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Molex offers a wide range of interconnect products, including: lighting products, industrial products, printed circuit products, fiber optics, antennas, cable assemblies, sockets, and connectors.

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P: 630-969-4550
F: 630-968-8356

Molex Entries

  • ►  Connectors • Electrical/Electronic Connectors 

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    Electronic connectors are used for a wide variety of industrial applications including I/O, PCB, display connections and more.

    Manufacturers of various electronic and electrical connectors including wire to wire, board to board, wire to board, fiber optic, card, power, shielded I/O, modular plugs & jacks, RF, coax, microwave, and terminal blocks.

  • ►  Connectors • RF Connectors 

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    A type of coaxial connector used to transfer radio frequency signals while minimizing transmission line impedance.

    RF (Microwave) Coaxial Connectors. Frequencies from DC to 40 GHz. Markets supported include military, automotive, medical, instrumentation, telecom and wireless. Featuring MCX, SMA sub-miniature, SMP, TNC miniature, DIN 7/16, BNC, Type F, MMCX, SMB, Type II (2) and Ganged RF connectors.

  • ►  Connectors • Quick Connect/Disconnect Connectors 

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    Used for a variety of applications where connections need to be quickly disconnected or switched.

    Products include fully-insulated male, AviKrimp fully-insulated and piggyback quick disconnects. Other products include tab adapters, female terminals that mate with male tab terminals, and terminal blocks with male tabs. Products can be fully-insulated, non-insulated, or partially insulated; and are either molded vinyl, extruded nylon or molded nylon.

  • ►  Connectors • Ribbon/Flat Connectors 

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    Used to conncet ribbon cables from one area to another and in computer electronics applications.

    Molex is a supplier of ribbon and flat ribbon cable connectors  (for board-to-board applications). Types include wire-to-board, cable assemblies, board-to-board, SCSI, backplane, piece pin and receptacle assemblies, and many others.

  • ►  Connectors • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Connectors 

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    Used in a variety of electronics applications to connect PCB components defined by the number of pins and the connection angle.

    Molex is a manufacturer of a large collection of I/O connectors and printed circuit board products include wire-to-board connectors, PCB headers, assemblies, flexible PCB connectors and more.

  • ►  Connectors • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Connectors • Backplane Connectors 

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    Molex manufactures a line of backplane/midplane connectors including high speed connectors, ganged RF connectors, storage connectors, and backplane connector systems. The high speed connectors feature 100 circuits per 25mm, 72 circuits per 25mm, 36 circuits per 25mm, or 30 circuits per 25mm. These connectors are also available with data rates of 12.5, 10, 6.25, 5, 2.5, 1.5, 1 Gbps. The ganged RF connectors are used to connect up to 2.5 GHz single-ended or analog RF signals.

  • ►  Connectors • Plastic Connectors 

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    Connectors for various connection types made from many plastic materials.

    Molex offers metal plated plastic connectors. Their Plateau HS Dock features a plated plastic housing with multiple options for application design. The Plateau HS Dock PG connectors are fully shielded and feature 4 levels of mating for the PCB interface. The Plateau HS Mezz is a high speed, high density surface mounted mezzanine connector system.

  • ►  Connectors • Surface Mount Connectors 

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    Surface mount connectors are commonly used in industrial computers to connect boards to one another.

    Molex designs and produces microminiature, surface mount FFC/PPC connectors for tight packing applications within the electronics equipment industry. The connectors are available in fine-pitch options including push and flip-type actuators; and feature pitch of 0.25mm to 50mm, bottom or dual contacts, and front or back actuators.

  • ►  Connectors • Pin & Socket Connectors 

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    Pin & socket connectors are used in a variety of military computer applications for connecting a variety of terminals.

    Molex offers their standard .093" connector system based on .093" (2.36mm) pin diameter. Crimp terminals, headers, and plugs and receptacles are available. The system is available in wire-to-wire and wire-to-board configurations and circuit sizes 1 - 15.

  • ►  Connectors • Cable Connectors 

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    Cable connectors including connectors for audio, power, aerospace, military, medical, telecom and automotive applications.

    Molex Inc. is a supplier of standard coaxial cable connectors with frequencies from DC to 40 GHz. Coaxial connector types include SMP, BMA, BNC, BSA, DIN 7/16. DIN 1.0/2.3, FAKRA, MCX, micro coaxial, MMCX, QMA, SMA (RF), SMB, SSMCX, TNC, Type F, and Type N. The connectors are primarily used in military, automotive, medical, instrumentation, telecom, and wireless applications.

