10. CLASS C,
jacketing or insulation. A protective housing usually
made from a resilient material to prevent entry of
moisture into a connector. For detailed information on
11. The following information applies to Class: C, J and
applicable adapter refer to M85049/59 (Figure 11). See
R connector accessories.
WP 008 03 (this manual) for information on shrink
boots: MS3109 (or AS31091) and MS3117 (or AS31171).
12. BACKSHELLS. Backshells are the most complex
connector accessories and simply stated they are any
16. CONDUIT FITTINGS. Conduit fittings are used to
device added to the rear, or wiring side, of a connector.
connect a conduit to a connector and may be either a
The MIL-DTL 22992 connectors (class C, J, and R)
ferrule, nut, adapter, box fitting, 45° elbow, 90° elbow,
employ Non-Environmental EMI/RFI type backshells.
hex nut, or seal assembly. See WP 007 03 for detailed
information on the conduit fittings apply to class C, J
13. NON-ENVIRONMENTAL EMI/RFI BACK-
and R: AN3050, AN3051, AN3052, AN3053, AN3054,
SHELLS. A typical non-environmental backshell
AN3055, AN3056, AN3058, AN3064, AN3060, AN3061,
(Figure 6) is an attachment on the back side of a con-
AN3062, AN3063, AN3067, and AN3068.
nector that does not protect against moisture, dust and
dirt but does provide EMI/RFI protection. For detailed
17. DUST CAPS. Protective covers are more commonly
information on the applicable non-environmental
called dust caps. The purpose of dust caps is to prevent
EMI/RFI backshells refer to: M85049/3 (Figure 7),
dirt from entering connectors, pins, and sockets and
M85049/4 (Figure 8) and M85049/5 (Figure 9).
to prevent coupling device from damage. For detailed
information on dust caps refer to: MS17350 (Figure 12)
14. CABLE GRIP. A cable grip is a strain relief which
and MS17349 (Figure 13).
provides additional support for larger size cables. For
detailed information on the applicable woven cable
clamp MS90561 refer to Figure 10.
the applicable structure or component. For detailed
15. SHRINK BOOTS AND ADAPTERS. Boots and
information refer to gasket A-A-52481, and MS51007
adapters are protective coverings over any portion of
a cable, wire, or connector in addition to normal