Small High Current Alligators?

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Small High Current Alligators?

Post by rg12 » Feb 15 2020 5:26pm

Am looking for higher current alligators that aren't big like jump starter gators, something with more of a flat bite than the few teeth that actually touch the conductor...
Any ideas?

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by DogDipstick » Feb 15 2020 6:41pm

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by e-beach » Feb 15 2020 6:53pm

Unfortunately, current is current and mass is mass and small connectors just won't carry large current.

Although, I suppose I should ask just how high a current you are thinking about first?

How much amperage can a bed-of-nails 17awg carry....8 amps?

My first thought is to connect two pieces of 10 awg solid core wire to an existing alligator clip. File the inside contact points flat and use it like a 10 awg clip.

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by rg12 » Feb 15 2020 7:16pm

Still won't work as it's hollow, it's like a dog's mouth haha, you will get a bit more area but still super thin.
I think I've seen some rectangular ones somewhere that had those thin close lines as the rigid area and the whole area was touching and not just the sides.
Even in car jumper cables they barely touch with 4 teeth, it's horrible...

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by markz » Feb 15 2020 10:43pm

https://www.be-electronics.com/category_s/2310.htm

https://www.be-electronics.com/product_p/bu-21cps.htm
more details on physical size here - https://www.accessotronik.com/product_p ... s_m285.htm
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1.06" (27 mm) max; clip unmarked
(BU-21APN/CPN) and marked positive
(BU-21APS/CPS)
Material: zinc-plated steel (21A) or
solid copper (21C); Spring: steel
Length: 4.11" (104.4mm)
Federal Spec: CID AA59466-010
(BU-21CPN)
Rating: 50 Amps (21A) or
100 Amps (21C)

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by john61ct » Feb 15 2020 11:07pm

Worst case put in a quality butt splice after cutting & stripping the wire.

Or leave a connector if you'll need to come back.

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by torker » Feb 15 2020 11:32pm

300AMP COPPER WELDING GROUND CLAMP by LENCO https://www.amazon.com/dp/B008VFWCFW/re ... sEbTJMHV2S

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Re: Small High Current Alligators?

Post by rg12 » Feb 16 2020 5:16am

Thanks guys, those mueller look great!

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