Electronic Connector Assembly

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What You Should Already Know:

There are no prerequisites for this course

Course Description:

This course demonstrates best-practices for assembling common connector types, while teaching you operators how to avoid conventional assembly issues, making sure your connectors are defect-free and reliable.Students will learn about dielectrics, cavities, plugs, receptacles, contact pins, contact sockets, insertion sequences, insertion tools, solder cups, keying and strain relief. They will also learn the proper methods of mating connectors, the bayonet type, threaded and push / pull types, and how to verify populated connectors, including contact retention, basic continuity testing and automated testing.

Section 1 of the course provides an overview of connector types, terminology and wire preparation, including crimping and soldered connections.

Section 2 details circular connector assembly.

Section 3 focuses on rectangular connectors: D Subminiature and Insulation Displacement.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate Proper Methods for Mating Connectors
  • Clearly Understand Connector Types and Terminology 
  • Ability to Test Through Auto and Basic
  • Demonstrate Usage of Various Connector Tools

Course Time: 38 Minutes

Testing & Certificate:

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to the student upon Completion of the testing requirement of the course. A passing grade of 70% is needed to receive the certificate. The student will be allowed to take the test a total of 3 times to achieve a passing grade. 

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