Taper Pin Installation to Balance Cables

By Richard Hanly, Instrument Engineer

The following MUST be complied when attaching balance wires to taper pins. Most balance wires are extremely small (i.e. 30 AWG). Taper pins used in wind tunnels are not designated by the manufacturer for this size of wire. The following is an acceptable alteration. NEVER solder wires to taper pins.

Very Small Wires, #26 AWG or Less:

Following is the accepted method for attaching designated wire size to the AMP P/N 41666 taper pin. NEVER solder wires to taper pins!

#22 and #24 AWG Wires:


Last modified on 02.03.03