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Ulti-Mate Data & Telecom Solutions

When your network system requires more than a standard connector, Ulti-Mate is prepared to offer custom interconnect solutions to meet the most rigid performance requirements. Their development time from concept to production is unequaled. Ulti-Mate is tooled on more microminiature configurations than anyone in the marketplace. When custom tooling is necessary, they are equipped with
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Glenair Marine Connectors

Explore the Many Marine Solutions Offered by Glenair and Available From Air Electro Seaking 700 Series SeaKing is an innovative new connector series that eliminates a broad range of mechanical design weaknesses found in many of today’s high-pressure subsea connector families. From its double O-ring seals and retractable engaging nut, to its multi-keyed mating interface,
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8D Hermetic Solutions by Souriau-Eaton

The 8D hermetic series is a receptacle connector with thread coupling system according to MIl-DTL-38999 series III standard. 8D hermetic series have a receptacle connector with stainless steel housing and thread coupling interface which allow a quick and reliable mating. A high density solution is available by using contacts size 22. 8D hermetic connectors are available in solder
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Data & Telecom Solutions Offered by Air Electro

In today’s connected world, it is essential that commercial operations have a robust and reliable network connection. From internal data transmission to external communications with the wider world, data and ethernet connectors are essential components for where computers, telephones and wired local area networks (LANs) are used. With a huge selection of telecom, ethernet and
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Exploring Positronic Medical Connector Solutions

When lives are on the line, healthcare workers rely on dependable, high-quality medical equipment. The right medical connectors can increase safety, efficiency, reliability, and ease of use in high-stakes environments like hospitals and clinics. Medical connectors are designed to the highest standards of quality to ensure the safety of patients and medical personnel, allowing healthcare
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Ground Blocks, Terminal and Junction Modules

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
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Glenair MIL-DTL-83513 Micro-D Connectors

MIL-DTL-83513 allows the use of low-cost stamped contacts; however, the Glenair Micro-D connector features the high performance TwistPin contact system. Glenair M83513 connectors are 100% Made in USA. Glenair’s industry-leading Micro-D capacity and capabilities offer quick worldwide access to the full range of QPL items. In addition to the general specification, MIL-DTL-83513 contains a total
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Introducing: Souriau by Eaton MQuick Series

The MQuick range of rectangular connectors features a complete selection of components built around a range of standard modules, mechanical connections and accessories. It allows you to create interconnections that meet your dimensional and technical requirements. MQuick Series answers market expectations for modularity, quick and easy mate from installation to maintenance. Based on modular design, MQuick opens opportunities
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Lighting and Stagecraft Connector Solutions

Today, it is difficult for a manufacturer of lighting equipment to find a reliable connector solution. Indeed, the ability to maintain an IP68 sealing level in case of floods, the ability to resist UV radiation during long periods, and the moisture-proof capability to avoid electrical issues are basic requirements, but only a few connector series
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Souriau by Eaton Medical Connectors

Souriau’s expertise in the medical field is based on more than 100 years of experience in challenging industries such as aerospace, defense, and high value-added precision industries. Beyond the high performance and reliable solutions, we provide you with international support adapted to the most demanding markets. Choosing this range of medical interconnect solutions is to
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Underwater / Subsea Connectors for High-Pressure Mission-Critical Applications

Underwater connectors, custom high-pressure cable, Pressure Balanced Oil Filled (PBOF) assemblies, and connector terminations. Depth rated to 10,000 psi (700 BAR) for naval and defense, deep-sea oil and gas industry, pipeline inspection (PIG), and oceanographic applications. Also, downhole, high-pressure and above-deck shipboard interconnect solutions. Underwater dry-mate fiber optic and high-speed electric solutions with 10KPSI pressure
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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 necessary space for a connector to properly function or even fit into a box in
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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 be acknowledged while establishing high-speed connections and ensure proper signal integrity. The key to optimizing
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Souriau by Eaton Trim-Trio Connectors – Industrial Applications

