(R) Composite Electrical Connectors
|Publication Date:||1 September 2009|
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) establishes guidelines for evaluating composite electrical connectors and accessories.
Composite connectors and accessories covered by this document shall be of the following types, grades, and classes.
Type I: Circular
Type II: Rectangular
Grade A: Molded, Conductive
Grade B: Molded, Nonconductive
Grade C: Molded, Conductive, Encapsulated Metal Insert
Grade D: Molded, Nonconductive, Encapsulated Metal Insert
Class 1: General duty, -55 to +150 °C
Class 2: General duty, -65 to +175 °C
Class 3: General duty, -65 to +200 °C
Class 4: High temperature, -65 to +260 °C
Class 5: Space grade, -65 to +200 °C
Field of Application
Composite connectors and accessories are intended for general use, where weight reduction and improved corrosion protection are desired.