3M 558 | Scotchlok Connectors from 3M Electrical
3M Scotchlok 558
3M Scotchlok 558 IDC Electrical Connectors connects a tap wire to a run (through) wire while insulating the connection. The connector is polypropylene insulated and self stripping. These 3M Insulation Displacement Connectors or IDCs are suitable for control circuit wiring, fixture wiring, appliance wiring, signal and PA systems and automotive/boat/RV wiring.
Scotchlok 558 IDC Connectors from 3M are 600V rated for building wire and 1000V rated for signs, fixtures and luminaires. They are able to withstand temperatures of 221°F (105°C). The connectors are UL Listed, CSA Certified and RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant. – the Scotchlok connectors are compatible with the 3M Electrical range of Scotchcast cable joints.
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3M 558 | Connector Specification
The following table provides a specification overview of the type 558 Scotchlok connector manufactured by 3M Electrical.
18 – 16 AWG / 14 AWG Stranded, 22 – 16 AWG (Tap)
|Connection Type||Double Run or Tap, Run and Tap|
|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 or 9 in. Linemans Pliers|
|RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant?||Yes|
|Voltage Application||Low Voltage|