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Glenair Fibre Optics

Glenair supply ruggedized fibre optic technology based mission critical interconnect systems, serving military, aerospace and marine markets, that deliver high data rate and bandwidth, reduced size and weight, EMI immunity, enhanced security, and spark/arc immunity. Their broad offering of fibre optic systems includes qualified MIL-PRF-28876 connectors and termini for shipboard applications, MIL-DTL-38999 Series III type fibre optic connectors and termini for aerospace applications, as well as their revolutionary Eye- Beam™ Expanded Beam termini.

 

For more information or to request a quote please contact Mark Ogden or call on +44(0)1403 260206.

 

Harsh Environment Connectors

Opto-Electronic Interconnects

Fibre Optic Termini

Cable Assemblies and Patch Cords

Maintenance and Accessories

 

Harsh Environment Fibre Optic Connectors

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Connectors

Tight Tolerance MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Connector:

  • MIL-DTL-38999 type tight tolerance fibre optic connector.
  • Uses Glenair Mil-Qualified 29504/4 and /5 size #16 Precision Ceramic Termini.
  • Available materials range from composite thermoplastic, aluminium and stainless steal.
  • Shell sizes range from 11 to 25, and the corresponding cavity counts from 2 to 37 channels.
  • Single-mode and multimode fibre, from 9/125 to 1000 microns.
  • Ultra-low insertion loss values, <.50dB typical.
  • Plug and In-Line, Jam Nut and Square Flange Receptacles.

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Datasheet

GHD Connector

GHD Connector:

  • Nearly double the density of M28876 and D38999.
  • Genderless, front release termini.
  • 1.25mm diameter precision ceramic ferrule and alignment sleeve.
  • Precision guide pin mating.
  • Removable alignment sleeve module.
  • PC and APC polish terminus options.
  • Equal optical performance to D38999.

GHD Datasheet

ARINC 801 Circular Avionics Connector

ARINC 801 Circular Avionics Connector:

  • Genderless terminus design eliminates pin and socket complexity.
  • Rear-release size #16 termini.
  • 2 to 32 Way Optical Contacts.
  • Single-mode (1310 and 1550 nm), UPC and APC contacts.
  • Multimode (850 and 1300 nm), PC contact.
  • Mechanical and environmental performance IAW MIL-DTL-38999 Series III.

ARINC 801 Datasheet

Series 80 Mighty Mouse Fibre Optic Connector

Series 80 Mighty Mouse Connector:

  • Half the size and weight of comparable density D38999 connectors.
  • Three snap-in, rear release fibre optic termini sizes: #23, #20HD, and #16.
  • The smallest mil-aero calibre fibre optic connection system available.
  • Single-mode and multi-mode with precision ceramic ferrules.
  • 0.5 dB typical attenuation.
  • 1 to 130 channels.

Series 80 Mighty Mouse Datasheet

NGCON MIL-PRF-62466 Connector

NGCON MIL-PRF-62466 Connector:

  • Multi-mode and single-mode capable.
  • 2 to 36 Way Optical Contacts.
  • Removable alignment sleeve retainer (ASR) for easy maintenance.
  • Rear release precision genderless termini, IAW MIL-PRF-29504/18, /19, /20.
  • 1.25 mm diameter ceramic ferrules and alignment sleeves.
  • Environmental O-Ring sealing on terminus.
  • Keyed connectors and termini available for single-mode APC.

NGCON Datasheet

GFOCA MIL-DTL-83526 Type Connector

GFOCA MIL-DTL-83526 Type Connector:

  • Low insertion loss genderless, butt-joint termini.
  • 2.5 mm diameter ceramic ferrules and alignment sleeves.
  • 4 channel single-mode and multimode configurations.
  • Designed to meet the requirements of MIL-PRF-29504/16 and MIL-DTL-83526 Military Specifications.

GFOCA Datasheet

Eye-Beam GMA Hermaphroditic Expanded Beam Connectors, Series 185-002

Eye-Beam GMA Hermaphroditic Expanded Beam Connector:

Eye-Beam® GMA Expanded Beam connectors utilize a precision-machined HMA type ball lens insert. These sealed assemblies are easy to clean, and insensitive to contamination—ideally suited for harsh environments where optical connectors are subjected to repeated mating cycles

  • Field deployable system for both indoor and outdoor applications.
  • Beam expansion dramatically reduces loss due to contamination.
  • Large ball lens facilitates easy cleaning.
  • Fully inter-mateable with all MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 compliant connectors.
  • 2 and 4-channel insert arrangements.
  • Single-mode and multi-mode versions, plus broad support for a wide range of standard and tactical military cables.

