By DE StaffGeneral Machine Building
TE’s CeeLok FAS-X connectors become the first MIL-DTL-32546 approved high-speed connectors on the market.
TE Connectivity announced that its CeeLok FAS-X connector product line meets the MIL-DTL-32546 standard as approved by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). Designed with standard 38999 shells and AS39029 contacts, the connector is currently the only MIL-DTL-32546 approved solution for high-speed networking for both military and aerospace applications. The line offers a size 11 shell (versus a size 19 shell for RJ45 in M38999), as well as a range of inserts for size 25 shells. The connectors offer up to 10 Gb/s data delivery and an “X” pin configuration to optimize signal integrity. The connectors are offered in both aluminum and composite shells with a variety of finishes.