Accession Number : ADD001940

Title :   Connector Backshell Adapter and Method of Using Same.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Sallanek,Richard

Report Date : 23 Sep 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The patent application relates to an adapter device for use with cable connectors. The adapter device comprises an elongated tubular sleeve having means for engaging cable connector backshell and mating rings and an adapter ring slidably engaging the adapter sleeve. The adapter ring comprises at least two longitudinally adjacent segments, a first segment having a cross-sectional diameter slightly larger than the cross-sectional diameter of the adapter sleeve, and a second segment having a cross-sectional diameter slightly larger than the cross-sectional diameter of the connector mating ring. A cable is attached to the connector backshell and extended through the adapter sleeve to the connector mating ring. The backshell and mating ring are attached to the adapter sleeve and the adapter ring is secured to the mating ring. The adapter device can be coded for identification.

Descriptors :   *Adapters, Patents, Cables, Connectors

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE