Scotchlok™ Y (Yellow)
Insulated Electrical Spring Connector
Application of an active (live) spring and a steel shell covered by a
Use a Y Scotchlok™ connector to electrically connect vinyl insulator. The spring shall have a corrosion
two or more conductor ends in a pigtail application and resistant coating. (The connector shall be UL Listed
insulate the connection, or insulate a single conductor and CSA Certified as a pressure cable connector. The
end. connector shall be voltage rated 600 volts maximum,
building wire, 1000 volts maximum, signs, fixtures
Wire Range and luminaires. The connector shall have a maximum
AWG Range: solid or stranded copper conductors only. operating temperature of 105°C.
No. 22 thru No. 10 (0,75 mm2 thru 2,5 mm2) Regulatory Agencies
Construction UL Listed as a Pressure Cable Connector
Spring Spring steel, Corrosion resistant coating Tested per UL Standard 486C
UL File No. E23438
Shell Steel, Corrosion resistant coating Operating Temperature: 105˚C (221˚F)
Insulator Flame Retardant Flexible Polyvinyl Voltage Rating: 600 volts max. building wire;
Chloride 1000 volts max. signs and fixtures
Color- yellow Flammability Rating: UL94 V-2
Weight CSA Certified-CSA Standard C22.2 No. 0,
.0043 lb. (1.96 gm) CSA File No. LR15503
Operating Temperature: 105˚C (221˚F)
Engineering Specification Voltage Rating: 600 volts max. building wire
Electrical Spring Connector (as manufactured by 3M, 1000 volts max. signs and luminaires.
part No. Y Scotchlok) capable of connecting two or Flammability Rating: C22.2 No. 0.6 V-2
more wires in a pigtail application, in the wire range Federal Specification W-S-610:
of No. 22 thru No. 10 AWG solid or stranded copper “Commercial package only”
conductors. The conductor shall have a corrosion Type Class Kind Style
resistant coating. The connector shall be constructed 1 1 cu G
Steel Shell Free
Full Length Expansion
1/2 Inch Strip Live Action Space
Length Guide Expandable
1.05 (26.7) Steel Spring Spin-On
(mm) Chloride Flexible
AWG Wire Combinations = 300 volts
Copper to Copper Conductors = 600 volts
All wire combinations
are 600 volt UL Listed
when using conductors
with insulation thickness
such as TW and THHN.
UL Listed single wire terminations:
No: 10, 12 and 14 AWG
All wire combinations
are 600 volts
How to read this chart:
2 No. 16 str.
+ 3 No. 18 sol. (5)
1 No. 14 str.
+ 2 No. 16 sol. (3)
Turn power off before installing or removing terminal. All electrical
work should be done according to appropriate electrical codes.
1. Strip wire insulation 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) from the end of the wires to be connected.
2. Firmly grasp wires, making sure insulation ends are even and tightly bundled. (wires may be twisted or
untwisted). Slip connector over wire tips.
3. Turn connector onto wires in a clockwise direction until secure.
4. To remove, turn connector counter-clockwise.
Metric Wire Combinations
Copper Conductors Only
Conductor Combinations Conductor Combinations
Minimum Maximum Quantity Size Type
2,0mm2 7,5mm2 3-6 0,75mm2 sol/str
2-6 1,0mm2 sol/str
2-4 1,0mm2 sol/str
2-3 2,5mm2 sol/str
Only AWG combinations are UL Listed or CSA Certified.
3M and Scotchlok are trademarks of 3M Company.
is a trademark of Underwriters Laboratories.
is a trademark of Canadian Standards Association.
Before using this product, you must evaluate it and determine if it is suitable for your intended application. You assume all risks and liability
associated with such use.
Warranty; Limited Remedy; Limited Liability. This product will be free from defects in material and manufacture as of the date of purchase.
3M MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. If this product is defective within the warranty period stated above, your exclusive remedy shall be,
at 3M’s option, to replace or repair the 3M product or refund the purchase price of the 3M product. Except where prohibited by law, 3M will
not be liable for any loss or damage arising from this 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential
regardless of the legal theory asserted.
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