Mueller Electric Blog

Ron Malone

Engineering Manager at Mueller Electric

Recent Posts

EZ-SQUEEZE Alligator Clip

Posted by Ron Malone on Jun 5, 2017 10:44:08 AM

Mueller's new Patent Pending BU-21AEZ, clips are now in stock and will be shipping to distributors soon.

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What Size Banana Plug are you using?

Posted by Ron Malone on Feb 20, 2017 4:00:41 PM

Banana plug sizes and types

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Why don't Alligator/Crocodile clips have Voltage Ratings?

Posted by Ron Malone on Dec 14, 2016 12:46:28 PM

The simple answer is they do not have sufficient, if any, insulation for human protection.  Most alligator or crocodile clips are rated for current (amperage) and not voltage.  Even clips equipped with slip-on insulators do not meet agency requirements for a voltage ratings because the insulator can be moved (without tools) which would expose potentially hazardous bare metal. 

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Topics: Test & Measurement