Male Tab accepts standard and locking quick-connects.

Press Release Summary:

ETCO Combination UL male tab accepts traditional push-on quick-connects as well as FlatSnap® vibration-resistant, snap-in unisex connector. Available in .032 x .250 in. and other sizes and made from nickel-plated steel and various high-temperature alloys, tab is suited for use with terminal blocks, switches, PCBs, and heating elements.

Original Press Release:

UL Male Tab Accepts Standard and Locking Quick-Connects

A new UL male tab that accepts traditional "push on" quick-connects as well as their new patented FlatSnap® vibration-resistant, snap-in unisex connector is being introduced by ETCO Incorporated of Warwick, Rhode Island.

The ETCO Combination UL Male Tab functions exactly the same as a traditional male tab, but also accepts the firm's FlatSnap® snap-in unisex connector which is easier to connect and cannot pull apart during assembly and shipping. Requiring a push-pull motion and only 4 lbs. of force to install, the connector locks onto the tab and reduces service incident reports (SIR).

Providing a greater surface contact area than conventional UL male tabs, the ETCO Combination UL Male Tab exhibits significant performance advantages when tested per UL 310. It is available in .032" x .250" and other sizes made from nickel plated steel and various high temperature alloys. Applications include terminal blocks, switches, PCBs, and heating elements.

ETCO Combination UL Male Tabs are priced from $15. to $300. per thousand, depending upon material and quantity. Samples 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


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