SANTA ANA, Calif., 11 July 2011. The ITT Corp. Interconnect Solutions segment in Santa Ana, Calif., is introducing the KJAYA series MIL-DTL 38999 series III-style rugged connector for low-pressure applications such as avionics, ground radars, radios, battery packs, weapon controls, aircraft bulkheads, and military video surveillance systems. The connector uses lightweight aluminum shells that are air- and water-tight for use in pressures to 15 pounds per square inch.
The lightweight aluminum connector has copper-based contacts and drop-in PC tail connectors for termination to the printed circuit board or flex circuitry. Connectors employing crimp contacts are available with standard M39029/57 short socket contacts for pin and socket layouts.
"Although standard MIL-DTL-38999 series III Class Y hermetic connectors provide enhanced performance in high-pressure applications, the heavy steel shells and contacts have severe consequences on the weight of the connector," says Dom Lecce, product manager at ITT Interconnect Solutions.
For more information contact ITT Interconnect Solutions online at www.ittcannon.com.