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342 Twister Wire Connector, Gray (50-Box)

  • Swept wings for more comfort, extra leverage and less effort
  • Expanding square-wire spring supports wide range of combinations
  • Hex top allows quick fingertip start or use of 7/16 in. nutdriver
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Product Overview

The Twister is the industry's premier wire connector and easily handles the most common wiring configurations for residential construction projects. The durable polypropylene shell expands for progressive tightening, a feature that ensures dependable connections. Hexagonal shape accommodates standard nut drivers for tool installation.
  • Ribbed cap provides a secure grip and fast fingertip starts
  • Swept wings offer extra leverage and less effort for larger wire combinations
  • Live-action, square-wire spring provides superior grounding connections
  • For use with #18 to #6 AWG copper conductors
  • Minimum wire range: 3 #14 AWG, maximum wire range: 2 #8 with 2 # 12 AWG
  • Rated to 600-Volt max
  • Deep skirt helps protect against flash-over and turned-back strands for maximum dielectric protection
  • Tough UL 94-Volt-2 flame-retardant shell rated at 221 F
  • UL listed to 486C and CSA certified to C22.2 #188
  • Compliant with federal specification w-s-610E



  • California residents

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Specifications

Dimensions

Connector Depth (in.)
0.66
Connector Height (in.)
1.31
Connector Width (in.)
1.0

Details

Color Family
Gray
Electrical Product Type
Wire Connector
Maximum Wire Capacity
# 6 AWG copper
Minimum Wire Capacity
# 14 AWG copper
Package Quantity
50
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed,UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
LIMITED WARRANTY - This product is guaranteed to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from date of purchase.

Questions & Answers

3Questions5Answers

is this correct size to use for connecting 6 wires ( #12 gauge ) I know the red colored is for co...

Asked by waitingtohear April 10, 2020
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yes - you can use tose. There is a spec sheet from the manufacturer, which lists many combinations and min/max diameters

is this correct size to use for connecting 5 wires ( #12 gauge ) I know the red colored is for co...

Asked by waitingtohear April 10, 2020
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Answers

Yes the Gray Twister max is 6 #12 AWG wires. On the product page under instructions is the UL LIsted wire combinations for IDEAL wire connectors. You can look up what each connector is rated for different wire combinations. Have fun Ron at ron.kipper@idealindustries.com

can this be used with copper clad aluminum wire

Asked by pete November 25, 2019
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Answer

Pete no solid or stranded copper wire only. Have fun Ron at ron.kipper@idealindustries.com

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