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Regular industry and product news from the team at NYKCS. Contact us for further information.

Black Zinc Nickel MIL-DTL-38999

Development of MIL-DTL-38999

By dougie.mercer@nykcs.com | Aug 7, 2018

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…

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Going around in circles Electronic Sourcing Aug 18

Going around in circles – Electronic Sourcing UK, August 2018

By Jon Worley | Aug 7, 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…

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Circular Connector Terminology Guide

Circular Connector Terminology Guide

By Jon Worley | Jul 31, 2018

Circular Connector Terminology This document provides definitions of common terms used in the Circular Connector industry and is intended as a guide for engineers and buyers. You can download this document as a handy pdf guide here. Accessories – Items such as cable clamps, backshells, gaskets or any other hardware…

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Hermetic circular connector

Hermetic circular connectors for severe environments

By Jon Worley | Jul 24, 2018

  Hermetic connectors from AMETEK NYK Component Solutions (NYKCS) are the exclusive European Franchise Distributor of AMETEK Interconnect Technologies extensive range of hermetic Circular Connectors and are approved to supply: MIL-DTL-38999; MIL-DTL-83723 Series III; MIL-DTL-26482 Series I and II; MIL-DTL-26500; EN299Y + YE; Hermetic connectors provide an airtight seal and…

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Cable Clamp - Straight with Extended Cable

Circular Connector Backshell FAQ Part 2

By Jon Worley | Jul 3, 2018

In this second FAQ article in our series we look at some of the often overlooked questions arising when selecting and using Circular Connector backshells. If you need further guidance or information please do not hesitate to contact us. What is the recommended torque for connector accessories onto connector threads?…

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Commercial variant d38999 integral backshell

Commercial variant now available – D38999 Series III

By Jon Worley | Mar 28, 2018

NYK Component Solutions are now supplying a commercial variant of Conesys D38999 III connectors that have an integral shrink boot adaptor with strap platform. This one-piece construction saves space, weight, cost and assembly time. The key features of this product are: One piece construction No need for separate backshell Fully…

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Value add distribution. Life of a connector order

Life of a connector order – Electronic Sourcing UK, February 2018

By Jon Worley | Mar 28, 2018

  Value add distribution NYK Component Solutions is featured in the February 2018 edition of Electronic Sourcing UK magazine. In the article ‘Life of a connector order’ our process to assemble MIL-DTL-38999 Series III is explained. 3 to 5 days from order Most distributors stock finished parts, so if the…

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MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Connector Part Number

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Assembly

By Jon Worley | Mar 20, 2018

Assembly of MIL-DTL-38999 is, in some people’s minds a black art, with difficult component supply and long lead times to the customer. To address these common challenges NYKCS have invested time and resource into a new quality system, industry approvals and a fully approved Value Add Distribution assembly area, enabling…

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