terminal block


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terminal block

[′tər·mən·əl ‚bläk]
(communications)
A cluster of five captive screw terminals at which a telephone pair terminates; the center terminal is for the ground wire, and two other terminals are used for the tip and ring wires.
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With over three decades of experience in industrial automation products and over 40,000 of the latest developments in pushbutton switches and terminal blocks, DECA remains a leading manufacturer worldwide.
Unlike other terminal blocks which use screw terminals, Dinkle's blocks use a push-in design that ensures a secure connection, with about 75 percent less time required per wire installation.
The terminal block market size is estimated to grow from USD 3.21 billion in 2015 to USD 4.64 billion by 2022, at an estimated CAGR of 5.5% between 2016 and 2022.
These rating strengths are partially offset by its exposure to risks emanating from modest scale of operations in a highly competitive terminal blocks industry.
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The terminal block micro-site offers customers direct access to product solutions and provides downloadable information such as product brochures, catalogs, product training videos and an online cross-reference.
Automation Systems Interconnect (ASI) (Mechanicsburg, PA) introduces a new line of DIN rail-mounted IEC terminal blocks, EZ Jump Terminal Blocks.
Besides the new terminal block offering, ShowMeCables also carries a wide variety of HDMI keystone jacks, female-female couplers, and right-angle and video adapters.
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The MKDS 5 HV is a high-voltage, fixed printed circuit mount terminal block for power applications.
The Pivot Block terminal block does not require tools or wire stripping to terminate wires.
As a result, thermoplastics used in the construction of a THR terminal block and/or header need to able to withstand elevated temperatures without any deformation or blemishing.