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Wire Ferrules

Wire ferrules play a crucial role in ensuring a secure connection, especially when working with stranded wire. They act as a conduit for the wire strands, providing them with a solid end that can be easily inserted into terminal blocks or other connection points. The purpose of a wire ferrule is to prevent the strands of a wire from fraying when they are screwed into terminals. These frayed strands can lead to unreliable connections and even shorts.

Typically made of copper, a ferrule is a small barrel-shaped device that is crimped onto the end of a wire. The process involves stripping the insulation from the wire, inserting the exposed strands into the ferrule, and then using a crimping tool to compress the ferrule securely onto the wire. Some ferrules come with an insulation sleeve, providing added protection against potential short circuits and ensuring a higher quality of the connection.

The choice of ferrule often depends on the wire range it's meant for, with different sizes available to fit varying wire diameters. In electronic equipment or automotive applications, ferrules enhance the reliability of wire connections, as they ensure all strands of the wire are uniformly crimped and secured. This prevents potential issues like oxidation, which can degrade the quality of a connection over time.

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$13.17
Dottie CSB12300 - 18-8 AWG Copper Crimp Sleeve is a durable solid copper sleeve designed for terminating copper wires. With resistance to corrosion and vibrational stress, it is ideal for use with both solid and stranded copper wire, as well as uninsulated wires. Each pack contains 250 sleeves for secure crimped connections.
$0.74
Dottie CS411 - 18-10 AWG Copper Crimp Sleeve (Tuff Pack) is a durable solid copper sleeve designed for terminating copper wires. Resisting corrosion and vibrational stress, it is ideal for use with solid/stranded copper wire and uninsulated wires. The connection is made through crimping for secure and reliable joints.
$0.31
Dottie CS410TP - 18-10 AWG Copper Crimp Sleeve is constructed of solid copper and designed for terminating solid/stranded copper wires. With a quantity of 500 sleeves, it resists corrosion and vibrational stress, ensuring a secure connection. Ideal for use with uninsulated wires, this crimp sleeve provides reliable conductivity and durability.
$0.31
Dottie CS410 - Copper Crimp Sleeves are used to group and terminate copper wires. Once installed, they provide a vibration resistant connection that is corrosion resistant.
$0.75
Weidmuller 9451000000 - Wire end ferrule without plastic collar
$0.06
Weidmuller 9426770000 - Wire end ferrule with plastic collar, special size, blue
$0.11
Weidmuller 9204090000 - Wire-end ferrule with plastic collar, special size, turquoise
$0.19
Weidmuller 9203630000 - Wire end ferrule with plastic collar, special size, grey
$0.34
Weidmuller 9203620000 - Wire end ferrule with plastic collar, special size, ivory
$0.12
Weidmuller 9202910000 - Wire end ferrule with plastic collar, special size, white
$0.49
Weidmuller 9202880000 - Wire end ferrule for short-circuit-proof and earth-fault-proof lines, blue
$0.48
Weidmuller 9202870000 - Wire end ferrule for short-circuit-proof and earth-fault-proof lines, black