Press Release Summary:
Available in 2-, 3-, and 5-wire models, 221 Series safely connects wires ranging from AWG 12 to 24. Units feature permissible nominal current of 20 A with nominal voltage of 600 V. Supplied in transparent housing that makes it possible to verify proper insertion and strip length, connectors include conveniently accessible test slots. Applications range from building technology and lighting connections to wiring of intercom systems, door and gate control systems, motors, and pumps.
Original Press Release:
221 Series Splicing Connectors Offer Rapid Reliable Installation
GERMANTOWN, WI – WAGO introduces the next generation of its proven 222 LEVER-NUTS® splicing connectors. The 221 Series saves 40% more space in the junction box providing simple, safer installation of solid, stranded and fine-stranded wires. The 221 simplifies electrical installation even in the most space-restricted applications. Advantages include:
• Transparent housing that makes it possible to verify proper insertion and strip length
• Operating levers can be manipulated using noticeably less force
• Permissible nominal current of 20 A with a nominal voltage of 600 V
• Conveniently accessible test slots, in the wire-entry face and one opposite for easy testing
The 221 Series is available in 2-, 3- and 5-wire connectors and can safely connect wires ranging from AWG 12 to 24 (0.14 to 4 mm2). These options provide reliable connectivity for applications ranging from building technology, lighting connections, blind motors, wiring of intercom systems, door and gate control systems as well as motors and pumps for industrial applications.
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at WAGO. For over 35 years, we have pioneered innovative connection systems in electrical engineering and electronics interface with our CAGE CLAMP® spring pressure connection technology. Today our fieldbus independent WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM brings advanced functionality, flexibility and freedom to the most complex automation applications. Our customers know they can always count on the unconditional performance and reliability of our products to ensure the safe, efficient operation of their systems every time.