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High-reliability connector houses RF and signal contacts

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High-reliability connector houses RF and signal contactsOriginally commissioned for a petroleum company designing exploration equipment and described in a recent application note, the 38999 connector from ITT Interconnect Solutions delivers a consistently reliable interconnect for both RF and signal contacts. Designed according to stringent military requirements defined by the MIL-DTL-38999 standard, the connectors are able to withstand extreme temperatures, high levels of shock and vibration, corrosive agents, sand and dust.

ITT's 38999 connector meets MIL-DTL-38999 requirements Series I, II, III and also offers a variety of features that cater to many different industrial and commercial needs, such as blind mating, rear-release snap-in crimp contacts and a choice of bayonet coupling or threaded coupling to facilitate quick and easy connections. Supporting up to 128 contacts, the connector features a low profile and low weight, has superior EMI shielding and is 100 per cent scoop proof. Corrosion-resistant shells of aluminium alloy with cadmium-over-nickel plating are able to withstand a 500-hour salt spry exposure.

Applications include avionics, military and commercial aircraft, satellites and industrial equipment. Special and custom capabilities can also be catered for and space-grade connectors are available.

Further details about ITT's 38999 connector can be found in an application note that is downloadable from www.ittcannon.com.

20 July 2009

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