Interconnectors

3M offers a variety of connectors designed to accommodate discrete wire or flat cable "wire-to-wire" connections. Our product line offers a selection of 3M™ Mini-Clamp Connectors, open- or closed-end covers, optional ejector latches, mounting flanges, and metal strain relief in both military and standard center bump configurations.

3M commercialized insulation displacement contact (IDC) technology and remains a leader today in high reliability wire mounted interconnects with wire to board sockets, plugs, PCB, card edge, and DIP connectors. 3M is also a leader in industry standard connectors for control systems, including 3M™ Mini-Clamp and Link Connectors for the CC-Link standard

3M offers copper assembly solutions and accessories to drive high frequency signals, fit in tight spaces and solve shielding and signal integrity challenges. We offer assemblies designed with performance from 1 MHz to 2 ns rise times and up to 6 GHz and 100 ps rise times with matched single ended or balanced impedance. Available in standard or customized cable assemblies.

The 3M™ Mini Delta Ribbon (MDR) System is the ideal high-density, shielded input/output (I/O) interconnect for medical devices. Due to its rugged, space-saving design, the MDR system is valued in patient monitoring systems, such as oximeters. It is compatible with a range of shielded cables and can be customized. Quick release latches provide for rapid attach and detach.

3M serves/supports a wide array of removable card options, including connectors for PC Card, Compact Flash™ II, SD™ and micro SD. The 3M™ CFII Card Header line has a great deal of flexibility, allowing you to customize the product to fit your application.

3M offers the latest in storage interconnect products. Our high performance products are designed to support applications up to 6 Gbps. Direct attach and cable solutions are available in 3M™ Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA), Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Mini Serial Attached SCSI (miniSAS) products. For custom storage cable requirements, think 3M!

3M offers a broad range of backplane connectors in industry standard configurations and application specific products. The backplane product line is very flexible; please contact your 3M sales representative to see how 3M can customize the product for your application.