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Combination Coupling allows joining of EMT to 2 AC/MC cables.

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Press Release Summary:

April 1, 2008 - Model 4157-DC is duplex AC/MC connector with cable range from 14/2 to 10/3 metal clad cable and ¾ in. electrical metallic tubing (EMT). Couplings' internal dimension allows conductors to pass through to EMT conduit without damaging conductor insulation. Transition fitting is suited for new construction and retrofit applications in schools and commercial buildings.

Bridgeport Fittings, Inc.

705-TA Lordship Blvd., Stratford, CT, 06497, USA

Original Press Release

Bridgeport Fittings Introduces Combination Coupling

Press release date: March 25, 2008

STRATFORD, Conn., March 25, 2008 - Bridgeport Fittings has introduced the 4157-DC, a combination coupling that enables contractors to join EMT to two AC/MC cables quickly and easily.

In a typical installation a contractor has to support and install a junction box, connect the EMT and the AC/MC cable to the box and provide the required bonding, then splice two MC cables with the EMT conduit conductors. With the Bridgeport Fittings' solution, the contractor simply installs the transition fitting.

The duplex AC/MC connector has a cable range from 14/2 to 10/3 MC. The EMT side is used for ¾" EMT. The couplings internal dimension allows the conductors to pass through to the EMT conduit without damaging the conductor insulation.

The new 4157-DC is ideal for new construction and retrofit applications in schools and commercial buildings.

Bridgeport Fittings is a leading supplier of quality fittings to the industrial, commercial and residential channels of the electrical industry.

For more information, contact: Bridgeport Fittings, Inc., 705 Lordship Blvd., Stratford, CT 06615; Tel: (203) 377-5944; Fax: (203) 381-3488; or visit www.bptfittings.com.

Media contact: Harry McBrien, Maier True Communication, (860) 677-4581; harry@maier.com

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