MilesTek Introduces Ruggedized IP68 Cat5e Cables, Receptacles and Plugs

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MilesTek, a leading manufacturer and supplier of products designed to address military and avionics applications, announced today that they have released a new series of IP68-rated Industrial Ethernet cable assemblies, IP68 receptacles and IP68-rated plugs.

IP68-Rated Cable Assemblies

IP68-Rated Cable Assemblies

'Ethernet connectivity in extremely harsh environments is a reality for many of our customers… We are proud to be able to offer such high quality… off-the-shelf solutions to these challenges,' said Mark Hearn, Product Manager

MilesTek, a leading manufacturer and supplier of products designed to address military and avionics applications, announced today that they have released a new series of IP68-rated Industrial Ethernet cable assemblies, IP68 receptacles and IP68-rated plugs.

The new cable assemblies feature IP68, transversely sealed RJ45 plugs and double shielded, high-flex, UV and oil resistant cable featuring a FR-TPE (Flame Retardant Thermoplastic Elastomer) jacket that is CMX outdoor-rated. Superior shielding of both the cable and connectors ensures higher data transmission rates up to gigabit Ethernet speeds.

The IP68 receptacles include MIL D38999 jam nut, flange mount, in-line and MIL jam nut styles all available off-the-shelf. And, the new IP68 plugs are available with either an anodized finish or zinc-nickel finish to address various harsh environment applications.

"Ethernet connectivity in extremely harsh environments is a reality for many of our customers, both military and industrial. We are proud to be able to offer such high quality, highly durable Ethernet connectivity products as off-the-shelf solutions to these challenges," said Mark Hearn, Product Manager.

These new rugged IP68 cables, receptacles and plugs are in stock and available for immediate shipment.

For more information about this release, please contact:

Peter McNeil
MilesTek
17792 Fitch
Irvine, CA
978-682-6936 x1174

About MilesTek:

MilesTek designs and manufactures a broad range of MIL-STD-1553B products to address Military Avionics, Aerospace, Industrial and government applications. In addition to a wide selection of off the shelf products, MilesTek can custom manufacture cable assemblies and harnesses. MilesTek is headquartered in Denton, Texas and is AS9100C and ISO9001:2008 certified. MilesTek is an Infinite Electronics company.

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