Quantcast Figure 17-37. Wire Receptacles and Connectors

Custom Search
 
  
 
TM 9-8000
Figure 17-37. Wire Receptacles and Connectors
b. Types. Plugs and receptacles are available with
using two or more cable or harness assemblies to
facilitate maintenance.
either pin- or socket-type contacts, that is, with either
male or female contacts.  The placement of one in
(2)  The difference between box- and wall-
preference to the other is based on a general rule
mounted receptacles is related to the environmental
prescribing that sockets (female) are used on the power
protection of the conductor connections.  The box-
side of a connection. This arrangement is intended to
mounted style has exposed conductor connections, and
prevent accidental shorting of the power side of the
is intended to be mounted on a box or component that is
connection, which could injure personnel or damage
sealed and thereby provides the conductor connections
equipment.  Connectors are designed specifically for
with protection from the environment. A wall-mounted
high- or low-voltage applications. The various connector
receptacle is intended to be mounted on an exposed or
receptacles that are available for vehicle usage are
unprotected enclosure; therefore, the connections to the
classified as in-line or cable, box, wall, or bulkhead types.
conductors are sealed.
(1) The In-line type has no means of supporting
(3)
The bulkhead receptacle
is used to
itself, is used on a cable end, and is joined to a mating
penetrate a panel while maintaining a seal
between the
element that also is cable connected.  These in-line
compartments established by the panel.
The unique
receptacles  permit  the  Interconnection  of  power
feature of the bulkhead receptacle is that
it allows the
distribution systems
connection on both sides
TA233647
17-30


 


Privacy Statement - Copyright Information. - Contact Us

Integrated Publishing, Inc.
6230 Stone Rd, Unit Q Port Richey, FL 34668

Phone For Parts Inquiries: (727) 493-0744
Google +