Eye-Beam GMA Datasheet

Eye-Beam GMA Hermaphroditic Expanded Beam Connectors, Series 185-002

M28876 Connector:

  • Qualified MIL-PRF-28876 fibre optic connectors and MIL-PRF-29504 termini.
  • Connectors qualified to the complete requirements of MIL-PRF-28876 including plugs, wall-mount receptacles, jam-nut mount receptacles and in-line receptacles.
  • Multiple shell sizes and insert arrangements, including 2, 4, 6, 8, 18 and 31 channel layouts.
  • Back-shells in straight, 45° and 90° configurations.
  • Corrosion-resistant and environmentally sealed.
  • Qualified MIL-PRF-29504/14 and /15 pin and socket termini and /3 dummy terminus.

M28876 Datasheet

 

Fibre Optic Termini

Eye-Beam GLT, Grin-Lens Termini, Expanded Beam Fibre Optic Termini

Eye-Beam GLT, Grin-Lens Termini, Expanded Beam Fibre Optic Termini:

  • All the benefits of an expanded beam connection system built into a versatile terminus.
  • Factory-terminated Eye-Beam® GLT termini easily integrated into any connector package.
  • Innovative expanded beam lens terminus expands signal 27X from a standard 9.3 micron fibre core.
  • Revolutionary design delivers low dB loss (1.5 dB multimode, 2.0 dB single-mode untuned) performance while reducing maintenance, inspection and test costs.
  • Ultra-high precision ceramic sleeves and custom designed terminus bodies ensure axial alignment.

Eye-Beam GLT Datasheet

QPL M29504/04 & /05 Size 16  Fibre Optic Termini

M29504/04 and /05 Size 16 Fibre Optic Termini:


  • Size 16 MIL-DTL-38999 series III type fibre optic pin terminus, Part No 181-002.
    Datasheet

  • Size 16 MIL-DTL-38999 series III type fibre optic socket terminus, Part No 181-001.
    Datasheet

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type Large Core Fibre Optic Termini

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type Large Core Fibre Optic Termini:


  • Large core optical fibre pin terminus, Part No 181-036.
    Datasheet

  • Large core optical fibre socket terminus, Part No 181-035.
    Datasheet

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type, Size 16 Fibre Optic Jewel Termini

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type, Size 16 Fibre Optic Jewel Termini:


  • Size 16 fibre optic Jewel pin terminus, Part No 181-052.
    Datasheet

  • Size 16 fibre optic Jewel socket terminus, Part No 181-053.
    Datasheet

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type, Size 20 Fibre Optic Termini

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type, Size 20 Fibre Optic Termini:


  • Size 20 fibre optic pin terminus, Part No 181-065.
    Datasheet

  • Size 20 fibre optic socket terminus, Part No 181-066.
    Datasheet

MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Type, Size 20 Fibre Optic Termini

Mighty Mouse Size 16, 20 & 23 Fibre Optic Termini:

  • Fibre optic pin terminus, size 16. Part No 181-057.
  • Fibre optic socket terminus, size 16. Part No 181-075.
    Datasheet

  • Fibre optic pin terminus, size 20. Part No 181-084.
  • Fibre optic socket terminus, Size 20. Part No 181-085.
    Datasheet

  • Fibre optic pin terminus, size 23. Part No 181-063.
  • Fibre optic socket terminus, size 23. Part No 181-064.
    Datasheet

Pin and Socket Dust Caps for Size 16 Terminus with .0625 DIA Ferrules

Pin and Socket Dust Caps for Size 16 Terminus with .0625 DIA Ferrules:

  • Vinyl dust cap, size 16 pin terminus, Part No 187-019.
  • Vinyl dust cap, size 16 socket terminus with cover, Part No 187-029.
    Datasheet

GHD, Glenair High Density, Fibre Optic Genderless Size 18 Termini

GHD, Glenair High Density, Fibre Optic Genderless Size 18 Termini:

  • GHD size 18 non-keyed front release genderless terminus, Part No 181-056.
    Datasheet

  • GHD size 18 keyed front release genderless terminus for APC polish, Part No 181-047.
    Datasheet

  • GHD size 18 dummy terminus, Part No 181-058.
    Datasheet

ARINC 801 Type 1 Fibre Optic Termini

Arinc 801 Type 1 Fibre Optic Termini:

  • Genderless fibre optic termini for Arinc 801 connectors, keyed, rear release. Part No 181-076.

