Glenair Series 806 connectors offering significant size and weight savings can now be sourced through Powell Electronics

02 May 2024

In stock at Powell Electronics, a supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defense, aerospace and industrial, are series 806 Mil-Aero connectors from Glenair. The products offer significant size and weight savings while meeting key performance benchmarks for a broad range of applications such as commercial and military aerospace, industrial robotics, transportation systems and more.

Designed for use in harsh vibration, shock and environmental settings — as well as high-altitude, unpressurized aircraft zones with aggressive voltage ratings and altitude immersion standards, series 806Source: Powell ElectronicsSource: Powell Electronics connectors feature numerous mechanical design innovations including durable mechanical insert retention, radial seals and triple-ripple grommet seals. The reduced thread pitch and re-engineered ratchet prevents decoupling problems, which solves one of the major problems of shell size 9 and 11 MIL-DTL-38999 Series III connectors.

Glenair Series 806 Mil-Aero connectors feature size 22HD and 20HD contacts as well as size 8 power and high speed El Ochito, quadrax and fiber optic options. The devices offer up to twice the number of contacts with no reduction in performance. Independent laboratory testing has demonstrated that the connectors meet, and in many cases even exceed, the requirements of the MIL-DTL-38999 specification. A “top hat” insulator with raised bosses ensures foolproof alignment of insulator cavities. An O-ring radial interface sealing design instead of a flat gasket allows for easier metal-to-metal coupling, improved sealing and better electromagnetic interference (EMI) performance.

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