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26. Crimp Removable Contacts. Crimp removable
contacts may be used with all environment resisting
classes of connectors.
Coaxial Contact Specification Sheets have
been canceled without replacement. The
27. Contact Availability. Crimp contacts are
numbers have been retained for reference
supplied with each connector unit package and
purposes only. If replacement is required,
consist of a full complement plus one spare per size
contact responsible engineering authority.
for connectors of 26 contacts or less. Connectors
with 26 or more contacts will have two spares of each
For identification of canceled specifications
size used. Contacts may also be ordered in individual
in this WP a "$" sign will be placed in front
quantities when necessary.
of the canceled specification sheet number.
28. Installation and Remova1 Tools. The proper
33. CABLE AND COAXIAL CONTACT
installation and removal tools must be used to
ASSEMBLY. To assemble coaxial to applicable
assemble or disassemble the connector. The
cable, identify the cable, contact size, and tooling
installation tool for Series 1 connectors is
(Table 6, Figure 8).
M81969/17-01 and the removal tool is M81969/19-
34. SAE AS81659 SERIES 2.
35. Series 2 connectors are rear release, crimp pin or
29. CONTACT APPLICATION. Contacts used in
socket contacts, environment and non-environment
Series 1 connectors are manufactured in accordance
with SAE AS39029. The part number breakdown is
resistant, Class 1 or 2 and are single, double, triple or
illustrated (Figure 5). The Basic Identification
Number (BIN) or last three digits of contact part
number, matches standard resistor color code (Figure
36. GROMMET SEALING PLUGS. The
grommets of environment resisting connectors are
designed to accept sealing plugs in accordance with
30. POWER CONTACTS. Power contacts are used
MS27488 to be used where unwired contacts are
to connect single conductor wire through connectors.
placed. The connector when ordered as a unit will
The power contacts range from size 16 thru 22 and
have sealing plugs enclosed to equal 15 percent of the
are of crimp front release design. Contacts are listed
number of contacts but not less than one.
by size. Match the required size to connector
37. SHELL. Shells including mounting flanges are
pin contact part numbers are listed along with the
of one-piece construction and designed to retain their
corresponding color bands (Table 4).
inserts in one position by mechanical means. Each
plug and receptacle has at least one blue color band,
31. TOOLING. The procedures for attaching power
which indicates rear release retention system, and is
contacts to a single conductor wire is the same for
located to be readily visible.
this connector series. Select the proper tooling for the
specific contact part number and refer to NAVAIR
38. COUPLING. Connectors shall be capable of
0l-lA-505-1, WP 013 00 for correct assembly and
being fully coupled and uncoupled without use of
crimp procedures (Table 5).
32. COAXIAL CONTACTS. When routing coaxial
cable through connectors, coaxial contacts are
plug and receptacle shall be accomplished by means
superior to other coaxial cable shield termination
of mating keys on the plug shell and keyways on the
methods. The shield integrity is maintained across the
contact body. Socket coaxial contacts have a pin
prior to contact engagement.
center contact. Pin coaxial contacts have a socket
center contact (Figure 7).