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Bulgin’s range of Standard Buccaneer waterproof connectors now has higher current ratings for two-, three-, four-, six- and seven-pole versions.

VDE has approved increased current ratings for two and three poles from 10A/250V to 12A/250V, four poles from 6A/250V to 10A/250V and six and seven poles from 3A/250V to 5A/250V.

This range of IP68-rated connectors comprises seven body styles, including flex, flex inline, front and rear panel, PCB, bulkhead and flange mounting and is available in two, three, four, six, seven, nine, 12 and 25 poles.

Ratings range from 1A/50V to 12A/250V.

Cable acceptance for the flex and flex inline connectors is 6mm to 8mm diameter cable as standard, extending to 3.5mm to 9mm with the use of alternative glands and colour-coded identification variants are available in all styles.

Accessories include sealing caps, insulation boots, cable support accessories and the new rear of panel-mounting backshells, providing a rear of panel seal to the panel-mounting connectors in this range.

The Standard Buccaneer range carries UL and CSA approvals, as well as VDE approval for the higher ratings.

This range, which is suitable for applications where the ingress of dust or water is inherent, will now be extended with the new higher current ratings.

Possible applications include water monitoring meters, traffic control systems, CCTV systems, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, environmental monitoring systems, underwater communications equipment and medical equipment.

Bulgin Components

Bulgin is one of the electronics industry’s longest-running success stories – the Bulgin name is familiar and trusted worldwide.  

Bulgin design and manufacture internationally recognised connectors, fuseholders and indicators. This extensive range includes the Buccaneer IP68 rated waterproof connectors for industrial power and data – including Ethernet, FireWire, USB, Mini USB and ATEX Zone 2 rated versions.  

There are also waterproof Antennas and a Bluetooth cable replacement for wireless applications.  

Along with these are IEC mains connectors, Polysnap IEC mains inlet modules, fuseholders, battery holders, indicators and illuminated vandal resistant switches.  

The products carry UL, CSA, VDE and ENEC approvals.  

Our customers demand the highest achievable standards of quality and service. As a brand of Elektron Technology, Bulgin deliver this though a global network of manufacturing and distribution centres with sales offices in Europe, USA and China, backed up by an extensive network of distributors and agents worldwide.

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