Note: There is a newer version of this specification see KBL 2.5.sr1

Zubehör Components which may be used with connectors to facilitate their use in a wide range of applications. Accessories perform no electrical function and include such items as caps, covers, gaskets washers and boots. An Accessory is any supplementary portion of a connector with the obligation to help a Harness to perform its function. Example: An Accessory may be a sleeve, a cap, a cable strap or comparable parts, which are installed to a plug.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner 2_Parts
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier Part
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
Part_number String 1

The part_number specifies the identifier of the Part. The format of the part number is user defined (OEM specific).

Company_name String 1

The company_name specifies the name of the organizational context in which the Part_number is defined.

Alias_id Alias_identification 0..*

The alias_id specifies an additional part_number that is used to identify the Part in another organizational context (e.g. company).

Version String 1

The version specifies the version identifier of the Part. A version cumulates and consolidates one or more single changes.

Abbreviation String 1

The abbreviation specifies a short name for a Part.

Description String 1

The description specifies additional information about the Part.

Predecessor_part_number String 0..1

The predecessor_part_number specifies the part number of the predecessor of the Part.

Degree_of_maturity String 0..1

The degree_of_maturity specifies the degree of maturity of a Part. Where applicable the following values shall be used: - ‘draft’ - ‘planning’ - ’equipment order’ - ‘disposition’

Copyright_note String 0..1

The copyright_note specifies copyright information for a Part.

Mass_information Numerical_value 0..1

The mass_information specifies the mass of a Part. Example: Valid values for the unit of the Numerical_value specifying the mass are ‘gram’, ‘kilogram’, or also ‘kg/piece’, ‘gram/meter’

Accessory_type String 0..1

The accessory_type specifies the type of an Accessory. Note: There are no values pre-defined. Special values have to be negotiated between exchange partners.


Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
KBL_container 1 Accessory 0..*
Accessory_occurrence 1..* Part 1