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M85049 / AS85049 backshells are coupled to the connector body to support and strain relieve the cable entry at the rear of the connector. Depending on type they may also provide a seal and EMI/RFI shielding.
Qualified M85049 backshells are available in many configurations and styles to suit MIL-DTL-38999, MIL-DTL-26482, MIL-DTL-83723 and MIL-DTL-5015 connectors. Strain relief clamps are available in either straight or 90° variants. Coupling is either self-locking or non self-locking.
Backshells for Military and Aerospace applications are governed by the SAE and the now ratified AS85049 standard.
All existing M85049 documents have been superseded by the new standard.

M85049 Backshell Product Options

Available Plating:

  • Cadmium Olive Drab over Electroless Nickel
  • Aluminium
  • Black Anodized
  • Electroless Nickel
  • Black Zinc Nickel

Datasheet

AS85049-Product-Sheet

Shrink Boot Adapters

  • M85049/60-1, /62, /69
  • Used for unshielded cables
  • Used with heatshrink boot
  • Groove for heatshrink lipped boot

Band Lock Adapters

  • Use with heatshrink boot or moulding
  • Screen termination with retention band or constant force spring

Non-Environmental Backshells

  • M85049/21, /29
  • Strain relief clamp
  • No environmental or EMI protection

Environmental Backshells

  • M85049/7, /9, /11
  • Strain relief and sealing
  • Suitable for 2 meters water immersion
  • Suitable for harsh environment applications

Non-Environmental EMI/RFI Backshells

  • M85049/19, /23, /24, /25, /36
  • strain relief clamp
  • 360-degree screen termination
  • Suitable for individual & overall shielding

Environmental EMI/RFI Backshells

  • M85049/6, /8, /10, /17, /78
  • Strain relief and sealing
  • Offers excellent shielding and sealing
  • Suitable for individual & overall shielding

Crimp Ring Adapter

  • M85049/20 and M85049/26-3
  • For screened cables
  • Used with heatshrink boot
  • Crimp ring screen termination

Pre-Shielded Adapter

  • M85049/109, /111, /112, /114, /115, /117
  • Used for screened cables
  • Supplied with a length of braid attached

SQ Adapter

  • Used for screened cables
  • Cost effective braid termination
  • End nut screen trap
  • Used with heatshrink boot

Quick Clamp

  • M85049/15, /16, /53, /54, /55, /56, /57, /63
  • Used with cable tie
  • For weight critical applications

Strain Relief Clamp

  • M85049/38, /39, /43, /47, /49-2, /51, /52
  • Strain relief clamp
  • No environmental protection offered

Grommet Nut

  • M85049/14, /27, /31
  • Compresses grommet to seal and contacts in place
  • Used when no backshell required

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