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Glenair – Out of the World Solution to Interconnector Problems

Headquartered in Glendale, California, Glenair, Inc began operations in 1956. They produce a full line of products to meet every interconnect requirement. They have a broad range of military qualified and commercial connectors. In fact they boast the largest standing inventory of commercial and Mil-Spec electrical connector accessories. Their entire product line is manufactured in the USA, England, or Italy.

Glenair serves the aerospace industry as a key supplier of space-grade interconnects and accessories. In the early 60’s Glenair provided “the Golden Umbilical” life-support cable used on the first space-walk. Today, their interconnects are featured on the X-15, a ground-breaking high-altitude aircraft, and the International Space-Station. Their Micro-D connectors and Cables are utilized on dozens of commercial and military communication systems. The Micro-D connectors feature high density micro TwistPin contacts set on .050 centers in arrangements from 9 to 130 contacts. Depending on the need these connectors are available as insulated or uninsulated wire.

For high performance air, sea and space applications Glenair provides composite thermoplastic connectors and accessories. Typically connectors and accessories are constructed from metals such as brass, nickel aluminum bronze, aluminum, stainless steel, and titanium. For applications where corrosion resistance is required both non-conductive and conductive composite thermoplastics alternatives are available. Engineered for the toughest application environments thermoplastic composite interconnect components are ideal for systems requiring electromagnetic compatibility, reliable environmental protection and long-term durability.

Boasting the largest cable over-braiding facility west of the Mississippi Glenair is a qualified to manufacturer literally every connector accessory in the MIL-C-85049 specification. Glenair manufactures their cable and conduits to eliminate EMI signal distortion, solve high vibration de-coupling problems, reduce the size and weight of interconnect systems, and perform in high heat and fuel cell applications.

ASAP Semiconductor is a leading distributor of Glenair Inc. products. Interested customers can browse our extensive catalogue of both obsolete and in-production Glenair parts at www.asapsemi.com. Please feel free to contact one of our knowledgeable sales representatives via sales@asapsemi.com for a quote.


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