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Rounded "Dial-Top" Gives Buchanan B-Twist™ Wire Connectors the Industry's Fastest Fingertip Starts

New B-Twist connectors combine all the features and performance of red and yellow wire connectors in one unique design

SYCAMORE, IL, February 1, 2010 – IDEAL Industries, Inc., one of the electrical industry's pioneers in wire termination, today announced expansion of its Buchanan® brand lineup with the new B-Twist™ wire connector.

This next generation connector features a rounded "dial-top" for faster fingertip starts, along with a deeper skirt and a square-wire spring that enhance connection security, especially with over-stripped wires. Low-profile swept wings improve box fill, plus add torque on large wire combinations.

Buchanan B-Twist™ wire connectors accept wire combinations ranging from #18 to #8 AWG, effectively eliminating the need to purchase both red and yellow connectors. They are available in Jars of 500 (BT2-500JR) and in barrels of 25,000 (BT2-SK). B-Twist connectors are UL Listed and CSA approved.

The B-Twist joins Buchanan's growing line of industry-standard connectors that include the B-CAP®, WireTwist™ and WingTwist™.

For more information, contact IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., Becker Place, Sycamore, Illinois 60178. Or phone 1-800-435-0705, Fax: 1-800-533-4483. On the web, www.idealindustries.com.


IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.

Editorial Contacts:

Dan O’Connell
O’Connell Communications, Inc.

Dave Skowronski

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