Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

Specification for the definition of terminal receptions. A TerminalReception is the area of a terminal where the contacting with another terminal (e.g. between a connector housing and a control unit) takes place. Normally the terminal reception is placed in a cavity of a connector housing.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner electrical_parts
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier Specification
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.

cavityDesign String 0..1

Deprecated (since Version 1.1.4): This attribute has been marked as deprecated, as it has been replaced by the more meaningful mechanism with TerminalTypes.

platingMaterial Material 0..*

Specifies the plating material of the terminal reception.

primaryLockingType PrimaryLockingType 0..1

Specifies if the terminal reception has a primary locking and of what type it is.

pullOutForce NumericalValue 0..1

The force until the terminal is pulled out of the housing (normally a not intended case). KBLFRM-366

contactRangeLength NumericalValue 0..1

Specifies the length of the contact area (see diagram "Terminal Dimensions").


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
TerminalType terminalType 0..1 0..1

Specifies the terminal type that is associated with the terminal reception.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
TerminalReception 0..* terminalReceptionSpecification 0..1 References the TerminalReceptionSpecification that specifies the TerminalReception.