This week’s Product Roundup highlights round connectors from main suppliers.
Air Electro, Inc. shares SOURIAU’s 8D Collection MIL-DTL-38999 Collection III connectors. Designed for harsh-environment army and business aerospace, protection, industrial, and transportation, purposes, the collection options 360° EMI shielding, IP67 sealing on every contact cavity, scoop-proof contacts, a metallic contact retention clip, a self-locking quick-coupling mechanism for straightforward set up, visible mating affirmation, and rugged resistance to excessive vibration (44g) and working temperatures as much as 200°C. The versatile collection is obtainable in 9 shell sizes spanning 9–25, seven contact sizes spanning #Four–26, and 54 MIL-DTL-38999-qualified layouts with 1–128 gold-over-nickel-plated copper alloy contacts and PC tail, crimp, solder cup, and wire wrap terminations. The collection additionally provides 5 shell supplies: aluminum, composite, chrome steel, titanium, and bronze; 5 plating supplies: nickel, black zinc nickel, inexperienced zinc cobalt, cadmium olive drab, and passivated chrome steel; a number of sign, high-power, and high-speed contact applied sciences, together with coax, quadrax, twinax, triax, ELIO® fiber optic, and expanded beam; and equipment together with protecting caps, backshells, and tooling. Further choices embrace airtight variations, present scores as much as 850A, voltage scores as much as 230V, and endurance as much as 1,500 cycles. The collection is certified to MIL-DTL-38999, EN3645, and BACC63 specs.
Materion’s high-performance Alloy M25 offers the very best power of any copper beryllium alloy available on the market and considerably outperforms different high-strength copper alloys when it comes to electrical and thermal conductivity. It additionally presents excessive fatigue power, excessive resistance to put on, corrosion, galling, and stress rest, and wonderful machinability because of the inclusion of lead. Very best for the fabrication of round and coaxial connector contacts employed in automotive, aerospace, and different heavy-duty, harsh-environment electronics purposes — and particularly people who require stability to 175°C or constant contact drive in miniaturized designs — Alloy M25 additionally minimizes sign distortion in coaxial RF connectors, reduces energy loss in round connectors and call probes, and supplies superior reliability in comparison with different free-machining copper alloys. Alloy M25 is out there in spooled wire, coiled wire, and rod product varieties, in addition to in several tempers to accommodate a various vary of design necessities, and after machining and forming operations, M25 elements can simply be warmth handled and plated to realize most mechanical and electrical efficiency.
NorComp’s M5 Collection round connectors supply versatile options for a variety of demanding purposes together with transportation and management methods, automated doorways and ramps, sensor connectivity, and knowledge and communications techniques. They’ve a compact and strong IP67/68 cable-to-panel interface that gives high-reliability sign transmission, UL94 V-Zero insulators, nickel-plated brass shells, and a couple of–Four gold-plated brass (male) or phosphor bronze (feminine) non-removable solder cup, vertical through-hole, or right-angle contacts. The collection is on the market in shielded and unshielded variations, is compliant with RoHS2, and is rated for working temperatures spanning -40°C to +85°C. Additionally it is obtainable with an elective mud cap and as both unfastened items or premade cables.
TT Electronics’ ABCIRH Collection halogen-free bayonet-locking connectors are based mostly on the American MIL-C-5015 and the German VG95234 specs, are interchangeable with all corresponding connector varieties, and are extensively employed in mass transportation, leisure, and basic industrial purposes. They’ve chrome steel anti-wear pins on the important level of the receptacle coupling ramps to reinforce service life in high-vibration and high-mating-cycle purposes, seen alignment guides on each the receptacle and the coupling nut of the plug connector to stop mismating, and a three-pin bayonet coupling mechanism with audible coupling affirmation. Further options embrace MIL-STD-1651 contact preparations with 1–95 silver- or gold-plated copper alloy contacts, solder or PC-tail terminations, halogen-free, low-fire-hazard rubber insulators, and each a dynamic sealing ring underneath the coupling nut and a person wire seal grommet on the rear of the connector to offer IP67 safety towards water and mud ingress. The collection is rated for two,000 mating cycles, 13–150A, and working temperatures extending from -55°C to +200°C, and is accessible with 4 commonplace plating finishes: olive drab chromate over cadmium plate, black zinc cobalt, inexperienced zinc cobalt, and black zinc nickel. A complete vary of backshells and equipment designed to make sure wonderful continuity and EMI and RFI shielding traits can also be out there, and various finishes can be found upon request.
