75. CONTACTS. Contacts may be fixed or crimp
temperature change. Thermocouple contacts are either
nickel-aluminum/silicon (formerly alumel), nickel-
chromium (formerly chromel), iron, or copper-nickel
76. Fixed Contacts. Contacts in hermetically sealed or
alloy (formerly constantan) Match the required size to
removable and solder-able, or feed through.
Socket and pin contact part numbers are listed along
with the corresponding color bands (Table 11).
77. Crimp Removable Contacts. Crimp removable
contacts may be used with all environment resisting
83. TOOLING. The procedures for attaching power
classes of connectors.
and thermocouple contacts to a single conductor wire
are the same for this connector series and contacts.
78. Contact Availability. Crimp contacts are supplied
Select the proper tooling for the specific contact part
with each connector unit package and consist of a full
number and refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 013 00
compliment plus 1 spare per size for connectors of 26
for correct assembly and crimp procedures (Table 12).
contacts or less. Connectors with more than 26 contacts
will have 2 spares of each size used. Contacts may also
84. STEP STRIPPING FILTER LINE. Refer to NAVAIR
be ordered in individual quantities when necessary.
79. Installation and Removal Tools. The proper
85. COAXIAL CONTACTS. When routing coaxial
installation and removal tools must be used to
cable through connectors, coaxial contacts are superior
assemble or disassemble the connector. The connector
to other coaxial cable shield termination methods. The
when ordered as a unit package will include one MIL-
shield integrity is maintained across the contact body.
The coaxial cable groups listed in Table 13 can be
interconnected through MIL-DTL-38999 connector size
80. CONTACT APPLICATION. Contacts used in
8, 12, and 16 contact cavities. Match the required
Series II connectors are manufactured in accordance
contact size to the connector application and cable
with AS39029. The Basic Identification Number (BIN)
group. When crimping the center contact for these
or last three digits of the contact part number, matches
cables, use the crimp tool selector knob settings
the standard resistor color code (Figure 14). BIN code
specified. Socket and pin contact part numbers are
numbering is allowed for size 16 and larger contacts.
listed along with the corresponding color bands. Socket
If stamped or printed numbers are used, the digits
coaxial contacts have a pin center contact. Pin coaxial
must be a minimum of .060 inches high.
contacts have a socket center contact (Figure 15).
81. POWER CONTACTS. Power contacts are used to
86. CABLE AND COAXIAL CONTACT ASSEMBLY.
connect single conductor wire through connectors. The
To assemble the coaxial contacts to the applicable cable,
power contacts range from size 10 through 22M and
identify the cable by group (Table 13). Select the proper
are of crimp, rear-release design. Contacts are listed
contact by size and cable group (Table 14). Select the
by size. Match the required size to the connector
proper tooling and determine the required strip
dimensions (Table 15).
pin contact part numbers are listed along with the
corresponding color bands (Table 11).
87. Strip coaxial cable to the dimensions specified in
Table 15, according to the stripping procedures in
82. THERMOCOUPLE CONTACTS. Temperature
NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 009 00. Build-up crimp tools
sensing systems utilize two dissimilar metal
as specified in Table 15, according to NAVAIR 01-1A-
conductors with matched lengths. When joined at the
505-1, WP 013 00. Coaxial contacts and cable are
point temperature will be sensed, a voltage difference
assembled using the procedures outlined for Series I
develops. This voltage is directly proportional to the
connectors (Paragraph 51).