Circular Connectors: Radiall Hermetic Fiber-Optic Connectors

Air Electro distributes and assembles a variety of circular connectors for commercial, military and industrial applications. Our circular connector lines consist of Mil-Spec, Boeing approved (BACC), Airbus approved (EN), Hermetic connectors, Filter connectors and Souriau-Sunbank by Eaton’s industrial Trim Trio line.

Mil-Spec connector offerings are MIL-DTL-38999 series I, II & III, MIL-DTL-26482 series I & II, MIL-DTL-83723, MIL-DTL-26500 and MIL-DTL-5015. Boeing approved connectors consist of BACC45 and BACC63. Airbus approved connectors include EN3645 and EN3646. Industrial Trim Trio connector offerings include the UTS, UTG, UTO, MBG and UTV series. Commercial equivalents are available for MIL-DTL-38999 series I, II & III, MIL-DTL-26482 series I & II, MIL-DTL-83723, MIL-DTL-26500, MIL-DTL-5015, Souriau 851, 8525 and 8526.

Custom circular connectors are also available through Air Electro’s manufacturing division.

Today We Will be Diving Deeper into Circular Connectors and look at the Radiall Hermetic Fiber-Optic Connectors

Radiall Hermetic Fiber-Optic Connectors

Air Electro is the industry leader when it comes to the fiber optic connector offering.

Radiall’s aerospace and defense fiber optic connectors offer exceptional performance in temperature range -55C/ + 125C and are cost—effective, easy to use solutions for various industries.

Applicable industries: Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Medical, Space, Telecom, Test and Measurement.


Radiall LuxCis ARINC 801 Contacts

The LuxCis® product range is a proven flexible and always expanding fiber optic interconnect solution for MultiMode, SingleMode and SingleMode APC applications in aerospace and other harsh environments.

Selected as the basis for ARINC 801 standard for aerospace optical interconnects, Radiall’s LuxCis® ARINC 801 is widely used in a variety of harsh environments, including aerospace and military applications.

Excellent optical performance maintained in harsh environments:
  • Multimode, PC: IL: 0.1 dB / RL > 20 dB
  • Singlemode, APC: IL: 0.2 dB / RL > 65 dB
  • Hermaphroditic contact
  • Same contact fits in a wide range of connectors
  • Full Pull-proof design on loose structure cable
  • Temperature range: -55C to +125C
  • Vibration levels at 50 Grms
  • Durability: 500 mating cycles
Product range:
  • F725 series: LuxCis® ARINC 801 contacts available for Multimode, SingleMode and SingleMode APC and loose and tight structure cable
Circular connectors:
  • R8 series: MIL-DTL-38999 type
  • LxC-R®Single channel
  • EZ-LuxSingle channel push-pull
Rectangular connectors:
  • EPX® EN4644
  • QM Quick Multipin
  • NSX ARINC 600
  • QuickFusio®
  • Custom design connectors for board-to-board applications
  • Suitable for hermetic and hybrid connectors
  • Field proven inspection and cleaning kits

Radiall LxC-R Connectors

LxC-R Connectors are Excellent Choice for Military Equipment and Aerospace Applications

Radiall’s LxC-R connectors are ideal for military products and aerospace since they are a single channel connectors using a single high—performance transmission in rugged environments.

The flexibility of theLuxCis® ARINC 801contact allows the use of either MultiMode or SingleMode fibers for both PC and APC terminations. The LxC-R product range includes plugs, square flange and jam nut receptacles, as well as hermetic configurations.


This LxC-R® series, designed and qualified forLuxCis® ARINC 801, offers high optical and mechanical performances:

  • Multimode, PC: IL: 0.1 dB / RL > 20 dB
  • Singlemode, UPC: IL: 0.15 dB / RL > 50 dB
  • Singlemode, APC: IL: 0.2 dB / RL > 65 dB
  • Temperature range: -65C to +155C
  • Vibration levels at 50 Grms
  • Durability: 500 mating cycles
  • Direct sealed Connection: IP67 Level
  • Easy to install with screwing locking mechanism and anti-vibration coupling mechanism
  • Full pull-proof design on loose structure cable
  • Two polarization keys available: 90 or 120
Hermetic version available:
  • High level of hermeticity HERMETICITY: 10-7 bar.cm3/s
  • Complies with ARINC specifications
  • Sealed and robust connection
  • Resists to moisture ingress and operates at high altitudes, under extreme atmospheric pressure and in fast changing temperature conditions
  • Available in pigtail solution


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