Among Nicomatic Crimpflex contacts, you will find a wide range of possibilities, in term of contacts type, pitch and plating.
If you use traditional 2.54 mm pitch (0.1 inch), 3 types of contacts are available:
All contact are available in 4 plating options, from tin to 3 different gold thicknesses:
The selection is made according to your need in term of cycle mating, corrosion and mating part. The most used plating is regular gold, which fits to most of applications, enables easy soldering, ensures a long lifecycle and mates with standard gold headers.
For miniaturisation purpose, some of you might use a reduced pitch of 1.27mm (0.05 inch). In this case, you will have same options for plating. You will have a unique type of contact called 16068 which fits to applications requiring higher reliability than classic ZIF/LIF due to latch locking feature.
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