56. Shell Style. The shell style denotes the type and
mounting of the connector.
57. Military Prefix. The military prefix denotes military
58. C l a s s . T h e c l a s s i s a l e t t e r c o d e d e n o t i n g
environment resisting ability.
Figure 9. MIL-C-26482 Series 2 Typical Connector
59. Shell Size. The shell size is indicated by a progressive
48. MIL-C-26482 SERIES 2.
60. Termination Type/Shell Material. This is applicable
49. MIL-C-26482 Series 2 connectors are bayonet
to hermetic type connectors only.
coupled with rear release crimp removable contacts.
Hermetic connectors are available with non-removable
61. Insert Configuration. The insert configuration is
solder type contact or crimp removable terminations
the insert arrangement by number and size of contacts
62. Contact Style. The style denotes type of contact
50. GROMMET SEALING PLUGS. The grommets of
environment resisting connectors are designed to accept
sealing plugs in accordance with MIL-C-26482 to be
63. Alternate Position. The alternate position denotes
used where unwired contacts are placed. The connector
when ordered as a unit will have sealing plugs enclosed
to equal 15 percent of the number of contacts but not
64. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. Connectors and
less than one.
accessories are designed and constructed to withstand
normal handling incidental to installation and
inserts have a resilient face with individual pin barriers
maintenance (Figure 11).
to seal against the hard face socket insert. The resilient
interface seal provides individual contact seals in mated
65. INSERTS. The non-resilient material used for all
condition between each contact and shell.
inserts shall be a high grade dielectric having electrical
and mechanical characteristics suitable for the purpose
52. SHELL. Shells including mounting flanges are of
intended. The impact strength shall be such that
one-piece construction and designed to retain their
material shall not chip, crack, or break during assembly
inserts in one position by mechanical means.
or normal maintenance.
53. COUPLING. Connectors shall be capable of being
66. Crimp Snap-In Contacts. Snap-in contacts designed
fully coupled and uncoupled without use of tools.
to AS39029 can be crimped with standard M22520/1
denoted by their part numbers. This means that the
67. Closed-Entry Socket Contacts. These contacts
master keyway is rotated to prevent mis-mating of
eliminate damage from abuse by test probes and help
similar connectors in close proximity to each other, or
to correct any misaligned pins during engagement.
letter will mate with a receptacle with same letter. The
68. Contact Insertion. Insertion is accomplished from
inserts do not rotate, only the keyway is rotated.
rear of connector. When contact is fully inserted, the
clip tines snap securely behind contact shoulders.
55. PART NUMBER. The following paragraphs contain
information necessary for proper selection and
69. Contact Extraction. Extraction is accomplished with
procurement of connector (Figure 10).
a rear inserted extraction tool which expands the tines
beyond the contact shoulder, releasing the contact.