ODU MEDI-SNAP® IEC 60601-1 Compliant - Maximum Patient and Operator Protection

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ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance connector solutions and cable assemblies is introducing to the North American market the IEC 60601-1 compliant ODU MEDI-SNAP® - Advanced Plastic Circular Connector.

CAMARILLO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ODU, a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing high-performance

connector solutions and cable assemblies is introducing to the North American market the IEC 60601-1 compliant ODU MEDI-SNAP® - Advanced Plastic Circular Connector.

The ODU MEDI-SNAP® is a lightweight and cost efficient plastic circular connector with high chemical resistance ideal for medical, industrial, and test & measurement applications. This autoclavable connector is available both with user-friendly Push-Pull locking and the easy-to-release Break-Away function with over 2,000 mating cycles.

The IEC 60601-1 medical standard requires the devices and their components to provide the maximum level of protection from electric shock. This includes two integrated protection measures against electric shock, both for patients and for operators (2 MOPP or 2 MOOP).

Five of the new ODU MEDI-SNAP® receptacles already fulfill the requirements in mated condition for the highest level of patient and operator protection (2 MOPP and 2 MOOP). The other eight receptacles and in-line receptacles provide one means of protection for patients (1 MOPP) and further achieve 2 MOOP when together with power supplies that have a means of protection installed in them.

For additional connections, the ODU MEDI-SNAP® series also includes specialized connectors with modified insulation pin layouts which are capable to achieve 2 MOPP and 2 MOOP as a stand-alone solutions. These pin layouts include the 5-pin Break-Away connector, into which two means of protection are already integrated into the pin layout and the 3-pin Push-Pull connector in which the insulation body has also been modified in order to fulfill the highest requirements of the 2 MOPP and 2 MOOP.

The IEC 60601-1 compliant ODU MEDI-SNAP® portfolio offers a highly reliable solution for various medical applications including but not limited to: surgery room or intensive care medical devices, home care devices, ambulant treatment or diagnostics.

ODU Group: Global Representation with Perfect Connections

The ODU Group is one of the world's leading suppliers of connector systems, employing 2,300 people around the world. In addition to its company headquarters in Mühldorf am Inn (Germany), ODU also has an international distribution network and production sites in Sibiu/Romania, Camarillo/USA, Shanghai/China and Tijuana/Mexico. ODU combines all relevant areas of expertise and key technologies including design and development, machine tooling and special machine construction, injection, stamping, turning, surface technology, assembly and cable assembly. The ODU Group sells its products globally through its ten subsidiaries in Denmark, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, the US, China, Korea and Japan, as well as through numerous international sales partners. ODU connectors ensure a reliable transmission of power, signals, data and media for a variety of demanding applications including medical technology, military and security, eMobility, energy, industrial electronics, and test and measurement.

 

SOURCE ODU USA



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