Air Electro, an authorized Souriau by Eaton distributor, offers the most diverse lighting and industrial connectors in the market. Since 1978, when we signed the authorization agreement with Souriau (Which was acquired by Eaton in 2020), we have been serving our customers’ needs globally with rugged and power connectors. In this article, we would like
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Beyond “Off the Shelf”: How to Choose the Right Connector for Your Custom Engineering Application

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.
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The History of Our Mission to Mars

As the space race to the red planet heats up and private companies aim to mine and colonize it, we take a look back on the factual history of humans and Mars. Facts: There have been eight successful US Mars landings: Viking 1 and Viking 2 (both 1976), Pathfinder (1997), Spirit and Opportunity (both 2004),
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MIL-DTL-38999 Connectors are Ready for the Harshest Environments

MIL-DTL-38999 connectors are miniature, high-density circular connectors made for some of the most demanding conditions and harshest environments imaginable. These electrical connectors have been intentionally designed to meet very strict Mil-Spec requirements set forth by the U.S. Department of Defense to establish an industry standard for performance and reliability. Despite being designed for the military,
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Air Electro Has Been Solving Your Interconnect Needs for Over 69 Years

Air Electro has over 20 years of experience as a manufacturer of specialized connectors and contacts, solving interconnect challenges in industries around the world. We offer a wide variety of capabilities, ranging from circular to rectangular connectors with straight PCB contacts to special coax and triax contacts. We also offer earth-friendly and budget-friendly contact plating
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Exploring Accessories: Glenair Composite Thermoplastic Options

As a franchised stocking distributor for Glenair, Air Electro offers a comprehensive selection of Mil-Spec and commercial backshells; from wire bundle strain reliefs, backshells, dummy stowage receptacles and protective covers, to advanced electromagnetic shielding and termination systems, extender backshells, pipe thread adapters, shorting caps, and cable sealing backshells. Glenair produces hundreds of thousands of different
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Exploring Accessories: Glenair Backshells and Accessories

Accessories and Backshells As a franchised stocking distributor for Glenair, Air Electro offers a comprehensive selection of Mil-Spec and commercial backshells; from wire bundle strain reliefs, backshells, dummy stowage receptacles and protective covers, to advanced electromagnetic shielding and termination systems, extender backshells, pipe thread adapters, shorting caps, and cable sealing backshells. Glenair produces hundreds of
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Hermetic Connectors: TE Connectivity Deutsch MIL-DTL-38999 Series I and III

Hermetic connectors are glass-sealed connectors that are designed to operate in extreme environments. The glass to metal sealing enables the connector to be resistant to most liquids and gas, such as gasoline, jet fuel, oil, acids and hydraulic fluids, amongst others, making it an ideal connector for use in harsh environments ranging from satellites to
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AEI Value-Added Lines: EN3646

EN3646 is an Airbus specification for a low-profile, lightweight version of the MIL-DTL-26482 Series II connector. Is it a bayonet-style, quick-release connector that was designed for commercial aerospace applications. The commercial version (Souriau-Sunbank by Eaton’s 8525 and 8526 connectors) are also used in civil and military aeronautics, rail, armored vehicle equipment, telecommunications radars and weaponry.
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AEI Value-Added LinesDSX – SAE AS81659 & ARINC 404

The DSX series are multipin, rack and panel style connectors designed to electrically connect equipment racks to avionics equipment. Typically the plug is installed on the avionics rack and the receptacle on the equipment box. Applications include commercial and military aircraft and helicopters, railway, radar systems, power circuits, in-flight electronic instrumentation and flight simulators. The
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AEI Value-Added Lines: BACC Connectors

  Air Electro offers value-added assembly for BACC63 composite and stainless steel connectors. BACC63CT/CU/DB/DC is a Boeing specification for D38999 series III connectors and they are in accordance with the MIL-DTL-38999 Series III specification. Composite connectors (BACC63CU/CT) can be up to 30% lighter than aluminum connectors and are ideal for applications where weight saving is
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-26482 Series I

MIL-DTL-26482 Series I is a quick-disconnect circular connector with a bayonet coupling designed to ensure reliable electrical connections in aircraft. The lightweight and compact size makes the 26482 style connector suitable not just for military and aerospace applications but also industrial and telecommunications applications that require a connector that can hold up in harsh environments.
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-38999 Series I

