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Open frame allows for more efficient utilization of board space and better cooling.
Choose from several pin styles.
Compatible with automatic insertion equipment.
Side-to-side and end-to-end stackable.

Body material is blue UL 94V-0 Glass-filled Polyester Thermoplastic (PBT).
Pin body is Brass Alloy 360 1/2 hard per UNS C36000 ASTM-B16-85.
Pin body plating is either 10 u [.25 um] min. Gold per MIL-G-45204 or 200 u [5.08 um] min. 93/7 Tin/Lead per MIL-P-81728 over 100 u [2.54 um] min. Nickel per QQ-N-290.
4-fingered collet contact is Beryllium Copper Alloy per UNS C17200 ASTM-B194-92.
Contact plating is either 150 u [3.81 um] min. 93/7 Tin/Lead per MIL-P-81728 or 10 u [.25 um] Gold per MIL-G-45204 over 50 u min. [1.27 um] Nickel per QQ-N-290. Heavy 30 u [.76 um] Gold plating also available.
Contact current rating=3 Amps.
Operating temperature:
    221°F [105°C] Tin plating,
    257°F [125°C] Gold plating.
Insertion Force=180 grams/pin; Withdrawal Force=90 grams/pin; Normal Force=140 grams/pin; Midget pin: Insertion Force=370 grams/pin, Withdrawal Force=150 grams/pin, Normal Force=240 grams/pin; based on a .018 [.46] dia. test lead.
Accepts leads .015-.025 [.38-.64] in dia.; midget pin accepts up to .022 [.56] dia.
Accepts lead lengths from .100 [2.54] min; midget pin accepts lead lengths from .080 [2.03].

Suggested PCB hole size=
    Solder tail & extra long pin=.030 + .002 [.76 + .05] dia.
    Midget pin=.040 + .002 [1.02 + .05] dia.

"W"= No. of Pins per Row X .100 [2.54]
"X"= (No. of Pins per Row - 1) X .100 [2.54]

Series 518
Open Frame Collet Sockets
with Solder Tail Pins

Selection Table and Drawings


14 Pins
.300 Row Spacing
Solder Tail
Gold Collet, Tin Shell
Midget Solder Tail
Body Style B