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30. CONTACT APPLICATION. Contacts used are
methods. The shield integrity is maintained across the
manufactured in accordance with SAE AS39029. The
contact body. The coaxial cable groups listed (Table
contact part number breakdown is illustrated (Figure
5) can be interconnected through MIL-DTL-26518
4). The Basic Identification Number (BIN) or last
connector size 8 and 12 contact cavities. Match the
three digits of contact part number, match standard
required contact size to connector application and
resistor color code Figure 5).
cable group. When crimping center contact for these
cables, use crimp tool selector knob settings
31. POWER CONTACTS. Power contacts are used
specified. Socket and pin contact part numbers are
to connect single conductor wire through connectors.
listed along with corresponding color bands (Figure
The power contacts (Table 3) range from size 12 thru
6). M39029/54 contacts are front release and
20 and are crimp front release design. Contacts are
M39029/55 contacts are rear release.
listed by size. Match the required size to the
34. CABLE AND COAXIAL CONTACT
Socket and pin contact part numbers are listed along
ASSEMBLY. To assemble coaxial contacts to
with corresponding color bands.
applicable cable identify cable by part number. Select
proper tooling by contact part number (Table 6).
32. TOOLING. The procedure for attaching power
Assemble contacts shown (Figures 7 and 8).
contacts to a single conductor wire are the same for
this connector series. Select proper tooling for
35. USAGE. MIL-DTL-26518 connectors are
specific contact part number (Table 4) and refer to
intended for applications wherein extremes of
NAVAIR 0l-lA-505-1, WP 013 00 for correct
temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure are
assembly and crimp procedures.
experienced. They are not intended for use at
operating temperatures higher than 460°F (238°C) for
33. COAXIAL CONTACTS. When routing coaxial
cable through connectors, coaxial contacts are
superior to other coaxial cable shield termination
PART NUMBER DESIGNATION
Basic Identification Number
Figure 4. SAE AS39029/32 Part Number Breakdown