comment on this article

Reliability, Flexibility and Service

Positronic Industries has provided interconnect solutions to defense, datacom/telecom, aerospace, industrial/process controls and medical applications for 45 years. Positronic offers the widest variety of power and D-subminiature connectors in the industry. Circular and rectangular connectors are also offered. As an engineering driven company, Positronic focuses on satisfying design challenges with simple, effective technical solutions.

Each Positronic connector family includes a number of connector series with unique characteristics. Part numbers can be configured to meet individual application needs. A wide variety of accessories and options are available.

D-Subminiature Connectors

• Four performance levels for best cost/performance ratio: professional, industrial, military and space-flight
• Stainless steel shells for durability in harsh environments
• Vibration lock, quick release hardware
• High voltage, shielded, thermocouple and air coupling contacts
• Dual port connector packages including mixed density
• Broadest range of accessories
• Hermetically sealed options
• Environmentally sealed to IP65 and IP67
Contact Sizes: 8 to 22
Current Ratings: To 100 amperes
Terminations: Wire, crimp or solder; board mount solder, straight or right angle (90°); compliant press-in, straight or right angle (90°)
Configurations: Standard and high density, seven connector housing sizes
Qualifications: MIL-DTL-24308, GSFC S-311-P-4, GSFC S-311-P-10,

Power Connectors

• High reliability
• Power density
• Low contact resistance / low voltage drop saves energy
• Hot swap capability
• AC/DC operation in a single connector
• Signal contacts for hardware management
• Blind mating
• Sequential mating
• Customer designed contact arrangements
• Scorpion series modular tooling, produces a one-piece insulator, which provides endless configurations.

Contact Sizes: 0 to 24
Current Ratings: To 200 amperes per contact
Terminations: Crimp and fixed cable connector; board mount solder, straight or right angle (90°); compliant press-in, straight or right angle (90°)
Configurations: Multiple variants in a variety of package sizes
Compliance: PICMG 2.11, PICMG 3.0, VITA 41, DSCC, GSFC S-311-P-4,
GSFC S-311-P-10

Circular Connectors

• Corrosion resistant / lightweight composite construction
• EMI/RFI shielded versions
• Thermocouple contacts
• Environmentally sealed versions
• Rear insertion/ front release of removable contacts
• Two level sequential mating
• Overmolded assemblies

Contact Sizes: 12, 16, 20 and 22
Current Ratings: To 25 amperes nominal
Terminations: Wire, crimp or solder; board mount, straight solder or right angle (90°)
Configurations: Multiple variants in four package sizes
Qualifications: Environmental protection to IP67

Hermetic Connectors

• Electrical feed-through in vacuum applications
• Leakage rate: < 5x10-9 mbar.l/s under a vacuum 1.5x10-2 mbar
• Signal, power, shielded and high voltage versions available
• Complete flange assembly per customer specification

Contact Sizes: 8 through 22
Current Ratings: To 100 amperes nominal
Terminations: Feedthrough is standard; flying leads and board mount available upon request
Configurations: D-subminiature, circular, BNC and others
Compliance: Space-D32

Rectangular Connectors

• Two performance levels for best cost/performance ratio: industrial and military quality
• A wide variety of accessories
• Broad selection of contact arrangement and package sizes
• Connector coding device (keying) options
Contact Sizes: 16, 20 and 22
Current Ratings: To 25 amperes nominal
Terminations: Wire, crimp or solder; board mount solder, straight or right angle (90°); compliant press-in, straight

Configurations: Multiple variants in both standard and high densities, 30 package sizes
Qualifications: MIL-DTL-28748, SAE AS39029, CCITT V.35

Customized Connectors

Positronic is ready to provide variations of our standard products or to work in partnership with customers to develop products for specific applications.

Cable Assemblies

Save time and money. Positronic can provide cable assemblies to your specifications.

We work closely with customers to:
• Design assemblies in accordance with customer requirements.
• Prepare cablized connector configurations and performance specifications.
• Design each system in accordance with applicable customer, domestic, and international standards.
• Define and conduct performance and verification testing.

Mission Statement

"To utilize product flexibility and application assistance to present quality interconnect solutions which represent value to customers worldwide."


Positronic provides one-on-one customer service and a world-class web site with detailed product information. Our "complete capability" concept supports the interconnect requirements of our customers. Complete capability is defined by our in-house engineering, component manufacturing, connector assembly and technical sales support through factory direct sales people located throughout the world.

Positronic Industries

Comment on this article

This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team.

What you think about this article:

Add your comments


Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published.
Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.

Related Articles