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What is a connector?

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What is a connector?

  • Re: What is a connector?
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    Connectors are portable receptacles for temporary power distribution. A connector is a device intended to establish a electrical connection with an inserted plug. It is designed for fixed installation in a structure or piece of equipment. Connectors have contacts and are sometimes referred to as “female” devices.

     

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    Every connector has at least two wires:  hot and neutral.  If the connector has more wires than poles (for example, a 2-pole, 3-wire connector), then the connector has a grounding contact.

     

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