MIL-DTL-38999 series III connectors

MIL-DTL-38999 series III connectors are high performance cable to panel interconnects, suitable for military, aerospace and harsh environmental applications. One of the four variants of the MIL-DTL-38999 is the series III , this has developed in the market to become a de-facto standard. Up to 128 contacts are available in a number of defined high density insert arrangements, The MIL-DTL-38999 series III features a number of body styles, contact termination options, body materials and platings to suit a broad range of electronic, mechanical and environmentally demanding applications. The tables at the bottom of this page not only help you construct a part number but also describe the variants and performance levels available within the range. These connectors can be ordered with a very broad range of compatible accessories to suit different cable and installation requirements. Some of these can be found on the Accessories Page. Your NYK Component Solutions specialist can advise you further. Please contact our unbiased specialists at NYK Component Solutions who can advise and supply from a number of our trusted OEM suppliers. Style Overview MIL-DTL-38999, SERIES III Description: Scoop-Proof, Triple Start, Self-Locking Coupling: Triple-start threaded coupling design, rapid advance, self-locking and full-mate indicator, keyed. EMI Shielding: EMI shielding to 65dB minimum at 10 GHz. Mating Speed: 360° , one full turn to full mate

MIL-DTL-38999 series III connectors

Products Options see table ‘SHELL STYLE’ Contacts see table ‘CONTACT RATINGS’ Contact Arrangements see table ‘INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE’ Body Platings see table ‘SERVICE CLASS’ Variants see table ‘POLARIZATION’
MIL-DTL-38999 connectors

How to Order a MIL-DTL-38999 series III connector.

