Home Products Clad Metals Electrical Connector Materials INCREASE STABILITY AND RELIABILITY IN YOUR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS Electrical connectors form critical linkages between components of electrical systems. Reliability is vital, requiring stable terminal material systems to provide long-term performance even under harsh environments. Materion’s clad metal and electroplating technologies combine high stability contact materials with spring alloys, creating reliable electrical terminal materials ready for high throughput stamping and molding operations. CUSTOM CLAD CONTACT AND TERMINAL DESIGNS Materion has an electrical connector material solution to address your biggest challenges, such as high vibration, high current, high temperature and cost: Electroplated Connector Materials Working with high performance copper alloys, stainless steels and even aluminum base metals, Materion’s electroplating technologies apply precision layers of nickel, tin, silver and gold for stable contact surfaces. Connectors for Harsh Environments Offering performance properties beyond electroplated finishes, clad contact solutions provide enhance vibration and temperature performance using engineered contact alloys. High Strength Aluminum Solutions With the rapidly growing use of aluminum wire harnesses in vehicles, Materion’s high strength clad and electroplated aluminum connectors are a copper alternative, offering cost and weight savings. To discuss how Materion’s electrical connector materials will help with your design challenge, please contact our metallurgists.