Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality, ultra-reliable connectivity solutions and cable assemblies for demanding military, commercial and industrial applications.
We provide a wide variety of connectors and wiring harnesses that meet the stringent SWaP (size, weight and power) requirements of modern unmanned systems such as UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), UGVs (unmanned ground vehicles) and UUVs (unmanned underwater vehicles).
Our comprehensive range of products is ideal for OEMs and systems integrators of drones and robotics, and has been integrated into unmanned vehicle subsystems including power, flight controls, communications, guidance systems and imaging/radar/SIGINT payloads.
Circular & Rectangular Connectors
Aerospace Connectors for UAV Comms and Power
Cinch’s C-ENX™ line of EN4644 rectangular connectors are designed for next-generation UAV and aerospace applications.
Shells are made from aluminium or nickel-plated composite, and the environmentally sealed inserts provide configurations for signal, power, data, RF and fiber.
The product line includes:
Also available: Dust Caps, ESD Dust Caps, Spare Polarizing Components, Sealing Inserts.
Cinch Dura-Con™ micro-miniature D connectors, with 0.05 inch (1.27 mm) pitch, are designed to provide a rugged dense interconnection solution for high-reliability SWaP-constrained applications such as drones and robotics.
Qualified to MIL-DTL-83513, Dura-Con™ Micro-D connectors feature a unique twist pin design providing 7 points of contact when mated.
- Power and RF Combinations
- Custom Connectors & Cable Assemblies.
We provide a wide variety of COTS connectors and custom circular connectors for demanding military and aerospace applications such as mission-critical UAV systems.
The hermetic glass-sealed Cinch Mil/Aero Circular connectors prevent leakage even under extreme changes in temperature, pressure, and humidity.
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Industrial Cinch interconnect products provide a wide range of options for OEMs and system designers, including economical solutions for high current-carrying capacity, simplifying wiring work, and meeting stringent SWaP requirements.
Our industrial products include:
Connector Enclosures & Wiring Harnesses
The ModICE® lines of connector enclosures and harness connectors provide sealed packaging solutions and I/O interconnects for rugged electronic control modules. Ideal for robotics systems such as UGVs operating in extreme environments, the connection technology is based around the Cinch 1.5mm SHS system. Features of ModICE® products include:
- IP67 and IP69K sealing
- 3 distinct enclosure sizes (ME, SE, LE)
- Header configurations of 18, 30, 48 and 60 I/O connections
- Headers with integrated ferrite filtering and RF ports
- Vented enclosures.
Our high-performance FQIS (Fuel Quantity Indicating Systems) wiring harnesses provide supreme reliability in harsh aviation environments and have been qualified by Boeing for critical applications in aircraft systems. Features include:
- ISO 9001 and AS 9100 Certified
- BQMS D6-82479 and FAA Form 8130-3 Approved
- Gas tight crimp and solder terminations
- Lightweight hermetically sealed spar connectors
- Modular harness design for ease of installation
- In-tank qualified harnesses with aluminium shell hermetic receptacles.
RF & Microwave Solutions
The Johnson™ line of industry-leading RF coaxial connectors and adapters are designed for high-quality audio, video and data transmission, and are available in both 50 and 75 ohm versions. The broad Johnson™ product range includes:
- 2.92mm, 2.4mm & 1.85mm RF Connectors
- SMA, SMB, SMC, QMA and Type N Connectors and Terminations
- SMPM & SMP RF Connectors
- UMC, MMCX & MCX RF Connectors
- End Launch, Board Mount, Board-to-Board and Cabled Solutions
- Non-Magnetic RF Solutions
- Test Cable Assemblies
- High Frequency Adapters (Same Series & Between Series)
- Test Hardware.
Semflex’s high-performance, low-attenuation RF & Microwave connectors, and cables are ideal for military and high-end commercial and industrial UAVs and unmanned systems.
Flexible bulk cable assemblies feature specifically designed connectors, achieving maximum electrical, mechanical, and environmental specifications. Semflex’s vertical integration provides rapid turnaround and reduced time to market. Custom solutions are also available.
The Semflex range features:
Vitelec® provides both off-the-shelf and custom RF coaxial interconnection solutions and cable assemblies for high-quality communications.
The comprehensive product range includes:
Midwest Microwave provides high-precision passive coaxial microwave components designed for military and high-end commercial and industrial applications. Their offerings also include a wide variety of Qualified Product List (QPL) approved products.
The Midwest Microwave range includes:
Mil spec cable assembles and coaxial products
Trompeter’s MIL-STD-1553B coaxial products have been engineered to provide the highest-quality signal integrity for demanding military, aerospace, video broadcast and precision instrumentation applications.
The Trompeter catalogue, which includes all required elements for MIL-STD-1553B avionics and UAV data buses, incorporates:
- Coax, Twinax & Triax Interfaces
- Space-Rated RF Connectors & Cable Assemblies
- Mil-Std-1553 Data Bus Connectors
- Quick Lock, Threaded & Bayonet Connectors
- Twinax & Triax Patching Connectors
- Outside Plant & DS3 Products
- Custom & Mil Spec Cable Assemblies
Fiber Optic Solutions
Fibreco fiber optic expanded beam connectors and cable assemblies are designed for critical communications in harsh environment and are ideal for military, offshore, heavy industry and many other demanding applications.
The flexible connectivity solutions feature a simple termination process that allows for rapid and convenient field repair. Products include:
The Stratos range of high-reliability optical transceivers and subsystems is ideal for unmanned systems requiring high-speed connectivity in challenging situations. Stratos products are virtually impervious to dust, mud, oil, water, and other contaminants and hazards occurring in harsh environments.
The Stratos product line includes:
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