Wire & Cable Termination Options

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Whether it’s a Wire Harness or a Cable Assembly, find the best way to terminate the ends. Below is a quick reference chart of common termination options to help you decide which is best for you.

Wire Termination Options

End Cut

Wire is cut even at customer specified length.

Wire is cut even at customer specified length.

Wire Slit

Where parallel wire is used, ends can be separated from each other to customer specifications.

Where parallel wire is used, ends can be separated from each other to customer specifications.

Wire Strip

Wire ends are "stripped" of their insulation material to expose the inner copper strands.

Wire ends are “stripped” of their insulation material to expose the inner copper strands.

Cutback

Wires are terminated at different lengths according to customer specifications.

Wires are cut and terminated at different lengths according to customer specifications.

Cable Termination Options

Blunt Cut

Cable is cut even at customer specified length.

Cable is cut even at customer specified length.

Remove Outer Jacket

Also known as R.O.J., the outer insulating cable jacket is removed to expose the inner wires. Length is determined by customer.

Also known as R.O.J., the outer insulating cable jacket is removed to expose the inner wires. Length is determined by customer.

ROJ & Stripped Wires

Outer cable jacket is removed and wire ends are stripped of insulating material.

Outer cable jacket is removed and wire ends are stripped of insulating material.

Cutback Wires

Outer cable jacket is removed and wires are cut and terminated at different lengths.

Outer cable jacket is removed and wires are cut and terminated at different lengths.

Termination Connectors

Quick Connect

Available In: • Un-Insulated • Pre-Insulated • Fully-Insulated • Right-Angle (Flag)

Available In: Un-Insulated, Pre-Insulated, Fully-Insulated, Right-Angle (Flag)

Ring Terminal

Used to attach product with screw or bolt. Perfect for a ground connection. Also available in locking.

Used to attach product with screw or bolt. Perfect for a ground connection. Also available in locking.

Spade or Fork Terminal

Similar to a Ring Terminal, but removable without completely unscrewing bolt or screw.

Similar to a Ring Terminal, but removable without completely unscrewing bolt or screw.

Ferrule Terminal

For use with Terminal Blocks. Used to crimp and secure bare copper strands. Also available in a double for crimping 2 separate wires.

For use with Terminal Blocks. Used to crimp and secure bare copper strands. Also available in a double for crimping 2 separate wires.

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