pull tabs make for simplified removal.

Manufactured from thin, flexible polyester,  these pull tabs can be removed from a battery compartment even if the compartment is closed.
For button cell through AAA Batteries,  request p/n 111 which is available on rolls or p/n 119 for bulk.
For 12.7mm coin cells and AA or larger cylindrical cells,  request p/n 117 on rolls or p/n 121 in bulk.

This products are available thru Ramses – Keystone Europe MEA+India HQ. distributors network.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - Color Keyed SMT Test-Points

New Color Keyed SMT Test Points.

Loop Style with Color Keyed Plastic Base from Keystone Electronics. Supplied on Tape and Reel for automatic assembly. Color Coded for easy identification, these surface mountable PCB test points are Ideal for production testing and service troubleshooting. Manufactured from Phosphor Bronze with Silver Plating allows for superior solderability and low electrical resistance. Wire loop design […]

Keystone Europe MEA+India - Male Quick-Fit PCB Continues Reel

.250 Male Quick-Fit PCB Tabs on Continuous Reel

Keystone Electronics is introducing a new packaging for their diverse selection of Quick-Fit PCB terminals.
These new, male tab terminals are specifically designed on a continuous reel to be compatible with standard automated insertion equipment – reducing assembly and processing time.

Manufactured from Brass with Tin-plate, these new Terminals ensure easy installation & soldering to a PCB.
They are packaged on reels as a “drop in” replacement for existing product.

P/n 1287-R for ¼”-wide Male Tabs with .312″ height above the board. For a terminal with additional solder joint strength and designed to keep the terminal perpendicular to the board during and after soldering, p/n 1287-STR and for taller tab requirements, request p/n 1289-STR which is .540″ height above the board.

This products are available thru Ramses – Keystone Europe MEA+India HQ. distributors network.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - IP65 Battery Holders

New IP65 Water Resistant AA Battery Holders

Keystone Electronics has met the increasing demands for water resistant and reliable AA battery holders with the introduction of our latest covered plastic battery holders.

These self-contained battery holders can be placed on or off a board, or between components, cards or anywhere within a case or piece of equipment as spaces allows. In addition to portability, these devices also feature coil spring contacts to compensate for variations in battery length and to securely hold batteries in place, assuring positive, low contact-resistance connections.

Engineered with sealing gasket to provide a watertight compartment for AA batteries, these self contained battery enclosures are IP65 rated for water, dust and other harsh environments. Manufactured for increased durability from molded ABS, the contacts are nickel plated spring steel. Included in these enclosures are 6″ long #26 AWG pre-tinned wire leads for simplified installation and a built in, sealed, on-off switch for additional product security.

Keystone’s new waterproof battery holders are available in configurations to accommodate 2 AA cells (p/n 2438), 3 AA Cells (p/n 2439) or 4 AA Cells (p/n 2440).

Want to know more about Keystone Electronics Densi-Pak Covered Battery Holders? Check the product page.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - UL Recognized Fuse Clips

UL Recognized Fuse Clips for Cylindrical Fuses.

New Hyde Park, NY… Keystone Electronics offers UL recognized Fuse Clips with end stops to insure safety and design integrity.

Available for use with Cylindrical Fuses sizes 1AG thru 8AG, Midget and Solar Protection (SFP) style fuses. These low-profile, space saving Fuse Clips are UL recognized to make the UL product certification easier.
Suitable for applications from 6 to 30 Amps, this full line of fuse clips can be used in a variety of products and environments.

These innovative fuse clips are manufactured from brass and tin plated to assure low contact resistance.
Designed to mount easily and retain a stable position during wave soldering. These UL Recognized clips are available in Thru-Hole, Surface and Rivet mounting
configurations.

Keystone manufactures a broad selection of fuse clips and holders for a variety of fuse sizes and styles as part of its large family of interconnect components and hardware.
Keystone Electronics also provides custom stamping, machining and assembly services as well as application Engineering Services for special design and product modification requirements.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - SMT Coin Cell Enclosure Contacts

SMT Coin Cell Contacts for Battery Enclosures

ASTORIA, NY… Keystone Electronics has introduced its latest line of SMT enclosure coin cell contacts. These new contacts provide a cost effective,  dependable connection for coin cell batteries in self contained battery compartments.

These contacts require minimal board space and allow easy access for installation and removal of a coin cell battery within a battery enclosure. Ultra low profile and compact design make it ideal for small hand held controls, key fobs, personal medical devices, digital timers, and many industrial and consumer applications.