1. How and where will this connector be used? Select your Shell Style  2. What environment will this connector be used in ? Select your Service Class. 3. What is your electrical requirement? Define your Shell Size, this will be dictated by your circuit demands so therefore your Contact Arrangement 4. Which half of your circuit is active? This will define your Contact Style, i.e. whether your connector should have Pins or Sockets. 5. Do you need to prevent mis-mating with similar neighbour connectors? Define if your connector needs a Polarising Position  or insert N for none. The tables below will assist you to construct an official MIL spec part number for a MIL-DTL-38999 series III connector. Many of the connector OEM’s have their own proprietary part numbers which we can cross reference to from the Mil part numbers. NYK Component Solutions are distributors for the industry leading connector OEM’s and we can provide unbiased advice for you to meet your technical and logistical requirements.
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CONTACT RATINGS Contact Test Current Maximum Millivolt Drop Size Crimp Solder Standard Hermetic Standard Hermetic 22M 3 2 30 20 60 22D 5 40 22 5 3 40 20 85 20 7.5 5 35 20 60 16 13 10 25 20 85 12 23 17 25 85  POLARIZATION SHELL SIZE KEY AND KEYWAY  ARRANGEMENT  IDENTIFICATION  LETTER ANGLE ROTATION LETTER Receptacle or Plug AR  or  AP BR  or  BP CR  or  CP DR  or  DP 9 N 105 140 215 265 A 102 132 248 320 B 80 118 230 312 C 35 140 205 275 D 64 155 234 304 E 91 131 197 240 11 N 95 141 208 236 13 A 113 156 182 292 and B 90 145 195 252 15 C 53 156 220 255 D 119 146 176 298 E 51 141 184 242 17 N 80 142 196 293 and A 135 170 200 310 19 B 49 169 200 244 C 66 140 200 257 D 62 145 180 280 E 79 153 197 272 21 N 80 142 196 293 23 A 135 170 200 310 and B 49 169 200 244 25 C 66 140 200 257 D 62 145 180 280 E 79 153 197 272
Polarization Notes: Numbers in table are angle of rotation in degrees. from main key looking clockwise onto front face of plug from main keyway looking anticlockwise onto front face of receptacle. Keyway identification ‘N’ is normal.   Insert arrangements do not rotate with the main keyway.
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INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE  (ALL INSERTS PER MIL-STD-1560) SHELL SIZE - INSERT CONFIGURATION SERVICE TOTAL series I series II SERIES III series IV RATING CONTACTS 22D 22M 22 20 16 12 10 8 9-1  -  A1  -  M 1 1T 9-3  -   -   -  M 3 3 (9-6) (8-6)  -   -  M 6 6 9-35 8-35 A35  -  M 6 6 (9-44) (8-44)  -   -  M 4 4 9-98 8-98 A98  -  I 3 3 11-2  -  B2 B2 I 2 2C 11-4  -  B4 B4 I 4 4 11-5 10-5 B5 B5 I 5 5 (11-13) (10-13) (B13) (B13) M 13 13 11-35 10-35 B35 B35 M 13 13 11-98 10-98 B98 B98 I 6 6 11-99 10-99 B99 B99 I 7 7  -  12-3  -   -  II 3 3C 13-4 12-4 C4 C4 I 4 4C 13-8 12-8 C8 C8 I 8 8 (13-22) (12-22) (C22) (C22) M 22 22 13-35 12-35 C35 C35 M 22 22 13-98 12-98 C98 C98 I 10 10 15-5 14-5 D5 D5 II 5 5C 15-15 14-15 D15 D15 I 15 14 1C 15-18 14-18 D18 D18 I 18 18 15-19 14-19 D19 D19 I 19 19 15-35 14-35 D35 D35 M 37 37 (15-37) (14-37)  -   -  M 37 37 15-97 14-97 D97 D97 I 12 8 4C 17-2  -  E2 E2 M 39 38 1T 17-6 16-6 E6 E6 I 6 6  -  16-7  -   -  II 6 6S 17-8 16-8 E8 E8 II 8 8C 17-26 16-26 E26 E26 I 26 26 17-35 16-35 E35 E35 M 55 55  -  (16-42)  -   -  M 42 42 (17-55) (16-55) (E55) (E55) M 55 55 17-99 16-99 E99 E99 I 23 21 2C 19-11 18-11 F11 F11 II 11 11C 19-18  -  F18 F18 M 18 14 4T 19-28 18-28 F28 F28 I 28 26 2C 19-30 18-30 F30 F30 I 30 29 1C 19-32 18-32 F32 F32 I 32 32 parenthesis ( ) : indicates inactive for new designs. C : available as coax or standard contacts S: size 12A shielded contacts T : twinax contacts CONTACT SIZE INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE  (ALL INSERTS PER MIL-STD-1560) SHELL SIZE - INSERT CONFIGURATION SERVICE TOTAL series I series II SERIES III series IV RATING CONTACTS 22D 22M 22 20 16 12 10 8 19-35 18-35 F35 F35 M 66 66 19-45 18-45 F45 F45 M 67 67 (19-53) (18-53)  -   -  M 53 53 (19-66) (18-66) (F66) (F66) M 66 66 (19-67) (18-67)  -   -  M 67 67  -  18-96  -   -  I 9 9C (21-1) (20-1) (G1) (G1) M 79 79  -  (20-2)  -   -  M 65 65 21-11  -  G11 G11 I 11 11C 21-16 20-16 G16 G16 II 16 16C 21-24 20-24 G24 G24 I 24 24 21-25 20-25 G25 G25 I 25 25 21-27 20-27 G27 G27 1 27 27 21-35 20-35 G35 G35 M 79 79 21-39 20-35 G39 G39 I 39 37 2C 21-41 20-41 G41 G41 I 41 41 21-75 20-75 G75 G75 M 4 4T (23-1) (22-1) (H1) (H1) M 100 100 (23-2) (22-2)  -   -  M 85 85 23-21 22-21 H21 H21 II 21 21C 23-32 22-32 H32 H32 I 32 32 23-34 22-34 H34 H34 I 34 34 23-35 22-35 H35 H35 M 100 100 23-36 22-36 H36 H36 I 36 36 23-53 22-53 H53 H53 I 53 53 23-55 22-55 H55 H55 I 55 55 23-97 22-97 H97 H97 I 16 16 23-99 22-99 H99 H99 II 11 11 (25-1) (24-1) (J1) (J1) M 128 128 (25-2) (24-2) (J2) (J2) M 100 100 25-4 24-4 J4 J4 I 56 48 8C 25-7  -  J7 J7 M 99 97 2T 25-8  -  J8 J8 M 8 8T 25-11  -  J11 J11 I 11 2 9 25-19 24-19 J19 J19 I 19 19C 25-20  -  J20 J20 I 30 10 13F 4C 3T 25-24 24-24 J24 J24 I 24 12C 12C 25-29 24-29 J29 J29 I 29 29C 25-35 24-35 J35 J35 M 128 128 25-43  -  J43 J43 I 43 23 20C 25-46  -  J46 J46 I 46 40 4 2C 25-61 24-61 J61 J61 I 61 61 25-90  -  J90 J90 I 46 40 4 2T parenthesis ( ) : indicates inactive for new designs. C : available as coax or standard contacts S: size 12A shielded contacts T : twinax contacts CONTACT SIZE SERVICE CLASS CLASS DESCRIPTION MATERIAL FINISH TEMPERATURE C environmental aluminium non-conductive anodize -65deg - 200degC F environmental aluminium electroless nickel -65deg - 200degC G environmental, space grade aluminium electroless nickel -65deg - 200degC H hermetic, space grade stainless steel electroless nickel -65deg - 200degC J environmental composite cadmium olive drab, 500 hr. salt spray -65deg - 175degC K environmental, firewall stainless steel passivated -65deg - 200degC L environmental stainless steel electrodeposited nickel -65deg - 200degC M environmental composite electroless nickel -65deg - 200degC N hermetic stainless steel electrodeposited nickel -65deg - 200degC P environmental aluminium pure electrodeposited aluminium -65deg - 175degC R environmental aluminium electroless nickel -65deg - 175degC S environmental stainless steel electrodeposited nickel -65deg - 200degC T environmental aluminium nickel fluorocarbon polymer -65deg - 175degC W environmental aluminium cadmium olive drab, 500 hr. salt spray -65deg - 175degC X environmental aluminium cadmium olive drab, 500 hr. salt spray -65deg - 175degC Y hermetic stainless steel electroless nickel -65deg - 200degC Z environmental aluminium zinc nickel -65deg - 175degC Class R same as F, but higher corrosion requirement Class X same as W, but higher corrosion requirement SHELL STYLE PREFIX SHELL  STYLE DESCRIPTION AVAILABLE  IN CLASS D38999/20 wall mount receptacle F, G, J, K, M, S, W D38999/21 hermetic seal box mount receptacle H, N, Y D38999/23 hermetic seal jam nut receptacle H, N, Y D38999/24 jam nut receptacle F, G, J, K, M, S, W D38999/25 hermetic seal solder mount receptacle H, N, Y D38999/26 straight plus, self-locking F, G, J, K, M, S, W D38999/27 hermetic seal weld mount receptacle H, N, Y ORDERING INFORMATION Connector Type  D38999 - MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Shell Style see table SHELL STYLE Service Class see table SERVICE CLASS Shell Size  see table INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE Contact Arrangement see table INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE Contact Style P - Pin contact ( for contact ratings S - Socket contact see table CONTACT A - Less Pin contacts RATINGS) B - Less Socket contacts Polarizing Position N (Normal),for other options see table POLARIZATION D38999    /   20    F     A     35      P       N  D38999  / 20 F A 35 P N MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Connector  Type   Shell  Style Service  Class Shell  Size Contact  Arrangement  Contact Style Polarizing  Position
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MIL-DTL-38999

