We at Air Electro are proud of the partnerships we have established throughout our 65+ years in the industry. Amphenol PCD is one of those important relationships.
Amphenol PCD, a subsidiary of Amphenol Corporation, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of interconnect products for Military, Commercial Aerospace and Industrial applications. Located north of Boston in Beverly, Massachusetts, the company designs and manufactures a wide range of products – System Attachments, Junction Modules, Relay Sockets, Terminal Blocks, Rectangular & Circular connectors, and Cable Assemblies & Adapters. Each product is made and engineered with the highest quality standards in the industry. With facilities in North America and Asia, Amphenol Pcd products are chosen by hundreds of OEMs around the world, reliant on Amphenol’s technical excellence, global network of distributors, and cost-effective solutions for custom systems.
Air Electro is an authorized distributor for Amphenol PCD and we stock the full breadth of their product offering. With an emphasis on junction modules, relay sockets, terminal blocks, MIL-DTL-24308 and MIL-AS-85049 product, Air Electro is the premier source for all of your Amphenol PCD requirements.
Amphenol PCD Luminus Series
The Amphenol PCD Luminus Series are lightweight, cost-effective connectors that are highly reliable and simple to use. With multiple configurations and arrangements available, a solution can be tailored to suit your application’s exact requirements. Proven solutions can be found in single-engine general aviation, multiple-engine business and passenger jets, and high-performance rotary aircraft. Ideal where space is limited, these innovative, “scoop-proof” connectors feature a locking mechanism that ensures stability, are suitable for blind-mating, and are RoHS compliant.
Applications include Aerospace lighting, IFE, Instrumentation, Power & Signal Distribution, Actuation & Sensors, Soldier Communications, Military Aerospace – Rotorcraft, UAV’s, and Interior/Exterior LED.
As a franchised distributor for Amphenol PCD, Air Electro maintains a large amount of stock on the Amphenol PCD Luminus series, in addition to the ancillary AS39029 contacts, all of which are available as same-day shipments, making us a proven reliable source for your Luminus series requirements.
Amphenol Pcd MIL-T-81714 Series I (Terminal Junction Modules)
Meets high-quality standards
Meets military specification Mil-C-39029
Integral Socket/Bus Bar
Assures electrical and mechanical integrity over long product life
High conductivity allows for optimum electrical performance
Split Socket Design
- Provides peripheral surface wipe and contact
- Uses the maximum mating surfaces of pin and contact
Multiple Product Types
- Wide range of products to choose from
- Four standard sizes
- Accommodates 12-26 AWG wires
Conform to all dimensions and performance requirements of MIL-T-81714/17
Class D Module System
Combines max high temperature and high fluid resistance performance parameters previously divided among three module classes: A, B, C
- Modules can be supplied with a variety of diode, resistors, capacitors, and fuses
- Meets electronic parameters of Mil-T-81714/24
Amphenol Pcd MIL-C-5516 Audio Connectors, Mil/Com Cables
MIL-C-5516 ATCs are designed for rugged environments and go through a two-stage molding process. These cable assemblies are most frequently used in military and combat radio applications, communication systems and ruggedized laptops.
- Harsh Environments
- Rugged & Watertight
- Interface with all Mil-C-55116 applications
Amphenol 62GB and 162GB Connectors – Similar MIL-DTL-264822
62GB series is a miniature bayonet connector that features unique characteristics not seen any other connector series. This Pcd series is similar to MIL-DTL-26482 except it features a keyway orientation in order to reduce miss-mating between multiple connectors. 62GB connectors are most commonly used in military and industrial communication systems. These connectors feature aluminum shells with brass or stainless steel.
Applications: Communications, Ships, Industrial Machines and Automations, Aviation, Cellular, Medical Devices.
Air Electro is a leading authorized distributor of Amphenol’s 62GB & 162GB Series.
Mil-Spec Backshells used in Aerospace and Military Applications
Amphenol offers the widest range of accessories for circular connectors conforming to most Military (MIL) specifications as well as industrial standards. Accessories Include:
- AS85049 Backshells
- Band Lock Adapter
- Composite Backshells
- Crimp Ring Adapter
- Dust Caps
- Environmental Backshells
- Environmental EMI/RFI
- Grommet Nut
- Lamp Thread Adapter
- Metal Flanges
- Miniature Backshells
- Non-Environmental Backshell
- Non-Environmental EMI/RFI
- Pre-Shield Adapter
- Quick Clamp
- SQ Adapter
- Strain Relief Clamp
Some Backshells can be used without any additional protection while other types are generally used with heat-shrink boots or similar protection/strain relief mechanism depending on specific requirements.
