Purchasing Checklist: Molded Connectors

Checklist for Purchasing Molded Cordsets and Connectors

A guide to help ensure a successful purchase of electrical molded connectors & cordsets.

With so many options, from so many electrical connector manufacturers, it's important to keep in mind these factors before you buy.

First, look for certain product features that will help with performance and reliability.

Then, analyze the supplier and how they do business.

PRODUCT NEEDS TO CONSIDER

  • Style - M12, M8, mini, distribution boxes, attachables, bus system
  • Dual or Single Key
  • Number of Poles
  • Assembly Length
  • Connectors Overmold Material
  • Cable Type & Gauge
  • Cable Color Options
  • Coupling or Shell Options
  • Custom Cable Options
  • Accessories Such as Closure Caps & Adapters
  • Environmental Concerns based on where connector installed
  • Specific Ratings e.g. IP or NEMA
  • 3rd Party Specifications (UL, CSA, RoHS)
  • Private Labeling or Kitting

SUPPLIER CAPABILITIES TO CONSIDER

  • Product Made in USA
  • Live Factory Customer Support Staff
  • Stock Status of Standard Products
  • Lead Times on Standard Products
  • Willing to Break Box Quantities
  • Minimum Order Quantities
  • Return Policies
  • Local Customer Support
  • Customization
  • ISO Certification
  • Project Quotations Available
  • Offers Private Labeling or Kitting



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