Sullins Connector Solutions’ new 1.0 mm header series optimize design flexibility and manufacturing efficiencies


Male and Female Parts Promote Superior Signal Performance, Reliability, And Connection Integrity

San Marcos, CA, March 30, 2009-
Announced today by Sullins Connector Solutions, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of RoHS-compliant board level interconnects, are the new 1.0 mm (0.039”) contact centerline SMH Series Male Header, and SFM Series Female Header Mates. The addition of these board-to-board connector series to Sullins’ expanding header portfolio allows EOEMs and assemblers to cut vendor count per bill of materials (BOM), as well as reduce overall costs and time-to-market. Parts are available in single- and dual-row configurations, with or without guideposts, and with SMT, straight, or right angle terminations. To further support design flexibility, male headers are provided in 1.0 mm or 1.5 mm profiles, and offered with 1.65 mm or 1.90 mm head heights in SMT versions. Corresponding female header mates may be ordered with 2.1 mm or 3.15 mm profiles. Parts are compatible with reflow processes up to 260 degrees peak, and feature an extended temperature range of -40 degrees C to +125 degrees C. Materials are UL94V-0 rated.

The new 1.0 mm centerline headers and female mates are engineered for employment in an array of high-density applications in which board spacing and overall size and weight are factors. Ideal for use in general consumer, industrial, and commercial applications, parts are frequently specified for board-to-board connections in household appliances, testing, computer, process control, security systems and telecommunications equipment. They are also an excellent choice for connecting PCBs in HVAC equipment, gasoline pumps, and vending machines.

Featuring a current rating of 1 A per contact, single- and dual-row headers and female mates are supplied in 2 through 100 positions. Devices are provided with 10 microinch overall gold flash or gold flash overall phosphor bronze contacts. Insulator material is black liquid crystal polymer (LCP), and insulation resistance is 1000 mega-ohms. For complete specifications regarding operating, processing, temperature and material options for Sullins’ 1.0 mm headers and female mates, contact

Typical pricing for Sullins’ SMH Series of male headers range from $0.873 to $4.904 each in quantity of 1,000. Prices for the SFM Series of female header mates range from $1.121 to $7.425 each in quantity of 1,000. Delivery is 2-4 weeks ARO.

About Sullins Connector Solutions

Headquartered in San Marcos, CA, Sullins Connector Solutions, Inc. ( has been a world leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of high-quality edge cards and headers since 1971. The Company provides the industry’s widest selection of UL/CUL approved edgecards, and additionally offers product development services together with engineering support. Sullins’ edgecards, headers, bi-level and CompactPCIä connectors are widely specified for use in mission-critical applications by a broad spectrum of leading industrial, commercial, military and consumer products manufacturers. Sullins’ connectors and interconnect systems are available through a global network of sales representatives and distributors.


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