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Glands and Bulkhead Fittings for EMC and Environmental Protection

4 Aug 2022

The KEC range of cable glands and bulkhead fittings comprises nine different but interrelated models that provide high levels of protection at entry points of instrument racks, enclosures, cabinets, panels and bulkheads while avoiding the use of expensive and labour intensive in-line connectors. The KG glands are in use in hundreds of military, aerospace, railroad and power generation applications.


Backshell Delivery Issues?

8 Jul 2022

Currently using TE/Polamco, Glenair or other backshells? We offer a complete Part Number Conversion Service for the KEC backshells to Glenair, TE/Polamco and others. All KEC products are UK manufactured for rapid delivery.

Did you know KEC do D-Type EMC backshells too?

28 Jun 2022

KEC supply a full range of D-type backshells and connectors including D-subminiature. The high quality die-cast zinc construction provides high levels of EMI and RFI protection and metallised plastic options are also available which provide solutions for a wide range of EMC and environmental specifications including TEMPEST levels.

Need a custom backshell designed and manufactured in the UK?

14 Jun 2022

There are times when the standard backshell product is not suitable. This could be due to space constraints, environmental conditions, unusual cable constructions or other factors. In many instances these problems can be solved by taking a standard product and modifying it to your requirement.  Where the problem is more complicated, KEC’s experienced design team can work with you to offer a full design and build service for non-standard products and can manufacture to your own requirements.

Princeps Appointed as KEC Authorised Reseller

14 Apr 2022

KEC have appointed Princeps as an Authorised Reseller. 

Princeps simplify the sourcing of safe traceable, obsolete and hard to find electronic components for customers in the aerospace, defence, medical, transport and advanced industries. Princeps was one of the very first UK distributors to achieve AS6081 certification when NQA approved their system in 2016.

Astute Electronics and KEC sign new interconnects global franchise agreement

25 Feb 2022

Astute will become a distributor and design-in partner for the full range of KEC Mil standard backshells, glands, and accessories for a multitude of Hi-Rel applications in aerospace & defence, naval, rail, power distribution, energy, automation and medical.

New Backshell Datasheets

30 Sep 2021

Improved datasheets for KEC circular backshells with new CAD product images and additional thread and dimension information

Backshell Lead Time Issues?

2 Sep 2021

Backshell Problems…

  • Unacceptable lead time?
  • Product no longer available?
  • Current supplier let you down?

KEC Backshell Solution…

  • UK manufactured for rapid delivery
  • Standard & custom designs available
  • Low MOQs

New MVB/WTB bus connectors for high demands of railway technology

26 Aug 2021

New D-Sub bus connectors with IP 30 protection, specifically designed for communication in the two bus systems MVB (Multifunction Vehicle Bus) and WTB (Wired Train Bus) of the Train Communication Network (TCN). The new connector types enable reliable, vibration-proof connection of MVB/WTB cables to the MVB and WTB interfaces.

Covid-19 - KEC Open for Business

14 Apr 2020

We would like to let you know that KEC remains fully operational during the COVID-19 crisis.  We recognise that many of our customers and partners are still working and that in many cases our products are used by MoD, and in turn those products are required to support Military Aid to the Civil Authorities (MACA), including COVID-19 activities.  We are taking the necessary precautions with social distancing and working from home where we can whilst maintaining our ability to respond to enquiries, provide quotations, assemble backshells and other KEC products, and constantly working with our supply chain to dispatch orders as near to their due date as possible.

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