Designed for screen termination and sealing. From HexaShield high-performance individual screen terminations, to one-piece KTKK assemblies and Tinel-Lock 360° adapters, TE’s backshells and adapters offer a high level of environmental and mechanical protection. Designed to accommodate both screen termination and sealing using heat-shrink molded parts, TE’s backshells are ideal for both sealed and unsealed systems.
Backshells/Adapters Product Selection
|Code||Connector Mil Spec||Backshell Type||Straight Description||45 Degree Description||90 Degree Description|
|21||MIL-DTL-26482 Series 1||Braided Adapter||206M0XX||206M1XX||206M2XX|
|40||MIL-DTL-38999 Series III and IV||Braided Adapter||208M7XX||208M8XX||208M9XX|
|41||MIL-DTL-38999 Series 1 and II||Braided Adapter||204M00XX||204M1XX||204MXX|
|54||AS50151 (AS34001), MIL-DTL-26482 Series 2, MIL-DTL-83723 Series I and III, AS81703 Series III||Braided Adapter||203M0XX||203M1XX||203M2XX|
See catalog page above for more details.
Tinel-Lock Adapter and Ring
This termination system consists of a modified spin-coupling adapter with a Tinel-Lock ring. The Tinel-Lock ring is made from a special shape memory metal that shrinks uniformly when heated. The Tinel-Lock ring is used to terminate copper cable braid directly onto the rear of the adapter. The adapter entry size and ring designator must be selected to suit the cable diameter and braid type. The resulting 360o termination withstands severe shock, vibration, temperature cycling and corrosion. Straight, 45o and 90o configurations are available.
Tinel rings are marked with a termochromic paint, which changes color when the correct installation temperature is reached.
Braid type, material and construction are variable. Refer to drawing CH00-0250-008 for Tinel-Lock Adapters.
|Braid Type||Ring Designator|
|Single layer 36 AWG||AI|
|Single layer 34 AWG||AI|
|Single layer 32 AWG||BI|
|Single layer 30 AWG||BI|
|Double layer 36 AWG||BI|
|Double layer 34 AWG||BI|
A or B = Size of Braid I = Insulating layer
AS85049 Adapters and Band Straps
The band strap termination system provides ease of installation and repair. The self-coupling locking nut provides an improved mechanical protection against loosening under vibration. There are two forms of band that are available - precoiled and straight.
Refer to R85049 drawing for more detailed information.
M85049 = TE part description R85049
|Connector Type||TE Part Description and Specification Sheet||Straight, 45o or 90o|
|AS50151 (AS34001), MIL-DTL-26482 Series 2, MIL-DTL-83723 Series I and III, AS81703 Series III Connectors||R85049/82||Straight|
|MIL-DTL-38999 Series 1 and II Connectors||R85049/85||Straight|
|MIL-DTL-38999 Series III and IV Connectors||R85049/88||Straight|
|Material Description||Material Code: Shielded Adapters||Material Code: Tinel-Lock Adapters||Typical Applications|
|Aluminum alloy||19||A||Standard material for normal applications|
|Stainless steel||62||S||Corrosion-resistant and high-temperature (firewall) applications|
|Nickel aluminum bronze||01||B||Exposed marine environments|
|Finish Description||Color||Finish Code|
|Cadmium, per QQ-P-416, Type II, Class 3 over electroless nickel||Olive drab||B|
|Electroless nickel, per AMS-C-26074, Class 4, Grade B||Bright Silver||C|
|Anodized, hard, per MIL-A-8625, Type III, Class 2||Black||G|
|Passivated, per QQ-P-25 or MIL-S-5002||-||J|
Other platings are available. Contact sales representative
Benefits: Screened Backshells
- Extensive number of adapters types and finishes
- High-performance shield termination
- Long-term performance
Features: Screened Backshells
- HexaShield adapter – for termination of individual cable screens
- Tinel-Lock adapter – heat recoverable metal for superior screen termination
- Lock Variable Angle backshells – for straight, 45° and 90° cable orientation
- Braided backshells – flexible, adaptable screen termination
- Band strap – for fast reliable screen termination
- KTKK – one piece, high screening performance assembly
Applications: Screened Backshells
- Shielded engine harnesses for military or commercial aircraft
- Sealed and screened communication and power harnesses
- Environmental sealed and screened harnesses in ground radar systems
- On board Navel combat vessels sealing and shielding vital electrical cables
- Systems where HIRF and Lightning strike protection is required