Swept Elbow Backshells


TE Connectivity’s Polamco Swept Elbow Backshells are designed with a smooth internal bore and a continuous bend radius. TE’s Swept Elbow Backshells are available in the band-termination (BT) style, allowing them to offer up to a 20% weight savings over traditional backshells. Swept Elbow Backshells are ideal for use in a variety of aerospace and defense applications, where a reliable termination solution is required. Swept Elbow Backshells serve a wide range of circular connectors, including MIL-DTL-38999 series III and IV and MIL-DTL-26482 series 2. The backshells include a range of entry sizes from 6mm to 29mm to suit a designer’s application cable diameters.


  • Smooth 90┬░ cable termination option for optic and standard cables
  • Weight savings over traditional right-angle design
  • Multiple shell sizes and plating finishes available
  • Easy installation
    • Simple and fast termination solutions
    • Spin coupling nut allows for easy repair
  • High-reliability solutions
    • Backshells provide strain relief and cable support to help prevent bending or overflexing
    • Overall 360┬░ screening against electromagnetic and radio-frequency interference (EMI/RFI)
  • Meets AS85049 category 3B sealing requirements (BTH version)


  • Aerospace
  • Defense

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