WAGO Releases 222 Series of Compact Splicing Connector
Germantown, WI, December 2003 - WAGO Corporation is pleased to announce a new compact splicing connector, called the 222 Series. This new series was specifically designed as a cost-effective, more flexible alternative to traditional twist or crimp style connectors. "The 222 Series offers users the flexibility to terminate and re-terminate a broad range of wire sizes and types," explains Jim Bachle, Electrical Product Manager at WAGO. "There is not another splicing connector currently available in the market place that can offer this broad range of wire sizes and types in one connector." The 222 Series utilizes the tried and true CAGE CLAMPâ (patent # 2706482) spring pressure connection technology, which provides for a highly reliable, vibration proof, corrosion/temperature cycling resistant, and maintenance-free wire connection. The integrated orange lever actuator allows for tool-less, fast and easy wiring, as well as ensuring a proper connection regardless of operator skill level. Additionally, an integrated test point offers convenient testing or trouble shooting of the circuit. The new 222 Series is UL (Canada and USA) listed for 600V/20A and can terminate wire sizes 28-12 AWG (solid and stranded). This 3-conductor splicing connector is competitively priced at $22.00 per 100 (list), and is currently available from stock.WAGO is the worldwide leader in spring pressure connection technology designed to eliminate loose wires as a result of vibration and temperature cycling, as well as provide a highly reliable, corrosion resistant, and maintenance-free connection. Our complete line of spring pressure connection products include WALL-NUTS, DIN rail mount terminal blocks, chassis mount terminal blocks, PCB mount terminal blocks, relays, signal conditioners, power supplies, surge suppressors, the WAGO I/O SYSTEM and more.For more information contact WAGO at 1-800-DIN-RAIL, [email protected], or www.wago.com.
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