Solderless 2.9mm RF connectors offer faster assembly

RF and waterproof connectors and cable assembly manufacturer, Intelliconnect (Europe), introduces a range of cost-effective 2.9mm connectors providing solderless attachment to 0.085-inch (RG405) and 0.141-inch cables. System designers will find the main advantages of these connectors are faster assembly time, repeatability and performance, says Intelliconnect, adding that the connectors also provide field replaceable connectivity.

Intelliconnect’s clamping technology provides similar I/L and VSWR results to standard soldered connectors. No special tooling is required and cable retention force is similar to soldered versions, says the company.

The stainless steel 2.9mm connectors have been designed for applications where reliability, durability, robustness and high frequency performance are very important. Typical applications include civil and military telecommunications, civil and military aeronautics, military equipment, space and measurement systems.

Intelliconnect is the largest UK-based manufacturer of RF and waterproof connectors suitable for applications including wearable technology, medical, telecoms, satcoms, military, aerospace, space, general microwave communications, rail traction, oil and gas and marine. Intelliconnect also manufactures the Pisces range of waterproof RF connectors, coaxial adaptors to facilitate inter-series connection and gender change dust-caps and the company additionally offers value-added services.

Intelliconnect’s cable division is a specialist manufacturer of affordable, high quality, high frequency microwave cables including triaxial assemblies, semi-rigid, semi-flexible and cryogenic cables as well as standard RG/LMR type products.  Cables can be waterproofed to IP68 and include special features including phase matching and ruggedised assemblies for use in harsh environments.

Intelliconnect (Europe) was formed in 2003 in response. It joined forces with a small innovative US operation in 2004 and has quickly become a market leader in design led manufacturing of RF connectors, waterproof multi-pin connectors and cable assemblies. Both the UK and USA divisions of Intelliconnect now enjoy a growing reputation for high quality products and first class service. Their product range includes waterproof connectors used by specifiers in the marine, oil and gas, defence, medical and general antenna markets. The company produces a range of triaxial components and offers a custom design service, which attracts no NRE charges, and is claimed to be the quickest available in the connector industry today. Intelliconnect also offer a full range of standard RF connectors and a cable assembly service.

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