Types of Cable Lugs

Cable lugs are used for termination or connection of cables to the Terminal Box (TB). There are so many types of cable lugs are available based on the cable size. They are mainly copper and aluminum type. Based on the application of the cables, following types of cable lugs are used for cable termination /connection work.

  1. Ring Type Lugs
  2. Pin Type lugs
  3. Fork Type or U type lugs
  4. Male & Female connector lugs
  5. Flat Type Lugs

Ring Type Lugs

Ring types lugs are most commonly used for cable termination work. The lugs is ring shape and it is used for house and industrial wiring of switch boards, MCBs, connection of electrical devices etc. The lugs is very reliable and there is lesser chance to remove the lugs from TB due to the ring shape.

Ring Type Lugs
Ring Type Lugs

Pin Type Lugs

Pin types of lugs are round shape and it is mainly used for industrial purpose for connection of cables to the relays and other electrical instrument. It is easy to connect due to I shape. It is generally used in low voltage level for control and indication cables.

pin type lugs
pin type lugs

Fork or U Type Lugs

Fork or U types lugs are also commonly used. The lugs are U shape flat type and is generally used for connection of MCBs, switches and other electrical instrument

Fork or U Type Lugs
Fork or U Type Lugs

Male & Female Connector Lugs

Male & Female connector lugs are used to connect two cables each other. After connection the two types of lugs in two cables, the cables can easily connect without any external TB. It is also used for low voltage level.

Male & Female Connector Lugs
Male & Female Connector Lugs

Flat Type Lugs

Like Pin type of lugs, it is also I shape. Pin type lugs are tube shape and it is flat type. This is also commonly used for low voltage level for wiring of control cables.

flat type lugs
flat type lugs

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