ArcZero series DC connectors

DC connectors for safe connection and disconnection under load

DC connectors from Phoenix Contact can be safely connected and disconnected under load. The ArcZero series provides you with reliable protection against hazardous electric arcs. The capability of being connected under load enables selected components to be fully shut down, thus ensuring high system availability. The impact strength of the low-voltage connectors also enables DC connections to be established under extreme conditions.

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CBC-PRC 3-FT25-MS6 800V - Panel feed-through
CBC-PRC 3-FT25-MS6 800V - Panel feed-through
1453451

Panel feed-through, Range of articles: ArcZero, color: black, number of positions: 3, min. conductor cross section: 1.5 mm2, max. conductor cross section: 6 mm2, rated voltage: 800 VDC, rated current: 20 A, Connection method: Screw connection, Contact connection type: Pin, min. cable diameter: 8 mm, max. cable diameter: 21 mm, Maximum load when disconnecting: 16 kW, scope: DC-Grids

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CBC-PRC 3-FC-FS6 8-21 HR 800V - Coupler connector
CBC-PRC 3-FC-FS6 8-21 HR 800V - Coupler connector
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Coupler connector, Range of articles: ArcZero, color: black, number of positions: 3, min. conductor cross section: 1.5 mm2, max. conductor cross section: 6 mm2, rated voltage: 800 VDC, rated current: 20 A, Connection method: Screw connection, Contact connection type: Socket, min. cable diameter: 8 mm, max. cable diameter: 21 mm, Maximum load when disconnecting: 16 kW, scope: DC-Grids

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CBC-PRC 3-FC-MS6 8-21 800V - Connector
CBC-PRC 3-FC-MS6 8-21 800V - Connector
1453450

Connector, Range of articles: ArcZero, color: black, number of positions: 3, min. conductor cross section: 1.5 mm2, max. conductor cross section: 6 mm2, rated voltage: 800 VDC, rated current: 20 A, Connection method: Screw connection, Contact connection type: Pin, min. cable diameter: 8 mm, max. cable diameter: 21 mm, Maximum load when disconnecting: 16 kW, scope: DC-Grids

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CBC-PRC 3-FC-MS6 8-21 400V - Connector
CBC-PRC 3-FC-MS6 8-21 400V - Connector
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Connector, Range of articles: ArcZero, color: black, number of positions: 3, min. conductor cross section: 1.5 mm2, max. conductor cross section: 6 mm2, rated voltage: 400 VDC, rated current: 20 A, Connection method: Screw connection, Contact connection type: Pin, min. cable diameter: 8 mm, max. cable diameter: 21 mm, Maximum load when disconnecting: 8 kW, scope: DC-Grids

Your advantages

  • Safety: The innovative DC connector can be safely disconnected and connected, even under load.It reliably protects operators against the electric arc. 
  • Fast disconnection of flying leads: Tool-free locking ensures safe and flexible handling for operators.
  • Ease of maintenance: The new DC connector enables the time-saving maintenance or replacement of connected devices and reduces downtimes to a minimum.
  • Robust design: The shockproof DC connector was designed for use even in extreme conditions.
  • Durability: The high number of insertion cycles make ArcZero particularly durable and cost-effective.
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DC connectors in the ArcZero series

Main features at a glance

We off you the right the DC connectors for your application. With its well-designed inner workings, the ArcZero DC connector from Phoenix Contact provides reliable protection against electric arcs. ​

Features

Nominal cross-section 1.5 mm² ... 6 mm²
Nominal voltage 400 V / 800 V
Nominal current 20 A
Degrees of protection IP66 / IP68 (24 h / 2 m) / IP69 / IK08
International approvals UL 2237 (8 A only), VDE (DIN EN 61984, 60669-2-1)
Insertion cycles >1,000
DC connectors for protection against electric arcs in DC applications

What is special about the ArcZero DC connectors from Phoenix Contact? ​

DC applications are becoming increasingly more established in the markets, since they offer many advantages like reduced conversion losses. Nevertheless, up to now, disconnecting under load has produced a dangerous electric arc. Not so, however, with the DC connectors of the ArcZero series from Phoenix Contact. These reliably protect you against electric arcs and thus enable safe connection and disconnection under load.

This allows you to safely shut down selected parts of the system when you need to replace parts or service a device, while the rest of the system remains in operation. This means high availability – with downtimes being a thing of the past.

ArcZero series DC connectors: Reliable protection against dangerous electric arcs

Safely into the future with the DC connector

The transition from AC grids to DC grids is becoming increasingly important. In an interview, product specialist Andreas Beck explains how the ArcZero series connector can facilitate this change and what advantages it offers.

Product Manager ArcZero Andreas Beck

ArcZero is Product of the Year 2024

Award for Phoenix Contact DC connectors: ArcZero made it to the top of the winner’s podium. Readers of the German trade journal “Elektronik” and the online platform elektroniknet.de voted the DC connector as the winner in the “Electromechanics and passive components” category. Product Manager Andreas Beck proudly accepted the award in Munich in March 2024.

At home in numerous industries

Employees walking through an industrial plant that is powered by DC

DC power grids in industry

DC power grids in industry are becoming increasingly important on the road to more sustainable production. Phoenix Contact is committed to the safe use of DC technology and is researching comprehensive DC-based smart grids together with other companies. Learn why direct current is the industrial energy system of the future and what it has to do with sustainability.