ITT Cannon Receives EN3645 Certification for D38999 Series III

By News Release | February 24, 2016

ITT Cannon received European standard certification for aluminum and composite D38999 Series III circular connectors, certified in the United States under MIL-DTL-38999.


ITT Cannon’s D38999 Series III circular connectors have received European standard certification (EN3645). The certification was received after rigorous testing, site audits, and data collection by the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe Standardization (ASD-STAN). This makes the ITT Cannon connectors available for the first time to a wide range of customers in the European commercial aerospace market and supply chain.

“Building on our strength in the defense market, we can now offer our D38999 Circular Series III aluminum and composite connectors to European companies focusing on commercial aviation platforms,” says Tom Cruz, vice president and general manager of aerospace and defense for ITT’s Interconnect Solutions business. “EN3645 certification reinforces our commitment to the global aerospace industry and opens up additional opportunities for ITT Cannon to contribute to the success of future commercial aircraft.”

ITT’s D38999 Circular Series III aluminum and composite connectors provide reliable passage of radio frequency, data, and power signals. Created for use in fuselage cable harnesses, electrical systems, and avionics equipment, these connectors have performed reliably for years in the harsh environments faced by commercial and military aircraft.

“Our lightweight composites in particular will support production of modern aircraft, helping enable fuel efficiency and comfort,” says Nicki Kreger, aerospace and defense product manager.

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