From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: wire joining practice..
Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 19:37:23 -0400
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Chuck Simmons wrote:
> "Michael A. Terrell" wrote:
> > Chuck Simmons wrote:
> > >
> > > The idea in the wire nut is to create enough force between the
> > > conductors to get a gas tight connection. Crimp uses the same idea.
> > > Better than wire nuts are the bolts (I forget what they are called) that
> > > are split to admit the conductors and a nut is tightened to force the
> > > conductors together.
> > >
> > > Chuck
> > They are called "Split bolts"
> How extremely nice of them to have a happily descriptive name. I never
> knew. Thanks.
> ... The times have been,
> That, when the brains were out,
> the man would die. ... Macbeth
> Chuck Simmons email@example.com
You're welcome. They managed to make the name simple enough that the
guys behind the parts counter can remember it! (For once.)
An old fart since August 5th, 2002!
Michael A. Terrell
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