38999’s have corrosion-resistant shells made from an aluminium alloy with cadmium over electroless nickel plating.
This feature enables them to withstand a 500hr salt spray exposure.
The stainless steel version is a popular option.
The contacts are standard MIL-C-39029 requiring MIL-I-81969 application tools and have MIL-STD 1560 insert arrangements.
These are light weight, have a low profile and feature a quick mating via a bayonet coupling system.
The series is available in 3-66 rear release crimp snap-in contacts, rated at 5-23 Amps each.
The entire range is available through Connector Tech, a division of Colourview Electronics.