  • ►  Connectors • Electrical Wire & Cable Connectors 

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    Connectors for audio cables, power cables, and automotive, telecom, medical and commercial cable connection applications.

    A manufacturer of a variety of industrial electrical wire connector products including PCI express mini card for electronics equipment as well as passive-safety pole types for sealed quick disconnect systems for rugged outdoor applications.

  • ►  Connectors • Solderless Connectors 

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    Solder less connectors the connect two or more electrical conductors or terminals though the use of mechanical pressure such as crimping, heat shrinking or screws.

    Molex designs and manufactures a line of solderless terminals including terminal blocks, heat sealable terminals, insulation displacement connectors, magnet wire connectors, quick disconnects, and self-contained power connectors.

  • ►  Connectors • RJ-45 Connectors 

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    RJ45 connectors are most commonly found on the ends of telephone wires and are used for voice and data transmission.

    A designer and manufacturer of various connector products, Molex's magnetic modular jacks incorporate wire-wound components in standard RJ45 jacks. These jacks are available as single or multi-port, and in Power over Ethernet versions. The company also produces shielded and unshielded modular plugs available in four, six, and eight-circuit configurations; through hole and surface mount, right angle modular jacks; and through hole and surface mount, vertical and bottom entry modular jacks. The modular jacks are suitable for 100Base-T (Fast Ethernet) applications.

  • ►  Connectors • Compression Connectors 

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    Compression connectors are generally termination connectors fastened to cables via crimping such as "F" connectors, RCA and BNC type connectors.

    Molex designs and manufactures micro SMT compression connectors that feature working ranges as low as 0.60 mm and pitch sizes from 1 mm to 3.70 mm. The connectors are available in single row and double row designs, and used in automotive, cell phone, digital camera, notebook PC, mobile phone, and portable gaming applications.

  • ►  Connectors • BNC Connectors • Right Angle Connectors 

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    Right Angle Connectors

    Molex designs and manufactures USB upright, right angle type A connectors for the PC industry. The reverse mount connectors feature a polarized housing design and provide shielding against RFI and EMI. The connectors are used in consumer and telecommunications applications including joystick, keyboard, laptop, modem, printer, server, handset, ISDN, and PBX.

  • ►  Connectors • Miniature Connectors 

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    Miniature connectors are designed for small scale components in a large variety of applications.

    Molex offers Brad mini-change connectors in a variety of configurations. These connectors have the following features: 2-19 pole connections, straight or 90° angles, IP67 sealed, NEMA 6P rated, 100 lbs minimum cable strain relief, a molded key indicator, high performance gold over nickel plated contacts, and (patented) Quad Beam socket contacts with stainless steel sleeves. Molex connectors have a variety of industrial applications, including: solenoid operated valves, solar panels, rectangular proximity/photoelectric sensors, pumps, load cells, limit switches, lighting, linear position transducers, industrial refrigeration systems, industrial heaters, etc.

  • ►  Connectors • Microwave Connectors 

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    These connectors are coaxial connectors specifically designed for use in microwave applications.

    Molex designs and manufactures RF and microwave coaxial connectors that cover frequenices from DC to 40 GHz. Industries that use these connectors include military, automotive, medical, instrumentation, telecom, and wireless. SMP, BMA, BNC, DIN 7/16, MCX, DIN 1.0/2.3, FAKRA, micro, MMCX, QMA, SMA, SMB, SSMCX, TNC, type F, and type N comprise the connector types.

  • ►  Switches • Pendant Switches 

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    Pendant Switches are electrical control devices that are commonly hung from the ceiling or other overhead location.

    Molex offers Woodhead push-button pendant switches for the following applications: workstations, automotive plants, automation equipment, automation controllers, automatic doors, and automated assembly equipment. These switches feature Neotex, Watertite, and Super-Safeway constructions. Switches are ergonomically designed, they are suitable for a wide range of applications, and they are optimally resistant to the effects of chemicals, abrasion, cold, and heat. They are available in 2 to 12 customizable combinations, and they have indicator light, key switch, E-stop switch, and 1-3 switch options.

  • ►  Connectors • Rectangular Connectors 

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    Rectangular connectors feature a rectangular shape with parallel side being equal in length.

