Phoenix Contact Introduces a High Temperature SMT-Compatible Terminal Block

  • March 31, 2004
  • Phoenix Contact
  • News
Harrisburg, PA - A new series of one piece, high temperature, SMT-compatible PCB terminal blocks can be integrated into SMT manufacturing processes for greater cost savings. The MKDS…-HT family from Phoenix Contact is available with pin spacings of 3.5mm, 3.81mm, 5.0mm and 5.08mm and with wire ranges from #30 – #12 AWG. These screw cage terminal blocks use an interlocking dovetail feature to create higher number position sizes from standard 2 and 3 position blocks. The high temperature terminal blocks allow parts to be easily integrated into surface mount production processes, eliminating hand soldering and providing cost and time savings. Phoenix Contact Inc. Quality System is registered to ISO 9001: 2000 - Quality Systems Model for Quality Assurance in design, development, production, installation and servicing. Information on the MKDS family is available from Phoenix Contact Inc., Technical Service Department, 800-322-3225, E-mail: Visit the company’s website at

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