These new entries are manufactured from gold plated phosphor bronze, offering low contact resistance and assuring easy reflow soldering for a reliable solder joint. The spring tension of the contacts will adjust to all variations in battery heights for dependable connectivity. Contacts can accommodate coin cell batteries with diameters from 16mm and larger.

The Positive contact p/n 110 and the Negative contact p/n 112 are available in bulk or on tape & reel (p/n 110TR & p/n 112TR) for use with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place assembly systems.

The company’s full line of battery hardware also consists of SMT and THM products including contacts, clips, holders, retainers and straps in assorted materials for coin cells and batteries. In addition to a comprehensive line of interconnect hardware and components, Keystone Electronics provides application engineering services for product modification and special design requirements, supported by pro-active stamping, machining and assembly operations.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - Zero OHM

High Current “True” Zero ohm SMT Jumper

Astoria, NY… A new series of “True” Zero ohm high current SMT jumpers designed to replace “Zero” ohm resistors, are the latest connectivity devices available from Keystone Electronics Corp.

Quickly and easily set-up, these new jumpers are uniquely suited as True zero ohm resistor replacements. Three resistor chip sizes are offered to simplify designs and footprint template compatibility: 0603 chip size (p/n 5110); 0805 chip size (p/n 5106) and 1206 chip size (p/n 5108).

Manufactured from Copper with Silver Plating, these jumpers provide a low impedance and circuit linkage with an identical footprint as a zero Ohm resistor. Ideal for high-density, high current PCB applications, the new jumpers are supplied on tape and reel per ANSI/EIA-481 standard for compatibility with most vacuum and mechanical pick & place assembly systems.

A major manufacturer of interconnect components and electronic hardware, Keystone’s capabilities include stamping, machining and assembly services. Application engineering assistance for product modifications and special designs are also available. Last, Keystone Electronics is ISO-9001:2008 certified and RoHS, REACH compliant company.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - I-Clamps IDC Connectors

New Quick and Reliable Wire Splices – i-Clamps

Astoria, NY… Tamper proof Insulation Displacement (IDC) Connectors for wire are the latest addition to Keystone Electronics full line of interconnects components and electronic hardware.

These new devices for splicing wires provide a quick and reliable method for wire connections without the need to strip wires, use wire nuts or electrical tape. The I-Clamp Wire Splices pierce the wire insulation and make a secure wire splice in one easy step.

Designed for use with 10-22 AWG insulated wires, the I-Clamp is available in 3 styles to accommodate all common wire connectivity configurations. The T-Series wire splices are used when you want to branch off a common wire run allowing the wire run to be tapped without cutting or stripping wire insulation.

The Two Way Series connectors have a unique dual channel which allows pre-assembly onto a component or fixture. Once installed, the wiring can be completed by simply attaching the other channel of the clamp to the existing wiring.

Choose the One Way Series for splicing several lines together. Use of this device is more secure than traditional methods of twisting wires together and holding in place with an electrical nut and tape.

Designed to withstand shock and vibration, these connectors have a copper contact housed inside a durable translucent polycarbonate which aids in the visual inspection of the connections. Voltage rating is up to 250 VAC.

The company manufactures a broad selection of connectivity devices as part of its large family of interconnect components and hardware. Keystone also provides custom stamping, machining and assembly services as well as application engineering services for special design and product modification requirements.

This products are available from Ramses – Keystone Europe MEA+India HQ. distributors network.

Keystone Europe MEA+India - Ultra-Low Profile Surface Mount 2032 Coin Cell Holders

Ultra-Low Profile Surface Mount 2032 Coin Cell Holders

Astoria, NY… When circuit board height is a critical design parameter, Keystone Electronics offers a solution with an ultra-low profile holder for the 2032 Lithium Coin Cells.

These new holders rise only 2mm above the PCB surface and are ideal for retaining cells securely under shock and vibration in high-density applications for PCB requirements.

The dramatic reduction in the height of the holder on a circuit board is achieved by the unique method of partially mounting the holder thru a hole in the PCB, allowing the holder to sit through the PCB. Built In Stabilization tabs in the LCP, UL 94V-0 base add mounting security while Gold plated contacts assure increased PCB and solder joint mounting strength.

These polarized coin cell holders are supplied on tape and reel (p/n 1057TR) and in bulk (p/n 1057) and feature dual-spring contacts. Importantly, the holders may be used with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place assembly systems.

The company’s full line of battery hardware also consists of SMT and THM products including contacts, clips, holders, retainers and straps in assorted materials for coin cells and batteries. In addition to a comprehensive line of interconnect hardware and components, Keystone Electronics provides application engineering services for product modification and special design requirements, supported by pro-active stamping, machining and assembly operations.

This products are available thru Keystone Europe distributor network.