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Z-Silver Connector

Z-Silver Elastomeric Connectors provide low resistance connections in many component-to-board and board-to-board applications.

Z-Silver Elastomeric Connectors are typically used to mate Flex Circuits or PC Boards to LCD Modules, EL Displays, LED Backlights and other PC Boards. Due to the silicone construction of Z-Silver Elastomeric Connectors, they conform to the contact surfaces of the mating substrates to create a gasket-like seal that withstands environmental conditions. In addition, the elasticity of Z-Silver Elastomeric Connectors provides superior performance in applications that require resilience to shock and vibration.

These low-cost connectors are available in custom sizes to accommodate the specific needs of your application.

Available Combinations

Foam, solid silicone, and insulation are all available in any combination and on one or both sides of a Z-Silver Elastomeric Connector.

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Z-Silver Connector without insulation
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Z-Silver Connector with foam padding or solid silicone
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Z-Silver Connector with insulation

Dimensions

Inchesmm
:Height (H)Inches:.040 +/- .003
to .500 +/- .010
mm:1.0 +/- 0.08
to 12.7 +/- 0.25
:Width (W)Inches:.020 +/- .002
to .100 +/- .006
mm:0.51 +/- 0.05
to 2.54 +/- 0.15
:Length (l)Inches:.035 +/- .005
to 2 +/- .010
to 8 +/- .020
mm:0.89 +/- 0.125
to 50 +/- 0.25
to 203 +/- 0.5

Recommended Height/Width ratio is 1.5:1 to 5:1

Nominal Specifications

:Conductive Layers:100 per inch
39.37 per cm
:200 per inch
98.43 per cm
:Layer Thickness:.005"
0.127mm
:.0025"
0.064mm

Deflection: 5 – 20%
Clamping Force Per Linear Inch: 8DW (lbs.)

Typical Properties

:Contact Resistance::0.1 Ohms
:Current Carrying Capacity::1A
:Resistance Between Conductor Layers::10*E12 Ohm - min.
:Dielectric Constant::2.8
:Temperature Range::Standard: -40 to 125 degrees C
Low Temp: -65 to 125 degrees C
:Humidity Range::0 to 100% non-condensing
:Layer Durometer::Conductive: 60 Shore A
Non Conductive: 50 Shore A

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