We can supply a large number of key Souriau products on short lead-times from our extensive stock and as a Souriau-approved assembler, we can also supply connectors assembled in-house to exactly meet customer requirements.
Another Lockdown! Don't worry, we can still meet your connector needs with rapid delivery times and access to our specialist support teams
Despite the promise of approved vaccines being rolled out, Lockdown 3 may once again challenge supply chains but we wanted to let you know that, as a specialist connector distributor, we are ready and capable to support our customers who need standard and custom connector solutions.
As well as provide a wide range of standard QPL connectors from Souriau's 8D Series for same-day dispatch, we can also specify a much wider choice of supply from our massive connector piece parts inventory, with delivery on short lead times and the same full QPL Certification at no extra cost.
We are very pleased to be announced as a Silver level supplier to BAE Systems. During 2019, we achieved a 99.85% quality rating and a 98.00% delivery rating thanks to our in-house connector assembly.
Souriau's 8STA Circular Connectors Provide The Lead in High-Reliability, Miniaturization and Weight Reduction
Discover our Market-Leading Connector Systems for Defence and Security at DSEI 2019 (Excel London, 10-13 September)
At this year’s Defence & Security Equipment International Event (DSEI), we will once more demonstrate that we are the market leaders in the supply of electrical, electronic and optical connector systems for the demanding defence and security sector. The event will be taking place at ExCel London on 10th-13th September, and you will be able to find us at Stand S3-337.
We are Souriau’s First and Only Value Added Distributor for 8STA and D38999 High Density Connector Systems
Lane Electronics has become Souriau’s first distributor approved to assemble the 8STA and D38999 High Density connector systems.
As a Souriau-approved assembler, Lane are able to provide a wide variety of high density circular connectors, with many meeting the requirements of the MIL-DTL-38999 standard, and others being derived from that standard. In particular, we have available Souriau’s standard high density 8D/38999 connectors and their 8STA range which is widely used throughout all forms of motorsport and other applications where space, weight and environmental protection are crucial.
Once again Lane Motorsport will be at the PMW 2018 (stand number 6066) in Cologne where we will be showcasing our comprehensive portfolio of 8STA connectors and compatible accessories. Amongst the stock on show will be the tiny size 01 8STA series and modified connectors remodelled to suit our customer’s specific applications.
Our Motorsport division have now made available Souriau 8STA high power circular connectors which are designed for specific applications where high performance, small size and light weight are key factors, such as the motorsport sector.
We have now launched a new fibre optic assembly facility which will handle the significant increase in demand for high performance fibre-based interconnection solutions that we have been experiencing. As well as fibre-optic patch cords and jump leads the new 1300ft² facility will also be equipped to help customers with their specific fibre optic connector assembly designs.
Find out how Loughborough University’s Formula Student team, LUMotorsport, who are sponsored by our Motorsport division Lane Motorsport, performed in their 2017 season and what their plans are for 2018.
Many specifiers and buyers of 8D Series/38999 compliant circular connectors often require standard, off-the-shelf products and generally ask for delivery by return. According to Simon Hammerton, Managing Director at Lane Electronics, a lot of customers will often need a “special” for their application and they have also come to expect a quick turnaround.
We are delighted to announce that you can now specify and purchase from our selection of Souriau 8D Series/38999 connectors and accessories by visiting our online store.
Lane Electronics will once again be one of the exhibitors at the bi-annual Defence and Security Show (DSEI) taking place this September (12th - 15th) at London’s ExCel Exhibition Centre.
Souriau, the leading manufacturer of 38999 military connectors and 8STA motorsport connectors, is 100 years old and, as a Souriau-assembling distributor, we have been part of their story for more than 30 years. Watch our video!
We are happy to announce the appointment of Mick Varley as Sales Director. He takes over from long-standing Sales Director Pat Jarman who remains in an advisory capacity until his retirement in early 2018.
New Ultra-Miniature 8STA Connector from Souriau is the Smallest Connector with the Biggest Performance!
We are very excited to bring you details of the new ultra-miniature shell size 01 8STA Series connector from Souriau. It’s certainly the smallest connector with the biggest performance.
FC Lane's Managing Director Simon Hammerton discusses our client's need for unique electrical connector solutions, such as customer-specific fibre-optic cable assemblies, that are always in high-demand and for which we are always increasing our capacity.
We have now made available a wide range of heat shrinkable boots designed for strain relieving applications where motorsport connectors have integral backshell and other connector designs use boot adaptor backshells to save weight to cable transitions, as well as in other areas where insulation and component protection are key requirements.
We are happy to announce a new range of protective caps designed for high performance circular connectors that meet the requirements of MIL-DTL-38999 and MIL-DTL-26482.
We have now added a new version of Souriau’s 8STA circular connector with an integrated clinch nut to our product portfolio, aimed specifically at the motorsport sector.
We have now added a hermetically sealed version of Souriau’s 8STA circular connector to our motorsport product portfolio.
A first in class, a second in class and two top ten finishes overall represents a fantastic start to the 2016 season by our sponsored Thundersport 600 Sportsman competitor Sam Osborne. 24-year-old Sam, who rides for the leading tuning and racing team MSG Racing, modestly described the first race weekend of the season at Brands Hatch as a “testing weekend with extreme conditions... but I am very happy to get my first win of the season and put some points on the board”.
Successful off-season practice and testing as well as a bike that “promises to give a few more mph” all suggest that Thundersport 600 Sportsman competitor Sam Osborne is set to have a great year. 24-year-old Sam, who rides for the leading tuning and racing team MSG Racing, is also sponsored by The Motorsport Division of Lane Electronics.