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Thomas and Betts Lugs



Thomas and Betts Lugs are part of the Color-Keyed System providing consistent and reliable connections. Compression Lugs are manufactured of wrought copper that is electro-tin plated to prevent oxidation and corrosion. They are Color-Keyed to match colored bands on the installation dies to provide technicians with the assurance that they are crimping the T&B lug with the appropriate compression die. A die index number is noted on each lug for additional verification and to simplify inspection. Two-hole lugs work best for situations where two bolts are necessary to prevent lug rotation. One-hole lugs are for standard use. Long-barrel Thomas and Betts lugs are used for heavy-duty industrial applications which require more mechanical strength. Short-barrel lugs are used for standard applications and will work well in confined spaces.
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Two-Hole Short-and Long-Barrel Lugs

Thomas & Betts Two-Hole Lugs
Short Barrel Stock No.

Thomas and Betts Lugs Short Barrel
Part No.

Long Barrel Stock No. Thomas and Betts Lugs Long Barrel
Part No.
Wire Size
Code
Bolt Size Center
Spacing
Thomas and Betts Lugs Color
273X305 256-31426-3     #14-#10 AWG #10 5/8"-3/4" N/A
    273X260 256-30695-1298 #14-#10AWG 1/4" 5/8" N/A
273X536 54204     #8 AWG #10 5/8" Red
    273X578 54850BE #8 AWG 1/4" 5/8" Red
    273X220 256-30695-1157 #8 AWG 3/8" 1" Red
273X538 54205 273X200 54852BEPH #6 AWG 1/4" 5/8" Blue
273X210 256-30695-1095 273X245 256-30695-1225 #6 AWG 1/4" 3/4" Blue
273X270 256-30695-252     #6 AWG 1/4" 1" Blue
273X295 256-30695-828     #6 AWG 1/4" 1" Blue
273X275 256-30695-253 273X225 256-30695-1158 #6 AWG 3/8" 1" Blue
273X540 54206 273X582 54854BE #4 AWG 1/4" 5/8" Grey
    273X255 256-30695-1246 #4 AWG 1/4" 3/4" Grey
    273X205 256-30695-1015 #4 AWG 1/4" 1" Grey
    273X230 256-30695-1159 #4 AWG 3/8" 1" Grey
273X542 54207     #2 AWG 1/4" 5/8" Brown
273X280 256-30695-257 273X235 256-30695-1160 #2 AWG 3/8" 1" Brown
273X544 54208     #1 AWG(#2 AWG) 1/4" 5/8" Green
273X546 54209     1/0 AWG 3/8" 1" Pink
273X548 54210     2/0 AWG(1/0 AWG) 3/8" 1" Black
273X550 54211     3/0 AWG(2/0 AWG) 3/8" 1" Orange
273X552 54212     4/0 AWG 3/8" 1" Purple
273X285 256-30695-399 273X250 256-30695-1245 (4/0 AWG) 3/8" 1" Yellow
    273X584 54868BE 250 MCM(4/0 AWG) 1/2" 1-3/4" Yellow
273X554 54215     350 MCM 3/8" 1" Red
273X290 256-30695-439     500 MCM(350 MCM) 3/8" 1" N/A
273X556 54218     500 MCM 3/8" 1" Brown
    273X586 54876BE 500 MCM(350 MCM) 1/2" 1-3/4" Brown
    273X215 256-30695-1119 500 MCM(350 MCM) 3/8" 1" Brown
273X558 54223 273X588 54880BE 750 MCM 1/2" 1-3/4" Black
273X300 256-30695-898     700 MCM(500 MCM) 3/8" 1" Pink
273X560 54226     900 MCM(750 MCM) 1/2" 1-3/4" Yellow
               
 

 

One-Hole Short-and Long-Barrel Lugs

Thomas & Betts One-Hole Lugs
Short Barrel Stock No.

Thomas and Betts Lugs Short Barrel Part No.

Long Barrel
Stock No.
Thomas and Betts Lugs Long Barrel Part No. Wire Size
Code
Bolt Size Thomas and Betts Lugs Color
273X265 256-30695-1352     #14-#10 AWG 1/4" N/A
273X500 54104     #8 AWG #10 Red
273X530 54130 273X598 54930BE #8 AWG 1/4" Red
273X532 54134     #6 AWG #10 Blue
273X502 54105 273X590 54905BE #6 AWG 1/4" Blue
273X504 54106 273X592 54906BE #4 AWG 1/4" Grey
273X512 54107     #2 AWG 1/4" Brown
273X534 54143-TB     #2 AWG 3/8" Brown
273X600 54942BE     #2 AWG 5/16" Brown
273X514 54108     #1 AWG(#2 AWG) 1/4" Green
273X516 54109     2/0 AWG(1/0 AWG) 3/8" Pink
273X518 54110 273X594 54910BE 3/0 AWG(2/0 AWG) 3/8" Black
273X520 54111     4/0 AWG 3/8" Orange
273X522 54112     (4/0 FLEX) 3/8" Purple
273X602 58163     4/0 AWG 3/8" Yellow
273X524 54115     350 MCM 1/2" Red
273X604 58177     (400 MCM) 1/2" N/A
273X526 54118     500 MCM 1/2" Brown
273X606 58182     700 MCM(500 MCM) 5/8" Pink
273X528 54123-TB     750 MCM 5/8" Black
    273X596 54923BE 750 MCM(500 MCM) 5/8" Black
     

T&B Cable Prep Compounds



Thomas and Betts features two compounds to prevent oxidation and corrosion as well as reduce inner-strand resistance. Kpro-Shield™ compound is used to treat, protect and lubricate copper electrical connections. The Thomas and Betts Contax™ Cable Preparation Compound is a non-petroleum based polymer grease used to seal electrical connections from oxygen and moisture.
   
273X027  CP16 Kopr-Shield Cable Preperation
273X030  CP8_TB Kopr-Shield Cable Preperation
273X033  CTB Contax Cable Preperation
273X036  CTB8 Contax Cable Preperation