Standard Implantable Feed-thrus – Technical Details

Standard Implantable ConnectorDescription

Featuring direct ceramic-to-metal sealing, PA&E’s standard standard implantable connector configurations include:

  • Single pin
  • 2 pin in-line .050” pitch
  • 3-pin in-line .050” pitch
  • 4 pin in-line .050” pitch
  • 4 pin quad-polar .050” pitch
  • 8 pin, 2 rows, .050” pitch
  • 8 pin, 2 rows, .100” pitch

Applications

• Implantable medical devices (cardiac assist, cochlear implants, neurostimulators)

• Medical implant control units

Electrical

  • Pins: 0.01325’’ OD Current rating: 0.39 A
  • Test voltage rating: 500 Vrms, 50Hz, 1min
  • Insulation resistance: ≥ 5,000 MΩ under 500 Vdc

Mechanical

  • Leads pull test: > 368 pounds
  • Vibration: 10g, 58 to 500Hz, 3×2 hours

Environmental

  • Standard implantable connector temperature range: -55 to +85°C (-67 to 185°F)

Hermetic Performance

Helium leak test: 1 x 10-9 cc/sec at 1 atm differential pressure

Thermal Cycling

Tested to 500 (minimum) thermal cycles without hermetic performance loss

Materials

All PA&E hermetic standard implantable connector products feature platinum/iridium (80/20) pins sealed into grade 4 titanium bodies with our Kryoflex® ceramic.

Configuration Options

Single pin Standard Implantable Connector
 2-pin, .050’’ (1.27 mm) pitch two pin standard implantable connector
 3-pin, .050’’ (1.27 mm) pitch 3 pin standard implantable connector
4-pin in-line, .050’’ (1.27 mm) pitch  4 pin standard implantable connector
 4-pin quad-polar, .050’’ (1.27 mm) pitch  4 pin circular standard implantable connector
 8-pin, .050’’ (1.27 mm) pitch  8 pin standard implantable connector
 8-pin, .100’’ (2.54 mm) pitch  8 pin standard implantable connector

 

Mechanical Details

Circular

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Inches ØA ± .001 C ± .001 D ± .001 E ± .001
Single pin Ø .125 .055 .040 .010
4-pin quad-polar Ø .172 .055 .040 .010

Oval

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Inches A ± .001 B ± .001 C ± .001 D ± .001 E ± .001
2-pin .175 .100 .055 .040 .010
3-pin .225 .100 .055 .040 .010
4-pin in-line .280 .100 .055 .040 .010
8-pin  .050’’ .300 .145 .055 .040 .010
8-pin  .100’’ .560 .145 .055 .040 .010

 

Standard Implantable Connector Ordering Information

Basic Series: MSF 04 C 070
Layout:
01: Single pin (circular only)
02: 2 pins (oval only)
03: 3 pins (oval only)
04: 4 pins
18: 8-pin, .050’’ pitch (oval only)
28: 8-pin, .100’’ pitch (oval only)
Shell shape:
C: Circular
L: Oval
Pin extension:
070: Pin extension of .070’’
360: Pin extension of .360’’

Models and Drawings

Implantable DC Connectors