3M 558 | Scotchlok Connectors from 3M Electrical

3M 558 | Scotchlok Connectors from 3M Electrical

IDC Connectors

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.

Conductor Size
18 – 16 AWG / 14 AWG Stranded, 22 – 16 AWG (Tap)
Connection Type Double Run or Tap, Run and Tap
Connector Style Insulation Displacement Connector
Flame Retardant? Yes
Insulation Material Polypropylene
Maximum Operating Temperature 105°C, 221°F
Maximum Recommended Voltage Rating 600V
Maximum Wire Gauge 16 AWG
Minimum Wire Gauge 22 AWG
Product Colour Red
Recommended Crimping Tool E-9BM or 9 in. Linemans Pliers
RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant? Yes
Voltage Application Low Voltage
Water Resistant? No
3M Scotchlok Insulation Displacement Connectors

3M Scotchlok Insulation Displacement Connectors


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