MIL-DTL-22992 Circular Connectors
MIL-DTL-22992 covers heavy duty quick disconnect electrical plugs, receptacle connectors, and their associated
accessories for use in electric power, electronic, and control circuits. MIL-DTL-22992 components have multiple
contacts and are waterproof. These connectors include the largest size cylindrical connectors available, and are
rated for -55°C to 125°C (-67°F to 257°F).
A.E. Petsche offers several Types of MIL-DTL-22992 connectors:
Class L connectors are intended for power connections from 40 to 200 amperes where arc quenching properties
are required, and are ideal for military or industrial applications involving heavy power interconnections. They
have 4 shell Types in 5 sizes, and from 2-8 contacts (size 6 thru 4/0) with 32 insert arrangements.
QWLD Series power connectors use the MIL-C-5015 insert arrangement, and are available in 12 shell sizes.
They have up to 150 solder or crimp contacts (size 18 thru 4/0) which can be configured with approximately 300
Class C, J, & R rugged duty connectors also utilize the MIL-C-5015 insert arrangement, and are available with 16
shell Types in 12 sizes. They have 1-104 solder contacts (size 16 to 1/0), and can be configured in 112 insert
All varieties include a double-start thread, and have a 5 keyway shell. MIL-DTL-22992 components are designed
and tested to provide maximum user safety and equipment protection.
For more information on which MIL-DTL-22992 connector is appropriate for your application, call A.E. Petsche at
844-237- 7600 to speak with one of our qualified experts.
Note: MIL-C-22992 has been replaced by MIL-DTL-22992
MIL-DTL-22992 Product Specifications
These connectors are in full compliance with the MIL-DTL-22992 specification provided by the Defense Logistics
Agency (DLA). For more details, please consult the full MIL-DTL-22992 specification located here.
(P = pin, S = socket)
Table 1: MS number
|MS Number||Socket/Pin||Designated Use|
|MS90555||Socket||Power source receptacle|
|MS90556||Pin||Cable plug with coupling ring|
|MS90557||Socket||Cable connecting receptacle without coupling ring|
|MS90558||Pin||Wall mount plug with coupling ring|
Table 2: Class
|J||Pressurized with grommet|
Table 3: Finish
|C||Cadmium, conductive, olive drab.|
|N||Hard oxide, nonconductive, gray/black.|
|P||Pure dense electrodeposited aluminum, conductive, nonreflective.|
|T||Nickel fluorocarbon polymer, conductive, nonreflective.|
|Z||Zinc nickel, conductive, nonreflective.|
Table 4: Insert Arrangement
|C, J, and R||In accordance with MIL-STL-1651|
|L||In accordance with MS14054, MS14055, MS14057, MS90565, MS90567|
* Only the backshell is provided by Glenair.