BTC Electronics builds round D38999 Collection III connectors from Conesys/Aero Electrical to spec from inventory. Utilized in high-performance army and business plane, missiles, communication gear, and rather more, the collection contains a one-turn coupling system with self-locking acme thread on the RFI grounding plug for sturdiness, thick wall sections and a big coupling floor space for power and shock resistance, firewall capabilities, a scoop-proof design, and superior contact stability. Wall-mount and jam nut receptacles can be found, as are a variety of finishes and shell supplies, together with anodic, zinc cobalt, aluminum, electroless nickel, olive drab cadmium.
JAE‘s JL10 Collection round waterproof connectors have a compact, low-profile design with versatile cable entry orientations, IP67 sealing, rugged resistance towards vibration and oil, and a hybrid threaded/one-touch mating mechanism. The bayonet-style one-touch mating mechanism reduces screw-down fastening, eliminates torque management, and establishes safe JL10 plug and receptacle connections in industrial purposes with vital area constraints and restricted visibility, in addition to allows seen affirmation of correct mating by way of a white information mark, whereas the threaded mating mechanism additional extends mating compatibility to standard MIL-standard MS connectors and JAE’s JL04V, N/MS, and JA screw-mating plugs. The collection additionally presents individually waterproof receptacles and waterproof mated pairs, is rated for 500 mating cycles, and is UL acknowledged and TÜV accepted. Further choices embrace eight cable entry orientations in 45° increments, 4 contact sizes and most present scores (#Four, 80A; #eight, 46A; #12, 23A; and #16, 13A), six pin counts (Four, 9, 17, 19, 22, and 37), and two termination choices: solder terminations, which can be found for all receptacles, and crimp terminations, which can be found for pin preparations 18-10 and 22-22.
Interstate Connecting Elements (ICC)a division of Heilind Mil-Aero, shares Glenair’s Collection 970 PowerTrip™ Connectors and Equipment for excessive environments. The high-ampacity, military-grade connectors are each smaller and lighter than lower-density 5015-type energy connectors and ship wonderful mechanical, environmental, and electrical efficiency in harsh-environment purposes together with energy distribution models, trendy protection gear, aerospace techniques, hybrid electrical drives, motors, and DC, single-phase AC, and three-phase AC energy techniques. Options embrace triple-start ACME threads for quick, straightforward mating, 5 polarizing keys and 6 keying positions, a rear-release crimp contact system with high-conductivity copper alloy contacts, a ratcheting coupling nut for safe mating, and aluminum, chrome steel, and passivated chrome steel shells. The collection additionally options high-ampacity LouverBand socket contacts for decreased joule heating, secure resistance, and longer lifetime efficiency, a splined backshell interface for improved EMI safety, and 5 contact sizes: #eight, #Four, and #1/Zero (normal) and #12 and #16 (last-make/first-break). Obtainable types embrace cable-mount plugs and receptacles, sq. flange, jam nut, and filtered jam nut panel-mount receptacles, and normal and airtight jam nut feedthrough bulkhead receptacles in a full vary of ordinary insert association, and finishes embrace electroless nickel, nickel-PTFE, and black zinc-nickel. Working temperatures for the collection prolong from -65°C to +200°C.
