Terminal Block connectors feature the special rising cage clamp design. The modular design of Terminal Block connectors consists of one-piece board mount terminal blocks and plug connectors with mating straight and right-angle shrouded headers.
Terminal Block connectors are interchangeable with most existing products and PC board footprint is fully compatible with existing Industry Standards.
Terminal Block connectors offer several advantages: IR Reflow compatible; Terminal Block connectors have a rising cage clamp which promotes numerous reliable connections and disconnections at field installations; The double captive screw system guards against lost screws; All metal parts are nonmagnetic; The housing funnel entry design enables an easier product application; The open bottom design facilitates the PC board washing and reduces trapping of soldering fumes and dirt, with better insulation; Contacts are post tinplated with nickel underplate which allows the product to be used in specially corrosive environments.
3.81 mm Centerline
Built-in interlocks to assemble higher number of ways
Retention latches between plug and header
Polarization keys for easier mating
Interchangeable with existing products of most terminal block suppliers
PC board footprint fully compatible with existing Industry Standards: PC board thickness 1.6 to 2.4 mm