Anderson Power Products announces the launch of the Saf-D-Grid Ultra Short Receptacle. The Saf-D-Grid connection system protects the user from DC arcing during mating and unmating. This innovative design enables the safe connection of DC electronic devices to a DC micro grid powered by high efficiency DC sources. Saf-D-Grid meets international safety requirements for hazardous, low voltage applications per UL1977 and IEC 61984, as well as touch safety requirements of UL60950 and IEC60950.
The new APP Saf-D-Grid Ultra Short Receptacle minimizes space requirements within the device and enables solder termination. Rated for DC applications up to 600 volts and 20 amps, the APP Saf-D-Grid Ultra short receptacle is designed to replace the IEC320 C14 AC inlet connector. Having the same height and width as the C14 AC inlet, the APP receptacle snaps into the standard 19.9mm by 26.8mm panel cut out. The length of the receptacle is longer than a C14 inlet to provide touch safety, voltage clearance, and DC arc protection.