Operating Temperature Range
Classes KS and LS: -55°C to +200°C (-67°F to +392°F)
Classes KT and W: -55°C to +175°C (-67°F to +347°F)
Class L: -55°C to +200°C (-67°F to +392°F)
Class A*: -55°C to +200°C (-67°F to +392°F)
Material and Finish Data (Class)
KT– carbon steel shell, olive drab cadmium, firewall
KS – stainless steel shell, passivated, firewall
L – aluminum shell, electroless nickel finish
LS – stainless steel shell, passivated
W – aluminum shell, olive drab cadmium over nickel base
A* – aluminum shell, black anodized finish
Classes KS and LS withstand 1,000-hour salt spray.
Class KT withstands 96-hour salt spray.
Class L withstands 96-hour salt spray.
Class W withstands 1,000-hour salt spray.
Wired, mated connectors with specified accessories attached, shall meet the altitude-immersion test specified in MIL-DTL-5015.
Minimum of 100 mating cycles
Shock and Vibration Requirements
Wired, mated connectors shall not be damaged, coupling
ring shall not loosen, and there shall be no interruption of
electrical continuity longer than 10 microseconds when
subjected to the following:
Mated connectors withstand a pulse of approximate half
sine wave of 50 G magnitude with duration of 11 milliseconds
applied in three axes per MIL-STD-1344, method 2004,
test condition A.
Mated connectors withstand the following vibration levels:
l Random vibration per MIL-STD-1344, method 2005,
and test condition VI, letter J.
Maximum potential drop shall not exceed:
• Class W = 5 millivolts
• All other classes (except A*) = 50 millivolts
Connectors resist specified immersions in MIL-PRF-7808 (lubricating oil), MIL-PRF-23699 (lubricating oil), MIL-PRF-5606 (hydraulic fluid), M2-V Chevron oil, Coolanol 25, MIL-DTL-83133 (turbine fuel JP-8), MIL-DTL-5624 (turbine fuels JP-4 and JP-5), SAE-AMS1424 Type I (defrosting fluid), and other solvents and cleaning agents.