Heat Seal Connectors

4 03 2011

Applications which perform under high temperatures will typically use heat seal connectors.

Find out more about what heat seal connectors are, where heat seal connectors are used, and where to locate the best heat seal connector suppliers are in the UK.

What are Heat Seal Connectors?

Heat seal connectors were designed originally to meet the needs of light, small electronic items.  Inside a heat seal connector, a circuit is formed on polyester film with conductive paste and heat seal paste.

Carbon or silver ink is used as a conductor which is printed onto a polyester film.

It is a simple and inexpensive way of connecting multi-contact electrodes as they are not likely to crease without compromising their integrity, making them a flexible option.

Where are Heat Seal Connectors Used?

Many applications require heat seal connectors, and industries they are typically used in range from commercial areas, industrial, military and medical ones too.

As heat seal connectors are usually thin, light, flexible and reliable, they are used in the connection of liquid crystal display, and on printed circuit boards, touch panel and TAB devices.

They are smaller than typical connectors, and due to this, are popular choices for use in small applications such as consumer phones and mp3 players for example, where the electrical connection is paramount to the usability of the whole device, but needs to be small and light at the same time.

Heat Seal Connector Suppliers UK

Challenger Components is a specialist supplier of connectors, along with Fans and Static-control products typically used in industry.

They supply connectors from quality manufacturers such as 3M Interconnect, Amphenol, Nicomatic and Cooper Interconnect-WPI, and can help in the design process of your electronic requirements.

Their products are geared towards the military, aerospace, transport, industrial and communications market, and provide Monosotropic and Anisotropic heat seal connectors.

Visit: www.challengercomponents.com for more information, and to discuss your requirements in more detail.




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