Figure 15. Inserting Contact Into Insertion Tool
Figure 14. Insulation Gap
Insert tip of contact into cavity. Start contact
insertion near connector center cavities and work
Axially align contact with contact cavity.
g. With firm even pressure, press tool against
contact shoulder and seat contact into cavity. A slight
click may be heard as retention tines snap into place
behind contact shoulder (Figure 16).
h. Pull tool straight out of contact cavity. Remove
tool from wire. Pull back lightly on wire to ensure
contact is properly seated.
Seal connector as required (Paragraph 104) and
104. CONNECTOR SEALING.
105. Sealing Plugs. Seal connector in accordance with
a. Fill all unused cavities with un-crimped contacts
Figure 16. Contact Insertion