TE Connectivity Adapters and Band Straps Listed on Military Qualified Parts List

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TE Announces Complete Solution Meets Industry Standard AS85049 /82 through /90 and /128

TE Connectivity (TE) announces the approval to be on the military qualified parts list (QPL) for AS85049/82 to /90 band strap adapters and /128 band straps. AS85049 is a military specification for connector accessories designed to work with military connectors like those built to MIL-DTL-38999.

“We’ve seen the military in North America migrating to using a common connector and adapter system across their services. The M85049 adapter product has become that standard. TE offers a wide selection of sizes, materials and finishes as well as corrosion-resistant steel bands in all three styles to allow customers to use existing tooling,” said Daniel Redmon, product manager, TE Connectivity, Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine. “We’re excited to offer our customers a line of AS85049 compliant products, as well as adapters in configurations and finishes to help meet any challenge.”

The M85049 band straps and adapters feature side-entry band straps, making them easier to install and repair, and providing high-reliability under vibration due to their self-coupling locking nut. The M85049 band straps and adapters feature side-entry band straps, making them easier to install and repair. The adapters are offered in straight, 45-degree and 90-degree formats.

TE’s approved products include band straps and adapters for M85049 (/88-90) Code 40, Code 41 (/85-87), and Code 54 (/82-84) in all three angles in cadmium-plated and electroless-plated aluminum. Also included are narrow 1/8 inch (/128-7 and 8) and ¼ inch (/128-1 to -4) bands. This product is designed to work with MIL-DTL-38999 Series III and IV, MIL-DTL-38999 Series I and II, AS50151, MIL-DTL-26482 Series II, SAE AS81703 Series III, MIL-DTL-83723 Series III.

These band straps and adapters are ideal for internal and external cables assemblies within the aerospace market, as well as ground vehicles for cable assemblies in the defense market.

For more information on TE's AS85049 compliant band straps and adapters, visit http://www.te.com/catalog/menu/en/22748?BML=10576,12473 or contact the Product Information Center at 1-800-522-6752.

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About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world’s leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity’s long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering excellence helps its customers solve the need for more energy efficiency, always-on communications and ever-increasing productivity. With nearly 90,000 employees in over 50 countries, TE Connectivity makes connections the world relies on to work flawlessly every day. To connect with the company, visit: http://www.te.com.

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