Clips come in many different shapes and sizes with different uses and applications. This infographic gives a basic overview of some of the most popular types of clips with their common uses.
From electrical design to maintenance, engineers must determine what electrical clips (also called alligator or crocodile clips) are best suited for their project.
These clips can range from small to large, be made of a wide range of materials, come in various jaw types, handle wide ranges of electrical current and can be certified for safety by being UL-listed.
With such a wide range of options, there are many factors to come into play when selecting clips
Underwriter Laboratories has set the standards for product safety and has a through certification process. Mueller Electric is proud to provide UL Listed items and this blog post will provide some insight into what it means for something to be UL listed.
Raw uncoated steel can easily oxidize and corrode/rust over time when exposed to various environmental conditions and/or corrosive applications. Sometimes it’s necessary to use different metals for electronic parts that will not corrode or to plate them with different metals that will provide protection against corrosion. Different metals are useful for different applications, although sometimes it’s also a matter of aesthetics.
Topics: alligator clip
Many people don't know the right way to properly crimp an alligator (or crocodile) clip onto a wire. This blog post (and video) shows how to do it step-by-step.