févr. 01, 2024
Thermopad Selector Tool Now Available
New tool helps user select the best Thermopad attenuator product for demanding high reliability applications.
janv. 15, 2024
M23 Configurator Now Available
Smiths Interconnect’s M23 Connectors can now be customized online using our interactive Product Configurator can generate configured part numbers, 3D previews, 2D drawings, PDF sales sheets & output to CAD formats.
janv. 11, 2024
New High Reliability TSX Fixed Chip Attenuator series for Space and Defense Markets
TSX Fixed Chip Attenuator series offers excellent performance and power from DC-50 GHz in a small 0604 package size qualified to MIL-PRF-55342.
nov. 27, 2023
Smiths Interconnect awarded c.£2m in funding from the UK Space Agency
Grant will enhance Smiths Interconnect’s space testing capabilities, and help strengthen the UK’s foothold in the international space sector The funding will be used by Smiths Interconnect to enhance its Space Qualification Laboratory, a cutting-edge facility in Dundee that simulates the extreme conditions of space – one of the harshest environments known to humankind – to assure the quality and durability of space components.
oct. 06, 2023
Hurrah for World Space Week!
The World Space Week aims to celebrate the science and technology that contributed to the betterment of humanity and its impressive achievements. Take a look at Smiths Interconnect's achievements through the years.
sept. 25, 2023
Smiths Interconnect expands product offering for demanding medical applications
The new D04 connectors offer high density while maintaining high cycle life.
sept. 05, 2023
New Fixed Attenuators and Thermopad® Product Range
The patented products provide heightened performance for use in space, defense, and aerospace applications.
août 31, 2023
Smiths Interconnect supports historic Indian moon landing
Smiths Interconnect’s space-qualified products enabled the ISRO ground controllers to monitor and command the probe using two way or ‘bi-directional’ radio links - without which the successful landing of the craft would not have been assured
juil. 13, 2023
Smiths Interconnect announces breakthrough contact technology of Kepler test socket
Whether for testing high performance computing, wearables or other automotive chips, Kepler is the only solution that provides two-axis of motion during a single actuation of the socket, an innovation set to pioneer the semiconductor test industry.
juin 22, 2023
New Resistive and Wilkinson Power Dividers for Space, Defense and Communication Markets
The Resistive Power Divider Series offers excellent broadband performance, fitting a wide range of requirements up to 50 GHz in a compact footprint.
juin 05, 2023
Smiths Interconnect Launches Space Qualified Version of KVPX Connector Series
The Space Qualified KVPX connectors series builds upon Smiths Interconnect's existing portfolio of ruggedized standards-compliant connectors, offering an embedded system interconnect that seamlessly integrates into high-reliability back-plane architectures.
mai 23, 2023
New Lowpass RF Filter solutions in the X Band
The new Planar X Series leverages thin film process technology on various substrates which are designed for mission critical applications. The small footprint, light weight and surface mountable configuration allow for high-volume pick and place applications and are ideal for Radar, SATCOM, and Satellite industries.
mars 23, 2023
New EMI Flange for NXS Connectors
The new EMI flange reduces the electromagnetic interference on the NXS connectors, which is crucial in high-speed space applications where data integrity is vital.
mars 01, 2023
Smiths Interconnect awards top distributors for 2022
The distribution award initiative recognizes and celebrates the business partners whose efforts have contributed to advancing Smiths Interconnect’s business respectively in the Americas, EMEA and Asia. Winners were selected as best performing distributors in terms of sales growth compared to the previous year.
févr. 22, 2023
New fixed chip attenuators offer proven high performance in commercial applications
The range being introduced from Smiths Interconnect is significant because it offers a high frequency of DC to 20 GHz which is required for use in key commercial and space applications.
févr. 06, 2023
Expanded RF Filter Capability for European and Asian Markets
A line of Cavity, Waveguide, Planar X, RF filters and Multi-functional assemblies (MFA’s) will be developed, manufactured, and tested in the manufacturing site in Dundee, Scotland, UK for customers out of the US.
