Hermetic Seals & Explosive Bonding Solutions for the Defense Industry

Explosive Bonding for the Defense Industry
From military satellites and self-guided missiles with infrared seeker systems to the most advanced electronics for state-of-the-art combat aircraft and sophisticated laser-guided systems, the U.S. government counts on PA&E to provide interconnect systems and hermetic sealing solutions that perform flawlessly in the most extreme environments.

High Reliability Hermetic Solutions for Defense Applications

Weight, thermal management, hermetic seals, and other key performance characteristics are constant issues. PA&E is advancing technology for defense applications in the following areas.Weight Reduction — Fusing lightweight aluminum and titanium with an explosive-bonding transition allows PA&E to integrate more robust and reliable feedthrus and connectors into a lighter-weight package.Maximizing Thermal Conductivity — PA&E uses high-efficiency thermal transfer technology in its integrated electronic packaging. PA&E’s titanium composite housings are an example of an application that uses this technique.

Hermetic Seals — Kryoflex,® PA&E’s proprietary polycrystalline ceramic sealing technology, is used to produce extremely rugged and reliable hermetically-sealed feedthrus, connectors, and integrated electronic packages.

Precision Laser Welding — PA&E laser welds feedthrus and connectors into integrated packages. This process helps deliver higher integrity, reliability, and rework-ability, when compared to conventionally-soldered packages.