Jelly Crimps

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Jelly crimps (a.k.a. gel crimps, gel connectors) are splice-based connectors (a.k.a. wire-insulation displacement connectors, IDC) that are used to easily join together single-core wires in a water-proof fashion. Also known as telephone crimp connectors.

Photo of a 3M Scotchlok UY2 gel connector[^bib-3m-scotchlok-uy2].

Photo of a 3M Scotchlok UY2 gel connector1.


  1. 3M. 3M™ Scotchlok™ UY2 IDC Connectors. Retrieved 2022-02-08, from↩︎


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