Siemon’s M12 D-Coded Cable Assemblies for Ethernet and PROFINET industrial networks present compact, strong, and dependable connections in harsh-environment purposes together with industrial automation gear and change, sensor, and management methods. The strong 26AWG cordsets mix a specifically designed polyurethane (PUR) cable jacket with 360° shielding and an overmolded connector to offer IP67 ingress safety and safety from different widespread industrial parts, together with EMI, chemical compounds, UV radiation, shock, vibration, and different mechanical stress. The assemblies can be found with straight, angled, and RJ45 connector choices, are rated for 100 plug insertion cycles and working temperatures spanning -10°C to 75°C, and meet a number of business specs, together with ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 Class 5e, ISO/IEC 11801 Ed 2.2 Class 5e, UL 1863 and CSA-C22.2 No 182.Four, IEC 61076-2-101, RoHS, and UL94 V-Zero.
Smiths Interconnect’s MIL-DTL-38999 Differential Quadrax/Twinax Connectors and Cable Assemblies help knowledge charges in extra of 2Gb/s knowledge and bandwidth as much as 3GHz, and might be pushed by way of matched impedance differential pair interconnections for dependable, high-speed, board-to-board knowledge switch. Designed to allow the dependable, high-speed switch of digital audio and video alerts, the collection is right for high-speed Ethernet, FireWire, and Fibre Channel purposes within the business aerospace, protection, area, and railway markets, together with avionics, engine, satcom, and soldier communications techniques, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) methods, radar methods, satellite tv for pc launchers, floor methods, and geostationary-, medium-, and low-Earth-orbit satellites. It additionally provides superior efficiency in high-speed matched impedance data-on-demand purposes. The collection’ signal-to-signal and signal-to-shield attribute impedance is maintained all through the connector pair, and its true twinaxial connector interface maintains sign integrity whereas minimizing jitter and knowledge fee errors. Numerous shell types, sizes, materials/plating configurations, insert preparations, contact varieties and terminations, and polarizations can be found to help broad design flexibility.
Avnet shares high-performance connector options from ODU, together with ODU MEDI-SNAP® connectors, that are designed to allow the dependable transmission of sign, energy, liquids, and gasses in all kinds of medical, industrial, and check and measurement gear. These round, plastic, push-pull connectors are 75% lighter than comparable metallic connectors, ship IP67 safety when mated, are extremely immune to chemical compounds, and are suitable with autoclave and different sterilization processes. They’ve sturdy, space-saving, non-magnetic, and touch-proof plastic housings that allow easy plug meeting, versatile mechanical (pin-and-groove) and color-coded keying choices, and a dependable push-pull locking mechanism. The vary is on the market in two sizes with as much as 26 positions, solder or PCB terminations, and non-compulsory EMC shielding, and is RoHS compliant and rated for greater than 2,000 mating cycles. ODU MEDI-SNAP connectors are additionally provided in a singular right-angle plug configuration and as custom-made overmolded cable assemblies.
Cinch Connectivity Options’ EMI Filtered Connectors make use of in-line circuitry to stop undesirable RF noise and electromagnetic interference (EMI) from negatively affecting the efficiency of delicate army and aerospace gear, together with avionics steerage methods, and glass-sealed packages to stop leakage even when subjected to excessive modifications in temperature, strain, and humidity. The collection might be built-in into nearly any of the corporate’s round mil/aero connectors, together with MIL-DTL-38999 and MIL-DTL-26482 types, and provides a variety of frequencies, insulation resistance, dielectric withstanding voltage, working voltage, and capacitance for broad software suitability. Commonplace options embrace machined aluminum shells, planar array filter capacitors, and electroless nickel plating. Further choices embrace Pi, C, LC/CL, and T configurations; solder cup, crimp, and PC tail terminations; commonplace and low-profile panel-, board-, and flex-mount types; and various plating choices. Regular working temperatures for the collection span -55°C to +125°C.
