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#146005 - 09/11/06 07:53 PM ceekon connector  
chi spark  Offline
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Is anybody still up overseas that can help me find out what a 16A "ceekon connector" looks like- I need to hook up a casting machine which is in shipment from De.- I think I can get it done with a 20A/230v/1 phase plug. Thanx


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#146006 - 09/11/06 08:04 PM Re: ceekon connector  
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The other specs for this unit call for "standard L1-N-PE" I think they're just asking for the single phase 230v with Grnd. I cannot locate any photo of this, I am expecting a plug with three round prongs, recessed in the housing(maybe the ones I have seen are watertight?) on an approx. 10mm, 3 wire cord?


#146007 - 09/12/06 04:54 AM Re: ceekon connector  
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I think CeeKon is a German term for what we often call a Ceeform connector here. It's the standard CEE industrial connector, also known as BS4343 or IEC 309, like these:
http://www.tlc-direct.co.uk/...../Industrial_Index/index.html

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The other specs for this unit call for "standard L1-N-PE" I think they're just asking for the single phase 230v with Grnd.


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#146008 - 09/12/06 07:30 AM Re: ceekon connector  
chi spark  Offline
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Thank you Paul. I think I actually have some of the receptacles from a german slicer we installed a while back, maybe I'll install one of those for the "wtf?" effect from engineering. [Linked Image]


#146009 - 09/12/06 12:11 PM Re: ceekon connector  
Texas_Ranger  Offline
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Here's what such a plug looks like:

[Linked Image]

Cable has to be rated for 16A, no more or less.



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