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Catalog Number 2016.015.002.58
Description Raychem Corporation Tin Plated Contacts, c. 1980s-1990s. This is a clear plastic rectangular container housing 50 tin plated electrical contacts aligned in two rows. The container is hinged on one side and held in place with a metal staple at the opposite end. The contacts are 1.25" long and 0.125" in diameter. They have an overall cylindrical shape with metal components and two pieces of blue heat-shrink tubing on one side. A paper label is adhered to the top of the plastic container that has a red header with the "Raychem" logo in white and black ink text below. The upper portion of the label has three barcodes and the text, "D-602-0127 / RPN: 488105-000 / QTY: 50 EA / LOT: 543500 / DATE CODE: 9120." A horizontal line separates the text on the lower portion of the label, which reads, "RAYCHEM / TIN PLATED CONTACT / ENG. EVALUATION / MFG TO: D-602-0127 / RPN: 488105-000 / QTY: 50 EA / LOT: 543500." A circular green ink stamp appears at bottom right that reads, "PR / 24 / MFG."
Object Name Contact, Electrical
Collection 3D - Telecommunication Tools & Equipment
Title Raychem Corporation Tin Plated Contacts, c. 1980s-1990s
Date 1980s-1990s
Creator Raychem Corporation, Menlo Park
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "D-602-0127 / RPN: 488105-000 / QTY: 50 EA / LOT: 543500 / DATE CODE: 9120 / RAYCHEM / TIN PLATED CONTACT / ENG. EVALUATION / MFG TO: D-602-0127 / RPN: 488105-000 / QTY: 50 EA / LOT: 543500" (printed on label in black ink); "PR / 24 / MFG" (circular green ink stamp on label, bottom right)
Dimensions H-8 W-4.125 D-0.5 inches
Dimension Details Container: 8" x 4.125" x 0.5"
Individual Contact: 1.25" x 0.125" x 0.125"
Search Terms Business and Industry
Communications Technology
Heat-Shrink Tubing
Radiation chemistry
Raychem Corporation
Subjects Electrical industry
Electronics industry
Industry
Radiation chemistry