CONNECTING DEVICES


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CONNECTING DEVICES
CONNECTING DEVICES
Wire and Cable Terminals Since aircraft electric wires are seldom solid but are usually strands of small-gage, soft-drawn tinned copper or bare aluminum twisted together to provide flexibility, the separate strands must be held together and fastened to connectors. These connectors are commonly called terminals or terminal lugs and are required to connect the wires to terminal posts on electric equipment or on terminal strips. Compatibility between the wire's material and the terminal's material is very important. Copper wires must be used with terminals suitable for copper wires, and aluminum wires must be used with terminals compatible wi…
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Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. CONNECTING DEVICES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export