Scotchlok™ 901 Datasheet by 3M

Application
Use Part No. 901 to electrically tap into a wire in
mid-span without cutting or stripping the wire.
Connector then mates with a .156” (4.0 mm) male
bullet, making a reusable plug connect wiring
termination.
Wire Range
18-14 AWG Solid or stranded, tinned or untinned
(.75-1.5 mm2 sol. or str.) copper conductors. For use
with common thermoplastic insulated wires such as:
SAE-GPT, T, TF, TFF, TW, with a maximum insulation
diameter of .145 inches (3.5 mm). Maximum
recommended connector current:
18 AWG - 7 AMPS, 16 AWG - 10 AMPS,
14 AWG - 15 AMPS.
Construction
U-contact - Tin plated copper alloy
.02 in. (0,5 mm) thick
Insulator - Polypropylene,
Color - black
Weight
.0033 lb. (1.51 gm)
Recommended Installation Tools
Mechanics (slip joint) Pliers
3MCrimping Tool No. E-9BM
Installation Instructions
1. Do not strip run wire.
2. Place run wire in open channel.
3. Fold the connector body over until the element
contacts the wire.
4. Crimp the connector closed with pliers.
5. Slide male bullet all the way into bullet port.
Note: Male bullet not included.
Recommended Voltage and Temperature
Ratings
32 volts maximum.
90˚C (194˚F) maximum.
Scotchlok901
Self-Stripping In-Line
Bullet Receptacle
Data Sheet
WARNING
Turn power off before installing or removing terminal. All electrical
work should be done according to appropriate electrical codes.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
Before using this product, you must evaluate it and determine if it is suitable for your intended application. You assume all risks and liability
associated with such use.
Warranty; Limited Remedy; Limited Liability. This product will be free from defects in material and manufacture as of the date of purchase.
3M MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. If this product is defective within the warranty period stated above, your exclusive remedy shall be,
at 3M’s option, to replace or repair the 3M product or refund the purchase price of the 3M product. Except where prohibited by law, 3M will
not be liable for any loss or damage arising from this 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential
regardless of the legal theory asserted.
Electrical Products Division
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‘3M’ and ‘Scotchlok’ are trademarks of 3M Company.
Engineering Specification
Self-Stripping Electrical Connector (as manufactured
by 3M, part No. 901) capable of connecting to a .156”
male bullet in a separable, reusable manner. Connector
shall be voltage rated 32 volts maximum, and
temperature rated 90˚C maximum.