Amphenol ICC’s Rugged MRD Collection Round Locking Connectors present dependable energy or sign connections in harsh industrial, instrumentation, and medical purposes together with energy era gear, sensible grids, LED lighting, MRI and CT scanners, and ultrasound gear. The sealed round connectors supply IP67 safety towards water and mud ingress, are rated for as much as 10A and 500V to help high-power purposes, and can be found in 2-, Three-, and Four-position type elements to help design flexibility. Further choices embrace all-plastic constructions or locking metallic housings with a one-third-turn bayonet locking mechanism or quick-release metallic latches, panel-mount or cable terminations, and non-compulsory finger-proof safety. The collection is rated for 500-cycle sturdiness in working temperatures extending from -55°C to +105°C and is compliant with RoHS and REACH/SVHC directives.
Phoenix Contact’s compact M12 Connectors with Push-In Know-how present fast, dependable, tool-less connections for strong, stranded, and ferruled wire in a variety of sign and knowledge transmission purposes. Ferruled and strong wires could be terminated utilizing the push-in precept, an easy-open lever permits customers to shortly join stranded wires, and shade coding additional simplifies wiring processes. The collection is out there in pin-and-socket, straight, and right-angle configurations with 2–5 positions, A-, B-, and D-coding, elective shielding, and all-metal or all-plastic our bodies, and may help a number of community protocols, together with PROFINET, DeviceNet, CC-Hyperlink, and INTERBUS.
LEMO’s S Collection straight plug and free socket connectors function the corporate’s iconic chocolate block sample, a push-pull self-latching mechanism, IP50 sealing, 9 shade codings, half-moon inserts, solder or print contacts, and the identical collet because the B Collection. They’re obtainable in three sizes (0S, 1S, and 2S) and 4 configurations (unipole, 50Ω and 75Ω coaxial, 50Ω and 75Ω triaxial, 2–10 contact multipole), are suitable with 1.4mm- to 9.9mm-diameter cable, are rated for working temperatures extending from -55°C to 250°C, and are acknowledged by UL. Additionally they ship shielding efficiency larger than 40dB at 1GHz and larger than 75dB at 10MHz. Splendid purposes for the collection embrace broadcast, audio/visible, communications, check and measurement, battery, medical, and energy gear.
Newark component14 shares Amphenol Industrial’s 97 Collection general-duty commonplace round connectors. Excellent for benign-environment purposes within the automotive, robotics, machine device, and welding industries, in addition to for business purposes starting from heavy gear to ECG monitoring cables, these versatile, multi-pin, mil-derivative connectors present the bottom value 5015-style options out there. The collection provides six shell choices, together with strong and cut up shell constructions, with metallic threading, onerous dielectric inserts, 128 contact preparations, 1–52 non-rotating contacts, solder and crimp terminations, single key polarization, and equipment for each particular person wire seal and jacketed cable. Shell elements are fabricated from high-grade aluminum alloy to offer power and environmental safety and can be found with all kinds of finishes, together with grey zinc nickel and a conductive cadmium plate end with an olive drab chromate after-treatment. The sturdy, field-proven collection is rated for working temperatures extending from -55°C to +125°C, is intermateable and intermountable with present 97 Collection and SAE AS50151 connectors, and is compliant with RoHS, UL, and CSA specs. It and can also be obtainable with thermocouple preparations and optionally available gold plating.
Omnetics Connector Company’s Micro 360® Twist-Lock Round Connectors are designed to take care of electrical integrity in excessive shock and vibration environments and are certified to MIL-DTL-83513 01/02/03/04 specs. They’ve panel-mount metallic housings with straight through-hole terminations, IP68 seals, LCP insulators per MIL-M-24519, beryllium copper pins, copper alloy sockets, and both non-RoHS solder (per J-STD-006) or RoHS-compliant onerous gold plate (per ASTM B488) PC tails. Further choices embrace 5 pin counts (5, 12, 16, 27, and 39) and 4 shell supplies and finishes: nickel-plated brass, black-nickel-plated brass, passivated chrome steel, and black oxide completed metal. The collection is rated for 3A per contact, 250VAC dielectric withstanding voltage at sea degree, 50g shock and 20g vibration with no discontinuities for greater than a microsecond, and working temperatures extending from -55°C to 125°C (or as much as 200°C with high-temperature epoxy).
