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Cinch Connectivity Launches QPS Terminations for Deep Space Exploration

Lombard, IL [May 29, 2024] – Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel Fuse company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions, today announced it’s now stocking Qualified Parts for Space (QPS) Terminations by Midwest Microwave Solutions.

Midwest Microwave offers space-qualified SMA terminations designed to meet space and military industry standards and are suitable for high-grade satellites, deep space explorations, and thermo-vacuum chamber testing. With three standard screening levels and male and female versions available, engineers have more flexibility and enhanced versatility for various applications.

Each unit undergoes rigorous qualification and screening processes guided by MIL-DTL-39030, either meeting or exceeding 1% Total Mass Loss (TML) and 0.1% Collected Volatile Condensable Materials (CVCM). Midwest Microwave QPS terminators are designed to deliver consistent performance and meet rigorous standards without compromise.

“As a qualified supplier, we’re pleased to offer high-quality space mission solutions that help engineers enter the exciting new realm of exploration,” said Pete Bittner, Cinch President. “We look forward to supporting designers who make it possible to navigate rugged terrains and extreme altitudes.” 

  • Summary
    • Product series: QPS Terminations (Qualified Parts for Space)
    • Applications: Aerospace, Military
    • Distribution availability: TBD

For more information about the QPS Terminations, visit the products page to see why they’re recommended for all space flight applications. More product lines available on our website at

About Cinch

Cinch is a Bel group company (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB). Bel designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that include circuit protection, connectors, cable assemblies, discrete components, magnetics and power supplies. The company serves a global market and operates facilities around the world.

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