LED Holder Integrates Electrical, Thermal and Optical Connectivity for Chip on Board Fixtures

TE Connectivity (TE) has introduced a new addition to its line of Lumawise LED holders. The new, high-performance Z50 28×28 LED holder enables the electrical, thermal, mechanical and optical connectivity of chip on board (COB) LEDs in a fixture with a solderless connection. The LED holder provides quick and easy solderless connection to support various LED brands on one platform.

TE’s Lumawise LED holders can accelerate time to market for luminaire manufacturers, allow for minimized applied costs, facilitate easy integration and improve assembly efficiency. The holders are built with RoHS compliant materials, can operate in temperatures from minus -40°C up to 105°C, and can withstand voltages up to 277 VDC/AC. The holder housings can accommodate 18 AWG to 20 AWG wiring and are available in gold and tin contact platings. Lumawise LED holders can be used in a variety of applications including agricultural, commercial, industrial, residential, retail, outdoor, emergency and off-grid lighting.

“Lumawise LED holders simplify the manufacturing process by providing a solderless connectivity solution that makes assembly faster and simpler, with less potential for damage to the LEDs,” said Jeroen Iedema, product manager, TE. “The Z50 LED holders extend the benefits of the original Lumawise products to a wider group of manufacturers and sizes.”

The Lumawise family of products includes:

  • Scalable LED holders that accommodate a broad range of LED package sizes and platings
  • Type Z holders that are designed to enable customers to develop Zhaga compliant modules and provide designers with standard and low-profile versions featuring snap-in LED retention
  • Custom LED holders that offer a variety of specific LED-optimized holder solutions, giving lighting manufacturers a tightly integrated holder solution for their designs.

For more information on the Lumwise LED holder family of products, contact the Product Information Center at 1-800-522-6752 or visit www.lumawise.com.

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