Bronze 90° backshells added to range of connectors and accessories

02-11-2023 | Lane Electronics | Industrial

Lane Electronics has added a new bronze right-angle backshell from Weald Electronics to its range of connectors and accessories developed for use with D38999 and CECC-derived bronze connectors.

Manufactured in bronze, it increases the range of products suited for marine applications. Bronze material supplies resistance to salt spray without suffering corrosion or binding, unlike stainless steel or plated aluminium alternatives. These 90° backshells are manufactured in-house by Weald Electronics, ensuring assembly and shipment are obtainable on short lead times.

These backshells enable a more compact cable bend than a conventional 90° heat shrink boot while supplying good mechanical protection and EMC performance. Right-angle backshells are often employed with cable plugs that connect to the front of the equipment, where the compact dimensions allow the cable to be kept away from the equipment while in use. It is common to use the same teeth that mesh with the teeth on the back of connectors to enable the connection angle to be set or ‘clocked’ in a convenient position, helping to direct the cable away in precisely the desired direction.

The company supply a wide portfolio of connector accessories created for high-performance applications. Based on the latest series of backshells, adapters and protective dust caps from Weald, it also incorporates a wide selection of heat-shrinkable boots, tubing, and shapes from HellermannTyton. It can also supply a range of nut plates, protective caps and gaskets to complete product final assembly.

Weald sealing and strain relief backshells are manufactured in the UK and designed for MIL-DTL-26482 Series 1 and MIL-DTL-38999 (D38999) Series III and IV connector systems. Known as the LMA19 series, the backshells guard the cable and the integrity of the overall connection. They eradicate cable bending and over-flexing, and when utilised with a heat shrink boot, they stop the ingress of liquids and dirt.


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