1 September 2011
Do not perform wire repair while using
Be careful if using metal tools (M81969).
explosive solvent /paint products on the
These tools can damage the wire sealing
aircraft. When using a heat tool, do not
grommet in the connector. Plastic tools are
use electrical power from the aircraft
preferred. Inspect tool tips for damage or
being repaired. Use electrical power from
distortion before use.
a ground power unit. Use of nitrogen with
the HT-900B/HT-920B heat gun in an
Damage to the connector wire sealing
enclosed area can be hazardous.
grommet can occur. Avoid using metal tooling
to remove and install backshells. These tools
ventilated area can result in asphyxiation.
can damage the backshell and connector. Non-
metallic tools are designed to wear before
This document includes cadmium as a
damaging connector or backshell.
plating material. The use of cadmium has
been restricted and/or banned for use in
Do not remove a contact attached to a broken
many countries due to environmental and
wire with an unwired contact removal tool.
health concerns. Consult applicable health
The tool and connector may be damaged. Wire
and environmental regulations regarding
strands may be encountered at any point up to
its use, handling and disposition.
5/6 inch of tool insertion. Do not force tool if
wire strands are encountered. Withdraw tool
any time it cannot be advanced into connector.
Inspect tool tip for nicks, cracks,
mushrooming, and other damage that will
prevent proper functioning. Replace removal
tool and repeat procedure if required.