Electrical Splice features unisex, self-locking disconnect.

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Designed with large surface contact area, Flat-Snap(TM) Splice can rapidly mate and unmate without force or performance degradation, and cannot pull apart or vibrate loose under adverse conditions. Unisex design facilitates assembly, inventory, and repairs, and prevents accidental disconnection. Offered in 0.012-0.020 in. thick brass, splice can be modified to OEM requirements as posi-loc terminal and supplied as insulated connector.

Original Press Release:

Electrical Splice Unisex Design Cannot Pull Apart

A new, (patent pending) disconnectable splice that features a unisex style self-locking disconnect which securely mates to itself and will not pull apart is being introduced by ETCO Incorporated of Warwick, Rhode Island.

The ETCO Flat-Snap(TM) Splice is a serviceable connection that can rapidly mate and un-mate without force or performance degradation and cannot pull apart or vibrate loose under adverse conditions. Featuring a large surface contact area, the unisex design simplifies assembly, inventory, and repairs and prevents accidental disconnection by pulling on the spliced wire.

Available in 0.012 to 0.020" thick brass, the ETCO Flat-Snap(TM) Splice can be modified to special OEM requirements as a posi-loc terminal and supplied as an insulated connector. Applications include replacing permanent wire splices, an alternative to male blades on terminal blocks, switches, and PC boards, and other applications where secure connections are desirable.

The ETCO Flat-Snap(TM) Splice is priced from $ 25.00 to $ 400.00 per 1,000 pieces depending upon quantity. Literature, samples, and price quotations are available upon request.

For more information contact:
ETCO Incorporated
John J. Macaluso, VP Marketing
25 Bellows St.
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 467-2400 FAX (401) 941-2453
e-mail: jmacaluso@etco.com

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