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Special Feature: Connectors for Automatic Assembly

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Introducing Kyocera’s connectors for robotics-based automatic assembly processes.

Kyocera’s Floating Board to Board Connectors absorb mounting misalignment with a flexible floating structure, and One-Action FPC/FFC Connectors lock automatically simply by inserting the FPC/FFC.

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Video Demos

(Left) Mating demo using Kyocera's Floating Board to Board Connector 5652 and 5655 Series with a dual-arm SCARA robot (no audio)
(Right) FPC insertion demo using Kyocera’s One-Action FPC/FFC Connector 6817 Series (no audio)

Floating Board to Board Connectors

Development Background

In recent years, electric components used in automotive applications have increased. In addition, components for automotive applications require higher reliability and durability to operate smoothly under severe conditions, such as vehicle vibration and extreme temperature changes.

Similarly, connectors are required to have higher contact reliability under vibration and high heat resistance in engine room peripherals.

To solve these issues, Kyocera developed a connector suitable for the automotive market, where higher contact reliability is required.

Features

Floating Mechanism

Floating structure enables the use of multiple connectors on the same board.
Automatic assembly by robotics is also possible.

 

High heat resistance

Heat resistant up to 125℃.

 

Various mating heights and number of positions are available

Connector’s mating height and number of positions can be selected according to customer specifications.   Product Search Page

 

Applications

Products requiring high contact reliability, such as automotive and industrial applications.

 

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Introduction of Product Brands

FloXY® is a product brand of Kyocera's Floating Board to Board Connector series. By moving in the X and Y directions to absorb misalignment (offset) during mounting and mating, the product group has achieved the high reliability required in the automotive and industrial markets.

"HS" is added value as high-speed transmission standards of 16Gbps or more.

FloXY is a registered trademark of Kyocera Corporation.

 

Floating Board to Board Connectors     Product Search Page     Technical Information Page

Product Specifications

       
  5655 Series 5652 Series
  5655 5652
Floating XY±0.5mm XY±0.85mm
Pitch 0.5mm 0.5mm
Number of Positions 10 to 100 10 to 180
Stacking Height 4 to 7mm 14 to 30mm
Rated Current DC 0.7A/Contact
DC 3A/Power pin
DC 0.6A/Contact
DC 3A/Power pin
Rated Voltage DC 50V/Contact DC 50V/Contact
Operating Temperature Range -40℃ to +125℃ -40℃ to +125℃
High-Speed Transmission Standard MIPI D-PHY PCIe Gen.1 to Gen.4
MIPI D/C-PHY
SATA3.0
USB3.1 Gen.1
  Part Number Search Page
Catalog (PDF/2MB)
Part Number Search Page
Catalog (PDF/1.4MB)

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One-Action FPC/FFC Connectors

Development Background

In recent years, robotic automation processes have advanced at manufacturing sites. However, conventional FPC/FFC connectors require manual locking operation after FPC/FFC insertion by workers.

To improve workability, Kyocera developed a One-Action FPC/FFC Connector (6817 Series) that supports robotic process automation with a unique locking structure that automatically locks in a single operation.

Features

One-action structure enables one-handed operation during maintenance.

One-handed insertion and removal are possible with a unique locking mechanism that can be locked automatically when the FPC/FFC is inserted. In addition, the lock release state is maintained with the actuator open, enabling easy operation during maintenance work.

Improper mating conditions can be detected automatically with the Automated Optical Inspection (AOI).

Robotic automatic assembly is also possible.

 

Two Types Available

Kyocera has developed two connector types, a vertical type that mounts perpendicular to the circuit board and a right-angle type that mounts parallel to the board.

For details on each operation, watch the demo video below.

(Left) Vertical-Type
(Right) Right-Angle-Type

 

Supports High-Speed Transmission

Connectors are designed with impedance control and are capable of high-speed transmission up to 10Gbps.

 

Applications

Industrial and consumer products.

 

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Product Specifications

Space-saving design and one-action operation.6817

"V-by-One" is registered trademarks of THine Electronics, Inc.

       
Number of Positions 10 to 50 Applicable FPC/FFC Thickness 0.3±0.03mm (Signal)
0.5±0.03mm (Ground)
Pitch 0.5mm Rated Current DC 0.5A
Height Vertical Type : 5.32mm
Right-Angle Type : 2.6mm
Rated Voltage DC 50V
Mounting Width Vertical Type : 3.0mm
Right-Angle Type : 5.9mm
Materials Copper Alloy / Heat Resistant Resin
Lock Type Non-ZIF/
One-action type
Operating Temperature Range -40℃ to +85℃
Contact Position Vertical Type : Single-sided contact
Right-Angle Type : Bottom contact
Withstanding Voltage AC 200Vrms, 1min.

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6817 Series   Product Search Page    Catalog (PDF/632KB)
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