Rugged composite connectors introduced by Spectrum Control for avionics and military applications

FAIRVIEW, Pa., 6 Oct. 2011. Spectrum Control Inc. in Fairview, Pa., is introducing composite connectors designed to replace traditional metal connector shells for substantial weight reduction in applications where weight is a critical factor, such as avionics and others in the military and aerospace industries, Spectrum Control officials say. Spectrum Control is a division of API Technologies in Orlando, Fla.

These composite connectors have shells built from high-grade thermoplastic, and include circular connectors in MIL-38999 series III and IV, available electromagnetic interference (EMI) filtered or unfiltered. The composite shell maintains the form, fit, and function of the original connector shell. Spectrum Control also offers a premium line of compact and extended shell EMI-filtered connectors that can meet military specifications.

Users can design any custom EMI filtered or unfiltered connector to fit exact specifications, including military or similar QPL connectors.

For more information contact Spectrum Control online at

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