Metral® Backplane

METRAL® is the most complete 2mm standard board-to-board and cable-to-board interconnect system designed in accordance with IEC 61076-4-104 and performance according to Telcordia®GR-1217 CORE.

METRAL® is used for chassis based packaging in the communications, data and Industrial and Instrumentation segments.

METRAL® has a wide variety in pin-headers, receptacles, monoblocks, cable connectors, hybrid connectors and accessories which enables you to build any board-to-board and cable-to-board application, standard or customized.

The Power Connectors are functional building blocks in the Metral® modular backplane interconnect system. All connectors are designed in accordance with the IEC 61076-4-104 standard. The comprehensive connector range in the Metral® family supports power solutions in combination with other functions like signal and coax. Each power module provides 8 or 10 individual contacts, and each contact designed to carry 3A current. The available termination options support press-fit or solder-to-board application. Other options provide capability for rear plug-up or staggered pin lengths to support sequential mating. Easy-to-use and cost-effective application equipment is available for press-fit connectors to keep assembly times, as well as production costs, to a minimum.

Metral Series also has the High Speed category and is offered in 3 versions: Metral 1000, Metral 2000 and Metral 4000 meeting speed performance up to 6.25 Gb/s. These are end-to-end stackable with the standard 4- and 5-row Metral product. The Stripline Structure in the these connectors helps to provide improved signal performance.

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