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3M One Piece Branch Link Connectors, 387 Series | Tech Specs

April 30, 2021 by TTI, Inc

This episode of Tech Specs is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.

3M One Piece Branch Link Connectors, 387 Series

The 3M One Piece Branch Link connector makes branching off the main network wire easy and reliable. They feature a single-action IDC termination, providing reliable connectivity without the need for special tools. Using 3M’s connectors for T and H-branching, adding sensors and field network wires can be done with reduced wire usage and overall cost. The connectors are rated for up to 32 Volts and 3 Amps and can fit wires from 20 to 16 AWG. They can be used between negative 20 degrees Celsius and positive 85 degrees Celsius, depending on the current level. They’re also available in a splash-proof version which provides IPX4 protection for applications with exposure to condensation or splashing from wet operations.

  • Single-action IDC termination connector for T and H-branching of sensor and field networks
  • Easy field termination without special equipment or wire preparation
  • Ratings: up to 32V, 3A
  • Wire Gauges: 20 to 16 AWG
  • Temperature Rating: -20°C to +85°C up to 1A, derating to +60°C at 3A
  • IPX4 Splash-Proof available for exposure to condensation or splashing from wet operations

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