MICRO RUGGED SOLUTIONS


Rugged contact systems, flexible power interconnects and rugged signal integrity create the foundation of Samtec’s micro rugged solutions for high cycle, high speed, high power and harsh environment applications. Samtec’s rugged products are offered in conjunction with full engineering support, online tools and a service attitude that is unmatched in the connector industry.

rugged contact
rugged contact

RUGGED
CONTACT SYSTEM

rugged signial
rugged signial

RUGGED
SIGNAL INTEGRITY

flex stack
flex stack

FLEX POWER

ultra rugged
ultra rugged

ULTRA
RUGGED

RUGGED FEATURES

Options for high-reliability, high-retention and high-cycle life


tigereye contant

Tiger Eye Contact System

Smooth, flat mating area increases mating cycles and lowers contact resistance
Heat-treated BeCu for the best combination of mechanical and electrical properties
Surface mount, micro slot tail increases solder surface area for higher joint strength


microrugged edge rate

Edge Rate® Contact System

Smooth milled mating surface reduces wear and increases durability
Lower insertion and withdrawal forces
Robust when “zippered” during unmating


jack screws
Ideal for high normal force, zippering and other rugged applications

jack screws

positive latching
Manually activated latches increase unmating force by up to 200%

Positive Latching

friction locks
Metal or plastic friction locks increase retention/ withdrawal force

Friction Locks

retention pins
Increase unmating force by up to 50%

Retention Pins

board locks
Boards are mechanically locked together

Board Locks

microrugged weld tabs
Significantly increase sheer resistance of connector to PCB

Weld Tabs

guide posts
Easy and secure mating

Guide Posts

microrugged shielding
360° shielding reduces EMI

shielding

microrugged screw downs
Secure mechanical attachment to the board

Screw Downs

board standoffs
Precision machined standoffs for 5 mm to 25 mm board spacing

Board Standoffs

TESTING AND SUPPORT


Samtec’s micro rugged products are tested to or beyond industry standards to ensure quality and performance in rugged applications.

extended life

Rigorous testing to evaluate contact resistance in simulated storage/field conditions

power integrity shield

Based on power test data, proven design parameters and connector performance

New initiative to test products beyond typical standards for extreme applications

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