What is a strain relief clamp?
In production. Strain Relief Clamp, also know as a Cable Strain Clamp or simple as a Relief Clamp, mount into a chassis to secure the main power cable appliances. The.
What size is the wire clamp on a garbage disposal?
The recommended size wire for garbage disposal is a 14/2 NM cable for a dedicated 15AMP circuit. However, if your local law allows your garbage disposal and dishwasher to share a circuit, a 12/2 NMP wire is recommended for a 20 AMP circuit.
What is a Romex connector for garbage disposal?
Romex connector is basically the hole through which you insert the power cord’s end to connect it with the garbage disposal. The Romex connector holds the power cord firmly in position. This prevents the electrical connections from separating due to vibrations.
What is garbage disposal Air Switch?
A garbage disposal air switch activates your disposal by pressing a button, which sends a pulse of air through PVC tubing to a control box underneath your sink which contains an air pressure switch. The disposal air switch is compatible with most garbage disposals and installation is easy!
What is a strain relief connector?
Strain relief connectors protect your connections from dust, moisture, chemicals and physical forces to ensure a longer wiring life. Strain reliefs reinforce mechanical strength and electrical integrity, especially in highly volatile environments with wide fluctuations in temperature and movement.
Is a strain relief necessary?
A strain relief or cable gland can provide protection to the wires and cable by securing the cable of a power cord to the panel of the electrical equipment. It helps to protect from stress and damage as it runs through the panel of the equipment.
Can I use an extension cord for my garbage disposal?
Some appliances should never be connected to an extension cord. Do NOT use an extension cord with the following items: ice makers, refrigerators, microwaves, space heater, hair dryer, garbage disposals, air conditioners, toasters/toaster ovens, washers/dryers, and coffee/tea makers.
Which wire is hot on a garbage disposal?
Connect the Wires Connect the white (neutral) cord wire to the white (neutral) wire on the disposal, using a wire connector. Connect the black (hot) cord wire to the black (hot) wire of the disposal with a wire connector.
Do you need a power cord for garbage disposal?
Garbage disposals (sometimes called food disposers) can be connected to the electrical power supply in one of two ways. They are sometimes hardwired directly into a dedicated circuit, or they can be wired with an appliance cord that plugs into a wall outlet that is usually located inside the sink base cabinet.
Why do garbage disposals use air switch?
A garbage disposal air switch is a type of pressure or plunger control knob that activates a garbage disposal by pushing a burst of air through a plastic or vinyl tube to a control unit mounted under a sink. These air switches do not rely upon electricity and thus permit mounting on counter or sink surfaces.
How do you install a strain relief connector?
Simply place a Lockit Strain Relief into the “U” opening of the assembly head. Then place the cable into the bushing body and close the head to secure the Lockit™ Strain Relief permanently onto the wire.