securing a cable plug enclosure

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kokonutz

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hi all - last steps on my box - getting super close - question. I've wired up a plug (NEMA L6-30P) for the element- however my cord is a bit thick and I had to remove a spacer where the cord enters the plug- is there a cleaner way to finish this off? I am sure in time it would begin to slice that cord on the plastic. If I need a piece, what is the industry name for that so I know what to ask for at the hardware store? Is it a type of cable "gland" - I'm still learning !
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Look for a strain relief for whatever size cable that is. Might need to trim something to work with what you have, or use a smaller dinater cable (or a different plug that works with that cable).
 

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Does the plug shown plug into the element output on the control panel?

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Get some heat shrink tubing. Add concentric layers until the new OD works with the connector. Most shrink tubing shrinks up to 50% of the original size. Also, you can cut the shrink tubing extra long to create a sort of strain relief.
 
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