Take care not to disturb or dislodge seated
contacts by putting strain on wires or cable
while inserting other contacts.
Position insertion tool around rear of contact
(Figure 12). Contact and tool should be aligned within
hole as straight as possible to avoid damage to wire
sealing grommet. Press insertion tool against contact
shoulder firmly to seat contact in cavity.
g. Remove insertion tool by sliding back along
Figure 12. Seating Contact with Insertion Tool
wire insulation until it clears grommet.
h. Seal connector (Paragraph 43), and install
backshell (WP 004 03),
43. CONNECTOR SEALING.
44. Sealing Plugs.
a. Fill all unused cavities with un-crimped
contacts and sealing plugs.
All MIL-C-81511 connectors use a straight
sealing plug, without a knob at the end
b. Select sealing plug according to size of contact
Figure 13. Sealing Plug Insertion
Insert sealing plug until bottomed in contact
cavity (Figure 13). Fill all cavities that have un-crimped
contacts. NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 026 00.
Table 10. Sealing Plug Selection
d. After all contacts and sealing plugs are
inserted, rotate rear nut assembly by hand until nut is
fully bottomed against rear shell (Figure 14).
45. Moisture Barrier. For connector sealing procedures,
refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 025 00.
46. CONTACT REMOVAL. Contacts requiring
removal from connectors may be wired, unwired, or
attached to broken wires.