Fischer Connectors’ UltiMate™ Collection connectors and cable assemblies are rugged, compact, light-weight, hermetically sealed, and sealed to IP68/IP69 even when unmated, offering high-reliability options for all kinds of purposes with extreme environmental, industrial, chemical, and blind-mating circumstances. The round, push-pull connectors have wonderful 360° EMC shielding, extraordinarily strong keying, and a grounding contact ring, and exhibit strong resistance to shock, vibration, and corrosion. Rated for 10,000 mating cycles and temperatures extending from -55°C to +135°C, the collection is out there in a variety of configurations, together with cable- and panel-mounted plugs and receptacles with brass and aluminum shells, crimp and solder contacts, and elective sealing caps and color-coded overmolding. The smallest configuration within the collection, the Fischer UltiMate 07, provides as much as 10 contacts, and high-power options supply as much as 26A.
Kensington Electronics shares Smiths Interconnect’s HyperGrip Collection connectors. These round, plastic, color-coded, push-pull connectors are user-keyable and -configurable and supply six totally different keying choices with a set of widespread elements to scale back value, lead-time, and stock. The collection allows connector configurations with 5, 12, 19, or 33 Hypertac, spring probe, fiber optic, or coaxial contacts, along with EMI/RFI shielding, IP67 sealing, and 5 colour coding choices. Designed to satisfy medical business necessities, resembling finger-proofing to UL544 and IEC 60601-1, the collection additionally contains a distinctive front- or rear-panel-mount receptacle design that permits customers to mount the harness meeting from the within or outdoors of system enclosures. HyperGrip Collection connectors are flammability rated to UL94 V-Zero and suitable with most sterilization necessities, and are rated for 1A per contact, working temperatures extending from -40°C to 125°C, and as much as 20,000 mating cycles.
AirBorn’s Collection 360® round interconnect system is small, light-weight, watertight, extraordinarily rugged, dependable, and straightforward to wash. Designed as a smaller, lighter various to ubiquitous 38999 connectors, the collection has a glossy geometry that permits straightforward I/O cable connectivity in a variety of harsh-environment army and protection purposes, together with communications techniques, navigation modules, soldier management models, radar, avionics gear, embedded computer systems, GPS antennas, handheld units, rugged computer systems, night-vision gear, unmanned techniques, and land automobiles. The collection presents wonderful EMI shielding, a push-pull locking mechanism, Fast-DeMate® performance, optimized mechanical and shade keying, IP68 and IP69 safety, and strong resistance towards shock and vibration. Configurations embrace board- and panel-mount connectors, cable assemblies, and flex-circuit assemblies with Three–55 contacts, solder cup and plated-through-hole terminations, and ruggedized plastic and metallic shells, in addition to Fast-Clear® and high-speed variations as much as 10Gb/s.
ODU MINI-SNAP® round push-pull connectors with pin-and-groove coding reliably transmit energy, sign, knowledge, or media in medical, industrial, check and measurement, army, safety, power, and e-mobility purposes and are rated for five,000 mating cycles. They’ve strong metallic housings with IP50 or IP68 sealing and a high-reliability push-pull locking mechanism that can’t be launched by pulling on the cable, however can simply be unmated from the receptacle when the outer sleeve is pulled again. The vary is on the market in L, Okay, and B Collection variants with a variety of contact inserts and a couple of–40 contacts. Further choices embrace six sizes, a mess of plugs and receptacles, and solder, crimp, or PCB terminations.
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