Figure 13. Loosening Position of Wrench
Select the correct adapter tool Table 2 or 3,
23. CABLE CLAMPS AND STRAIN RELIEFS. Cable
T-handle, and strap wrench (Figure 11).
clamp type strain reliefs are supports or clamping
devices used to support the weight of cables and wires
to the connector. The strain reliefs attach to the
connector and absorb vibration and shock transmitted
Spinning tool on connector will cause damage
by the wires or cable to the contact connection.
to tool and/or connector.
24. CABLE CLAMP AND STRAIN RELIEF
d. Mate adapter tool to connector. Ensure white
AVAILABILITY. Cable clamps and strain reliefs are
dot on adapter tool lines to master keyway of connector
available in many types to perform different functions.
Refer to applicable drawings and diagrams to select
the proper part. The following is a part number
Install strap wrench around part to be
breakdown of availability:
installed. Draw strap tightly through locking link.
Backshell will rest on nose of wrench (Figure 12).
25. Straight Strain Relief MS27342-2. This is a straight
strain relief adapter available in two series. Series I is
Insert T-handle into socket of adapter tool to
an open adapter without a clamp, Series II has a clamp.
provide holding (Figure 12).
The strain relief, along with dimensions and part
number breakdown, is illustrated (Figure 15).
26. Straight Strain Relief M85049/49-2. These are
straight strain relief adapters. The strain relief, along
Refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 011 01, for
with dimensions and part number breakdown is
torque value information on AS85049 connector
illustrated (Figure 16).
g. To tighten backshell apply force clockwise as
viewed from connector rear (Figure 14).