Screw Terminals

A screw terminal is an electrical connector made from plated brass that enables wires to be connected directly to a PCB and consists of a metal frame and a screw. The screw terminal is secured to the PCB using mounting legs which are snapped into holes on the PCB and soldered into place. Pre-stripped wire is wrapped under the head of the screw and the screw is tightened down using a screwdriver making a secure electrical connection between the wire and the metal frame. Wires that are terminated with connectors such as spade or ring terminals are pushed into place over the screw. Screw terminals are available with a right angle or vertical mounting body orientation, different body platings and to suit a wide range of current ratings
Some screw terminals feature colour coded screws for ease of identification and to aid trouble shooting.


Benefits of Screw Terminals


• Simple to use and easy to snap into place. Only basic hand tools required
• Allow high density wire connections to PCB
• Low cost, eliminate the need for a mating connector
• When properly tightened provide an electrically secure connection
• Can be reused in the field allowing for the replacement of wires or equipment
• Can be used with solid, stranded and pre-terminated wire
• Kinked leg versions for extra retention on the PCB


Where are screw terminals used?


PCB screw terminals allow electrical signals and current to flow to and from PCBs and electrical equipment.


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Description Price Orientation Wire Size Current Rating Minimum Wire Size AWG Snap-In Maximum Wire Size AWG Number of Legs Body Material Body Plating Colour Maximum Wire Size Minimum Wire Size
RS Stock No. 122-4986
Mfr. Part No.7461115
MYR63.35
Each
units
Right Angle - 250A - - - 25 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 163-1879
Mfr. Part No.7461114
MYR32.82
Each (In a Box of 75)
units
Right Angle - 250A - - - 25 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 917-5336
Mfr. Part No.225681
BrandERNI
MYR46.99
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Vertical - 90A - - - 9 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 162-1774
Mfr. Part No.7462098
MYR14.14
Each (In a Box of 250)
units
Straight - - - - - - Brass Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 163-1856
Mfr. Part No.7461084
MYR12.15
Each (In a Box of 150)
units
Vertical - 160A - - - 8 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 122-4956
Mfr. Part No.7461084
MYR15.91
Each
units
Vertical - 160A - - - 8 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 122-5148
Mfr. Part No.7466214R
MYR13.07
Each
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Horizontal - 50A - - - - - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 122-4970
Mfr. Part No.7461064
MYR41.92
Each
units
Right Angle - 240A - - - 10 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 163-1847
Mfr. Part No.7461058
MYR39.254
Each (In a Box of 50)
units
Vertical - 320A - - - 12 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 122-4982
Mfr. Part No.7461111
MYR26.01
Each
units
Right Angle - 180A - - - 16 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 163-1865
Mfr. Part No.7461098
MYR12.15
Each (In a Box of 150)
units
Vertical - 250A - - - 25 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 162-1758
Mfr. Part No.7461082
MYR10.653
Each (In a Box of 500)
units
Straight - - - - - - Brass Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 163-1852
Mfr. Part No.7461064
MYR35.26
Each (In a Box of 75)
units
Right Angle - 240A - - - 10 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 162-2108
Mfr. Part No.7460211
MYR29.72
Each
units
Straight - - - - - - Brass Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 122-4993
Mfr. Part No.7461100
MYR37.83
Each
units
Vertical - 340A - - - 36 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 177-0007
Mfr. Part No.74655095R
MYR16.76
Each
units
Vertical - 85A - - - 8 Brass Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 122-4965
Mfr. Part No.7461097
MYR12.60
Each
units
Vertical - 240A - - - 16 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 481-3973
Mfr. Part No.8191-2
BrandKeystone
MYR3.103
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
Straight 22 → 14 AWG 15A - - - 4 Brass Nickel Red 14AWG 22AWG
RS Stock No. 163-1864
Mfr. Part No.7461097
MYR9.94
Each (In a Box of 200)
units
Vertical - 240A - - - 16 - Tin - - -
RS Stock No. 176-9860
Mfr. Part No.7466205R
MYR6.223
Each (On a Reel of 500)
units
Vertical - 70A - - - - Brass Tin - - -
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