MIL Specifications


A durability standard for Polyethylene Terephthlate to be used in electronic and industrial applications.

A standard document that covers the water absorption of all types of plastics, when they are in water or other humid environments.

Standard that gives requirements for the tensile strength, tensile modulus, strain and elongation of plastics such as polyethylene.

A standard that deals with the specific gravity of injection-molded and extruded materials, films and sheeting products.

Standard document that covers the melting point of polymers by polarized, hot-stage microscopy.

A standard for the tensile properties of monofilament, multifilament and spun yarns that are either single, plied or cabled.

Standard for the abrasion resistance of woven textile fabrics.

A standard for the Total Mass Loss and Collected Volatile Condensible Materials occurring from outgassing in a vacuum environment.

A test standard for the determination of a material's smoke density rating.


An Air Transportation Association document, which sets standards for shipping cases intended for use in air transport. Products that are ATA compliant have the proven capability to withstand the stress of being shipped a minimum of 100 times.

DefStan 81-41
A Defense Standard document, which defines requirements for packaging used in the storage and transport of Military and NATO materials.

FCC Part 15, Class A
Standard for the amount of interference (EMI) allowed to come from computers and other electronic devices used in commercial settings.

An Ingress Protection rating, which indicates that a specific product is dust-tight and has the ability to remain watertight for the duration of one hour when submerged at a depth of one meter.

MIL-1-46058C type SR
Spec associated with non-drip gels

A standard document for coaxial cable that has been specified for use by the military.

A military standard that gives requirements for portable power and control cables.

An Air Force military specification document, which gives requirements for rigid, reusable, fire retardant, water and water vapor-proof rectangular cases made of metals, non-metallic materials, fiberglass-reinforced plastics or other composites.

A military standard, which gives requirements for electrical cable that is to be used in aerospace applications.

A military standard that gives specifications for electrical-shielded, flexible metal conduit.

A military standard originated by the US Navy, which gives requirements for low-smoke and flame retardant cabling that is intended for use in ship modernization projects and new constructions.

Military standard for multi-purpose electrical cables.

A military standard that applies to wires, shielding and jackets used in special-purpose and electrical power cables.

MIL -C-39012
Part numbers that are listed with the appropriate M39012 number are military grade connectors produced in accordance with and actively qualified to the military specification MIL-C-39012. Connectors not listed with the M39012 number constitute the industrial grade product offering. These connectors provide comparable performance and generally feature nickel-plated brass bodies, Teflon insulators, and either gold or silver-plated center contacts. Amphenols commercial grade connector offering carries the part number designation RFX for easy recognition. These low-cost connectors typically utilize die cast and molded components. While performance will not be equal to the industrial or military grade products, these connectors are ideal for use on a variety of commercial applications.


Aeronautical Systems Center
This specification establishes the requirements for rigid, reusable, fire retardant, waterproof and water-vapor proof, rectangular cases manufactured from ferrous or non-ferrous metals or non-metallic materials such as fiberglass-reinforced plastics or other composite materials. The cases serve as combination transit and storage cases for loads with a net weight less than or equal to 113 kilograms (250 pounds). For loads with a net weight over 113 kilograms (250 pounds), approval of the procuring activity is required. This specification establishes a satisfactory level of ruggedness only for the transit case when used within its load limitations. Protection to the intended contents must consider the fragility of the item and the characteristics of the cushioning material. A case shall be defined as the external container shell, all hardware, and the internal shock mitigating system.


MIL-I-23053/4, Class 1
3:1 polyolefin tubing with a heat melt wall.

A military standard giving requirements for synthetic resin electrical insulation.

The military standard that gives requirements for flexible, coated electrical insulation sleeving.

A military standard covering flexible sleeving for electrical insulation.

Military standard covering plastic, polyethylene and copolymers, high density, molding and extrusion material.

A military standard for heat-shrinkable synthetic rubber.

Military standard that gives requirements for solder-style, heat-shrinkable, environment-resistant insulated shield termination.

MIL-STD-883E Notice 3, method 5011.4
Mil Evaluation and acceptance procedures for polymeric adhesives.

A military standard for lacing and tying tape.

A military specification that covers the general requirements for flexible PTFE plastic convoluted tubing.

The military standard that gives general specifications for insulated electrical-hookup wires and cabling.

Military standard for PVC-insulated copper and copper-alloy electrical wire.

A military standard giving requirements for PVC-insulated, 600-volt electrical wire.

Teflon TFE Hook-Up Wire- MIL-W-16878/4 TYPE E 600V and MIL-W-16878/5 TYPE EE 1000VTeflon® Type E & EE - Extruded. Single conductor stranded silver plated copper, TFE extruded Teflon® insulation. Resistant to acid, alkalis, oil, flame, moisture, solvents and fungus

The military standard that gives requirements for fluoropolymer-insulated electrical wire made of copper or copper-alloy.

Meets requirements of aircraft cabling.

A military standard covering copper or copper-alloy electrical wire that is insulated with Cross-linked Polyalkene, Cross-linked Alkane-imide Polymer, Polyarylene.

Military standard covering various types of fluorocarbon or polyamide insulated electrical wire.

A military standard that gives requirements for both insulated and uninsulated solder-less wrap electrical wire.

A NATO standard for Levels of Packaging.

TIA/EIA 568-B.2-1
A standard giving requirements for crosstalk, return loss, propagation delay and delay skew in Cat6 cabling and connected hardware.

A standard that details definitions, methods of measurement and minimum performance requirements for access networks.

This document provides a quality of service (QoS) signaling standard for use within IPv4 and IPv6 network-layer protocols. This mechanism will allow the necessary resources to be allocated to a flow (or group or flows) as they traverse the network.

UL 1363
An Underwriters Laboratories document, which gives standards for indoor-use relocatable power taps, which are cord-connected and rated at 250 V/AC or less, and 20A/AC or less.

UL 1778
An Underwriters Laboratories document, which gives continuity standards for Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems.


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