Smiths Connectors is now Smiths Interconnect


August 12, 2013

Ruggedized Hypertac KVPX Connector

Washington, DC (August 12, 2013) Smiths Connectors, a world-leading provider of high performance interconnect solutions for the most demanding applications, will be  exhibiting at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013 gathering from August 12th to 15th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC.

Amongst its broad range of interconnect offerings, Smiths Connectors will be prominently featuring its innovative, high-speed, high-density Hypertac KVPX connector series. The KVPX series enhances the company’s ruggedized standards-compliant interconnect portfolio of connectors designed for the demanding requirements of defense, space and commercial aviation applications.

As a proven leading-edge interconnect solution, the KVPX offers customers a competitive edge by incorporating the proven capabilities of the renowned Hypertac® Hyperboloid technology delivering outstanding performance under a variety of extreme environmental conditions. KVPX is fully footprint compatible with VITA 46 and VITA 48 standards; it offers low insertion and extraction forces and low contact resistance, also delivering industry-leading mating cycles and immunity to shock, vibration and fretting.

“We are delighted to be exhibiting at AUVSI 2013,“


said Gabriel Guglielmi, Vice President of Business Development & Strategy for Smiths Connectors.
“Through its branded technologies,Smiths Connectors has established a long track record of success in providing the world-wide customer community with an exceptionally comprehensive suite of high reliability interconnect solutions. KVPX is evidence of this, as it delivers unmatched performance, and is tailor-made to handle the demanding environments associated with defense, space and commercial aviation applications.”

The KVPX connector series will be on display during the run of AUVSI 2013, and can be seen by attendees in the Smiths Connectors exhibitor booth; booth# 3701.  


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.

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

Alongside Smiths Microwave and Smiths Power, Smiths Connectors is part of the Smiths Interconnect division of Smiths Group, 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.