Several customers expressed interest in waterproof connectors that would not require a “twist-to-lock” action by installers. What they wanted was quick and easy install to make a failure less likely because an installer was in a hurry and forgot to tighten a threaded connector.
- Typical IP67 connectors rely on threaded mating parts to create pressure on a gasket and seal
- Designed and built the “Quick Lock” connector line in standard and medium sizes
- The new “Quick Lock” uses a spring loaded locking collar that only requires pushing the halves together until a positive “click” signals the installer mating is complete
- Although offering added value in performance, the simple design remains cost effective and competitive; several customers have already chosen Quick Lock over incumbent supplier products