Cable Connector targets commercial construction applications.

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Offering tool-less, snap-in installation and removal, MCQ Series Quick-Lok Pro Connector provides solution for termination of cable in steel boxes and enclosures. Unit comes standard with polycarbonate insulated throat to ensure smooth pulling surface. Designed to fit into ½ in. KO, connector is suitable for steel and aluminum armored cable from 14/2-10/3, steel and aluminum MC/MCI-A and Hospital Grade cable from 14/2-10/3, and steel and aluminum 3/8 in. reduced wall flexible metal conduit.

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New Quick-Lok Pro Connector from Cooper Crouse-Hinds Offers Significant Time and Labor Savings

Connector's unique, tool less design allows for easy snap-in installation

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Cooper Crouse-Hinds, a leader in electrical products that enhances safety, productivity, innovation and labor savings in industrial, commercial and solar environments, has introduced the Quick-Lok Pro Connector (MCQ series) for commercial construction applications. Designed to provide contractors with a cost effective solution for termination of FMC, AC/MC and MCI-A cable in steel boxes and enclosures, the connector offers significant time and labor savings.

The newest and most-efficient connector in the Cooper Crouse-Hinds family of innovative MC/AC/FMC fittings, the Quick-Lok Pro includes a unique design that allows for a completely tool-less installation and removal. Unlike many connectors, the MCQ also offers the ability to easily remove the connector and cable and reuse fittings when necessary.

"At Cooper Crouse-Hinds, we're constantly looking to develop solutions that will improve our customers' bottom line through time and labor savings," said Grant Gawronski, President, Cooper Crouse-Hinds. "Our new Quick-Lok product does just that by providing contractors with an innovative tool-less connector that delivers a cost effective solution for the termination of FMC, AC and MC cable in steel boxes and enclosures."

The Quick-Lok Pro Connector comes standard with a polycarbonate insulated throat design to ensure a smooth pulling surface.

Quick-Lok Pro is cULus listed and is suitable for a wide range of cables including: steel and aluminum armored cable (AC) from 14/2 to 10/3, steel and aluminum MC and MCI-A and Hospital Grade (HCF) from 14/2 to 10/3 & steel and aluminum 3/8" reduced wall flexible metal conduit (RWFMC). The MCQ fits into a ½" KO.

Cooper Crouse-Hinds is a leader in electrical products that provide safety, productivity, innovation and labor savings in hazardous, industrial and commercial environments. To learn more about Cooper Crouse-Hinds' wide range of solutions, visit

About Cooper Crouse-Hinds

Headquartered in Syracuse, N.Y., Cooper Crouse-Hinds is a subsidiary of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) that integrates a comprehensive line of electrical and instrumentation products with expert support, industry insights and local availability, engineering safety and productivity in the most demanding industrial and commercial environments worldwide. Cooper Crouse-Hinds manufactures over 100,000 products, including conduit and cable fittings; enclosures; plugs and receptacles; industrial lighting fixtures; signals and alarms; controls and electrical apparatus; commercial outlet boxes and hubs; and electronic components and protection equipment for process control branded MTL Instruments Group. Cooper Crouse-Hinds products are sold worldwide and meet all local and international code requirements. They are used in general construction or in harsh and hazardous environments across the globe, performing to the highest standard of safety and reliability. For more information, visit

About Cooper Industries

Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) is a global electrical products manufacturer with 2011 revenues of $5.4 billion. Founded in 1833 Cooper's sustained success is attributable to a constant focus on innovation and evolving business practices, while maintaining the highest ethical standards and meeting customer needs. The Company has seven operating divisions with leading market positions and world-class products and brands, including Bussmann electrical and electronic fuses; Crouse-Hinds and CEAG explosion-proof electrical equipment; Halo and Metalux lighting fixtures; and Kyle and McGraw-Edison power systems products. With this broad range of products, Cooper is uniquely positioned for several long-term growth trends including the global infrastructure build-out, the need to improve the reliability and productivity of the electric grid, the demand for higher energy-efficient products and the need for improved electrical safety. In 2011 sixty-two percent of total sales were to customers in the industrial and utility end-markets and forty percent of total sales were to customers outside the United States. Cooper has manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2011. For more information, visit the website at

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