Controls & Automation
Wieland introduces pluggable PCB terminals with high-density design
By Anthony Capkun
October 7, 2011 – Wieland Electric Inc., a manufacturer of pluggable connection technology for building automation and automation technology, introduced its pluggable printed circuit board (PCB) terminals. The 3.5-mm pitch, high-density PCB connector maintaining a pitch that is easy to work with, insists the company; the angled PCB headers are particularly designed for contacting automation technology control devices or controllers. The two- and three-tier headers are available in 2-pole to 16-pole designs per tier, in straight or angled versions, with or without latching flanges for mating connectors. The three-tier version, wiecon 8513 SDGN, features a maximum of 48 poles for the connection of 1.5-mm2 wires. The two-tier terminal blocks, wiecon 8513 SEGN, provide up to 32 poles. The wiecon 8513 BS mating plug connectors are equipped with push-in technology for quick wiring without tools.