Table 5. Bayonet Coupled Insert Arrangements
73. Keying. Keying is used in shell-enclosed connectors
66. Contact Retaining Clip. The contact retaining clip
is completely encased in a tough plastic wafer to protect
when mating a connector.
clip from damage.
74. INSERT ARRANGEMENT. The insert arrangement
67. Moisture Sealing. Complete sealing is achieved by
is number and size of contacts available by shell size
combining four seals, shell, peripheral, interfacial, and
75. I N S E R T C O N F I G U R A T I O N . T h e i n s e r t
68. Shell Seal. This seal is effected when plug shell
configuration is the manner in which contacts are
pushes against sealing ring in receptacle when
placed within insert in a standard configuration. All
connectors are mated.
arrangements identified in Table 5 are illustrated
69. Peripheral Seal. This seal is around the edge of pin
insulator and designed so that when mating the
76. CONTACTS. Contacts are designed to prevent
connector, tension is put on seal and greatly reduces
damage to contact retention device or sealing member
during insertion or removal of contacts.
70. Interfacial Seal. This seal is achieved by insulator
77. Fixed Contacts. Contacts in hermetically sealed or
faces meeting when plug and receptacle are mated.
and solderable, or feed through.
71. Wire Seal. This seal is accomplished by a multiple
ripple design, exceeding the wire sealing requirement
78. Crimp Removable Contacts. Crimp removable
contacts may be used with all environment resisting
classes of connectors.
72. Insert Retention. Insert retention is accomplished
by a hard plastic wafer firmly locked into a groove in
shell and a strong adhesive band between insert and