Aerospace & Defence

Circular connector is suitable for military vehicles

28th September 2015
Jordan Mulcare

 

Weald Electronics has made a significant addition to its LMG range of circular connectors with a 37 way model designed for use in military vehicle and fighting ship applications. According to Weald, these new high density variants are suitable for use in communications systems.

These LMG high reliability screw coupling, brass circular connectors are designed to meet the requirements of BS 9522 F0014 and are rated to IP67. Previously only available with up to 26 contacts, the 37 contact versions are known as double density connectors as they have plug and socket contacts in the same connector. They are available in free shell and fixed square flange formats with a double start, quick coupling thread. Plugs have 18 male and 19 female contacts while sockets have 18 female and 19 male contacts. Standard finishes are Zinc, Cobalt, Olive, Drab and Plate. Other finishes are available on request.

These LMG multi-contact circular connectors come with polychloroprene inserts with Copper alloy plug and socket contacts, both are gold plated. Maximum contact current capability is up to 3A (500VDC and AC peak) and operating temperature range is -55 to +100°C.

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