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Eliminates time consuming hand insertion of pins.
Accurate alignment with the PCB hole pattern makes multiple pin insertion fast and easy.
Available with 4 standard pin styles. Consult Beckwith Electronics for pin styles and platings not shown.

Disposable carrier is Brass.
Pin body material is Brass Alloy 360 1/2 hard per UNS C36000 ASTM-B16-85.
Pin body plating is 200 u [5.08 um] 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 30 u [.76 um] min. Gold (10 u [.25 um] Gold for pin style 1 w/optional barb) per MIL-G-45204 over 50 u [1.27 um] min. Nickel per QQ-N-290.
Contact current rating=3 Amps.
Operating temperature=221°F [105°C].
Insertion Force=180 grams/pin; Withdrawal Force=90 grams/pin; Normal Force=140 grams/pin; based on a .018 [.46] dia. test lead.
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 diameter; midget pin accepts up to .022 [.56] diameter leads.
See pin detail for min/max lead lengths.

See table below.

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

Series 540
Collet Pin Carriers

PCB Hole
Size + .002 [.05]
1 .030 [.76]
2 .063 [1.60]
3 .040 [1.02]