Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Circular Firewall Connectors conform to military specifications.

Press Release Summary:

Nov 08, 2011 - Designed to prevent fire or spark from penetrating through sealed bulkhead, Spectrum Control Firewall Connector Series operates up to 500°F and is available in accordance with various military specifications: MIL-DTL-38999, MIL-DTL-83723, and MIL-DTL-5015. Proprietary structural ceramics incorporate firewall features; custom features and configurations are also available. Areas of use include high-performance aircraft, aircraft engines, and military ships.

API Technologies Corp. - South Plainfield, NJ

Original Press Release

Firewall Connectors Now Available from API Technologies' Spectrum Control Product Line

Press release date: Oct 26, 2011

ORLANDO, FL and WASHINGTON DC (AUSA: Booth #3654) - API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a provider of electronic systems, subsystems, RF, and secure systems for defense, aerospace, and commercial applications, announced today the availability of Firewall Connectors from its Spectrum Control line of military circular connectors. Firewall connectors are highly reliable and designed to prevent fire or spark from penetrating t hrough a sealed bulkhead. Experts will be on hand to discuss all of API's products and services, including Firewall Connectors, at AUSA Booth #3654.

"We have combined our expertise in military circular connectors with our own structural ceramics incorporating firewall features to make these bulkhead connectors an ideal choice for high performance aircraft, aircraft engines, and military ships," said Larry Howanitz, Vice President, Spectrum Control Business Unit of API Technologies. "Moreover, since we manufacture our own materials and packaging, we can offer competitive pricing and delivery times -- all while guaranteeing the quality and service customers expect from API Technologies."

The API Spectrum Control Firewall Connector Series is capable of operating up to 260°C/500°F and is available in accordance with various military specifications including MIL-DTL-38999, MIL-DTL-83723, and MIL-DTL-5015, among others. Firewall Connectors are also available with custom features and configurations to meet individual customer specifications.

For more information about this new line of Firewall Connectors, or any of the API Spectrum Control product line, please visit, or contact API's Fairview, PA location at (814) 474-1571.

About Spectrum Control: The Spectrum Control product line offers filters and interconnects, advanced ceramics, specialty connectors & harnessing, power filters, and film modules.

About API Technologies Corp.: API Technologies designs, develops and manufactures electronic systems, subsystems, RF and secure solutions for technically demanding defense, aerospace and commercial applications. API Technologies' customers include many leading Fortune 500 companies. API Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol ATNY. For further information, please visit the Company website at

For further product information, contact: Kathy Lopes Product Marketing Manager Spectrum Control 8061 Avonia Road Fairview, PA 16415 (PH) 814-474-0326 (FX) 814-474-3110



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