system shall be 500 cycles. The quantity of contacts to
123. MIL-C-29600 CONNECTORS.
be supplied with each connector unit package shall
consist of a full complement of contacts plus 1 spare
124. PART NUMBER. The part number contains all
contact for each size used In the arrangement utilizing
the information necessary for proper selection and
26 contacts or less. For arrangements utilizing more
procurement. The part number breakdown is
than 26 contacts, 2 spare contacts for each size used in
illustrated (Figure 22).
the arrangement shall be used.
125. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. The connector
127. INSERTS. The contact is retained in the shell by
and accessories are designed and constructed to
a composite insert. The insert construction utilizes
withstand normal handling during installation and
redundant silicone sealing techniques. The insert is
maintenance. The connector is manufactured from a
retained by molded retention fingers that are not
metalized composite material that resists corrosion, has
subject to corrosion and offer retention and durability
exceptional durability, extremely light weight, and
greater than other retention methods.
affords excellent EMI shielding. The MIL-C-29600
connectors have two series types. Series A utilizes MIL-
128. INSERT ARRANGEMENTS. The insert
DTL-38999 insert arrangements and series B utilizes
arrangement is the number and size of the contacts
MIL-C-81511 insert arrangements.
available by shell size (For Series A see Table 23, for
Series B, see Table 24).
126. CONTACT AND TOOL DATA. Contacts shall
be designed for crimp termination and shall be as
129. INSERT CONFIGURATION. The insert
specified to MIL-C-29600/13, /14, /23, and /24. The
configuration is the manner in which the contacts are
connectors specified herein are also capable of
placed within the insert in a standard configuration.
operating with contacts specified In AS39029/17, /18,
All arrangements identified in Table 23 and 24 are
/56 and /58, as applicable. However, when AS39029
illustrated (Figures 23 and 24).
contacts are used, the durability level of the connector