Compression Connectors accommodate large cable range.

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Rated up to 35 kV, UTILUX copper compression terminals and splices install with industry-standard tooling and are color-coded. They are made from seamless ETP copper and precision heat-treat tempered. Available in 1- and 2-hole versions, terminals are compatible with cable from 6 AWG to 1,000 MCM and accommodate termination with compact, compressed, or stranded copper conductors. Splices have same range and accommodate concentric, compact, or stranded copper conductors.



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Copper Compression Connectors Accommodate Large Cable



New Product Crimps with Industry-Standard Tooling

HARRISBURG, Pa. - March. 12, 2007 - Tyco Electronics Corporation has introduced UTILUX copper compression terminals and splices. The new line of UTILUX copper compression terminals and splices is ideally suited for secondary power distribution in buildings, power plants, electrical equipment as well as many other industrial and commercial applications. UTILUX copper compression terminals and splices are installed with industry standard tooling and are color coded per industry standards as well.

The UTILUX line of copper compression terminals and splices is made from high conductivity, seamless ETP copper for optimal electrical and mechanical performance. The product line is precision heat-treat tempered for enhanced crimping performance. Each terminal and splice is tin plated for corrosion resistance.

The UTILUX terminal product line is compatible with cable ranging from 6AWG up to 1,000 MCM and accommodates termination with compact, compressed or stranded copper conductors. Single-hole terminals are available with a standard barrel or a long barrel. Additionally a two-hole, long barrel terminal offering is available and accepts 4AWG up to 1,000 MCM. UTILUX copper compression splices also accept 6AWG up to 1,000 MCM and accommodate concentric, compact or stranded copper conductors. UTILUX terminals and splices are rated for up to 35 kV.

UTILUX copper compression terminals and splices are suitable for OEM applications and have recently been added to Tyco Electronics Energy Division's commercial products merchandising program. The commercial products merchandising program is open to all electrical distributors and features products from brands like Raychem, AMP, Buchanan and ALR. More information is available at: http://energy.tycoelectronics.com/commercialproducts.

Samples of UTILUX copper compression terminals are available in limited quantities. Additionally, point-of-purchase merchandising displays are available for electrical distributors. For more information on obtaining point-of-purchase collateral, contact Mike Martini at 919-557-8465.

For all other inquiries, contact Tyco Electronics at 800-327-6996 or send emails to: naenergy@tycoelectronics.com

About Tyco Electronics Corporation
Tyco Electronics is a leading global provider of engineered electronic components, network solutions and wireless systems, with 2006 sales of $12.7 billion to customers in 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customers in industries from automotive, appliances and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over 8,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage.

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