Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

Specification for the definition of caps (backshells) of connectors. Different caps can add additional wire length addons to a connector housing.

A 'cap' which already defines the number of cavities, coding etc. is in the VEC defined by ConnectorHousingSpecification with ModularSlots and not by a ConnectorHousingCapSpecification.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner electrical_parts
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier PartOrUsageRelatedSpecification
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the specification. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the document containing the specification. For all VEC-documents a Specification-instance can be trusted to be identical if the DocumentVersion-instance is the same (see DocumentVersion) and the identification of the Specification is the same.

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Specifies additional, human readable information about the specification.

specialPartType String 0..1

The specialPartType allows the specification of subclassifications for a PartOrUsageRelatedSpecification (e.g. different types of connector housings).

wireAddOn NumericalValue 0..1

Specifies the wire length add on needed for the cap.

outletDirection ConnectorOutletDirection 0..1

Defines the OutletDirection for wires.

This attribute is defined as an OpenEnumeration.


Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
ConnectorHousingCapRole 0..* connectorHousingCapSpecification 1

References the ConnectorHousingCapSpecification that is instanced by this ConnectorHousingCapRole.