3M 557 | Scotchlok Connectors from 3M Electrical
3M Scotchlok 557
3M Scotchlok 557 IDC Pigtail Electrical Connectors provide a dual element connection. These 3M Insulation Displacement Connectors or IDCs are polypropylene insulated and used to connect 2 wires while insulating the connection. It is self stripping and flame retardant.
Scotchlok 557 IDC Connectors from 3M are intended for use with common thermoplastic insulated wire such as: T, TF, TFF, TFN, TFFN, AWM, TEW, SAE GPT with a maximum insulation diameter of 3.5 mm – the Scotchlok connectors are compatible with the 3M Electrical range of Scotchcast cable joints.
3M Scotchlok 557 is 600V rated for building wire and 1000V rated for signs, fixtures and luminaires. It is able to withstand temperatures of 221°F (105°C). The connectors are UL Listed, CSA Certified and RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant.
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3M 557 | Connector Specification
The following table provides a specification overview of the type 557 Scotchlok connector manufactured by 3M Electrical.
22 – 16 AWG
|Connector Style||Insulation Displacement Connector|
|Maximum Operating Temperature||105°C, 221°F|
|Maximum Recommended Voltage Rating||600V|
|Maximum Wire Gauge||16 AWG|
|Minimum Wire Gauge||22 AWG|
|Recommended Crimping Tool||E-9BM|
|RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant?||Yes|
|Voltage Application||Low Voltage|