The Marechal Electric Group provides a complete range of low voltage electrical connectors for use in industrial environments.
Marechal Electric Harsh-Environment Connectors
Marechal Electric products are designed to meet the most stringent requirements in the area of electrical connection (from 5 to 1000 A, 24 to 1000V, 1 to 37 contacts) in all sectors of industrial activity where safety and endurance are required.
Marechal Electric industrial plugs and socket-outlets use silver butt contact technology instead of brass pins and sleeves and an integral switching device allowing the user to make and break mixed resistive and inductive loads in complete safety.
The Marechal Decontactor is a connector which combines the advantages of a power socket and the performance of a switch. It allows users to safely connect and disconnect devices thousands of times and in the most severe environments.
Marechal Decontactor Features
- Integral switching device
- Closing on short circuit
- High safety usage
- Manufactured with the most advanced materials
- Long term reliability
- Heavy duty
- Number of operations exceeding those stipulated in the international standards
- Excellent resistance to high temperatures
- Significant overload tolerance
- Strict compliance with the French decree on 1988
- Strict compliance with European decrees
- 24 positions to differentiate voltages
Marechal Plug Datasheets
Marechal Industrial Applications Catalogue (17.3Mb)
Marechal Industrial Explosion Proof Catalogue (10.6Mb)
Marechal DN Decontactor Catalogue (3.6Mb)
Marechal DS Decontactor Catalogue (3.4Mb)
Marechal DSN Decontactor Catalogue (2.4Mb)
Marechal Multicontact Range Catalogue (1.0Mb)
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When ordering a connector it is not always as simple matter of determining between 'male' and 'female' because this can refer to both the housing gender and the contact gender. Many manufacturers offer a given housing gender with both pin and socket. A common example of such confusion occurs in the Deutsch Industrial DT range, where the plug (or male connector) actually contains socket (or female) contacts. For this reason please specify both the contact and housing gender at the time of order.
The IP Rating of a connector or accessory relates to the degree of ingress protection provided by that component. The first digit of the code relates to the degree of protection against access to hazardous parts (conductors etc) and against solid foreign objects. The second digit refers to the degree of protection against the ingress of water. For two examples of this system, consider the most commonly seen IP ratings in our products: IP44 and IP67. IP44 4: Protection from solid objects ≤1mm | 4: Protection against splashing water IP67 6: Protection from dust-sized objects | 7: Protection against immersion in water at depth of 1m for 30mins A complete guide to all IP Ratings is available here.
These terms are used by Phase 3 and ITT Veam on their high-current connectors.The source is considered the half of the connection from which the power is sourced; or the half supplying the electrical power. In an emergency power application, the generator is the source and would be fitted with Panel Source (panel-mount) connectors, a Panel Source Powersafe Box, or Line Source (inline) connectors on pigtails. The drain is the half of the connection which drains the power from the source. In the same emergency power application described above, the network receiving the emergency power supply is the drain and would be fitted with Line Drain connectors, Panel Drain connectors or a Panel Drain Powersafe Box.
We commonly deal with both American Wire Gauge (AWG) and square millimetre (mm2) dimensions as the units used by manufacturers can vary. To convert between measurements please refer this conversion chart.