The D38999 Series I connector is a circular, high-density bayonet style with shell sizes ranging from 9 to 25 with over 50 QPL approved insert arrangements available. It was designed for high-performance requirements for military and aerospace cable to panel applications. Other applications can include marine and communication equipment, medical instrumentation, weapon systems, armored carriers
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-26482 Series II

MIL-DTL-26482 Series II is a quick mating, military circular connector with a three-point bayonet coupling system. It is a lightweight connector designed to be used in harsh environments for military and aerospace applications. It is also used for industrial and telecommunications applications that require a connector that can hold up in harsh environments. The shell
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-38999 Series II

The D38999 Series II connector is a circular, high-density low profile bayonet style with shell sizes ranging from 8 to 24 with over 40 QPL approved insert arrangements available. It is a high-reliability connector, with EMI shielding and excellent shock and vibration and fluid resistance. It was designed for civil and military aerospace applications but
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-5015 Series III

The 5015 series III is a rear release military circular connector with a threaded coupling designed for military/aerospace and industrial applications. It is a rugged connector that performs well in environments that require extreme reliability with high power handling features. Common applications include industrial machinery, engines, all road vehicles, sensors and telecommunication equipment.    
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-38999 Series III

The D38999 Series III connector is the most prevalent military circular connector on the market. It is a circular, high-density screw coupling connector with shell sizes ranging from 9 to 25 with over 50 QPL approved insert arrangements available. It is a high-reliability connector, with a temperature range up to 200°C, high vibration withstanding 44g
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AEI Value-Added Lines: MIL-DTL-83723 Series III

M83723 series III is a high-density military cylindrical connector with two coupling styles: bayonet and threaded plugs and receptacles. It was designed for rugged use and high-temperature environments for both commercial and military aerospace applications.     Both coupling styles inter-mate with MIL-DTL-26500 connectors (the exception being shell size 8 threaded does not mate with
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Contacts: Carlisle – Tri-Star Electronics

Tri-star Electronics is the leading manufacturer for Mil-Aero contacts, servicing over 90% of the world’s leading aerospace, avionics and electronics OEMs. With over 400 different part numbers on the QPL, they are the world’s largest provider of Mil-Spec contacts. Air Electro has been a Tri-star distributor since 1986 and is the largest stocking distributor. With
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D-Sub Connectors: Positronic D-Sub

D-sub connectors are used in a wide range of applications. D-sub connectors are often used on communications ports, creating connections between different products such as CPUs, copiers, printers and other power supply units. DB9 connectors are used for token ring networks as well as other computer networks and the controller area network (CAN). D-sub connectors
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D-Sub Connectors

D-Sub connectors, also known as D Subminiature or D type connectors are small, lightweight connectors that are ideally suited for military equipment, industrial instrumentation, ground support devices and computer equipment. They can also be found in consumer electronics, telecommunications systems, medical equipment and local area networks (LANs). D Subminiature connectors are available in a variety
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Rectangular Connectors: TE Connectivity Deutsch DMC-M Series

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into TE Deutsch DMC-M Series Connectors. TE Connectivity Deutsch DMC-M Series Rectangular
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Rectangular Connectors: TE Deutsch 369 Series

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into TE Deutsch 369 Series Connectors. TE Connectivity Deutsch 369
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Rectangular Connectors: Radiall Quickmate Connectors

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into Radiall Quickmate Connectors. Radiall Quickmate Connectors Quickmate, a range
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Rectangular Connectors: Radiall Modular Connectors

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into Radiall Modular Connectors. Radiall Modular Connectors Air Electro is a
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Rectangular Connectors: Radiall Rack and Panel Connectors

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into Radiall Rack and Panel Connectors. Rack and Panel Connectors
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Rectangular Connectors: Positronic Power & Hybrid Connectors

Used in rugged and harsh environments, rectangular connectors offer design flexibility and ease of use as their advantage over other connector shapes. Rectangular connectors are most often used in industrial automation, robotics, machine building, transportation-rail, and power creation. Today, we are taking a deeper dive into Positronic’s Power & Hybrid Offerings. Positronic Power and Hybrid Connectors
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