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Rittal releases new high-current feed-through terminal with push-in connection

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article image PWO 16-POT high-current feed-through terminal

Rittal announces the launch of the new PWO 16-POT high-current feed-through terminal from Phoenix Contact.

A moulded terminal with a push-in connection, the high-current feed-through terminal consists of an inner and outer part interlocking through the housing panel without requiring any tools. The outer part provides wire connection via a push-in spring at a 45-degree angle while the inner part provides connection via a straight ring cable lug.

The high-current feed-through terminal can handle currents up to 76 A and voltages up to 1000 V. Despite its compact dimensions, the moulded terminal fully complies with the 600 V UL requirements acc. to UL 1059.

The push-in spring provides fast and tool-free connection of wires with diameters ranging from 1.5 mm² to 16 mm². Rigid wires and wires with ferrules are simply inserted into the clamping point, where they are pushed against the current bar by the spring. To connect finely stranded wires without ferrules, the terminal is held open using a standard screwdriver.

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