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Two-part PCB spring-loaded terminal

9 August 2006 Interconnection

A PCB terminal with a spring-loaded connection has the advantage that contact to the printed circuit board (PCB) can be established quickly and economically. Wieland Electric has designed its new PCB terminal type 8520 with this in mind. The main areas of use for this type of PCB terminal are in applications where high volumes require an efficient and cost-effective operation.

System features include: no screw fixing; minimised wiring time; consistency of clamping force; resistant to vibrations and shocks; and it is maintenance free.

Several versions of the Type 8520 can service a variety of applications. They are available as a two-part header terminal connector and as a soldered design with both straight and angled soldering pins. The rated cross section is 0,5 mm² for single core. The conductor can therefore be plugged in easily without having to operate the header clamping spring as part of the same operation. The pitch is 3,5 mm (7,00 mm on request). The pole numbers range from 2 to 16 poles.



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