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ITT Enidine's Expanded Shock and Vibration Capabilities to be Showcased at 2019 WEST Conference
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019
Proprietary critical defense applications combine two technologies resulting in highly customized application-specific solutions protecting the performance of critical U.S. Military equipment in the sea, land and air
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2019
– ITT Inc.'s (NYSE: ITT)
brand will showcase a comprehensive portfolio of highly engineered energy absorption and vibration isolation solutions for military and defense applications during the 2019
in San Diego, Feb. 13–15.
Designed for the most demanding defense applications at the tactical edge and beyond, ITT Enidine's innovative portfolio of shock and vibration isolation products offer market-leading reliability and performance.
"ITT Enidine has been a trusted source for diversified products for more than 50 years," said Mark Ott, Principal Engineer, ITT Enidine. "We remain committed to providing our defense market partners with an integrated solution where we have the ability to customize our standard shock and vibration isolation products through a proprietary approach that combines wire and elastomeric technologies. Our proven solutions are designed, manufactured and tested in-house, resulting in reliable delivery and premium performance for critical defense applications."
During WEST, ITT Enidine will showcase shock and vibration isolation solutions including:
HERM Isolators: High Energy Rope Mount (HERM) isolators are manufactured using wire rope isolators over-molded with highly damped elastomer, making them a "fail-safe” design with a wider load range capability than standard wire rope isolators. During molding, the wire rope is forced in a more elliptical shape, offering improved tension deflection capability and less compression set than wire rope isolators. The additional damping and tension deflection capability results in lower shock response accelerations. HERMs are incorporated on a wide range of defense applications including Navy cabinet isolation and rafted deck systems, radar systems, weapons and vehicles.
SKID Isolators: These isolators are designed to protect and ensure the performance of equipment within critical systems. These large displacement isolators provide shock and vibration isolation under a wide range of environmental conditions and enable safe transport of missiles by land or air with a unique elastomeric technology. The U.S. Navy's Helios laser weapons system relies on an assortment of Enidine motion control components including SKID isolators and HERMs to protect this high-impact, triple-threat defense system.
SIDAS: Shock Isolator Double Acting Spring (SIDAS) solutions are designed, developed and patented by ITT Enidine. The SIDAS design combines a preloaded mechanical spring to provide static preload forces with a low-pressure hydraulic damper to provide dynamic damping forces.
Wire Rope Isolators: Constructed of stainless-steel cable and aluminum retaining bars, the ITT Enidine wire rope isolators attenuate shock and vibration, protecting machinery and equipment. The all-metal construction ensures they are completely unaffected by oil, chemicals, abrasives, ozone or temperature extremes.
Compact Wire Rope Isolators: Compact wire rope isolators provide shock and vibration isolation — even in situations where package space is at a premium — with a compact design that's smaller than ITT Enidine's standard wire rope isolators.
ITT Enidine representatives will be available throughout WEST at Booth 519 at the San Diego Convention Center. WEST is co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute. It's the only event where platform makers and technology designers can network, discuss and demonstrate their solutions in one location. ITT Enidine will present its technologies at Booth 519. For more information regarding Enidine's solutions, please visit
ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2017 revenues of $2.6 billion.
About ITT's Connect and Control Technologies Business
ITT's Connect and Control Technologies business designs and manufactures harsh-environment connectors and critical energy absorption, motion, flow and environmental control components. Through leading brands such as Aerospace Controls, BIW Connector Systems, Cannon, Compact, Enidine and Veam, the business serves customers in the aerospace, automation, defense, energy, industrial, infrastructure and transportation markets.