- Press Release
- Oct 3, 2023
TE Connectivity’s Quadrax Multi-Signal Contact System Designed for Military & Aerospace Applications
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced today its full family offering of crimp termination Quadrax contacts as a high-speed solution for harsh environment applications, such as commercial avionics systems, military communications, in-flight entertainment and space applications.
“The harsh environments of military and aerospace applications require contact options for a wide variety of connectors, such as ARINC 600, DMC-M, and MIL-DTL-38999 style configurations,” said Brynn Zech, product manager, Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine, TE Connectivity. “With the recent addition of TE’s DEUTSCH Quadrax contacts, we now provide a full product offering and can deliver a customized solution to help meet the needs of any demanding application.”
TE’s Quadrax contacts are a multi-signal contact system consisting of two differential pairs (matched impedance) used with quadraxial Ethernet and Fiber Channel cables. The contacts are available in shell size 8 (keyed), 24 AWG pin and socket contacts, Hex Crimp version, as well as pin PCB tail solderable versions. They are adaptable to a variety of connectors (ARINC 600, 404, D-Subminiature connectors, General Purpose Rectangular, DMC-M, EN3545, MIL-DTL-38999 style, etc.) and have been designed for use in high-speed applications such as Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3Z and Fiber Channel X3T11.2.
TE’s Quadrax contacts meet ASTM E595 outgassing limits for spacecraft materials; meet ARINC and EN specs; and are adaptable to MIL-DTL-38999 Series III. The single-piece, dielectric design simplifies termination and improves reliability. Ideal for use in harsh environments, the contacts are available with silicone seal boots rated for 50,000 feet altitude.
For more information on TE’s Quadrax contacts or to see the full family offering visit the Quadrax product page, or contact the Product Information Center at 1-800-522-6752.
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TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in close to 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.