Wire Bundle Forming. Tie Tape. and
Cable Straps. The repair set provides for the forming of
wire bundles through the use of tie-tape and/or self-
clinching cable straps per MS3361-1-0. The material
and necessary tools are located within the wire repair
kit. Figure 9-25 illustrates the procedures and
precautions to observe when using the nylon tie-tape.
Figure 9-26 illustrates the procedures and precautions to
observe when using the MS3361 -1-0 self-clinching
The item number of each illustration
indicates the location of the repair
material storage container and/or
required tools within the wiring
repair kit portion of the repair set.
Figure 9-24. Replacement of Damaged Connectors
Item A-35 Tie Tape - General Procedures and Precautions
Tie bundles tightly enough to prevent slipping, but not so tightly that the tape cuts into or deforms
the insulation. Be especially carefully when tying coaxial cable, which has a soft dielectric insulation between the inner
and outer conductors.
Do not use ties on that part of a wire group or bundle located inside a conduit.
When tying wire bundles behind connectors, start ties far enough back from the connector to avoid splaying of
Tie all wire groups or bundles where supports are more than 12 inches apart. Space ties 12 inches or less.
On Combat and Rapid Deployment Force aircraft, ties are usually spaced at greater intervals
check with maintenance officer.
Harness branches can be secured by tying.
Use knot shown in figure.
Figure 9-25. Item A35 Tie Tape