bayonet connector


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bayonet connector

An electronic or optical connector that is designed similar to the way a bayonet (knife) is mounted onto the end of a rifle. The plug is pushed into the socket and turned to make a tight connection. BNC and ST connectors are examples. See BNC connector and fiber-optic connectors.
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Morelli, "ZMA: A High Coupling Force Bayonet Connector for Microwave Applications," SV Microwave Inc.
Rigsite assembly of the downhole EM telemetry system is simplified by a unique sliding contact ring (patent pending) and requires no wet-connect bayonet connector, telescoping shafts, crush rings, spacers, shims or measurement even when using a re-cut gap sub or flow sub.
Avoid using crimp-on hooks, loops and bayonet connectors on stranded wire ends.