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IDEAL Twister PRO™ Wire Connector Offers Electricians the Industry's Widest Red/Yellow Range

Upgraded connection range means increased versatility and reduced inventory needs

SYCAMORE, IL, August 26, 2009 –

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., a leading supplier of tools and supplies to professional electricians, today released its newest Twister® PRO wire connector offering the industry's widest red/yellow wire range.

The new Twister® PRO design upgrades the existing wire range to cover a minimum of two #18 AWG wires to a maximum of four #10 AWG wires. Besides simplifying the selection of the right wire connector, the Twister® PRO also reduces inventory expense as well as space inside the electrician's tool bag by handling the work of several standard connectors all by itself.

The Twister® PRO is the perfect solution for electricians who require a versatile, comfortable connector. Compared to standard wire connectors, the Twister® PRO places far less pressure on the thumb and forefinger, plus provides a better grip for improved leverage and more torque, especially with larger wire connections. The key is its patented SureGrip™ overmolding wrapped around its shell's swept wings. Molded vertical grooves in the overmolding contribute to faster connections on a wider range of wire combinations.

Like all IDEAL products, safety is engineered into the Twister® PRO. Contributing to the connector's safety advantage is a deep skirt that helps prevent flash-over events, while also reducing the number of turned-back strands for maximum dielectric protection. An expanding square-wire spring bites into conductors for solid, secure connections every time. The shell is fabricated from tough, UL 94V-2 flame-retardant thermoplastic rated at 105°.

IDEAL Twister® PRO wire connectors are available in boxes of 50 (#30-144); jars of 250 (#30-244J) or 500 (#30-644J); bags of 250 (#30-644); and a barrel of 20,000 (#30-944).

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.

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About IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

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.
708-482-0212
dan@oconnellpr.com

Liz Koley
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.
800-435-0705
liz.koley@idealindustries.com

©2009 IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While IDEAL has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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