Ultra Rugged

Ultra Rugged Solutions
High-Reliability • High Cycle • Rugged Materials

Samtec’s ultra rugged I/O and hardware solutions provide reliability and flexibility for extreme/harsh environments.

URSA™ I/O features a hyperboloid-type contact with four points of contact for an extremely reliable connection and high mating cycles. Rugged metal EMI shielding limits signal degradation and optimizes performance. With up to 40 positions per row on a micro 1.00 mm pitch, these rugged power I/O systems provide high-density in a small form factor for cable-to-cable and cable-to-board solutions.

SureWare™ guide post standoffs (GPSO) allow for 0.035" of initial misalignment and assist with “blind mate” for ultra micro, fine pitch mezzanine connectors such as NovaRay™, AcceleRate® HP, AcceleRate® HD and mPOWER®. Jack screw precision standoffs (JSO) reduce the risk of component damage when unmating high-normal force connectors such as Razor Beam™, SEARAY™, SEARAY™ 0.80 mm and LP Array™. Stack height options from 4 to 30 mm provide design flexibility.

Ultra Rugged Brochure

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Ultra Rugged I/O Systems

Four points of contact for an extremely reliable connection

Samtec Ultra Rugged I/O Systems
Samtec Ultra Rugged I/O System Details

Ultra Rugged Hardware

Misalignment mitigation and “blind mate” assistance for ultra micro connectors

Samtec Ultra Rugged Hardware



Guide Post Standoff

  • Allows for 0.035" of initial misalignment; alignment starts before connectors engage
  • Assists with “blind mate” for ultra micro, fine pitch mezzanine connectors
  • 5 mm - 30 mm stack heights
  • MIL-DTL stainless steel
  • Pairs well with NVAM/NVAF, APM6/APF6, ADM6/ADF6 and UMPT/UMPS


Jack Screw Precision Board Stacking Standoff

  • Works as a traditional standoff
  • Assists with unmating LSHM, SEAM/SEAF, SEAM8/SEAF8, LPAM/LPAF, ADM6/ADF6 and other high-normal-force connectors
  • Reduces risk for component damage on boards
  • Board stacks from 4.00 mm to 16.00 mm
  • Press-fit and threaded bases available


Precision Board Stacking Standoff

  • Board stacking stand off
  • Board stacks from 5.00 mm to 30.00 mm
  • Female thread/press-in and male/male thread

Severe Environment Testing

Severe Environment Testing (SET) supports Ultra Rugged Solutions with additional testing beyond typical industry standards for performance confidence in rugged and harsh environments. For more about SET and other Samtec testing like Extended Life ProductTM and Design Qualification Testing, please visit samtec.com/SET

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