Stewart Connector . January 07, 2019

Stewart Connector Announces Cat6 and Cat6A RJ45 Punch Down Modular Plugs

Glen Rock, PA, [January 8, 2018] Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world-class manufacturer of high-speed connectors used in Data Communication applications announces the release of the Cat6 and Cat6A RJ45 punch down Modular Plugs.

Stewart Connector’s RJ45 punch down plugs are time-saving solutions for Ethernet connections that require field terminations. The easy to use color-coded conductor pre-load wire manager provides an efficient termination without the need of tools. RJ45 punch down plugs can be used for solid or stranded 23-26 AWG cable with a diameter over the conductor insulation up to 1.6mm (0.63”) and accepts an overall cable OD of 6mm (0.236”) to 8mm (0.315”). These connectors feature contacts with 50 micro inches of gold plating for increased cycle life and zinc die-cast housing and latch protectors suitable to withstand harsh environments. The Cat6 punch down plug is suitable for use in 1G Base-T networks and the Cat6A for 10G Base-T networks.

The applications for Stewart’s RJ45 punch down plugs include data, telecom, wireless, PoE applications, and industrial equipment connections.

For more information, download the updated Stewart Connector RJ45 Punch Down Plugs Datasheet or contact techhelp@belf.com for technical help. Products are also available through our distributors Digi-Key, Mouser, Newark, Farnell and Heilind.

About Bel

Bel (www.belfuse.com) designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits.  These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military, aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries.  Bel's product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors and cable assemblies).  The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward looking statements as described under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ materially from Bel's projections. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercialization or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market's acceptance of the Company's new products and competitive responses to those new products; our ongoing evaluation of the consequences of the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; the impact of changes to U.S. trade and tariff policies; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements. 

Media Contact:
Katie Owens 
katie.owens@belf.com