Standard For Electrical Contacts, Retention Criteria

The purpose of this document is to provide criteria for retention testing of electrical crimp, insertable/removable contacts. This document provides criteria for retention testing of contacts in electrical connectors and distribution/bussing junction devices conforming to specifications 40M38277, 40M38294, 40M38298, 40M39569, 40M39589, 16A02980, and MIL-DTL-38999. This criteria shall also be used for similar generic devices covered by industry, military, and other NASA specifications. This criteria does not apply to coaxial, shielded, or twist pin contacts.

Document ID 
MSFC-STD-781
Document Date 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Related Topics 
Connectors