Archive for August 2018

Development of MIL-DTL-38999

A brief history In the 1930’s the U.S. Department of Defense developed the original specifications for a military grade Circular Connector to meet the demands of severe aeronautical and tactical applications. These were known as Type “AN” (Army-Navy) and they set the standard for the range of military circular connectors that followed. The AN5015 connector…

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Going around in circles – Electronic Sourcing UK, Aug 2018

NYK Component Solutions cuts through the complexity In the article ‘Going around in circles?’ featured in the August 2018 edition of Electronics Sourcing UK magazine NYKCS explains how to navigate the complex world of Circular Connectors. Electrical plugs and sockets with a circular housing and multiple contacts are used in a range of electro-mechanical scenarios.…

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