Push-Pull Circular Connectors – Self-Securing Circular Connections for a Wide Range of Military and Medical Applications

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ODU-USA, one of the world’s leading connector systems and cable assembly suppliers, is excited to announce the availability of Push-Pull circular connectors on the US market.

ODU-USA, one of the world’s leading connector systems and cable assembly suppliers, is excited to announce the availability of Push-Pull circular connectors on the US market. Thanks to robust construction and proven ODU contact technology, thousands of mating cycles are possible using the Push-Pull circular connectors. The Push-Pull locking system allows the connection to secure itself when mated. The innovative design prevents the connectors from accidental disconnection. The connectors can only be disconnected when the user pulls back the outer sleeve of the connector. Available in four styles to meet the demands of a multitude of markets, the Push-Pull connectors are designed as reliable products for high performance circular connector solutions and cable assemblies that work efficiently in demanding and harsh environments.

ODU’s Push-Pull circular connector design also features quick and easy coupling capabilities, up to IP68 watertight capabilities, blind mating abilities in hard-to-reach spaces, definite and secure locking, robotic mating and demating possibilities, high connector density, low space requirements, and 5,000+ mating cycles.

The ODU MEDI-SNAP® and ODU MINI-SNAP® PC have plastic housings, which are ideal for disposable and re-usable applications where sterilization is required, such as in the medical industry. The disposable connectors are available in various colors, coming with pin counts in the amount of 2-14.

The ODU MINI-SNAP® and the ODU AMC® (Advanced Military Connector) have rugged housing (standard metal,) featuring pin counts ranging from 2-55 contact points, along with several color and mechanical keying options available.
The Push-Pull circular connectors are applicable with the following industries:

Medical Applications:
ODU’s Push-Pull circular connectors compatible with many of the medical industry’s electronic equipment, to include MRI applications, inhalation devices, defibrillators, clinical communication systems. The ODU MEDI-SNAP® and the ODU MINI-SNAP® PC’s plastic housing allows for disposable and reusable applications.

Military and Security Applications:
ODU Push-Pull circular connectors provide the ability to assist in military radio and radar station connectivity, submarine technology and sonar systems. The metal housing of the ODU MINI-SNAP® and the ODU AMC® ensures that the cables will stay connected and all devices will remain functional in a rugged and harsh environment.

Industrial Applications:
Push-Pull circular connectors are also used for sensor systems, in transportation services such as trams and trains, in automatic assembly machines, and in workplace power supplies. The metal housing of the ODU MINI-SNAP® and the ODU AMC® is ideal for industrial and military environments that require a durable and secure connection.

Measuring and Testing Applications:
The Push-Pull circular connectors are also effective in measuring and testing applications, to include the testing of injection valves on machinery, assembly group testing, and the measurement of distance and layer thickness.
For a complete list of Push-Pull circular connector applications, please visit: http://www.odu-usa.com/applications.html

To learn more about these and other ODU products, see the company brochure at: http://www.odu.de/fileadmin/downloadcenter/kataloge/02-Broschuere_Image_2910_EN.pdf

About ODU Group
ODU is one of the world’s leading connector systems suppliers and employs more than 1,650 people around the world. ODU Group has an international production and distribution network in North America, Europe, and Asia, and its company headquarters is located at Mühldorf am Inn, Germany. The ODU group sells its products around the world and has an international distribution network. This includes seven sales companies in USA, Denmark, England, France, Italy, Sweden, and China, as well as numerous sales partners around the world. ODU combines all relevant areas of competence and key technologies relating to design and development, machine tool and special machine construction, injection, stamping, turning, surface technology, assembly and cable assembly. Connections from ODU ensure the reliable transmission of power, signals, data, and media in numerous demanding application areas. These application areas are located in future-oriented growth markets such as medical, military and security, and energy, as well as in established sectors such as industrial electronics, measurement/testing and automotive technology.
For more information about the company’s products and services, visit http://www.odu-usa.com.

For press inquiries, please contact:
Dana Stoica, Marketing Manager
Phone +1 (805) 484-0540 Fax: +1 (805) 484-7458

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