Quantcast Rattail Joint

Share on Google+Share on FacebookShare on LinkedInShare on TwitterShare on DiggShare on Stumble Upon
Custom Search
 
  
 
2-7 Rattail Joint A splice that is used in a junction box and for connecting branch circuits is the rattail joint (figure 2- 7). Figure 2-7.—Rattail joint. Wiring that is installed in buildings is usually placed inside long lengths of steel or aluminum pipe called a conduit. Whenever branch or multiple circuits are needed, junction boxes are used to join the conduit. To create a rattail joint, first strip the insulation off the ends of the conductors to be joined. You then twist the wires to form the rattail effect. This type of splice will not stand much stress. Fixture Joint The fixture joint is used to connect a small-diameter wire, such as in a lighting fixture, to a larger diameter wire used in a branch circuit. Like the rattail joint, the fixture joint will not stand much strain. Figure 2-8 shows the steps in making a fixture joint. The first step is to remove the insulation and clean the wires to be joined. After the wires are prepared, the fixture wire is wrapped a few times around the branch wire. The end of the branch wire is then bent over the completed turns. The remainder of the bare fixture wire is then wrapped over the bent branch wire. Soldering and taping completes the job. Figure 2-8.—Fixture joint.


Electrical News
EEVblog #645 – TRS-80 Model I Retro Computer Teardown
Dave looks inside the most popular microcomputer of the 1970′s,...
eevblog.com
Wearables Sing in Smart Clothes
The future of mainstream wearable technology may be driven by...
eetimes.com
ST Opens MEMS Microphone Test Laboratory
STMicroelectronics NV has set up an anechoic chamber in Taipei,...
eetimes.com
7 Insurance Issues With Your Self-Driving Car
People talk about the significant reduction in automotive insurance rates...
eetimes.com
Microsemi Bolsters FPGA Stance With Mingoa Acquisition
The Mingoa deal demonstrates Microsemi's push to gain market share...
eetimes.com
FAA Rules on Drones vs. Model Aircraft Contested
Proposed FAA dividing line between model aircraft and drones is...
eetimes.com
Think Different, Innovate by Reuse
It's time we slow down the fevered pace of new...
eetimes.com
Space Business Rising, Experts Say
The emerging commercial space sector is making progress but still...
eetimes.com
Connecting Islands of Industrial IoT
The Industrial Internet of Things often starts with a wealth...
eetimes.com
Graphene / Lithium Ion Capacitor Kickstarter BS
I’ve had a lot of people ask me to comment...
eevblog.com
Six Hour Workday? Sign Me Up!
The economists got it wrong when they though productivity gains...
eetimes.com
Geotracker Tags Unlicensed Band
We're tracking a startup budding from San Francisco's Internet of...
eetimes.com
Teardown.com: Amazon Brings Fire to Phone Market
Qualcomm is the primary provider of the key integrated circuits...
eetimes.com
What's That Smell? An App for That Soon, Says Sensirion
With the acquisition of neighbouring cloud business Koubachi AG, Zurich-based...
eetimes.com
Samsung's Silicon Valley Home
Samsung is building a 10-story complex in the heart of...
eetimes.com
Sony Invests in Stacked Image Sensor Manufacturing Capacity
Sony Corp. has said it plans to invest 35 billion...
eetimes.com
Life After 28nm: Think Network-on-Chip
As Moore's Law reverses beyond 28nm, consider network-on-chip (NoC). While...
eetimes.com
NASA Exec Says, 'Boldly Go!'
Pete Worden, director of NASA's Ames Research Center, challenged a...
eetimes.com
Friday Quiz: Decibels and S Parameters
Test your knowledge of that ratio of two powers and...
eetimes.com
 


Privacy Statement - Copyright Information. - Contact Us

comments powered by Disqus

Integrated Publishing, Inc.
9438 US Hwy 19N #311 Port Richey, FL 34668

Phone For Parts Inquiries: (727) 755-3260
Google +