FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WAGO LEVER-NUTSTM Compact Connectors Offers Mounting System
Germantown, WI - August 2008 - WAGO Corporation has expanded the 222 Series LEVER-NUTSTM compact splicing connector family with three components for multiple mounting and strain relief configurations. The mounting carrier (222-500), strain relief plate (222-505) and angled DIN-rail adapter (222-510) support LEVER-NUTS™ in applications where fixed mounting and/or strain relief are required.
The new mounting and fixing components open LEVER-NUTSTM to applications requiring additional conductor support and identification, such as those in industrial cabinets. This flexibility supplies a wide variety of secure mounting configurations including: DIN-rail or chassis-mount, horizontal or vertical positions, and with or without additional strain relief.
Compact carrier dimensions and the simplicity of LEVER-NUTSTM lift-and-lock terminations provide a quick and cost-effective alternative to traditional fixed wire terminations. The system is ideal for fixed wire terminations in applications where the options and ratings of rail-mounted terminal blocks are not required or applicable.
222-500 Mounting Carrier
The 222-500 holds four 2-wire, three 3-wire or two 5-wire LEVER-NUTSTM connectors. Designed for vertical snap-on DIN-rail mounting, or panel mounting in either vertical or horizontal orientation via screws, the 222-500 carrier also features molded-in terminal marking or optional self-adhesive marking strips. Strain relief tabs and cable ties arrange and secure conductors. Connector end stops secure the LEVER-NUTSTM in the carrier; the LEVER-NUTSTM test ports are accessible through the 222-500’s carrier slots.
222-505 Strain Relief Plate
The 222-505 affixes to the 222-500 mounting carrier, adding four additional strain relief points. The combined unit can then be snapped onto DIN-rail for vertical orientation, or it can be mounted on flat surfaces via screws either horizontally or vertically.
222-510 Angled DIN-rail Adapter
The 222-510 provides horizontal DIN-rail mounting for carriers in the 222 LEVER-NUTSTM, 773 WALL-NUTSTM and 273 Series PUSH WIRE® connector families. The right-angled adapter offers a snap-fit to the appropriate carrier and snap-in, DIN-rail mounting.
WAGO is the leader in spring pressure connection technology that eliminates loose wires resulting from vibration and temperature cycling, while providing highly reliable, corrosion-resistant and maintenance-free connections. Products: DIN-rail, PCB and chassis mount terminal blocks; signal conditioners; the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM and more.
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