Wiring Duct controls cables in point-to-point wiring.

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With 2-point contact design, Ty-Duct(TM) Wiring Duct is UL recognized for continuous use at temperatures ranging from -40 to 140°F. Triple restricted slots facilitate installation while aiding wire retention in duct. Universal mounting clip allows divider to be snapped into base, and 2 slot sizes on button accommodate nylon cable ties or hook and loop fasteners. Duct has protective film on cover, but allows for marking or labeling with temporary ink.




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Thomas & Betts Ty-Duct(TM) Wiring Duct Features Easy Installation and Wide Continuous Use Temperature Range



MEMPHIS, Tenn. - October 20, 2005 - With two-point contact design, Ty-Duct(TM) Wiring Duct is UL94 recognized for use in temperatures up to 50 C (122 F). Triple restricted slots facilitate installation while aiding wire retention in the duct. A universal mounting clip allows the divider to be snapped into the base, and two slot sizes on the button accommodate nylon cable ties or hook-and-loop fasteners. Ty-Duct Wiring Duct has a protective film on the cover that allows for marking or labeling with temporary ink.

"Now that Thomas and Betts' line includes Ty-Duct Wiring Duct, we offer a full-breadth line for panel builders, OEMs and electrical distributors," said Kevin Baker, product manager for Thomas & Betts' Industrial Products Group. "Our product development and manufacturing processes, which are enhanced by Six Sigma standards, ensure that Ty-Duct Wiring Duct is of the highest quality. I'm confident that it will be one of the most competitive lines in this very demanding market.

"Panel builders now have a one-stop source for all of their electrical component needs. Ty-Duct Wiring Duct complements our line of T&B® fittings, Ty-Rap® cable ties, Sta-Kon® terminals, Shrink-Kon® tubing, E-Z-Code® identification products, and Color-Keyed® and Blackburn® connectors. We now have one of the most comprehensive selections of wire management and fastening products in the industry."

With its two-point contact design, Ty-Duct(TM) Wiring Duct can be installed easily with less force than other wiring duct products. Triple restricted slots also speed installation while allowing better wire retention in the duct. Ty-Duct Wiring Duct's universal mounting clip serves multiple purposes, including allowing either the divider to be snapped into the base or two slot sizes on the button to accommodate nylon cable ties or hook and loop fasteners. Embossed holes enable combo buttons to be installed after the duct has been riveted to the panel.

Ty-Duct Wiring Duct also features a protective film on the cover, but allows for marking or labeling with temporary ink. The cover is also grooved to provide a better grip for installation and removal. Ty-Duct Wiring Duct is available complete with tooling and accessories, as well as in solid, wide slot, narrow slot and round hole types.

For more information on Ty-Duct Wiring Duct, contact your Thomas & Betts sales representative by calling (800) 816-7809.

Corporate Overview
Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB) is a leading designer and manufacturer of electrical connectors and components used in industrial, commercial, communications and utility markets. The company is also a leading producer of commercial heating units and highly engineered steel structures used, among other things, for utility transmission. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company has manufacturing, distribution and office facilities worldwide. In 2005, the company reported sales of $1.7 billion.

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