Wake Forest, NC, April 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Connector distributor BTC Electronic Components (BTC - Wake Forest, NC) announced that it’s offering new lightweight aluminum hybrid hermetic connectors from Hermetic Seal Corporation (HSC). HSC – part of Ametek/HCC Interconnect Technologies - is now producing in volume, a lightweight hybrid hermetic connector with weight savings up to 68% over similar stainless steel construction. By combining an aluminum shell, stainless steel inserts and 52 alloy pins provides a true glass-to-metal seal (GTMS) connector.
Current configurations include: MIL-DTL-5015 Class “H” and MIL-DTL-38999 Rev “J.” Other configurations are available based upon specific requirements.
This connector is a good fit for designers looking for weight savings. To date the main application has been on the F-35.
Other notable features about this connector:
• Testing per MIL-H-28719, Type I; MIL-DTL-5015, Class H Series 1 & 2: and MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Rev “J” per Method 202
• Insert Arrangements per MIL-STD-1651/1560
• 168 Hour SO2 Tested per ASTM G85
• -40 to + 275 F Operating (-65 to +275 F Non-Operating)
BTC stocks and distributes a wide range of connectors, accessories and contacts. Since 1980, they have been solving their customers’ most difficult connector problems and recently became one of the first connector distributors to earn the AS9100 Rev C Certification.
If you would like to learn more about HSC’s new lightweight aluminum hybrid hermetic connector – or any of BTC’s franchised/authorized lines – please call 800-526-2828 or visit their website at: http://www.BTCElectronics.com.
About BTC Electronic Components:
Headquartered in Wake Forest, NC, BTC is a manufacturer franchised/authorized interconnect supplier for over 30 premium manufacturers serving the aerospace, military, and commercial industries. BTC is a small business and is AS9100 Rev C, ISO 9001:2008, ITAR and MIL-STD-790 certified. They separate themselves from other connector suppliers through service, quality and expertise. In addition, the company ensures 100% traceability on all parts.
About Ametek/HCC Interconnect Technologies:
AMETEK/HCC Interconnect Technologies is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered hermetic connectors, terminals, headers and bulkheads for mission-critical electronics used in the aerospace, defense, industrial, telecommunications and petrochemical markets. It is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.0 billion.