RFMW Miniature In-Line Rotary Joints

API Technologies’ 345C Miniature In-Line Rotary JointRFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for API Technologies’ 345C single channel rotary joint. API rotary joints are used to transmit RF energy from a stationary RF source to a rotating RF line and find applications in military and commercial markets such as mobile satellite communication systems, radar systems including civil air traffic control, weather radars or anywhere rotational force might damage a transmission line. The 345C operates from DC to 18GHz using SMA coaxial connectors. VSWR is as low as 1.02:1. Capable of handling up to 500 watts peak or 100 watts average power, this rotary joint can handle up to 5 amps of DC current. The rotation rating of the API 345C is 100RPM.

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John Hamilton has over 40 years of experience in RF and Microwave technology, applications, technical support and marketing. He is the Vice President of Marketing at RFMW, holds multiple degrees and has a background in Test & Measurement.

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