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Western Union splice [1 record]

Record 1 2017-06-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Installation and Maintenance (Electrical)
  • Electric Cables
CONT

The Western Union splice is made by twisting two ends of a wire together counterclockwise 3/4 of a turn each, finger tight. Then, using needle-nose pliers, the ends are twisted at least five more turns, tightly. The cut off ends are pushed close to the center wire.

OBS

Western Union splice: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Installation et maintenance (Électricité)
  • Câbles électriques
CONT

Il existe de nombreux types de joints électriques, mais plusieurs sont considérés comme des archétypes fondamentaux. Ces types de joints comprennent l'épissure Western Union[. Celle-ci] est l'un des types les plus courants de joints. Ce type d'assemblage est utilisé pour connecter deux [fils] du même conducteur - réparer un fil sectionné, par exemple.

OBS

épissure de type «Western Union»; épissure torsadée : termes uniformisés par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Key term(s)
  • épissure de type Western Union

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