janv. 24, 2023
ITAR Isolators and Circulators in L, S and X-Band for Military Communication and Radar Applications
The high-power series of isolators and circulators in L, S and X-Band are designed for phase and temperature stability, phase matching, and robust performance in a multitude of defense environments.
janv. 05, 2023
Smiths Interconnect expands into burn-in test market with acquisition of Plastronics
The acquisition broadens the company’s offering and strengthens its position in the semiconductor test market.
déc. 07, 2022
Smiths Interconnect wins Elektra Awards for Excellence in Product Design- High Reliability Systems category
Excellence Award for Product Design - High Reliability Systems category, with its NXS Series of ultra-high density, space qualified connectors.
déc. 06, 2022
Expanded Coaxial Coupler offering for Space and Defense
Comprehensive range of coaxial coupler components are designed for mission critical applications including GEO/MEO and LEO payloads, launch systems, and deep space mission management.
nov. 30, 2022
Introducing the next generation of high-speed test solutions
Smiths Interconnect announces the expansion of its DaVinci Series to incorporate DaVinci 112 - ideal for testing some of the most complex functionality of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (‘ASICs’).
oct. 04, 2022
New Custom Grid Array technology for medical applications
Using spring probe and target contacts to deliver the same RF performance as cabled coaxial solutions, with improved signal integrity.
oct. 04, 2022
Hurrah for World Space Week!
The World Space Week aims to celebrate the science and technology that contributed to the betterment of humanity and its impressive achievements.
sept. 29, 2022
Smiths Interconnect enhances performance of its High-Density Signal PCB Connector
HPH Series supports a current rating of up to 9 Amps per contact and has a contact resistance of 7 mΩ max.
sept. 01, 2022
New EasyREP connectors qualified to perform in rail and embedded applications
REP series of multipole, sealed, plastic connectors, is known in the market for its ability to provide a quick and secure connection for embedded equipment in a wide range of applications.
août 18, 2022
Smiths Interconnect honored as Outstanding Test and Measurement Company of the Year at the China IC Achievement Award
Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of innovative test solutions for the semiconductor industry, won the China IC achievement award as the Outstanding Test and Measurement Company of the Year for its continuous innovation and rapid growth in the Chinese market.
juil. 14, 2022
Smiths Interconnect expands DaVinci test socket offering
The request for increased functionality in the smallest possible footprint has led to a reduction of the pitch of integrated circuits below 500 μm. At the same time, increased performances in SoCs affect pin-to-pin noise or what is commonly called crosstalk during testing.
juil. 05, 2022
Optical Transceivers reach new heights
Smiths Interconnect proudly announces another significant milestone in its spaceflight heritage. The company’s SpaceABLE® 10G 4TRX optical transceivers with patent-pending radiation-resistant design are now in service on Thales Alenia Space’s newest geostationary Ka-band satellite, SES-17.
juin 21, 2022
New best-in-class RF Filter solutions in the X, Ku, and Ka Bands
Planar X Series provides system engineers with a high-performance, compact solution for critical RF filtering in X, Ku, and Ka bands.
mai 25, 2022
Smiths Interconnect receives the ESA certification for its Italian site
Smiths Interconnect’s site in Genoa has been registered under the manufacturers of components qualified to the rules of the ESCC System and intended for use in ESA and other spacecraft and associated equipment - in accordance with ESCC
mai 04, 2022
Smiths Interconnect confirms superior performance of its PCB connectors
The KA Series has gained its reputation for reliability under a variety of extreme environmental conditions, supporting high current rating, low contact resistance and minimal insertion and extraction forces while resisting high shock and vibration environment
avr. 25, 2022
New SpaceNXT™ QT Series of Coaxial Cable Assemblies
The SpaceNXT™ QT Series offers improved phase stability over a wide range of temperatures found in space environments whilst meeting all NASA/ESA outgassing specifications when tested per ASTM E595.
avr. 11, 2022
Expanded product offering for disposable healthcare applications
The new disposable connector plug leverages the versatility of the Hypergrip® Series to deliver a reliable interconnect solution for single or few uses, ideal for applications that don’t require high cycle life but still require a premium disposable connector mated with a high cycle receptacle.
