Miniature Coaxial Rotary Joints Available from RFMW

API Technologies’ model 351 single channel rotary joint. DC to 40 GHz with 2.92mm connectors.500 watts peak or 50 watts average. RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for API Technologies’ 351 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 351 operates from DC to 40 GHz using 2.92mm coaxial connectors. VSWR is as low as 1.05:1. With power handling up to 500 watts peak or 50 watts average, this rotary joint is rated for up to 3 amps of DC current. The rotation rating of the API 351 is 250 RPM.

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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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