New TE backshells offer up to 20% weight savings

TE Connectivity (TE) introduced its new 70 series braid tail swept elbow backshells to be used in a wide range of military and aerospace applications.

TE’s 70 series swept elbow backshells offer designers the potential for up to 20% weight savings over traditional backshells, allowing for improved efficiency as content continues to grow in military and aerospace systems.

TE is complementing its series of banding (BT) and Tinel ring (TXR) backshells with a braid tail backshell. The new 70 series swept elbow backshells include a pre-terminated screenbraid sock for an overall screen, as well as constant internal radius and a smooth internal bore using investment casting. They are designed to allow for uncoupling during repairs, which helps reduce damage to the boot, resulting in a simple and fast termination option.

“Aerospace and defence engineers require increased flexibility when it comes to designing for compact spaces. Our 70 series braid tail swept elbow backshells offer weight saving advantages over traditional backshells,” said Carina Logan, product manager for TE’s Aerospace, Defence and Marine division. “These backshells also offer overall 360° screening against EMI/RFI for customers in high vibration applications using high-reliability, low profile magna form ring termination.”

TE’s 70 series swept elbow backshells suit a wide range of circular connectors and they are available in multiple shell sizes and plating configurations. Those include MIL-DTL-38999 series III and IV as well as MIL-DTL-26482 series II.


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