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Offline abstruse1

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Wago "Lever Nuts"?
« on: May 12, 2022, 04:32:19 AM »
Lately, I've been using Wago lever nuts to connect caps and diodes in my CWs.  They're very convenient and seem to work okay, but they may not be as effective as good solder joints.

Anyone know?  Thanx.
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Re: Wago "Lever Nuts"?
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2022, 09:27:40 PM »
First, not everybody knows what a "Wago" is. I assume you are refering to the splicing connectors , i e 221 series. Lever nuts I never heard.

Second there are different types. But 221 is the use-for-all-types-of-wire.

Thirdly, I use them frequently when working on my electrical installation at home. They are rated for 400-600V AC depending on standards, but withstand surge voltages much higher, ie 4kVrms. Not permanently though.

I find them much more reliable than using solder joints when connecting wire to wire components. It is just that they are bit expensive for extensive use, a solder joint costs nothing :)
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Re: Wago "Lever Nuts"?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2022, 03:24:48 PM »
They certainly are better than using a nest of crocodile clip test wires :D

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