Amphenol LTW’s X-Lok Connector Series (IPX8) for Your Quick and Stable Installation

July 28, 2015

Integrating the push lock mechanism together with audible and tactile feedback, Amphenol LTW's X-Lok series (IPX8) is your best blind mating solution for a quick and easy operation. Including the large variety of receptacles and cable assemblies with different connector sizes and pin configurations, from 2 to 18 contacts, X-Lok series is suitable for both power and data applications. In order to meet the highest industry standard, X-Lok series is designed according to UL2238 plus 50e and IEC compliant. It not only adopts UL-F1 rated thermoplastic materials to limit damage under long-term UV exposure but also presents excellent performance under harsh environmental conditions in both high temperature and high humidity. Moreover, its ruggedized design passes free fall and crushing test for your robustness consideration.

X-Lok Breakdown

  • Various Sealing Caps
  • High Mating Durability


  • LED Lighting


  • Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) / Electric Vehicle (EV)


  • Testing and Measurement Equipment

  • Broadband Wireless Access


  • Marine


  • Agriculture & Data Acquisition


General Specification Technical Characteristics - Mechanical
Current Rating 5A, 10A, 20A Connector Mating & Unmating Force
  • Mating Force (B/C/D Size): 4.5/5.5/7.0 maximum
  • Unmating Force (B/C/D Size): 2.5/3.0/4.0 minimum
Voltage Rating 300 VAC/VDC
Durability 1000 cycles Free Fall 20 drops from one meter
Waterproof Rating IP X8 Crushing Test 75 lbf in one minute
Operating Temperature Receptacle: -40°C~90°C Overmolded with Cable: 
  • Data group ( 21388 Cable): -20°C~80°C
  • Power group (SJTW Cable) : -20°C~105°C
Technical Characteristics - Electrical
Contact Resistance ≦10 mΩ
Insulation Resistance ≧100MΩ at DC 500V
Material Specification  Environmental Conditions and Performance 
Housing Thermoplastic, UL94V-0, Black Damp Heat, Cyclic 85°C and 85% RH for 500 hours
Terminal Copper Alloy, Gold Plated Salt Spray 48 hours
Gasket & O-ring Rubber, UL94V-0, Gray Technical Characteristics - Electrical
UV Resistant F1 material UL Certificate Subject to UL 2238 (+UL 50e/F1)

For more information, please contact:

LED Market:

Global: Edward Liu | Business Development Manager | Email:
North America: Anson Ting | LED Market Manager | Email:
Europe: Darren Boston | LED Market Manager | Email:

Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) / Electric Vehicle (EV) Market:

Global: Denys Antonenko | Business Development Manager | Email:
North America: Anson Ting | Renewable Energy Market Manager | Email:

Other Markets:

Luc Kan | Sales & Marketing | Email :

About Amphenol LTW

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* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.