What is RoHS?
RoHS is the acronym for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union and restricts the use of specific hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products. All applicable products in the EU market after July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance.

What are the restricted materials mandated under RoHS?
The substances banned under RoHS are lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), hexavalent chromium (CrVI), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE).

Why is RoHS compliance important?
The restricted materials are hazardous to the environment and pollute landfills, and are dangerous in terms of occupational exposure during manufacturing and recycling.

How are products tested for RoHS compliance?
Portable RoHS analyzers, also known as X-ray fluorescence or XRF metal analyzers, are used for screening and verification of RoHS compliance.

Which companies are affected by the RoHS Directive?
Any business that sells applicable electronic products, sub-assemblies or components directly to EU countries, or sells to resellers, distributors or integrators that in turn sell products to EU countries, is impacted if they utilize any of the restricted materials.
 
   
 
       
   

FIXED PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD TERMINAL BLOCKS

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10.16MM

Sub-Category  INDUSTRY STANDARD
Version  SOLID MOLD/STAGGERED PC PINS
Max. # of Pos.  12
Pitch/Pin Spacing  10.16MM
Voltage  600
Amperage  30
Wire AWG  20-8
Torque  2.5 IN/LB
Screw Size  M3
Temperature Rating  85c
Insulating Material  PC (UL94VO)
Approvals  UL /cUL
Standard Color  GREY