Preparing for Connectors

prepping flat cable for connectors

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1 - Cut cable to the desired length.
Cable Preparation - Step 1

Step 3 - Cut the jacket along the line on both sides of the cable.
Cable Preparation - Step 3

Step 5 - Strip the end of each wire using tweezers.
Cable Preparation - Step 5

Step 7 - Additional sealing may be added to the interface between the wire and the backshell.
Cable Preparation - Step 5

Step 2 - Mark a line on cable using a pen or marker.
Cable Preparation - Step 2

Step 4 - Slice the jacket between wires along the dotted lines as shown.
Cable Preparation - Step 4

Step 6 - Arrange ends of wires as shown to fit into the back shell. Terminate wire (solder or crimp)
Cable Preparation - Step 4

Step 8 - Close clam shell and tighten hardware.
Cable Preparation - Step 4

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