Space Grade Inductors and Transformers from Vanguard Electronics | APC Technology Group

Vanguard Space Magnetics

With over 70 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of high-reliability inductors and transformers, Vanguard Electronics has established refined procedures to guarantee the highest quality and most reliable parts to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-981, EEE-INST-002, and TOR.

Available in the UK from APC Technology Group, Vanguard manufacturers custom products including power chokes, common mode chokes, chip inductors, RF magnetics, RF inductors, toroidal inductors, high-temperature inductors, high-temperature magnetics, high-temperature transformers and much more.


                                        Product Features                                          

  •  Standard catalogue or custom products
  • Materials used meet ASTM E595 outgassing requirements

  • Power from low mW to kW

  • Frequencies from 50Hz to 6GHz

  • Temperature range from -55°C to +200°C

  • Build-to-print or bringing a conceptual design to reality

                                                   Kit Includes                                         

  • MIL-STD-981

  • MIL-PRF-27

  • AS9100


  • ESA

  • EEE-INST-002



High-Reliability Magnetics

Throughout the years, Vanguard Electronics has proven itself as a leading source of magnetics for the space industry with standard and custom inductors and transformers designed-in on hundreds of space programs.

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Pulse & Data Bus

  • QPL: MIL-PRF-21038/27
  • MIL-STD-1553
  • Military, Commercial, Space Grade options
  • Custom & SCD
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Power Magnetics

  • High power density
  • Low core & copper losses
  • Efficient thermal management
  • Power levels to 10kW+, voltages to 40kV+
  • Temperature range from -55°C to +200°C
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RF & Microwave

  • Air cores, chip inductors, wideband transformers
  • Achieving electrical characteristics to 3 Ghz+
  • QPL, space, COTS+, & custom solutions •
  • Gullwing, surface mount, thru-hole, radial, flying leaded mounting options
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Custom Components

  • Custom tooling, fixtures, & fabrication
  • Encapsulation, varnish, impregnation & transfer moulding
  • Order from low to high volume
  • Vertically integrated
  • AS9100 & ITAR facilities in California & Mexico
  • Advanced environmental laboratory for complete MIL-STD testing



Catalogue Custom

RF Inductors

S Series
RF Wideband Balun S Series, SUWB, SXB
Power Inductors S60K, S62K, SPL24, SPL25, SPL33
Planar Inductors SHILO
Power Transformers S60K, S42K
Common Mode Transformers SCM, SCMN
Current Sense Transformers SCS
Flyback Transformers HVFB, FB
Gate Drive Transaformers SGD
Isolation Transformers SIT
Pulse Transformers SPT
Customer Designs    

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For more information on our range of Vanguard High-Reliability Magnetics or to discuss how our team can assist you with your Space applications, start a discussion with a member of our team today.


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