3M 951 3M 952 3M 953 | Scotchlok Connectors from 3M Electrical

3M 951 | Scotchlok Connectors from 3M Electrical

IDC Connectors

3M Scotchlok 951 & 3M Scotchlok 952

3M Scotchlok 951, 952 & 953 IDC Electrical Connectors are quick slide t-tap disconnects used to electrically tap into a wire in mid span without cutting or stripping the wire. These 3M Insulation Displacement Connectors or IDCs feature nylon insulation, making them ideal for use in light fixtures, appliances and other electrical OEM applications.

Scotchlok 951, 952 and 953 IDC Connectors from 3M are 600V rated for building wire and 1000V rated for signs, fixtures and luminaires. These connectors are able to withstand temperatures of up to 221°F (105°C) – The Scotchlok connectors are compatible with the 3M Electrical range of Scotchcast cable joints.

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Connector Specification

The following table provides a specification overview of the type 951, 952 and 953 Scotchlok connectors manufactured by 3M Electrical.

Conductor Size
12 AWG, 18 – 14 AWG, 18 – 14 AWG (0.75 – 1.5 mm^2), 22 – 18 AWG
Connection Type T-Tap
Fastener Orientation
Connector Style
Insulation Displacement Connector
Flame Retardant? Yes
Insulation Material Nylon
Maximum Operating Temperature 221°F (105°C)
Maximum Recommended Voltage Rating 600V
Maximum Wire Gauge
12 AWG, 18 AWG, 22 AWG
Minimum Wire Gauge
12 AWG, 18 AWG, 22 AWG
Product Colour Red, Blue, Yellow
Recommended Crimping Tool
E-9BM Mechanics (slip joint) Pliers
Pad Width 0.25 in
Terminal Type Disconnect, T-Tap
3M Scotchlok Insulation Displacement Connectors

3M Scotchlok Insulation Displacement Connectors


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