    Molex offers heavy duty single/multi-module rectangular connectors for robotics and industrial equipment applications. These connectors feature circuits ranging from 12 to 72, seals to protect against contaminants/dust, cable clamps for integrating sealed rings, and ampere ratings ranging from 6 to 35. Connectors have crescent-shaped metal hoods with rotating locks, easy field removal of housing modules, and the following agency ratings: CSA, UL, TUV, VDE 0110, and IP65.

  • ►  Connectors • Push-Pull Connectors 

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    Push Pull connectors have a locking mechanism that is released by squeezing the connector body, preventing unintentional disconnects.

    Molex offers Brad circular ruggedized push/pull connectors (CRP2) for handset, mobile phone, process control, and automation control applications. These connectors feature ruggedized metal housings on receptacles/plugs, non-tooling standard wire terminations, a sealed/watertight enclosure, and up to 8 circuits in a small 0.551" overall footprint. They can withstand up to 5,000 mating cycles, 21-lbs in torque, and 30-lbs in pull force.

  • ►  Connectors • Card Edge Connectors 

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    Card edge connectors are used for connecting printed wiring leads on the edge of a printed circuit board (PCB).

    Molex offers PCI Express card edge connectors for server, desktop computer, motherboard, and workstation applications. These connectors have the following features: a simple through-hole design, hot plug/swap capabilities, a scalable modular design, data transfer rate support up to 2.5 Gbps, and PCI SIG specification compliance.

  • ►  Connectors • Board To Board Connectors 

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    Board to board connectors are used to connect two printed circuit boards (PCBs) together and most often feature plastic housings and conductive metal terminals.

    Molex is a supplier of interconnect products inclduing electronic, electrical aand fiber optic connectors. Board to board connector products include micro-miniature, high speed, power, signal and storage connectors. Stoage board to board connectors available include serial ATA, SCA-2 and EBBI 50D. SCA-2 connectors feature small form factor, 20 circuit receptacle, rugged blind-mate guide ears with integral ESD grounding contacts and surface mount compatible design.

  • ►  Connectors • PCI Connectors 

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    PCI connectors are expansion card or integrated circuit devices that are used to attach hardware within a PC.

    Molex offers PCI express card edge connectors for communications, data, and consumer applications. These connectors feature operating temperatures ranging from -55 to +85°C, field temperatures to 65°C, voltages up to 50 VAC, and currents up to 1.1 Amps. These connectors are constructed from the following materials: gold soldertail, phosphor bronze, glass, nylon 4/6, etc.

  • ►  Electrical • Wiring Devices • Plugs & Receptacles 

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    Plugs & Receptacles

    Molex is a manufacturer of plugs and receptacles.  Designed to meet IP67 standards, extra rugged circular plugs and receptacles protect against the ingress of dust, water and other contaminants to maintain the integrity of the mated pair. The plugs feature a quick-disconnect bayonet latch to provide quick and easy connections with reduced installation and service time while ensuring accurate mating depth.  the 14-circuit, circular connector was developed to meet the demanding requirements of the heavy-equipment industry such as trucks, buses and agricultural markets.

  • ►  Electrical • Connectors • Fiber Optic Connectors 

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    Fiber Optic Connectors

    Manufacturers of fiber optic connector typess: LC, EMI Shielding Adapters, SC, SC Duplex, SC/APC, MT-RJ, ESCON, SMI POF 1394, MU, FC, FC/APC, ST, STII, and FDDI Fiber Optic Connectors.

  • ►  Electrical • Connectors • Ribbon Connectors 

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    Ribbon Connectors

    Suppliers of ribbon connectors and accessories. Wire trap 1.50 mm (.059") to 4.57 mm (.180") pitch ribbon connector, 1.27 mm (.050") pitch ribbon cable insulation displacement connectors, 1.27 mm (.050") pitch family that features a variety of products conforming to industry - standard styles, such as DIN 41651, MIL-C-83503 keying, HE-10, etc., cable holders available in straight and right angle versions for 1.25, 1.50, 2.00 and 2.50mm cable.

  • ►  Connectors • Coaxial Connectors • TNC Connectors 

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    Molex offers TNC miniature RF connectors for high vibration and harsh environments. TNC miniature connectors perform at a constant 50 ohm impedance and operate from DC to 11 GHz.