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.
 
   
 
       
   

SPRING CONTACT PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD TERMINAL BLOCKS

LMR500A(508A) INDUSTRY STANDARD HORIZONTAL/SNAP ON MODULES
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LMR500A(508A) INDUSTRY STANDARD HORIZONTAL/SNAP ON MODULES
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LMR500A(508A) INDUSTRY STANDARD HORIZONTAL/SNAP ON MODULES

5, 5.08MM

Our LMI Horizontal Snap On Modules Euro style connector is available in 1 - 30 poles, with a PIN spacing of 5/5.08 mm and is able to handle high voltages of up to 300V using large current levels up to 15 Amps. Each connector is extremely flexible and accepts from 28 to 12 AWG wire. The connector is solidly constructed and has been intensively tested and approved by the UL/CSA and IMQ/VDE.

The connector block has very small space requirements, is ruggedly built and can withstand up to 110 degrees centigrade. This connector is very safe and fabricated from the material: PA68 which has a flame ability rating of UL94V0

The spring contact connection from LMI connector is currently in use in millions of applications all over the world and all share the following properties:
Intuitive operation
If your company requires second sources, LMI product compatibility gives you a superior product without facing the sole source issue
Vibration proof
Damage-free conductor clamping due to pre-programmed clamping force, dependent on conductor diameter
Designed to provide Safety and to be Secure
You can use any type of wire insulation
No need to change printed circuit board layout or tooling

Each connector is soldered to the circuit board and easily connects to wires using spring contacts.

These connectors are ideal for and widely used in Industrial Controls, Process Control and Data Acquisition applications.

The Euro Style Connector has a very tiny footprint that minimizes space requirements.

These connectors are ideal for and widely used in Industrial Controls, Process Control and Data Acquisition applications and other electrical markets.

Sub-Category  INDUSTRY STANDARD
Version  HORIZONTAL/SNAP ON MODULES
Max. # of Pos.  1/
Pitch/Pin Spacing  5, 5.08 MM
Voltage  300
Amperage  15
Wire AWG  28-12
Temperature Rating  110c
Insulating Material  PA68 (UL94VO)
Approvals  UL /cUL
Standard Color  GREEN