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8. GUIDEPINS. Guidepins are used to align plug
b. Remove four screws from either the side or
and receptacle connector during mating (Figure 4).
c. Remove shield.
9. JACKSCREWS. Jackscrews are used to mate the
plug and receptacle connectors and are either long or
16. SHIELD INSTALLATION. Upon completion of
short configuration. (Figure 5).
maintenance or modification, the shield must be
replaced. Install shield in accordance with the
MIL-DTL-28748/9 connector to protect contacts on
the rear of the connector (Figure 6).
Position shield on cable and connector.
11. DUST COVER. Dust covers are used to prevent
Wires can be pinched between metal parts.
and /10 connectors (Figure 7).
Ensure no wires are between metal parts
before tightening, and while tightening any
12. M28748/17 CONNECTOR PARTS. M28748/17
connector parts include guide pins, jackscrews and
other associated hardware (Figure 8).
b. Tighten four screws from either the side or
13. Protective shells, connector shields and
accessories. Unless otherwise specified, protective
c. Tighten cable clamp and, if used, strain relief
shells, connector shields, and other accessories shall be
made of a high grade aluminum alloy conforming to
AMS-QQ-A-250/8, temper H-32 or corrosion-resistant
steel conforming to ASTM A582, series 300
(nonmagnetic), or other material satisfactory to the
Government. There shall be no assembly of protective
shells, connector shields or other accessories made of
different materials than specified herein.
14. Configuration of connector accessories for MIL-
DTL-28748 connectors is part of connector part
number. Refer to WP 005 02 for ordering of the
connector assembly to include the accessories
associated with them.
15. SHIELD REMOVAL. Shields are used to protect
and add strength to connectors. When modification or
repair to connector is necessary, the shield must be
removed. Remove shield in accordance with following
a. Loosen cable clamp and, if installed, strain