FITS Preliminary: Flex Interconnect Termination System

The Meritec Flex Interconnect Termination System (FITS) allows for a non-piercing termination of the flex, thus allowing for a high density, cost-effective solution while maintaining superior product integrity. The FITS Connector Family will consist of 10, 12, 15, 18, 20 positions all being RoHS compliant.

FEATURES and BENEFITS

• Available Options Include: Right Angle Mount,
Vertical Mount, Board Edge Mount & Cable to
Cable
• Polarization Keys – optional positions
• No costly crimping equipment required
• Available positions: 10, 12, 15, 18 & 20 all on
.075” centers (contact Meritec for other sizes)
• Cable connector cover protects traces
• Circuit lead edge protection
• Wires directly welded to contact & overmolded
for additional support on cable version
• Passive latch feature to ensure retention
• Insert molded using Liquid Crystal Polymer for
stability
• UL Listed materials
• RoHS compliant

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SPECIFICATIONS

• Contact resistance: 5m Ω max.
• Insulation resistance: 5.105 M Ω at 500V

Mechanical

• Contact material: Copper alloy
• Compliant beam contact
• Number of contacts: 10, 12, 15, 18 & 20 are available
• Flexible circuit: .005” – .010” thick
• Insulator: Liquid Crystal Polymer
• Withdrawal force: 8 lbs. maximum
• Insertion force: 3 lbs. maximum
• Normal force: 35 – 45 grams

Environmental

• Operating temp: -55°C to +150°C
• UL 94V-0
• SMT compatible

FITS Flex Interconnect Termination System