33. Wire Seal. This seal is accomplished by a multiple
42. CONTACT APPLICATION. Contacts used are
ripple design, exceeding wire sealing requirements of
manufactured in accordance with AS-39029. The contact
part number breakdown is illustrated (Figure 7). The
Basic Identification Number (BIN) or last three digits
34. Insert Retention. Insert retention is accomplished
of contact part number, matches the standard resistor
by a hard plastic wafer firmly locked into a groove in
color code (Figure 8). Pin contacts are interchangeable
shell and a strong adhesive bond between insert and
between all series.
43. POWER CONTACTS. Power contacts are used to
35. Keying. Removable inserts are keyed to prevent
connect single conductor wire through connectors.
rotation within the shell. The positioning is indicated
The power contacts range from size 12 through 23-22
by the part number of the connection.
and are of rear insertion, front release design. Contacts
are listed by size. Match the required size to connector
36. INSERT ARRANGEMENT. The insert arrangement
is number and size of contacts available by shell size
pin contact part numbers are listed along with
corresponding color bands (Table 2 or 3).
44. THERMOCOUPLE CONTACTS. Temperature
37. I N S E R T
CONFIGURATION. The insert
sensing systems utilize two dissimilar metal conductors
is the manner in which contacts are
with matched lengths. When joined at the point
insert in a standard configuration. All
temperature will be sensed, a voltage difference
identified in Table 1 are illustrated
develops. This voltage is directly proportional to
temperature change. Thermocouple contacts listed
(Table 4) are either leaded copper, nickel-aluminum/
38. CONTACTS. Contacts are designed to prevent
silicon (formerly alumel), nickel-chromium (formerly
damage to contact retention device or sealing member
chromel), iron, or copper-nickel alloy (formerly
during insertion or removal of contacts.
constantan). Match the required size to connector
39. Fixed Contacts. Contacts in hermetically sealed or
pin contact part numbers are listed along with the
corresponding color bands.
40. Crimp Removable Contacts. Crimp removable
45. TOOLING. The procedure for attaching power and
contacts may be used with all environment resisting
thermocouple contacts to a single conductor wire are
classes of connectors.
the same for this connector series. Select proper tooling
for specific contact part number (Table 5 or 6) and refer
41. Contact Availability. Crimp contacts are supplied
to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 013 00 for correct assembly
with each connector unit package and consist of a full
and crimp procedures.
complement plus one spare per size for connectors of
26 contacts or less. Connectors with more than 26
46. BACKSHELL REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION.
contacts will have two spares of each size used. Contacts
For backshell removal and installation refer to
may also be ordered in individual quantities when
WP 007 03.