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What is the use of rat tail joint?
Last Updated: 21st April, 2021
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Beside this, what is the meaning of rat tail joint?
A rat-tail splice, also known as a twistsplice or a pig-tail splice, is a very basic electricalsplice that can be done with both solid and stranded wire. Rather,it is intended for wires that are protected inside an enclosure orjunction box.
One may also ask, what are the common splices and joints? Splices are therefore most often used whenstructural elements are required in longer lengths than theavailable material. The most common form of the splicejoint is the half lap splice, which is common inbuilding construction, where it is used to join shorter lengths oftimber into longer beams.
Also asked, what is wrapped tap or tee joint?
Wrapped Tap, Tee Joint is used on largesolid conductors where is difficult to wrap the heavytap wire around the main wire. When a No. 6 AGW wire isused, both the main wire and the tap wire are skinned about4 inches.
What is TAP joint?
2-8 Knotted Tap Joint All the splices discussedup to this point are known as butted splices. Each was made byjoining the free ends of the conductors together. Sometimes,however, it is necessary to join a branch conductor to a continuouswire called the main wire. Such a junction is called a tapjoint.