Crane Introduces Rugged DC-DC Converters for A&D Applications


Crane’s DC-DC converters suit a variety of rugged aerospace and defense applications

Crane Aerospace & Electronics in Redmond, Wash., launched the GFM series of isolated DC-DC converters for a variety of rugged defense and aerospace applications.


The GFM series provides 30 Watts of power with a 15-volt output and as much as 90 percent typical efficiency. The converters have an input voltage range of 8 to 50 volts and 80-volt transient protection.

The devices also operate under harsh conditions, have a compact footprint, and operate over a temperature range of -55 to 105 degrees Celsius.

The hermetically sealed, nickel plated, steel cases for these power electronics devices are 2.84 by 1.110 by 0.400 inches for the flanged case. Additional outputs will be offered.

Assembled in the company’s MIL-PRF-38534 facilities, the rugged GFM series delivers conversion performance with operational analysis, design stability, and engineering support.

Applications of Crane Interpoint’s DC-DC converters:

  • Satellites
  • Military aircraft
  • Military vehicles
  • Commercial aircraft including Mars’ Rovers, Ariane 5, Joint Strike Fighter F-35
  • Apache helicopter

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Company Profile

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products and solutions to customers in the aerospace, defense, medical, electronics, hydrocarbon processing, petrochemical, chemical, power generation, automated merchandising, transportation and other markets.

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