Datasheet

MIL-PRF-62466 (NGCON) Connector Fibre Optic Termini

MIL-PRF-62466 (NGCON) Fibre Optic Termini:

  • MIL-PRF-29504/18 and /20 type NGCON genderless rear-release termini with integrated retention clip and environmental seal. Part no 181-043.

Datasheet

QPL’d M28876/M29504 Size 16  Fibre Optic Termini

QPL’d M28876/M29504 Size 16 Fibre Optic Termini:

  • Size 16 Fibre Optic Pin Terminus for MIL-PRF-28876 Connectors, Part No 181-039.

    Datasheet

  • Size 16 Fibre Optic Socket Terminus for MIL-PRF-28876 Connectors, Part No 181-040.

    Datasheet

  • Size 16 Dummy Terminus for MIL-PRF-28876 Connectors, Part No 181-051.

    Datasheet

 

Series 180-183 MT Ferrule

Series 180-183 MT Ferrule:

  • Supported in Glenair MIL-DTL-38999 series III type, MIL-DTL-5015 reverse-bayonet type, and Mighty Mouse connector shells.
  • Single-mode and multi-mode fibre with UPC or APC polishing supported.
  • Accommodates up to 24 fibres in a compact and lightweight ferrule, terminated with ribbon cable.
  • One 24 fibre MT ferrule can be packaged in a single size 11 D38999 Series III connector, and four MT ferrules can be combined in one size 17 shell, supporting up to 96 fibres in a single connector.

Series 180-183 MT Ferrule Datasheet

 

Cable Assemblies and Patch Cords

Cable Assemblies and Patch-Cords

Cable Assemblies and Patch Cords:

Glenair's fibre optic cable assembly group can integrate any of their military and commercial fibre optic connectors and termini types from MIL-DTL-38999 to 28876, GFOCA, ARINC 801, as well as their Eye-Beam expanded beam solution fibre optic connectors and termini, together with fibre optic back-shell accessories, and in-house produced fibre optic cables into turnkey assemblies – terminated, tested, and ready to use. Examples range from inside-the-box pigtail assemblies to harsh environmental fibre optic cables, junction boxes, and integrated assemblies.

Cable Assemblies and Patch Cords Datasheet

 

Maintenance and Accessories

Fibre Optic Test Probes & Connector Adapters

Fibre Optic Test Probes & Connector Adapters:

  • Universal test probe, together with the appropriate test adaptor, provides a method of testing individual fibre channels quickly and efficiently.
  • The test adaptors are essentially connector shells and inserts, that mate to the connector being tested.
  • Provides same mating force as the MIL-DTL-38999 mated connector.
  • Fast and efficient testing of fibre assemblies in factory or field.
  • Easy to clean.
  • All common fibre cable sizes catered for.

 

 

Test Probes and Adapters Datasheets

Fibre Optic Maintenance Kits

Fibre Optic Maintenance Kits:

  • A range of kits for the management of fibre optic interconnect systems.
  • Termination.
  • Inspection.
  • Cleaning
  • Testing.
  • Kits can be configured to support customer’s specific fibre optic interconnect system.

 

Maintenance Kits Datasheets

Fibre Optic Termini Dry Action Cleaning Pens

Fibre Optic Termini Dry Action Cleaning Pens:

The dry action cleaning tools thoroughly clean fibre optic termini, with the dry cleaning strand gently sweeping away any dust and residue without the need for solvents. A simple push motion engages the tool, indicated by an audible click. Highly durable, with over 525 engagements per tool.

  • Part No 14829 . Cleaning pen for Glenair GHD, NGCON & Arinc 801 termini.
  • Part No 13309. Cleaning pen for MIL-PRF-29504/4 & /5 termini
  • Part No 9393. Cleaning pen for 1.25mm LC and MU termini.
  • Part No 13310. Cleaning pen for 2.5mm ferrules, such as FC, SC and ST.

 

Dry Action Cleaning Tools Datasheet

Fibre Optic Termini Tooling

Fibre Optic Termini Tooling:

  • Insertion, Extraction and Crimping Tools for all Glenair Fibre Optic Connector Termini, including M29504, D38999, GHD, Mighty Mouse, NGCON and GFOCA

 

Fibre Optic Termini Tooling Datasheet

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