Potting Process can be used with hermetic connectors.

Press Release Summary:

Epoxy potting method, adaptable to various connector styles and wire bundles, allows connectors to pass helium leakage rate tests of 1 x 10-6-1 x 10-9. Designed to replace glass hermetic connectors with stated helium leak rate range, process is suited for military, aerospace, and industrial applications.

Original Press Release:

Cinch Potted Hermetic Connectors

Lombard, IL - December 2, 2004 - Cinch Connectors today announced it has developed an epoxy potting method that will allow connectors to pass rigid helium leakage rate tests of 1 x 10-6 thru 1 x 10-9 at a lower cost than traditional fired glass or ceramic hermetic connectors.

The process is adaptable to a number of different connector styles, as well as wire bundles.

Applications include Military, Aerospace and Industrial where traditional glass hermetic connectors are used that meet helium leak rates between 1 x 10-6 to 1 x 10-9.

Typical savings up to 60% can be attained using potted hermetics over the traditional fired glass hermetic connectors.

Detailed information on Cinch products is available at www.cinch.com.

About Cinch

Cinch Connectors is a supplier of reliable, high quality connectors to the Computer, Datacom, Telecom, Military Aerospace and Transportations markets worldwide. Cinch Connectors employs approximately 2000 people, with manufacturing operations located in the United States, Mexico, and England. Cinch product engineering and development activities are based in the United States and the UK. Cinch is a unit of the Snecma Group, headquartered in Paris, France. Additional information is available at www.cinch.com.

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