avr. 04, 2022
New high-power connectors for demanding defense applications
The new HBB connector takes the 500 amp version of a single-pole and replaces the internals to have five poles, each with size eight contacts and two interlocked pins. This means that in a very tight space, the customer can run five power lines which increases the connectors’ flexibility and offers the ability to run redundant lines as required.
mars 14, 2022
Smiths Interconnect Unveils 2021 Distributors of the Year
Smiths Interconnect’s business around the globe. Winners were identified for each region - Americas, EMEA and Asia - and were selected as best performing distributors in terms of sales growth compared to the previous year.
mars 01, 2022
Hypertac® hyperboloid contacts now available for off-the-shelf sale through the HYPER Series catalog
The HYPER Series catalogue offers 51 hyperboloid contacts in 14 different pin dimensions, from 0.4mm diameter for signal contacts to 6.12 mm for high currents, with different termination types (crimp, solder cup, straight, open both ends and closed end) and platings.
févr. 22, 2022
Smiths Interconnect X-band WR112 waveguide components for Space and Defense
Smiths Interconnect’s comprehensive range of broadband WR112 waveguide components is designed for mission critical applications including satellite communications, commercial datalinks and deep space mission management. Several products of this offering are also used in terrestrial defense applications.
févr. 14, 2022
LightCONEX Optical Interconnects for OpenVPX and SOSA™ Aligned Applications
New LightCONEX® optical plug-in and backplane module connectors compatible with the VITA 66.5 draft standard and aligned with the SOSA™ Technical Standard for VPX systems in rugged embedded computing applications and sensor systems.
févr. 08, 2022
Smiths Interconnect receives multi-year contract from Lockheed Martin for High Gain High Sensitivity (HGHS) Antenna Systems for the U.S. Navy
The High Gain High Sensitivity (HGHS) Antenna is enabled by Smiths Interconnect’s 30-year heritage of antenna and software capabilities to provide enhanced frontline situational awareness and ship protection from inbound threats.
janv. 24, 2022
Surface mount resistors with outrigger heat sink increase power handling capabilities
The SpaceNXT HC series is specifically designed and tested to meet the space orbit environmental criteria. It is offered in a high-volume solution that leverages the Smiths Interconnect’s space heritage to improve reliability and performance over a QPL or COTS product.
janv. 19, 2022
Eclipse Global Connectivity, Smiths Interconnect and ST Engineering iDirect Collaborate to deliver a new Airborne ISR SATCOM capability for Mil/Gov Operators
Eclipse Global Connectivity, Smiths Interconnect and ST Engineering iDirect (iDirect) today announced their collaboration to deliver an integrated airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (A-ISR) satellite communications (SATCOM) capability for military and government aircraft.
déc. 08, 2021
New X-band passive components for Space and Defence
Building on fifty years of experience, Smiths Interconnect’s X-Band microstrip and coaxial components are compact, high performance and space qualified. Several products of this offering are also used in terrestrial defence applications.
nov. 16, 2021
High reliability wire-bondable chip terminations in a small package
The new HR-CTX high frequency termination Series offers excellent broadband performance up to 64GHz and unrivalled power rating capability up to 5 Watts in a compact 0404 package. Its four times smaller footprint allows customers to save space and weight on the board, while the total thin film design optimized on Aluminum Nitride offers a high power dissipation.
nov. 09, 2021
Kelvin Probes Provide First-Class Performance for High-volume Final Test of Standard Array and Wafer-level Devices
The unique beveled tip provides reliable, stable contact resistance for applications where chip test is critical, such as IoT, Mobile, Internet, and Automotive.
nov. 02, 2021
Smiths Interconnect launches new PCB connector for rail and industrial applications
The Intercompact Series is Smiths Interconnect’s answer to the rail and industrial market growing demand for compact, high-speed, and reliable connectivity for ECU boxes, in the respect of severe material and electric current requirements.