series III connectors

MIL-DTL-38999 series III connectors are high performance cable to panel interconnects, suitable for military, aerospace and harsh environmental applications. One of the four variants of the MIL- DTL-38999 is the series III , this has developed in the market to become a de-facto standard. Up to 128 contacts are available in a number of defined high density insert arrangements, The MIL-DTL-38999 series III features a number of body styles, contact termination options, body materials and platings to suit a broad range of electronic, mechanical and environmentally demanding applications. The tables at the bottom of this page not only help you construct a part number but also describe the variants and performance levels available within the range. These connectors can be ordered with a very broad range of compatible accessories to suit different cable and installation requirements. Some of these can be found on the Accessories Page. Your NYK Component Solutions specialist can advise you further. Please contact our unbiased specialists at NYK Component Solutions who can advise and supply from a number of our trusted OEM suppliers. Style Overview MIL-DTL-38999, SERIES III Description: Scoop-Proof, Triple Start, Self-Locking Coupling: Triple-start threaded coupling design, rapid advance, self-locking and full-mate indicator, keyed. EMI Shielding: EMI shielding to 65dB minimum at 10 GHz. Mating Speed: 360° , one full turn to full mate
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MIL-DTL-38999

series III

connectors

Products Options see table ‘SHELL STYLE’ Contacts see table ‘CONTACT RATINGS’ Contact Arrangements see table ‘INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE’ Body Platings see table ‘SERVICE CLASS’ Variants see table ‘POLARIZATION’
MIL-DTL-38999 connectors

How to Order a MIL-DTL-38999 series III

connector.

1. How and where will this connector be used? Select your Shell Style  2. What environment will this connector be used in ? Select your Service Class. 3. What is your electrical requirement? Define your Shell Size, this will be dictated by your circuit demands so therefore your Contact Arrangement 4. Which half of your circuit is active? This will define your Contact Style, i.e. whether your connector should have Pins or Sockets. 5. Do you need to prevent mis-mating with similar neighbour connectors? Define if your connector needs a Polarising Position  or insert N for none. The tables below will assist you to construct an official MIL spec part number for a MIL-DTL-38999 series III connector. Many of the connector OEM’s have their own proprietary part numbers which we can cross reference to from the Mil part numbers. NYK Component Solutions are distributors for the industry leading connector OEM’s and we can provide unbiased advice for you to meet your technical and logistical requirements.
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ORDERING INFORMATION Connector Type  D38999 - MIL-DTL-38999 Series III Shell Style see table SHELL STYLE Service Class see table SERVICE CLASS Shell Size  see table INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE Contact Arrangement see table INSERT CONFIGURATIONS BY SHELL SIZE Contact Style P - Pin contact ( for contact ratings S - Socket contact see table CONTACT A - Less Pin contacts RATINGS) B - Less Socket contacts Polarizing Position N (Normal),for other options see table POLARIZATION
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