How to use a Split Bolt Connector?

March 28, 2022 1 min read

Split Bolt connectors are made from solid copper. The experts use it for bonding copper wires together to complete electrical circuits. They come in multiple sizes and varieties to help you in different situations.

Particularly, such connectors can help when dealing with 2-3 electrical connectors. You can also utilize this connector for grounding or burying wires in earth or concrete.

With the simple usage technique, you can save a lot of your time and increase productivity while completing an electrical connection.

In this article, we’ll explain the usage of a split bolt connector.

Composition of split bolt connector:

The split bolt connector has a hole in its body that allows the wires to get through. At the bottom, there is a copper nut. You can tighten it up to assemble the cables - quite simple. 

How to use a split wire connector?

Here’s the complete process to use this connector.

  1. Hold the connector in one hand and let the copper wires you want to connect slide through the hole.
  2. Once your wires are on the hole, you can tighten the bolt present at the bottom. It will close up the gap and put the inserted wires together with each other. You should tighten it fully to get the best result.
  3. Your connection with a split bolt connector is formed.