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KK Interconnect Solutions

Molex introduces its KK cost effective, versatile wire-to-board and board-to-board product family

Image of Molex's KK Interconnect Solutions Molex's KK connector system can be designed into a variety of power and signal applications. Available in industry-standard 2.54 mm and 3.96 mm pitch sizes, this single-row, wire-to-board and board-to-board product family is cost effective and versatile. KK RPC (Reflow Process Compatible) headers are available in both signal and power families and can handle solder temperatures up to 260ºC. Additionally, customizable KK headers allow for more polarization options and design configurations, which make the KK connector system ideal for a variety of industries.

Power application KK 396 connectors are ideal for use in industries such as automotive, medical, and consumer. Dual-cantilever terminals offer a square-post contact area that interfaces with the male pin header through a spring-like contact. Available in 18 AWG to 24 AWG wire, anti-fishing options are available to protect the wire during cable assembly.

MarKK™ terminals are used to provide a high-force interface, ensuring a solid-performing contact for power applications up to 13.0 A and 600 V per circuit. KK 396 headers are available in single-row, unshrouded through-hole PCB termination styles in solid and breakaway varieties. A friction lock is available for a more secure mating interface and kinked PC tails ensure contact with the PCB during solder processing.

KK 396 PCB receptacles are available in right-angle, top-entry and board-through configurations. Housings have built-in polarization features and are available in UL 94V-2 and UL 94V-0 nylons.

Signal application KK 254 connectors are ideal for use in industries such as automotive, medical and consumer, delivering up to 5.0 A and 250 V per circuit in a 2.54 mm centerline pitch. Dual-cantilever terminals offer a square-post contact area that interfaces with the male pin header through a spring-like contact. Available in 22 AWG to 30 AWG wire, an optional box-style dual-cantilevered terminal is optimal for high-vibration applications.

Headers are available in single-row, unshrouded, through-hole PCB termination styles in solid and breakaway varieties. A friction lock is available for a more secure mating interface. KK 254 PCB receptacles are available in right-angle, top-entry and board-through configurations. Housings have built-in polarization features and are available in UL 94V-2 and UL 94V-0 nylons.

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Video: KK 254 and KK 396 Connector Systems

Features and Benefits KK 254
  • Dual-cantilever terminal
    • Ensure reliable electrical contact and performance with low-insertion force
  • Friction-lock headers and receptacles
    • Ensure secure mating and prevents accidental disengagement
  • Polarizing header backwalls, polarizing ribs on receptacles, and polarizing pegs
    • Prevent accidental mis-mating during assembly
  • KK RPC headers offered in high-temperature nylon and reflow matte-tin plating
    • Allow for 260ºC wave and reflow solder processing
  • Optional kinked PC tail
    • Maintains header positioning during soldering
Features and Benefits KK 396
  • Optional Trifurcon™, three point contact, dual-cantilever terminal
    • Ideal for high-vibration environments with superior electrical reliability
  • Friction locking headers and receptacles
    • Ensure secure mating and prevent accidental disengagement
  • Polarizing header backwalls, polarizing ribs on receptacles and polarizing pegs
    • Prevents accidental mis-mating during assembly
  • KK RPC headers offered in high-temperature nylon and reflow matte-tin plating
    • Allow for 260ºC wave and reflow solder processing
  • PCB retention pegs on headers
    • Ensure headers maintain position during solder processing and proper alignment to PCB

Connectors and Interconnects

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable Quantity
POLARIZING KEY FOR .156 HOUSINGS0015040219POLARIZING KEY FOR .156 HOUSINGS2623 - ImmediateView Details
POLARIZING PEG FOR .156 HOUSINGS0015040220POLARIZING PEG FOR .156 HOUSINGS4133 - ImmediateView Details
POLARIZING KEY FOR .156 HOUSINGS0015040297POLARIZING KEY FOR .156 HOUSINGS3694 - ImmediateView Details
CONN 22-30AWG CRIMP TIN0008500114CONN 22-30AWG CRIMP TIN400173 - ImmediateView Details
CONN 22-30AWG CRIMP TIN0008500113CONN 22-30AWG CRIMP TIN419023 - Immediate
600000 - Factory Stock
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Tools

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionTool TypeAvailable Quantity
TOOL HAND CRIMPER 22-24AWG SIDE0638258100TOOL HAND CRIMPER 22-24AWG SIDEHand Crimper5 - Immediate
190 - Factory Stock
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TOOL HAND CRIMPER 26-28AWG SIDE0638258200TOOL HAND CRIMPER 26-28AWG SIDEHand Crimper11 - ImmediateView Details
LOCATOR ASSEMBLY FOR 63819-02000638190275LOCATOR ASSEMBLY FOR 63819-020063819-02008 - ImmediateView Details
C GRID INSERTION TOOL0690080140C GRID INSERTION TOOLRectangular Contacts, 22-28 AWG10 - Immediate
180 - Factory Stock
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EXTRACTION AID 901190690080003EXTRACTION AID 90119Rectangular Contacts9 - Immediate
20 - Factory Stock
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Published: 2015-04-09