ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOR MILITARY/AERO APPLICATIONS
Serving OH, MI, IN, W. PA, WV and KY
We connect OEMs and CMs in the Military/Aero space with electronic component manufacturers.
We offer a wide range of components that are specifically designed for use in military and aerospace applications. These components are essential for the effective operation of advanced systems and equipment, providing the backbone for control, sensing, and actuation in a variety of systems.
Our components include HMI, high-reliability connectors, switches, sensors, relays, circuit breakers, fuses, capacitors, inductors, resistors, transformers, and power supplies, among others.
These components are engineered to meet the stringent requirements of the military and aerospace industry, such as ruggedness, durability, and resistance to harsh environments. Many components meet ITAR, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-1472,MIL-STD-461, MIL-DTL-3950, MIL-DTL-83731 QPL, CECC 96400 and CECC 96200. From avionics and communications to missile defense and space exploration, our components ensure the safe and reliable operation of mission-critical systems and equipment.
Typical applications may include military vehicles, scalers, tanks, remote weapon systems, smoke dischargers, countermeasure systems, unmanned vehicles (UAV, UGV, ROV…), communication systems, tactical radios, video surveillance and optronics systems.
Passive and Electromechanical Components
Inductors, chokes, and coils are suited to various industrial applications, providing filtering, energy storage, and magnetic field generation.
AC capacitors, high pulse capacitors, snubber capacitors, and ultracapacitors ensure the smooth and uninterrupted operation.
High-quality power resistors, including wirewound, thick film and thin film resistors, providing the necessary resistance and temperature handling capabilities for reliable performance.
Relays for military and defense applications that offer high reliability in challenging environments. Products are used in a variety of applications including air defense systems, bomb disposal units, handheld communication devices, logistic IMS systems, rangefinders, radar equipment, tracking systems, transport, sonar systems and surveillance systems.
Gearmotors provide high torque output and maintain a preferred speed output for optimal performance in a range of applications. Shown is a brushless DC gearmotor with a digital drive to control speed, torque and position.
Rugged Interconnect Solutions
Power connectors are designed to handle high voltage and current levels, often used in heavy-duty applications. Examples include heavy-duty power connectors, power distribution connectors, mixed signal connectors and power entry connectors.
Control connectors are used to transmit signals and control functions between different parts of a machine or system, such as sensors, actuators, and controllers. Examples include D-sub connectors, ribbon cable connectors, and IDC connectors.
Data connectors are used to transmit data between devices or systems, such as Ethernet cables or USB connections. Examples include USB connectors, Ethernet connectors, D-sub connectors, HDMI connectors, and M12 Ethernet connectors.
Circular connectors: These can be locked in place to ensure a secure connection, often used in harsh environments. Examples include M12 connectors, M8 connectors, bayonet locking connectors, threaded locking connectors, and waterproof connectors.
Interconnect solutions provide high-quality, reliable connections between circuit boards and components, offering a range of BGA socketing systems and IC sockets to meet a variety of electronic design needs.
These package conversion adapters feature screw-machined terminals, providing a high level of durability, precision, and reliability for use even in harsh environments.
Board-to-board connectors with screw-machined terminals are a rugged option.
Flexible printed circuits (FPCs) and rigid-flex are versatile and reliable, providing flexibility, durability, and high-performance transmission in a compact and lightweight form factor.
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Thermal Management and Temperature Control
Our thermistors, thermostats, and thermal cut-offs can sense and control temperature in a variety of applications.
Temperature switches, indicators and probe assemblies.
Heat sinks offer high-quality thermal conductivity and effective heat dissipation to maintain the optimal operating temperature of electronic components.
Load banks are commonly used in thermal management to monitor and manage temperature and airflow, simulating loads.
Cartridge heaters, band heaters, strip heaters, and ceramic heaters, designed for efficient heating and thermal management.
Front-end power solutions provide stable and efficient power management. We offer power supplies are specifically designed for harsh requirements.
Board-mounted power solutions provide precise and efficient control of electrical signals. Our selection includes rectifiers, power modules, MOSFETs, IGBTs, and other semiconductor components that are essential for control and amplification in a variety of systems.
DC power solutions are crucial for the stable and reliable operation of machinery and processes. Our selection includes DC/DC converters, DC/AC inverters, battery packs, batteries and chargers that provide stable and efficient power for a range of applications.
Circuit Protection. We offer a range of high-quality circuit protection components, including fuses, fuse holders, and circuit breakers, that are specifically designed to protect electronic equipment from overvoltage, overcurrent, and other electrical hazards in harsh environments.
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Industrial displays are known for their ruggedness, reliability, and excellent readability, making them suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. The displays come in various types, including TFT, OLED, and LCD, in different sizes and resolutions. Smart embedded module displays offer enhanced functionality and capabilities.
Ruggedized memory solutions that handle the shock and vibration conditions and extended temp range requirements (-40°C to +85°C) of in-flight applications (naval vessels, cabins, tanks, helicopters), base stations, mobile stations, field headquarters, etc.
DDR (2/3/4/5), SDRAM are in various form factors (e.g. ULP/VLP) and configurations, providing customers with reliable and high-performance options for data storage and processing. We support your applications that require EOL support.
Storage solutions include solid-state drives (SSDs) in various form factors (e.g. M.2, SD cards, MicroSD, mSATA, SlimSATA for applications that require small form factors) and interfaces (PCIe, etc.) and protocols (SATA, NVMe), providing customers with fast, reliable, low-power, high endurance data storage options in harsh environments.
SSDs also handle shock and vibration conditions and extended temp range requirements (-40°C to +85°C). 2.5″ drives particularly convenient for porting classified information; drives can be secured. We support your applications that require EOL support.
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HMI and Related Components
Toggles, pushbutton switches, rocker switches, key switches, emergency stops and other switches are designed to withstand harsh operating conditions, provide reliable performance, and offer features such as sealing boots and switch guards for added protection. Many components meet MIL-DTL-3950, MIL-DTL-83731 QPL, CECC 96400 and CECC 96200.
Keypads, keyboards, and switch panels are designed to provide reliable and durable control solutions for automation applications. With customizable options, including LED backlighting and tactile feedback, these products offer enhanced functionality and ease of use.
These LED indicators offer high-performance and reliable visual signaling. Available in various sizes, shapes, and colors, they feature long life, high brightness, and energy-efficient technology.
Telescoping slides, cabinets and racks. Domestically-produced, these rugged, dependable slides and cabinets will meet and exceed the needs of your job.
Adhesives and Chemicals
Silicon conformal coatings provide protection to electronic assemblies against moisture, corrosion, and other harsh environments.
Solder pastes and flux that are formulated for high reliability and excellent performance in PCB assembly and rework
Epoxy and potting materials that offer strong adhesion and excellent chemical resistance, providing effective protection against mechanical shock, vibration, and thermal cycling