RANDOLPH, N.J. July 27, 2011 www.douglaselectrical.com
DECo can provide fully harnessed back potting solutions that avoid some of the drawbacks associated with generic glass or ceramic connectors, which traditionally come supplied with only solder cups or PCB tails and create potential points of failure. Without a wire harness, these connectors also need additional assembly work, and potential investment in tooling, training, quality control and testing. With a nimble solution not limited by months of turnaround time, engineers are able to respond more quickly to changes in design.
Design engineers can specify from a range of commonly available plastic and metal connectors, from jam-nut and o-ring to wall mount, radial o-ring and others including the accommodation of fiber optic connectors and cables. Today’s range of high-performance epoxies has greatly extended the application range of this versatile hermetic sealing option; the DECo epoxy material can withstand pressure up to 15,000 PSI and temperatures ranging from cryogenic to over 350 F.
Current application areas for back potted seals include: lasers, sealed electronic cavities, semiconductor fabrication, HVAC compressors, magnetic bearing enclosures, electrical switch gear, X-ray machines and military applications.
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About Douglas Electrical Components
Founded in 1945, Douglas Electrical Components, Inc. (DECo) is a third generation, family-owned company that pioneered the development and practical application of epoxy technology to electrical wire feedthroughs. DECo offers proven solutions and works with customers to develop high quality products for their conductor sealing needs.
DECo is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer of UL- approved electrical and fiber optic feedthroughs, hermetically sealed connectors and cables, explosion proof wire assemblies and turnkey subassemblies for semiconductor manufacturing equipment. Major markets served include automotive, magnetic bearing, power generation and distribution, semiconductor processing, space simulation, military, alternative energy, air conditioning and refrigeration, X-ray, explosion- proof, oil and gas exploration, and glovebox.
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