Powerpole Connector Assembly

PowerWerx, and the Bethel Office of Emergency Management, recommends that the housings should be mated according to the diagram above, viewing from the contact side (opposite the wire side), tongue down, hood up, RED on the LEFT, BLACK on the RIGHT.  The 3/32-inch-diameter roll pin, 1/4 inch long, is used to keep the housings from sliding apart.

Note: Some organizations assemble the connector housings opposite of the above. Check with your local organization / group for the local "standard".  

Highly conductive silver-plated copper contacts allow minimal contact resistance at high currents. Self-wiping action on make and break keeps conducting surfaces clean. Contact dents keep connectors mated in high-vibration applications and provide quick-break, snap action upon disconnect.

Non-corrosive stainless-steel leaf springs maintain constant contact pressure—ideal for frequent connections/disconnections and intermittent overloading. Durable, high impact-resistant, polycarbonate housing with UL94V-2 flammability ratings comes in many colors for circuit trace ability and coding.

Identical connector halves are genderless—making assembly quick and easy and reducing the number of parts stocked. Molded-in dovetails allow for customized harness in a variety of configurations.

The 30-ampere contacts are designed for 12-16 AWG wire. The contacts can be soldered or crimped to wires. Crimping tools  are available from Anderson, PowerWerx and other sources.  After a contact has been attached to a wire, it should be installed into the housing so that the housing spring mates with the underside of the contact. When you slide it completely in the housing you should hear a click when it passes the spring detent.

To remove a contact from the housing, use Anderson insertion/extraction tool #111038G2. You may also substitute a very small blade (jewelers screwdriver or X-Acto knife) to lift up the front of the contact slightly over the detent and pull the contact out of the rear of the housing, allowing the contact to be removed.

Here are the Anderson part numbers:

30 A
Black
Red

Housing Only
#1327G6
#1327

Contact Only
#1331
#1331

Accepts Wire
12-16 gauge
12–16 gauge

75 A
Black
Red

Housing Only
#5916G4
#5916G7

Contact Only
#110G16
#110G16

Accepts Wire
6 gauge
6 gauge

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