3M 451 Series, 3443 Series, 12 WayLocator

  • RS Stock No. 827-3672
  • Mfr. Part No. 3443-82-12
  • Brand 3M
Technical Reference
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): US
Product Details

IDC Bench Press & Tooling

From 3M, this bench assembly press and associated range of different platen and locator plates, are designed specifically for the 3M range of IDC connectors. The bench press tool is manually operated and portable, and can be fastened to a work station if necessary. Various platen and locator plates can be interchanged to assist in the construction of a range of connector assemblies.

The Bench Press is supplied with the 3M Platen No. 3442-9, which is suitable for the following connectors:

• 10 to 60-Way Class II Sockets
• 10 to 50-Way Class III Sockets
• 10 to 60-Way Class II Cable Plugs
• 10 to 60-Way 2-Row Transition Connectors
• 9 to 37-Way D Connectors, 3M 83XX range
• 10, 16, 26, 34 and 50-Way 4-Row Transition Connectors
• Delta Ribbon Connectors

Stock no.
Locator plate
    3M part no. stock no. 3M part no. stock no.
120-6962 3640 Bench Press        
121-0040 D connectors, 8209//8215 3443-106N 192-7748 3442-39N  
121-0040 D connectors, 8225//8237 3443-106N 192-7748 3442-41N  
121-0040 D connectors, 83XX, 9-37 way 3443-106N 192-7748   with press
121-0040 D connectors, 8250//8350 3443-112   3442-44  
514-6117 4 row Transition connectors,
10, 16, 26, 34, 50 way
3443-15 163-2816   with press
514-6117 4 row Transition connectors,
20, 40 way
502-8889 DIL Plug connector, 14 way        
502-8889 DIL Plug connector, 16 way 3443-75 376-2824    
502-8889 DIL Plug connector, 18 way        
502-8889 DIL Plug connector, 28 way        
120-9983 Card Edge connectors        
163-0905 DIN41612 plug       with press
All products adhere to the following specification, with exceptions as noted below.  
Body material: Glass filled polyester (PBT)
Flammability: UL94V-0
Contact material/plating  
Beryllium copper Plating
Class II sockets 0.76μm gold
Cable plugs 0.76μm gold
’D’ connectors 0.76μm gold
Board mount sockets 0.3μm gold
Phosphor bronze  
Class III sockets 0.38μm gold
Class II headers 0.76μm gold
Class III headers 0.38μm gold
Transition connectors Tin plated
Insulation resistance: 1´109 ohms min. at 500Vdc
Current rating: 1A (headers 2A)
Withstanding voltage 1000V r.m.s.
Temperature range: -55°C to +105°C
Performance level:  
Class II 200 mating cycles
Class III 50 mating cycles
Note: 'D' type connectors include steel shells. Latches for Class III headers are of nylon.  
Attribute Value
Type Locator
Series 451
Number of Contacts 12
Series Number 3443
Available to back order for despatch 11/11/2019
Price Each
£ 231.79
(exc. VAT)
£ 278.15
(inc. VAT)
Per unit
1 +
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