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Series 166GE 5 pole 16A panel mounting plugs & sockets (166GEST05/166GEBU05)

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Metway Series 166GE 5 pole panel mounting plug (166GEST05) and socket (166GEBU05) connectors provide a simple snap in device for luminaires and other electrical equipment.

They are simply pushed into a preformed slot in the appliance and internal solid or ultrasonically welded stranded conductors are pushed into the screwless terminals at the back.

Use with series 166GF/5 (166GSTF05) pole connectors or pre assembled leads. For prevention of accidental disconnection of connectors use locking slides 166VSE

Part Numbers:

166GEST05 – 5 pole male plug black
166GEBU05 – 5 pole female socket black

166GESTW05 – 5 pole male plug white
166GEBUW05 – 5 pole female socket white

Technical Details

Mouldings: nylon 6.6 (PA6/6), black and white
Inserts: brass, tinned
Temp. limits: max short term: 160º C
continuous: 100º C
Current rating: to EN 61535: 20A at T 70ºC
to EN 61984: 16A at T 70ºC
to EN 60 320: 16A / 250v at 70º C
Voltage rating: see approvals
Conductor size: 0.5mm2 – 2.5mm2: solid core
0.5mm2 – 1.5mm2: tinned or ferruled
Wire stripping length: 8mm – 9mm
Panel thickness: 0.5mm – 1.2mm
Panel cut out dimensions: 52.5mm x 16.6mm
Protection class: IP 20
IP 40 when connected


Can be supplied with a latch fitted

Available in Black and White

Available pre leaded

Series 166GE 5 pole panel mount

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