Military Composite Electrical Connectors
|Publication Date:||1 October 2002|
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.
a. Type I: Circular
b. Type II: Rectangular
a. Grade A: Molded, Conductive
b. Grade B: Molded, Nonconductive
c. Grade C: Molded, Conductive, Encapsulated Metal Insert
d. Grade D: Molded, Nonconductive, Encapsulated Metal Insert
a. Class 1: General duty, −55 to +150 °C
b. Class 2: General duty, −65 to +175 °C
c. Class 3: General duty, −65 to +200 °C
d. Class 4: High temperature, −65 to +260 °C
e. 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.