Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Phoenix Contact offers the PLW 16 series, push-lock, feed-through terminal blocks with spring termination on both sides of the panel

The PLW 16 series, panel feed-through terminal blocks are the first in Phoenix Contact's extensive panel feed-through product line to offer spring termination on both sides of the panel. The wire termination on the inside features a tool-free, push-in spring connection. On the outside of the panel, the PLW 16 features the innovative push-lever spring connection.

Solid, stranded, or ferruled wire can be terminated by placing it in the terminal block and closing the lever. Additionally, solid or ferruled wire can be terminated by simply pushing the wire into the terminal block when the lever is closed. The spring cage creates a gas-tight connection, which self-adjusts with temperature changes and vibration conditions, making the PLW 16 ideal for aggressive environments.

Features and Benefits                    
  • Tool-free operation with fast spring-connection technology saves time during wire termination
  • Levers can be color-coded to prevent wiring errors
  • Large range of wire sizes can be terminated
  • Spacer available for 3-mm thick panel
Technical Data          
  • Wire range 14 to 6 AWG (outside) and 16 to 8 AWG (inside)
  • Current rating of 600 V, 40 A, UL use group B and C
  • 3-, 4-, and 5-positions
  • UL Recognized Component        
Applications
  • Industrial cabinets
  • Surge protection devices
  • Power supplies
  • Power distribution modules
  • Telecom equipment

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