What is the difference between Wago 221 and 222?

The new Wago 221 series wiring connectors are 40% smaller than the 222 series, helping to further reduce space inside junction boxes. The compact, tool-less design is a great way of connecting cables. They are suitable for use with stranded and solid cables and are ideal for use in domestic or industrial wiring.

Are Wago connectors code?

Wago connectors can also ensure that all your wiring and lighting is up to code. NEC code dictates that any indoor, fluorescent luminarie that uses double-ended lamps (typical fluorescent lamps) and contains a ballast and that can be serviced in place must have a disconnecting means [410.130(G)].

How many wires can you put in a Wago?

How many WAGO’s do you need?

1 cable/lamp 2 x WAGO 2-wires
Bundle of 6 4 x WAGO 5-wires
Bundle of 7 4 x WAGO 5-wires
Bundle of 8 4 x WAGO 5-wires + 2 x WAGO 3-wires
Bundle of 9 6 x WAGO 5-wires

Can you use Wago 221 connectors on a ring main?

Yes, but a few points need to be observed to make sure it complies with BS7671 IET 17th Edition. Firstly, the terminals must be installed in a Wagobox (when breaking into existing ring wiring).

Are Wago connectors UL approved?

Wago Lever Nuts WAGO pioneered lever nuts, receiving UL certification on the first such device in 2003. To use them, one simply has to strip wires to length, pull the appropriate connector lever up, push the wire in place, and flip the lever back down.

Are WAGOs better than wire nuts?

wires nuts was the ability to have visual confirmation of connections. Wago lever nuts have a clear housing that allows you to see the wire inside it. This gives you the ability to actually see the wire touching the inside connector.

What does Wago stand for?


Acronym Definition
WAGO Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists (Washington, DC)

Can you use Wago 221 on Ring Main?

Can I use Wago 222 on Ring Main?

The compatible terminals, 773-10x(solid) and 222 (lever), are also derated to 20Amps (I prefer 221 as they’re normally rated to 32Amps). Therefore, for a regular 32Amp ring main, you will need to use two Wagoboxes – one at the start and one at the end of the extension.