McPartland, Joseph F. Consultant, Tenafly, New Jersey.
McPartland, Brian J. Consultant, Tappan, New York.
- Industrial and power types
- Separable types
- Locking types
- Common receptacles
- Additional Readings
A device that joins electrical conductors mechanically and electrically to other conductors and to the terminals of apparatus and equipment. The term covers a wide range of devices designed, for example, to connect small conductors employed in communication circuits, or at the other extreme, large cables and bus-bars.
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