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15. EPXB CONNECTORS.
tooling are controlled under military or SAE
16. EPXB connectors have larger shells and are
available in aluminum with a electrolytic nickel over
19. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION. The
connectors and accessories are designed and constructed
electroless nickel finish or composite with nickel
to withstand normal handling during installation and
plating. They are available with inserts that
accommodate a maximum 48, size 22 contacts (Shell
Size 1) or a maximum 96, size 22 contacts (Shell Size 2).
20. INSERTS. The entire insert of the EPXB assembly
is an individual part designed to suitable support around
17. PART NUMBER. EPX connectors have
the wires and sealing (for class E inserts, see Figure 11),
interchangeable inserts the connector shell and insert
and is removable/replaceable with different
must be ordered separately. The part number contains the
configurations of inserts. The inserts align with the
information necessary for the proper selection and
connector shell by a keyway. EPXB 1 uses keyway A
procurement (Figure 9 and 10).
and EPXB 2 uses keyway A on one side and keyway B
on the other as shown in Figure 8. Ordering and
18. MILITARY SPECIFICATION. The EPX
configuration information is contained in Figures 11, 12
connectors are a commercial series and therefore do not
and Table 1).
have a military specification. Some of the contacts and
EPXA and EPXB 1
Figure 8. EPXA and EPXB Shell to Insert Keying