Cradle-type ground lug for conduit Patent #: 3967872
ApplicationNo. 05/853096 filed on 11/21/1977
US Classes:439/100Grounding to pipe, rod or conduit
ExaminersPrimary: Lake, Roy
Assistant: Jones, DeWalden W.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesH01R 4/64 (20060101)
H01R 4/60 (20060101)
H01R 4/58 (20060101)
AbstractA grounding device includes an internally threaded collar having an end insulator bushing and provided in its outer peripheral face with a radial coupling socket which has regularly circumferentially spaced longitudinal grooves and a tapped axial bore in its base. A wire clamp includes an elongated base provided at an end thereof with a projecting polygonal shank which slideably engages the socket and grooves to permit the selective angular adjustment of and the angular locking of the wire clamp to the collar. A locking and fastening screw engages a bore coaxially formed in the shank and the tapped bore in the socket base. The wire clamp includes a stationary jaw integrally formed with the base and a screw advanced movable jaw.