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The basic structure of the circular connector

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The circular connector has a cylindrical core and a circular surface. It falls under category 5 of the interconnection classification. It is used for interconnection among devices. It can be described as low-frequency coaxial connectors, radio frequency coaxial and audio connectors. The circular connector is cylindrical in shape and has a higher strength than other shapes.
The characteristics of a circular connector
The majority of circular connectors plugs and sockets are connected using threads. There can be many terminals. It has small dimensions and high reliability. It can connect to electronic devices by using a cable.

The basic structure and function of the circular connector

1. Contact pin
The contact pin completes the electrical connection function. A contact pair is usually composed of a male contact pin and a female contact. The electrical connection is made by inserting both male and female pins.

2. Possession
You can divide the accessories into two categories: installation accessories and structural accessories. Structural Accessories include clamp rings and coupling rings, sealing rings as well as guide pins, positioning keys and cable clamps. Mounting accessories like nuts, bolts screws, nuts, and coils. The majority of accessories are available in standard and common parts.

3. Insulator
An insulator is often called a base or a mounting plate. It is responsible for arranging the contact parts according to their required spacing and insulation performance.

4. Shell
Also known as the shell, the outer cover for the circular connector’s shell, the shell is also known. It acts as a mechanical shield for the pins and insulating mounting plates, aligns the socket and plug when they are mate, and fixes the connector to it.

There are both advantages and disadvantages to using circular connectors
Advantage: These connectors are great for applications that need stronger terminals. They are particularly resistant to mechanical damage and impact damage due to their cylindrical shape.

There are some disadvantages to this circular connector: It limits the number of pins and sockets that can be arranged on its surface.
Connectors that have rectangular faces can mount more contacts and offer greater spacing over a larger surface area.

Application of circular connector
The circular connector’s cylindrical design has more strength than any other shape and natural durability. The circular connector is simple to use with standard machine tools. It is simpler to seal, and it is simple to insert or disconnect. The locking mechanism is simple and secure. The technology has advanced over ten years to make it simple and reliable. It is necessary to use multi-contact connectors to interconnect components and cables. The circular connector is the best choice.