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Circular connectors – Highly Purchased for Demanding Industrial and Commercial Applications

Connectors with Circular Housing are in High Demand

Circular connectors are considered a high demand part within many industries. These industries include aerospace, military, aviation, construction, mechanical, industrial and commercial. The MIL-DTL-5015 and MIL-DTL-38999 are the most commonly used types of circular connectors and are used on high-reliable applications. What is unique about these connectors is their circular housing. Circular connectors have a cylinder-shaped contact housing and circular contact edge.

This type of circular design allows ease of engagement and disengagement. Also, this type of design stores multiple voltages and currents. Types of contacts that are housed in connectors are pins and sockets. The housing of circular connectors is designed to attach to a wire or cable, which refers to a plug. Circular connectors are also designed to be housed or mounted to bulkheads, panels, or boxes by jam nut fitting or other fastener hardware. This type of housing is referred to as receptacle.

Robust Construction using High Grade Materials

The types of material that are used for the housing of connectors are:

  • Aluminum alloy
  • Stainless steel
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Rubber

Identify Top-of-the-line Manufacturers of Circular Connectors

Due to the high demand of circular connectors within several industries, there are multiple manufacturers that produce and supply circular housing connectors. These manufacturers include:

  • Amphenol Aerospace
  • Amphenol Industrial
  • Cinch Connectors
  • Hirose Connectors
  • Tyco Electronics
  • Molex

Why Procure Circular Connectors from ASAP Semiconductor?

ASAP Semiconductor is a leading distributor of all types of connectors, heat sinks, cable applications, and various components used in aerospace industry. We boast a comprehensive inventory of both current and obsolete product lines as well as the capabilities to procure any parts we do not have. Through our proprietary website, know about all Amphenol Aerospace connector parts and components for use in various applications that will suit your needs. Please contact us today at if you have a demand for any of these connector parts or call us toll free at (714) 705 4780 and one of our knowledgeable sales person will assist you.


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