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Smiths Interconnect's Hypertac® hyperboloid is the original superior performing contact technology for use in demanding environments where reliability and safety are critical.

The shape of the contact sleeve is formed by hyperbolically arranged contact wires, which align themselves elastically as contact lines around the pin, providing a number of linear contact paths. The smallest practical pin diameter is 0.3mm but there is effectively no upper limit.

The Hypertac hyperboloid contact is available in the following variants:

The Hypertac hyperboloid contact provides the following commercial benefits:

  • Low cost of ownership - Does not need replacement during equipment life
  • Reduced system costs - Equipment design is less critical
  • Reduced qualification costs - No re-testing due to contact failures

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Hypertac® hyperboloid contacts now available for off-the-shelf sale through the HYPER Series catalog

Smiths Interconnect now offers t its high reliability Hypertac® hyperboloid contacts for sale in the new HYPER Series catalog. Hypertac  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.