Backshells for Military & Aerospace applications are governed by SAE, AS85049 standard and Amphenol Backshells are designed to meet the applicable requirement of these standards.
Ground blocks and terminal and junction modules are used for grounding and wiring integration devices for commercial and military aircraft. Typical applications are lighting in the aircraft, IFE and galley.
The ground blocks bodies are made from an aluminum alloy and terminal modules from polyphenylene sulfide. They meet the electrical, mechanical and environmental performance criteria of MIL-J-81714 specification. They provide a large number of ground terminations within close proximity to signal wires and are available in five buss configurations, all designed to accommodate size 16 and 20 AWGH cables terminated with AS39029 contacts.
Air Electro is a franchised stock distributor for both Souriau and Amphenol PCD’s line of ground blocks and terminal modules. With a vast stock on the full breadth of both manufacturer’s product and dozens of items available for same-day shipments, Air Electro is a leading distributor for ground blocks and terminal modules.
Simplifies construction and improves sealing and reliability
Plastic retention clip – made with VICTREX® PEEK Polymer
Simplifies construction; uses 1 plastic piece vs 6 individual metal pieces
FODSeal Technology (Patented)
Reduces FOD, part count and weight by eliminating sealing plugs
Weight Savings – up to 0.06 oz per block vs standard designs, yielding up to 2lbs per plane on typical aircraft
Amphenol Relay Sockets are MIL-PRF-12883 Qualified
Amphenol Pcd’s Relay Sockets are qualified to MIL-PRF-12883 specifications and have an amp range between 2 and 25. Offered in various types and configurations, they feature state of the art ultrasonically bonded interfaces between the dielectric components, eliminating air paths and providing protection against moisture and degradation. Our Quick Mount Relay Sockets snap into standard aircraft panel cutouts eliminating the need of mounting hardware. This simplifies installation and dramatically reduces weight and installation time. They meet the performance of MIL-PRF-12883 and are compatible with MIL-SPEC approved relays.
Applications: Lighting, IFE and Galley, Avionic Control, Instrumentation, Aircraft Power Distribution, Sealed Interface for Electromechanical Relays – Military Vehicles, Aircraft, Avionic Systems.
Air Electro is the leading authorized distributor of Amphenol’s Relay Sockets.
Amphenol Power Connector 55181 (MIL-C-55181)
This MW Series is MIL-C-55181 qualified and features a center lock coupling screw. The MW series is polarized and waterproof to assist in any harsh environment and rugged applications. Most often used in military communication systems and ground vehicles, these connectors are ideal for connecting power with control in circuit electric gear.
EMI Shielding and Noise From Noise Added
The Pegasus Series provides the same benefits of the Luminus Series—weight, cost-efficient, twist and lock, “scoop proof,” with the addition of the EMI shielding and protection from the noise.
Air Electro is the leading authorized stocking distributor of the Pegasus series (Nano-Pegasus and Pegasus High Speed) and offers the same day shipping on many items.
Electroless Copper & Nickel Plating
Enables EMI shielding from ambient noise transients
1/4 Turn Bayonet Style Connection
Makes wire installation and maintenance easy and efficient
Interfacial and Triple-Barrier Seal
Enables environmental sealing (IP 67 rating)
Many sizes, colors, and configurations to choose from
Prevents contacts from being bent or electrically shorted during mating
Applications: Aerospace lighting, IFE, Avionic Control, Instrumentation, Power & Signal Distribution, Weapon Systems, Soldier Communications, Military Aerospace – Rotorcraft, UAV’s, Interior/Exterior LED, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Heavy Equipment
Amphenol D-Sub Connectors (MIL-DTL-24308)
These rack and panel type subminiature connectors feature polarized shells. Pcd’s D-Sub connectors are MIL-DTL-24308 approved. Using pin and socket machined contacts, these connectors provide high density and reliability. Most commonly used in applications where dimensions and weight are of crucial importance. D-Sub Series come in various options-PCB, solder, crimp, and wire-wrap contacts. All Amphenol D-Subs feature flame-resistant thermoplastic housing inserts and satisfy UL-94 qualifications.
Air Electro stocks and offers the same day shipping on many Amphenol Pcd D-Sub connectors. Our technical staff can assist any of your needs.