Connector Corner: AEI Company News / Info

Welcome to Connector Corner by Air Electro Inc.  In the company section of our blog we tackle AEI company news and information.  Air Electro Inc. has been leading the electrical connector, contacts & accessories industry for over 65 years and is the world's largest stocker of contacts. Based out of Los Angeles, CA and founded by an United States Marine Veteran, AEI provides excellence in the distribution, assembly and manufacturing of electrical connector, contacts and related accessories around the world.  A now third-generation family-owned and operated company that staffs a diverse team of experts, AEI has been solving your connector needs with the highest level of quality control and inspection.
  • February 6, 2019

    All About Circular Connectors: Mil-Spec Design Summary

    MIL-DTL-5015 (SAE AS50151) connectors, circular, MS3100 series (solder contact) Design Features: Threaded coupling design; eight connector configurations. Fifteen shell sizes—Range 8 thru 48 (.500" to 3.000" diameter). Wide variety of power and signal contact sizes (#4/0 to #20...


  • October 17, 2018

    Glenair Mighty Mouse Connectors – All You Need to Know in One Summary

    Glenair’s Mighty Mouse connectors are the industry standard for reduced size and weight applications. At half the weight and size of the regular D38999 connector, the Mighty Mouse series makes it a perfect choice where weight and space constraints are...


  • October 2, 2018

    Former Microsemi Engineer Joins Air Electro as Quality Engineering Manager

    Los Angeles, CA – Air Electro, a leader in aerospace, defense, transportation and avionics interconnect distribution and manufacturing appoints Marylou Navidad as Quality Engineering Manager. Marylou brings over 20 years of experience in the aerospace and electronics manufacturing industries. Formerly...


  • September 13, 2018

    Know Your Connectors – The importance of choosing the right connector

    The importance of connectors is extremely significant in the design process of systems. When designers fail to realize the importance of connectors, it unfortunately contributes to the failure of products. One simple mistake a designer could make is neglecting the...


  • August 29, 2018

    How to select a High-Speed Connector for Your Design Application

    The design process of electrical applications includes numerous considerations, particularly while designing high-speed networks. Many connector users may be unaware that various processes are considered, aside from merely assembling conductive wiring between two interconnects. Etching, tolerances, shielding, and more must...


  • August 17, 2018

    D38999 Connector Custom Engineering Solutions

    Knowing Air Electro's unique connector capabilities, our customers often approach us with custom engineering solution questions. CASE SCENARIO: Question: "I often purchase D38999 connectors, remove the crimp contacts, purchase PC Tail contacts, load them in the D38999 shell...


  • July 2, 2018

    Glenair Composite Backshell Assembly Process

    This video demonstrates the Composite Backshell Assembly Procedure for Glenair connectors. Air Electro has been an authorized Glenair distributor since 1991. We provide data sheets, catalogs, and the same day shipping on a variety of Glenair connectors, backshells, accessories...


  • February 26, 2018

    Souriau Trim-Trio Connectors – Industrial Applications

    Air Electro, an authorized Souriau distributor, offers the most diverse lighting and industrial connectors in the market. Since 1978, when we signed the authorization agreement with Souriau, we have been serving our customers’ needs globally with rugged and power connectors. ...


  • October 25, 2017

    How to choose the right connector for your custom engineering application—Beyond “Off the Shelf”

    Selecting an appropriate connector for the custom application can come with many headaches. This article is intended to introduce design and mechanical engineers to custom solutions in the interconnect field. From circular, rectangular, PCB, RF and many more to all the various specifications—mil—spec, BACC, EN3645, etc. So, finding a perfect fit can be challenging.


  • September 15, 2017

    Positronic adds Air Electro as Authorized Distribution Partner

    Chatsworth, California -- Air Electro, a global leader in the design and distribution of interconnect products has been appointed as an Authorized Distributor by Positronic. Air Electro, Inc. will be a full line distributor of Positronic products in the North...


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