Figure 12. M39029 Part Number Breakdown
Figure 13. Basic Identification Number and Color Bands
Table 4. MIL-C-81703 Series 3 Power Contact Application
96. THERMOCOUPLE CONTACTS. Temperature
97. TOOLING. This procedure is for attaching power
sensing systems utilize two dissimilar metal conductors
and thermocouple contacts to a single conductor wire.
with matched lengths. When joined at the point
Select proper tooling for the specific contact part number
temperature will be sensed, a voltage difference
(Table 6) and refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 013 00
develops. This voltage is directly proportional to
for correct assembly and crimp procedures.
temperature change. Thermocouple contacts listed
(Table 5) are either nickel-aluminum/silicon (formerly
98. BACKSHELL REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION.
alumel), nickel-chromium (formerly chromel), iron, or
For backshell removal and installation refer to
copper-nickel alloy (formerly constantan). Match the
WP 010 03.
required size to connector application, wire gage, and
listed along with the corresponding color bands.