SMP Spring Bullets

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SV Microwave’s SMP spring bullets guarantee maximum RF performance by eliminating gaps between the bullet and shroud during gang mating. Additionally, these spring loaded bullets have been designed for repeatable VSWR performance under all states of compression by solving radial misalignment issues when fully mated.

Features / Benefits: 

  • Eliminates gaps between bullet and shroud for maximum RF performance
  • Wide range of available sizes
  • Performance guaranteed under all states of compression
  • DC - 40 GHz


  • Mil-Aerospace
  • High density, small form factor
  • Board to board with multiple simultaneous mates
  • Large scale blind mate arrays


Impedance (Ω)50
Frequency GHz40 GHz
Shielding Effectiveness≥ -80 dB DC - 3 GHz
 ≥ -65 dB 3 - 26.5 GHz
Dielectric withstanding Voltage500 VRMS
Mating Cycles - SB1000
Mating Cycles - LD500
Mating Cycles - FD100
Insertion Force - SB3.0 lbs
Insertion Force - LD5.0 lbs
Insertion Force - FD7.0 lbs
Withdrawal Force - SB0.5 lbs
Withdrawal Force - LD7.0 lbs
Withdrawal Force - FD9.0 lbs
Axial Misalignment.010” Max
Radial Misalignment3° Max
Temperature Rating-65°C to +165°C
Corrosion (salt spray)MIL-STD-202, Method 101, Condition B
VibrationMIL-STD-202, Method 204, Condition D
ShockMIL-STD-202, Method 213, Condition I
Thermal ShockMIL-STD-202, Method 107, Condition B
Moisture ResistanceMIL-STD-202, Method 106, Less Step 7B
Barometric Pressure (Altitude)MIL-STD-202, Method 105, Condition C, 70k Ft.

Application Note

SMP Spring Bullet Application Note

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