New ABB SNK Series PI-Spring Terminal Blocks Enable Faster and Easier Connections

PI-Spring Terminal Blocks Enable Faster and Easier Connections | In Compliance Magazine

The new screwless SNK Series PI-Spring Terminal Block from ABB Low Voltage Products division features patented spring design that enables the installer to lock a screwdriver onto a terminal connected to unprepared flexible conductors. This innovation frees the installer’s hands to manipulate wires and hold circuit drawings.

SNK Series PI-Spring Terminal Blocks combine push-in and spring technologies for efficient connections to solid and stranded wires, either with or without ferrules.

The SNK Series PI-Spring Terminal Blocks feature self-guiding wire entries that enable direct, one-step, push-in insertions with solid wires and stranded wires with ferrules that are 50 percent faster than terminal blocks with screw clamps. PI-Spring Terminal Blocks also enable stranded wire to be inserted with a screwdriver to open the spring clamp. Reducing connection time for push-in mode and eliminating the need to prepare stranded wires for spring mode make installation quick and easy for both methods.

Another advantage of the SNK Series PI-Spring Terminal Blocks’ combined push-in and spring technology is the reduction of inventory by up to 50 percent, as they eliminate the need to stock a separate line for solid and ferruled stranded wires, and another separate line for unprepared stranded wires. Additionally, SNK Series PI-Spring and Screw terminal blocks share the same jumpers, markers and accessories, while all end section and circuit separators fit multiple types and sizes of blocks.

For additional information, visit www.abb.com.

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