Hypertac’s Latest HyperGrip® Connector Series is Robust and Performance-Tailored

  Hypertac’s Latest HyperGrip® Connector Series is Robust and

  Offers Customers Enhanced Capability, Added Reliability and More Solutions

Business Wire

HUDSON, Mass. -- April 09, 2013

Hypertac, a Smiths Connectors business and world-wide leading provider of high
performance interconnect solutions for the most demanding applications,
announced today the roll-out of a robust and highly competitive priced suite
of the company’s successful  HyperGrip® connector series for medical and other
high-reliability applications.

Listening closely to the needs of the market, Hypertac design engineers have
significantly improved the HyperGrip® (HG) connector line so that it is
positioned to deliver added capabilities and performance that can be tailored
to suit customers’ unique demands and lifecycle cost requirements.

The latest version of the HG  series features all of the tried and tested
features and benefits that have been embodied in the HG series since it was
first introduced to the market. These features include the renowned Hypertac®
high reliability and high mating cycles, an aesthetic design with push-pull
latching, sealing and shielding options, customer keyability, and availability
in multiple configurations. In addition to meeting all medical sterilization
requirements including Autoclaving, Gamma, EtO and Sterrad®, the HG series
also offers customers a cost-effective alternative to ordinary circular
plastic connectors.

“We’ve considered the needs of the market place, and the latest version of our
cost-effective HG series is a direct response to what customers have been
saying to us,” said Vadim Radunsky, President of Hypertac. “This new HG series
provides the reliability, variety, ease of use, additional capabilities and
added functionality that customers require and is an attractive alternative to
other interconnect solutions available today.”

About Hypertac

Hypertac is a world-leading provider of high-performance interconnect
solutions and electrical connectors for demanding medical, military,
aerospace, industrial, mass transit, test & measurement electronics markets.
Hypertac’s extensive product portfolio is built upon the superior Hypertac®
hyperboloid contact design, known to outperform all other interconnect contact
solutions in terms of performance reliability, number of mating cycles and
value. Hypertac provides complete, standard and custom design solutions –
including cabling, mechanical, instrumentation housing and electrical modeling
and testing – that saves valuable engineering and manufacturing time, and
ensures the overall reliability of the final product. Hypertac is a brand of
Smiths Connectors.

About Smiths Connectors

Smiths Connectors is a leading supplier of application-specific, high
reliability electrical interconnect solutions from highly integrated
assemblies to microminiature connectors and spring probe contacts.

Connectors is comprised of Hypertac, Sabritec, and IDI brands, which are
synonymous with exceptional performance when critical applications require a
technologically advanced, high quality, multi-pin electrical connection to
ensure reliability and safety.

Along side Smiths Microwave and Smiths Power, Smiths Connectors is part of the
Smiths Interconnect division of Smiths Group www.smiths.com, a global leader
in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband
detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components.
Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.


Paul Collins, 978-568-2780
Public Relations
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