This product is not currently available. For more information, including distributor inventory, please contact us.


TE's ASBS will accommodate a wide range of aluminum and copper conductors from #2 AWG compact stranded to 1000 kcmil concentric stranded Class B. This is to reduce inventory and prevent accidental use of wrong conductor. The primary application of Aluminum Shear Bolt connectors is for underground splices up to 35 kV. Shear Bolt connectors are ideally suited for aluminum to aluminum, aluminum to copper and copper to copper applications making them the universal connector solution. The only tool required to install the connector is a standard ratchet rench with the appropriate sized hexagonal sockets. The connector ign incorporates shear bolts head, which ensures that the correct torque is applied to each bolt and consequently the optimal contact force is generated to minimize connection resistance. A holding tool is recommended to avoid core bending of conductors and can be ordered from TE (#IT-1000-019). The solid center stop (available on all sizes) inside the connector ensures proper conductor positioning and eliminates oil leakage when connecting oil impregnated conductors.   


  • Heavy-duty design made of high strength, tin-plated aluminum alloy
  • Compact and smooth body design
  • Dual rated for aluminum and copper conductors
  • Provides long service life under normal operating conditions with reserve capacity for emergency loading conditions
  • Compatible with TE's Raychem heat shrink and cold applied splices providing an engineered system with years of trouble-free performance
  • No crimp tooling or dies required for installation


Please review product documents or contact us for the latest agency approval information.  

Product Type Features

  • Technology  Shear Bolt

  • Material  Aluminum

  • Underground Network Component Type  Straight Connector

Configuration Features

  • Number of Contact Bolts  4

  • Visual Inspection  Yes

Electrical Characteristics

  • Voltage Class (kV) ≤ 35, ≤ 36

Body Features

  • Conductor Material  Aluminum-Copper


  • Conductor Range (mm²) 120 – 300, 185 – 400, 25 – 95, 25 – 95, 35 – 150, 95 – 240, 95 – 240

  • Conductor Range (AWG/kcmil) 1000 (Compact) – 1000 (Concentric), 2 (Compact) – 2 (Concentric), 2 (Compact) – 3/0 (Concentric), 2 (Compact) – 350 (Concentric), 2 (Compact) – 4/0 (Concentric), 250 (Compact) – 350 (Concentric), 3/0 (Compact) – 500 (Concentric), 350 (Compact) – 500 (Concentric), 350 (Compact) – 750 (Concentric), 500 (Compact) – 750 (Concentric), 600 (Compact) – 1000 (Concentric), 600 (Compact) – 750 (Concentric)


  • Application Type  Underground Splicing

  • Free of Lead, Cadmium, Heavy Metals  Yes

  • Energized Installation  No

Industry Standards

  • CSA Certified  No, Yes

  • UL Listed  No, Yes

Product Availability

  • Product Availability  AMERICAS, ANZPAC, ASIA, China, EMEA


  • Conductor Gauge Type  AWG, Metric

Related Materials

Datasheets & Catalog Pages

Terms and Conditions

Please carefully read the disclaimer before using any of this data. Your use of this data constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not agree to those terms and conditions, please click on the I Disagree link.

This information has been provided to your free of charge for your use but remains the sole property of TE Connectivity Corporation (''TE'') or SnapEDA,  Inc. or Ultra Librarian/EMA Design Automation, Inc. (collectively, "Company"). While Company has used reasonable efforts to ensure its accuracy, Company does not guarantee that it is error-free, not makes any other representation, warranty, or guarantee that the information is completely accurate or up-to-date. In many cases, the CAD data has been simplified to remove proprietary detail while maintaining critical interface geometric detail for use by customers. Company expressly disclaims all implied warranties regarding this information, including but not limited to any implied warranties or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.