What gauge are alligator clips?

Connector Cords, 12 in., Alligator cords are made of 18-gauge insulated wire. These connector cords have alligator-clips on each end. Alligator-clip ends are useful for useful for clipping onto terminals. We carry four different lengths and two different colors.

Are all alligator clips the same?

To clarify, There does not seem to be any consistent differentiation between the two terms. Alligator clips and Crocodile clips are the same thing, and using either term is correct, and most people will know what you are talking about if you use either term.”

What can I use if I don’t have alligator clips?

Use a Paper Clip 1) Don’t put the alligator clip in the banana! While you can actually plug onto the stem of a banana and still conduct lovely music, you could also just alligator clip onto a regular ole office paper clip and poke the paperclip into your banana or Play-Doh instead!

Is alligator a clip?

A crocodile clip (also alligator clip) is a sprung metal clip with long, serrated jaws which is used for creating a temporary electrical connection. Functioning much like a spring-loaded clothespin, the clip’s tapered, serrated jaws are forced together by a spring to grip an object.

How do you store alligator clips?

Storing Alligator Clips But our favorite way to store alligator clips is to hang up a magnetic knife rack from Ikea. You can place it on the side of a cart, on a wall, etc. It’s easy to pull alligator clips off and easy to put them back! Plus, they stay untangled!

Can you connect alligator clips together?

This variation of an alligator clip has piercing spikes in the teeth to connect to both bare and insulated wires. The benefit is that they can be used on insulated wires without having to strip the insulation off, so they can connect anywhere along the wire.