A cable lug is a device used for connecting electrical cables to electrical appliances, surfaces, and other equipment. One commonplace for employing cable lugs in the electric industry is the power distribution boards. Cables are terminated into breakers, earth and neutral strips via cable lugs.

Given below are the 6 most popular types of cable lugs used in electric power systems:

  1. Fork type cable lug
  2. Ring-type
  3. Cylinder type
  4. Female disconnect
  5. Cord end
  6. Twin cord end

Besides these six, lugs are available in 100s of different variations. However, these are the most popular ones.