A-Z of electrical components: T – Tamper resistant connectors

27 10 2011

Tamper resistant connectors and receptacles are mainly designed to guarantee the safety of anybody dealing with electrical equipment.

Research has shown that the use of these specific devices can mean that injuries obtained by those who work with electricity are greatly reduced. Cooper Interconnect are one of the most trusted suppliers of these products.

Cooper Interconnect

Cooper Wiring Devices produces a wide range of tamper resistant receptacles for a variety of applications including industrial, commercial and residential ones where children are particularly vulnerable to harm.

The electrical wiring device manufacturer is set to appear on an episode of Designing Spaces on June 3rd to discuss and provide tips on installing tamper resistant devices.

Tamper resistant receptacles

Tamper resistant receptacles offer genuine peace of mind with a shutter system that prevents foreign objects from being inserted into one side of the face.

A recessed tamper resistant receptacle, a tamper resistant floor box receptacle and tamper resistant multimedia wall plates with receptacles are other products which can prevent harm to people working with electrics.

Products produced by Cooper Wiring Devices in the receptacles range include a line of standard and decorator combination devices.

This includes both a 15A 120V/AC switch with a 15A 125V/AC receptacle with UL-listed tamper resistant shutters. These shutters are designed to prevent the insertion of foreign objects.

Challenger Components

Challenger Components have vast experience providing electronic solutions to a wide variety of markets requiring the use of electrical applications such as connectors.

They supply Cooper Interconnect products as well as electrical components from a variety of other well thought of manufacturers including Amphenol, ebm-papst, Nicomatic, and Credence Technologies.

For additional information on the range of products which Cooper Interconnect and various other companies supply, visit www.challengercomponents.com

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