Splicing Connector offers alternative to twist/crimp styles.

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Five-conductor Model 222-415 features CAGE CLAMP® spring pressure connection technology, which provides vibration-proof, corrosion/temperature cycling resistant wire connection. Integrated orange lever actuator allows for tool-less wiring and ensures proper connection, while built-in strip length gauge insures proper 9-10 mm strip length. Connector is UL listed for 600 V/20 A and can terminate wire sizes 28-12 AWG.

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NEW 5-Conductor Splicing Connector

Germantown, WI, June 23, 2005 - WAGO Corporation is pleased to announce the expansion of their 222 series of splicing connectors with the addition of the new 5-conductor item number 222-415. This new compact connector connects simply everything and was designed to meet the demands of the electrical industry for a cost-effective, more flexible alternative to traditional twist or crimp style connectors.

"The 222 Series of connectors are unique in the marketplace, offering the broadest range of wire sizes and types within one connector," explains David Grimm, Product Manager at WAGO. "In addition, they provide the installer with the assurance and flexibility to terminate and re-terminate wires with the simple opening and closing of the orange lever."

All products within the 222 Series utilize the patented and time proven CAGE CLAMP spring pressure connection technology, which provides for a highly reliable, vibration proof, corrosion/temperature cycling resistant, and maintenance-free wire connection. The integrated orange lever actuator allows for tool-less, fast and easy wiring, as well as ensuring a proper connection regardless of operator skill level. A built-in strip length gauge insures proper 9 to 10 mm strip length. Additionally, an integrated test point offers convenient testing or trouble shooting of the circuit.

The new 222-415 connector is UL (Canada and USA) listed for 600V/20A and can terminate wire sizes 28-12 AWG (solid and stranded). This 5-conductor splicing connector is competitively priced at $0.35 (list), and is currently available from inventory.

WAGO is the innovator and worldwide leader in spring pressure connection technology designed to eliminate loose wires as a result of vibration and temperature cycling, as well as provide a highly reliable, corrosion resistant, and maintenance-free connection. Our complete line of spring pressure connection products include WALL-NUTS, DIN rail mount terminal blocks, chassis mount terminal blocks, PCB mount terminal blocks, relays, signal conditioners, power supplies, surge suppressors, the WAGO I/O SYSTEM and more.

For more information contact WAGO at 1-800-DIN-RAIL, info.us@wago.com, or www.wago.us.

Cathy Campbell
Marketing Promotions Coordinator
WAGO Corporation
N120 W19129 Freistadt Road
Germantown WI 53022
Phone: 262.255.6333 ext 135
Fax: 262.255.3232

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