Insulation Piercing Connectors Available For Volume Delivery From Galvan Industries

CHARLOTTE -- Galvan Industries is now offering off-the-shelf delivery on its wide array of COMEC brand insulation piercing and mechanical grounding connectors.

Designated the NHT Series, Galvan COMEC insulation piercing connectors represent self-insulated, conductor insulation piercing, bolted connector. These connectors accommodate both aluminum and copper conductors and can be used as a splice or tap for non-tension applications up to 600 volts.

Their ability eliminates the need for stripping away conductor insulation. Their ability to self-insulate permits hot-line application and eliminates the need for taping of the connector following installation. They comply with UL 486B listing and are 90ćC rated.

Galvan’s panelboard connectors are dual-rated solderless connectors. Their integral screw extends beyond the barrel sides of a connector to provide a more secure compression of the conductor. They are designed to spread the conductor strands -- dissipating heat. Unique ridges below the contact surface provide contact points for an electrically secure joint of the lowest resistance for current flow.

Aluminum dual rated Galvan lay-in connectors are designed for conduit grounding bushings. Their open face design allows fast lay-in of the grounding conductor as a jumper to multiple conduits without a break in the grounding conductor.

In addition to insulation piercing connectors, Galvan Industries is the only U.S. manufacturer of both hot dip galvanized, copper clad and stainless steel ground rods. Its electrical and electronic products are used in a wide variety of applications, including commercial/industrial/residential construction, cable TV, lightning protection, power generation, telecommunications and OEM markets.

Galvan products are made in America and manufactured to meet applicable UL, RUS, ASTM, ANSI and NEMA requirements.

For more information, or to place an order, contact Galvan Industries at 1-800-277-5678, Fax to (704) 455-5215, email

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