Dr. Lee Ostrom performed an ergonomic assessment of the Melni Connector in June 2014.  In his conclusion, Dr. Ostrom found that “the use of the Melni [Submersible & DB Splice] Connector provides great ergonomic benefit over the traditional method of splicing cable and takes considerably less time to perform.”

Ergonomic Assessments of the Melni Splice Connector and the Traditional Cable Splice Method – April 3, 2015

Ergonomic Assessments of the Melni BD2HL-S Mechanical Lug Connector and the Traditional Crimped Lug Connector – August 4, 2016