Elastomer Contactor features fully customizable design.

Press Release Summary:

Compatible with both pick-and-place and solder reflow processes, Elastech® INVISIPIN™ features DC contact resistance of less than 25 mΩ and bandwidth of 1 dB at greater than 50 GHz. Low Contact Force version, rated 8 gmf per pin at less than 30 mΩ, uses extremely low force, making it suited for board-to-board interconnect applications where mating cycles will not exceed 2,500. High insertion version requires more force, but exceeds 100,000 mating cycles.

Original Press Release:

R&D Interconnect Solutions Introduces - INVISIPIN

South Plainfield, NJ – R&D Interconnect Solutions is introducing their new Elastech® product, INVISIPIN™. A fully customized contact solution with unparalleled performance, the new INVISPIN™ offers lower contact resistance, a higher compliance range then previous formulations all while offering a bandwidth of 1 dB at greater than 50 GHz. Products will be manufactured in the company’s Allentown, PA facility.

Jim Russell, President and CEO of R&D Altanova said, “We are pleased to introduce the INVISIPIN™ with its wide variety of configurations and applications. Test engineers will be delighted with the varieties of force ranges and working heights available.”

Tom Bresnan, Marketing Manager at R&D Interconnect Solutions offered, “The fully customized, ultra-high performance of this pin will offer the user a high-performance connector footprint at the cost of a standard connector. We’re excited to offer these pins in applications such as board to board connectors, mezzanine structures and more.”

Phil Warwick, R&D Altanova’s VP & CTO added, “We are excited about the capabilities of this new pin configuration. We can provide full simulation models for these new contactors and assist the test engineer with designing a superior contact regardless of their application”.

About R&D Altanova, Inc. and R&D Interconnect Solutions

In business for over forty years, R&D Altanova has grown organically, and through investment and acquisition, to become the principal A.T.E. interconnect solution. Through our subsidiaries and our partners, we are the leading turn-key source for technologically advanced printed wiring boards for the ATE industry. From our headquarters in South Plainfield, NJ, R&D Altanova offers advanced PWB signal integrity and power integrity engineering and validation, PWB design, engineering, fabrication, assembly and socket and interconnect manufacturing services to leading electronics OEMs and their partners worldwide in the semiconductor test industry.

In August, R&D Circuits, acquired Altanova Corp. of San Jose, CA and has become R&D Altanova. R&D Interconnect Solutions is a subsidiary of R&D Altanova. The company has grown substantially because it provides enabling solutions to the semiconductor test market and continues to offer proprietary technologies, guaranteed reliable products, short lead-times, and full turn-key services. www.rdis.com

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