1 September 2011
For the AA-400 Super Heater use the: No.
Conventional Stripping Method
(required) and AA-400-140 magnifier bracket
For the CV-5300 MiniGun use the MG-1
Braid Fold-Back Stripping Method
e. Turn the heating tool on and allow to warm
up. (See instructions for tool used.)
Figure 4. Coaxial Cable Stripping Methods
28. Holding Fixture Setup.
a. Install the appropriate adapter (Figure 3) onto
The heating tools have hot nozzle surfaces
the AD-1319 holding fixture.
and produce hot air that can cause burns.
To prevent burns, do not touch the nozzle and
b. Insert a contact in the adapter and set up as
keep hands and fingers away from the hot air
shown in figure 7. Ensure that the contact is inserted in
the appropriate end of the adapter: D-602-0141 and D-
602-0171 outer socket contacts in the "S" end. If using
Heat the contact as follows:
a hot-air heating tool, the spacer collar is not needed,
but may be left in place.
1). Using the holding fixture, position the
contact in the heating tool reflector as shown in Figure
29. Heating Procedures.
10, with the forward inspection window centered in the
a. Insert the contact/cable assembly into the
appropriate end of the adapter (Figure 7) or repair
2). Continue heating until the small solder
holding fixture (Figure 7).
preform in the forward inspection window has melted
and flowed. The large solder preform in the rear
b. D-602-0141 or D-602-0171 outer socket
inspection window should have melted and flowed by
contacts in the "S" end.
this time; if it has not, direct hot air at the rear
inspection window until it does.
c. Clamp the cable in the AD-1319 (or AD-1567)
If contact is UNDERHEATED, there will be
The cable must remain fully inserted in the
visible remnants of the original shapes of the
solder performs. An under heated contact
must be reheated.
The contact must be fully inserted in the
If contact is OVERHEATED, solder will
wick away from the joint areas, leaving no
The cable must be straight between the
solder fillets. An overheated contact must be
contact and the cable clamp.
removed and a new contact installed.
d. Attach the appropriate reflector and other
g. After the contact has cooled for at least 10
applicable accessories to the heating tool.
seconds, remove the contact and cable from the holding