Cord Products

Major power cord manufacturers around the world use ETCO’s Cord Products. These products include Blades, Pins and Female Contacts for 110 and 220 volt cords including pre-assembled Male and Female Inserts for automated and semi-automated production.

ETCO offers several larger gauge products (Twist Locks, Range Cord, and Hospital Grade Blades) in both loose piece & strip form. This allows heavy cord manufacturers flexibility in their wire termination & manufacturing processes.

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Non-Polarized Blades

ETCO Standard Blade Products can be used in a variety of electrical products. The Blades come in Brass, Tinned Brass and other metals for custom applications.

  • Folded blade
  • .250” and .312” wide
  • Used in 110V applications
  • US Standard configurations

Polarized Blades

Polarized Blades come as a set and can be used in virtually any consumer electronic or appliance power application. The Blades come in Brass, Tinned Brass and other metals for custom applications.

  • Folded blade
  • .250” and .312” wide
  • Used in 110V applications
  • US Standard configurations

Right and Left Angle Blades

Right and Left Angle Blades are similar to the regular straight style blades but allow wire to be crimped in a right angle for different applications. These pieces are useful in applications where space is an issue and the crimp is best placed when the wire is at an angle. The Blades come in Brass, Tinned Brass and other metals for custom applications.

  • Folded blade
  • Polarized: .250” and .312” wide
  • Non-Polarized: .250” wide
  • Used in 110V applications
  • US Standard configurations
  • Solves space issue
  • For use in 90o angle plugs

Insulated Blades

ETCO manufactures UL approved cordset blades that are insulated. They have fire-retardant nylon insulators that are self-extinguishing and have are UL flammability 94 V-2 rated. These blades are .042 and .058 thick. The wire range is typically 18 AWG to 14 AWG.

  • 6/6 Nylon, Flame Retardant Insulators
  • 600V Max.

Hospital Grade Blades and Pins

ETCO manufactures Blades and Pin Terminals approved for usage in medical applications and equipment. ETCO’s hospital grade pins come in Brass, Tinned Brass and other metals for custom applications.

  • Medical applications
  • Solid blades and U-shaped pins
  • Wire crimp or solder capabilities
  • Used in 110V applications
  • US Standard configurations

Cordset Receptacles

  • Used in 110V applications
  • US Standard configurations

Assembled Products

ETCO manufacturers Blades and Pin Terminals approved for usage in a variety of applications, including appliance, automotive, industrial, and cordset.

  • Blade/pin/bridge assemblies

Range Cord Terminals

Range Cord Terminals allow for efficient power and heat distribution for use in applications such as, electric stoves, ovens, and clothes dryers.

  • Used in 220V applications
  • US Standard configurations

Twist Locks

ETCO produces 15 AMP male twist lock terminals that facilitate pre-molded applications for electric power cord manufacturers. ETCO Male Twist Lock Terminals are offered in NEMA L5-15P (125 V) NEMA L6-15P (250V) and NEMA L7-15P (277 V) configurations for molded electric power cords. Twist locks are supplied in strip form for increased production speed or as loose pieces to let manufacturers use their existing attaching equipment.

  • Used in 110V or 220V applications
  • 15 Amperes or 20 Amperes
  • US Standard configurations

Ground Pins

UL 1659 certified Ground Pins are offered in Ø.187. ETCO pins can be used in combination with assembled blades or individually with blades for power applications.

  • Ø.187 pin
  • US Standard configurations

Male/Female Combination

Male/Female Combination Terminals contain both a male and female connector component. This reduces manufacturing assembly time and provides one unique solution. The mating part for this terminal is a Ø.187receptacle & Ø.187 Pin.

  • Used in 110V applications
  • US Standard configurations

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