In order to properly wire terminal blocks, the correct type must be chosen, which varies according to the type of application for which it is being used. The terminal block must then have each wire correctly installed in... More »

A terminal block is used to fasten or terminate wires. It is often used to connect wiring to a ground or electrical switches and outlets to the mains supply. A simple design has several single terminals positioned in a l... More »

AutomationDirect.com is a company that offers plug-in terminal blocks and has won awards for its technical support for the parts it sells. Plug-in terminal blocks differ in purpose and compatibility, and each must have i... More »

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To wire a plug, strip the wires with wire strippers, thread them onto their respective terminals, and fasten them with terminal screws. Insert the cover, and test the plug. You need wire strippers, a craft knife, a screw... More »

To change a circuit breaker, switch off the main circuit breaker, and unscrew the load terminal wire. Remove the old breaker, and reverse the sequence used to remove it to install the new one. Use a voltage tester, a scr... More »

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The maximum current capacity of 10 gauge AWG copper wire varies based on the length of the wire. For a 12-volt system, 10 AWG wire safely conducts up to 20 amps for 15 feet or up to 5 amps for 70 feet. More »

In order to wire a home light switch you need wire cutters and wire nuts. Start by turning off the power from the circuit breaker, then remove the switch plate, strip and connect the wires and place the new switch in the... More »