IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ITT Corporation’s (NYSE:ITT) Cannon brand has received EN3645 certification for its aluminum and composite Circular Series III connectors, certified in the United States under MIL-DTL-38999.
The certification followed rigorous testing, site audits and data collection by the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe – Standardization (ASD-STAN). It makes these 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,” said 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,” said Nicki Kreger, aerospace and defense product manager.
ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2014 revenues of $2.7 billion. For more information, visit www.itt.com.
ITT’s Cannon brand is a leading global manufacturer of connector products serving international customers in the aerospace and defense, medical, energy, transportation and industrial end markets. Whether delivering critical specs to aircraft pilots, streaming data through communications satellites or giving expectant parents a first look at their unborn children, Cannon connects the world’s most important information to the people who need it. In 2015, Cannon celebrates 100 years of making connections that helped make history. Cannon products were used in the first “talking” movies and helped transmit the first messages home from the moon. Today we proudly continue our legacy of innovating to connect the world and inspire the successes of the next century – because amazing things happen when great things connect. For more information, visit www.ittcannon.com.