CINCINNATI, OH, January 10, 2012 — Sealtron, Inc, a unit of AMETEK HCC Interconnect Technologies, has completed the steps required by the ASD-CERT mandated body for the recertification of EN 2997 Y and YE hermetically sealed receptacles. ASD-CERT is a non-profit association that qualifies standard aerospace products and approves the quality system used in their manufacture.
Sealtron, which will continue to manufacture qualified EN 2997 parts while the re-qualification documentation is completed at ASD-CERT, offers EN2997Y1, EN2997Y0, EN2997Y7, EN2997YE1, EN2997YE0 and EN 2997YE7 in shell sizes from 8 to 28. All items that are classified to Class Y are suitable for operations from -65 Celsius to + 200 Celsius, while Class YE is suitable for cyclical operations from -65 Celsius to +260Celsius.
“The re-qualification reaffirms Sealtron’s commitment to the aircraft engine connector market and further enhances its reputation as a leader in glass-to-metal-sealed (GTMS) electrical connectors for high-reliability applications,” notes Liam Shanahan, Vice President and Business Unit Manager of HCC Interconnect Technologies.
AMETEK HCC Interconnect Technologies is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered hermetic connectors, terminals, headers and bulkheads for mission-critical electronics used in the aerospace, defense, industrial, telecommunications and petrochemical markets. It is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of $3.0 billion.
For additional information, contact Sealtron, Inc., 9705 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45215. Telephone: 513-733-8400. Fax: 513-733-0131. Web site: http://www.hccindustries.com/