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Thomas & Betts Launches Homac® EZ Torqueâ„¢ Mechanical Connectors

July 15, 2009 -- The new series of transformer and URD connectors feature the new EZ Torque shear-head screws. With no special tools required, the EZ Torque series connectors are installed with an industry standard hex wrench. When tightened, the heads of the screws “break-away” once the proper torque has been applied. Our patent-pending shear-head design ensures that optimal torque has been achieved for both the transformer stud screw and the cable port screws. Once installed, screws are removable with the same hex wrench thus eliminating failures due to improper installation.

For more information about EZ Torque, visit or contact your Thomas & Betts sales representative by calling 800-326-5282.

About Thomas and Betts

Thomas & Betts Corporation ( is a leading designer and manufacturer of electrical components used in industrial, commercial, communications and utility markets. The company is also a leading producer of commercial heating and ventilation units and utility transmission structures. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company has manufacturing, distribution and office facilities worldwide.

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