Automotive Connector Terminals

Automotive connector terminals are standardised wire connectors made to provide a quick and simple connection point for one or more wires together to create robust and functional cable solutions. Different securing methods can be used for specific applications and across different industries. Quick latch connections for terminals that may need frequent maintenance or are often connected and disconnected or screw down terminals for a more long-term and robust application whilst still allowing flexibility in their use and reliability every time.


Electrical connectors used in applications such as cars, motorcycles and motorhomes have to be durable and reliable as they are most commonly used in parts of a vehicle that are exposed to the elements and excessive wear. Typically, automotive connector terminals are very well sealed against dust ingress and moisture, and usually have a high degree of heat resistance. Due to the excessive vibration of being installed in a vehicle, these connectors will often have secure locking systems built into the plug and socket to prevent unwanted disconnect.


Termination Types


Terminal blocks may use a variety of methods to achieve a robust and reliable wire connection.


Spring clamps


Spring clamp connections simply use the pressure of a spring to press down and retain the wire in place. Spring clamps are useful in applications using small wire diameters without the need for high strength connections as well as for use in a limited working space where screwing terminals down may be difficult.


Screw clamps


Similar to a spring clamp, use pressure to hold a wire in place but can achieve greater clamping pressure with the use of a screw to tighten the clamp over the wire. This method of electrical connection is the most classic and industry-standard termination method. This type can accommodate a very wide range of wire sizes and provides a reliable connection.


Insulation displacement connections (IDC) are a simple and easy connection method that is achieved by pushing the wire between two sharp pieces of metal, that can break the outer sheathing to allowing a connection to be made without exposing any bare wire.


Applications


Automotive connector terminals come in both pre-insulated and non-insulated forms and are suitable for use in a wide range of both commercial and industrial applications. Whether its connecting a fuse, a battery terminal or even a vehicle sensor, our range of terminals allow for easy often modular applications at a range of voltages both high and low. Terminal kits can be a great way to ensure you have a range of terminal sizes suitable for almost any situation big or small.


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RS Stock No. 842-8172
Mfr. Part No.34803-3211
BrandMolex
TWD1.70
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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RS Stock No. 174-8235
Mfr. Part No.93641-0024
BrandMolex
TWD28.60
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- - Female - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 174-8245
Mfr. Part No.93641-0022
BrandMolex
TWD26.90
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - Female - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 687-2753
Mfr. Part No.19417-0027
BrandMolex
TWD3.10
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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RS Stock No. 174-8236
Mfr. Part No.93641-0022
BrandMolex
TWD24.10
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- - Female - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 848-6752
Mfr. Part No.98897-1119
BrandMolex
TWD2.60
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RS Stock No. 178-9632
Mfr. Part No.34083-3003
BrandMolex
TWD2.00
Each (On a Reel of 4000)
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Crimp Terminal 34083 Female - Tin High Performance Alloy 19.85mm - - - Yes 22A Cable Mount Crimp
RS Stock No. 723-9371
Mfr. Part No.64322-1029
BrandMolex
TWD4.80
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- CP - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 174-8237
Mfr. Part No.93641-0014
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TWD28.20
Each (In a Bag of 1000)
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- - Female - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 162-0994
Mfr. Part No.560023-0548
BrandMolex
TWD2.50
Each (On a Reel of 100)
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- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 174-8246
Mfr. Part No.93641-0014
BrandMolex
TWD39.30
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - Female - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 134-8811
Mfr. Part No.560023-0448
BrandMolex
TWD0.90
Each (On a Reel of 16000)
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- Mini50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 842-8181
Mfr. Part No.34803-3212
BrandMolex
TWD1.40
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- CTX64 Female - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 174-8232
Mfr. Part No.93640-0022
BrandMolex
TWD12.40
Each (In a Bag of 1000)
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- - Male - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 174-8247
Mfr. Part No.93641-0012
BrandMolex
TWD22.60
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - Female - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 687-2757
Mfr. Part No.19417-0028
BrandMolex
TWD3.10
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- MX150L Male - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 179-0520
Mfr. Part No.34083-3003
BrandMolex
TWD2.80
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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Crimp Terminal 34083 Female - Tin High Performance Alloy 19.85mm - - - Yes 22A Cable Mount Crimp
RS Stock No. 174-8239
Mfr. Part No.93640-0024
BrandMolex
TWD26.00
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - Male - - - - - 1 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 189-1383
Mfr. Part No.64322-1039
BrandMolex
TWD2.80
Each (On a Reel of 12000)
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- - Female - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 134-8826
Mfr. Part No.560023-0421
BrandMolex
TWD1.10
Each (On a Reel of 100)
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