These SSMB and SSMC surface mount P.C. board receptacles are available in top mount and edge mount types. when mounted, they withstand torque, shear, and pull forces greatly in excess of standard mating and unmating forces. Tape and reel packaging is available for top mount versions. AEP surface mount P.C. board receptacles meet all interface requirements of MIL-STD-348, and appropriate performance requirements of MIL-PRF-39012. Most configurations can also be furnished with pretinned legs for convenient, reliable assembly. Edge mount types are designed for .031" thick P.C. boards, but they are readily available for boards up to .045" thick.