Terminal blocks with system

Terminal blocks with system

The terminal blocks enable a high degree of flexibility in terminal strip design. Choose between various connection technologies and combine the terminal blocks by installing bridges in the double function shaft.The terminal block system features standardized bridging, marking, and test accessories.

Terminal blocks of the CLIPLINE complete system

The CLIPLINE complete terminal block system consists of different feed-through terminal blocks and function terminals with different connection technologies.

These include:

  • Simple, PT Push-in connection technology
  • Universal UT screw connection technology
  • Compact ST spring-cage connection technology
  • Fast QT QUICKON connection technology
  • Robust RT bolt connection technology
  • Modular COMBI plug-in connection technology

The system provides the opportunity to freely and flexibly combine the different terminal blocks using the doubled function shaft.
The system has uniform bridging, marking, and test accessories. You can lower your logistics and storage costs thanks to the resulting reduction in individual parts.
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Terminal blocks and accessories in one system

An accessory for all connection technologies

CLIPLINE complete accessories in detail

Bridge accessories for potential distribution

The standardized CLIPLINE complete system bridge accessories enable simple potential distribution, jumpered bridging and reducing bridging of the terminal block.
This allows you to carry out all bridging tasks quickly and flexibly.
Phoenix Contact has the following bridging variants:

  • FBS standard plug-in bridges
  • RB reducing bridges
  • Bridge bars
  • Wire bridges

Test accessories for safe testing

Testing accessories for the CLIPLINE complete system contact the current bars in the function shaft of the terminal block. To be able to test the current flow of an occupied function shaft, the terminals of the CLIPLINE complete system have additional test points. Various test plugs and test adapters are available to ensure that your tests are run universally in every application:

  • Simple test plug with a diameter of 2.3 mm²
  • Two-piece test plugs
  • Alignable test plugs
  • Special test adapters

Marking accessories for clear wiring

All terminal blocks of the CLIPLINE complete system use the uniform [marking accessories] from Phoenix Contact. The following accessories are available to you to mark your wiring clearly and safely:

  • Marking accessories for terminal point marking
  • Marking accessories for terminal marking
  • Marking accessories for terminal block group marking
  • Marking accessories for terminal strip marking
  • Warning labels
Terminal blocks meet national and international standards

Terminal blocks with international approval

Terminal blocks exceed the requirements imposed by standards

The terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact have been tested and approved for a wide range of national and international approvals.
The terminals are very resistant to environmental influences, which is why they are designed for pollution degree three. This degree indicates that conductive soiling in the form of dust, liquids or gaseous substances can occur. In addition, the terminal block materials provide you with long-term stability and guarantee long-term reliability. The terminal blocks exceed the requirements imposed by the standards of various industries, thanks to their material properties and electrical and mechanical properties.
The terminal blocks are tested throughout the entire manufacturing process in order to ensure that this quality is consistently ensured.

They are approved for the following areas of application:

  • Systems manufacturing and machine building
  • Elevator manufacturing and escalator manufacturing
  • Automotive and vehicle technology
  • Railway industry
  • Chemical/petrochemical industry
  • Energy technology
  • Process technology and process engineering
  • Shipbuilding
  • Solar power
  • Wind power
Push-in terminal block with plugged-in conductors and bridges

Simple PT Push-in connection

Push-in connection technology

With Push-in connection technology, you can connect conductors from 0.25 mm² easily, directly and without tools. The special terminal block contact spring allows lower plug-in forces of up to 50%. Furthermore, it features a high contact quality and high conductor pull-out forces. PT technology is available for terminal blocks with a nominal cross section of up to 185 mm².
Alongside the benefits already discussed, PT terminal blocks also offer the following advantages:

  • Time-saving connection of pretreated and rigid conductors
  • Safe wiring and operation, thanks to the color-coded push button
  • The conductor can be easily released, without special tools
Screw terminal block with conductors and bridges

UT universal screw connection

Screw connection technology

The terminal blocks with screw connection technology have been known and accepted worldwide for over 80 years. The screw connection provides you the highest contact forces and is maintenance-free thanks to the Reakdyn principle. The terminal blocks allow multi-connector connections at just one terminal point. Connect copper conductors with up to a 240 mm² cross section without any pretreatment.

PTV terminal with conductors

PTV Push-in connection on the side

Push-in connection on the side

The PTV terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact have a Push-in connection on the side
The connection combines the screw connection conductor routing on the side with the Push-in connection direct connection technology that does not require tools. The terminal blocks thus combine the advantages of both connection technologies. This ensures a clear and quick wiring without bending radii.

Spring-cage terminal block with conductors and bridges

ST compact spring-cage connection

Spring-cage connection

The terminal blocks with spring-cage connections are particularly well-suited for vibration-sensitive applications. The terminal blocks provide a high contact certainty independent of the operator thanks to the constant force of the spring. The terminal points on the spring-cage terminal blocks can be opened easily with a screwdriver. The terminal blocks are available up to a cross section of 35 mm².

QUICKON insulation displacement connection with conductors

QT fast QUICKON connection

Fast connection technology

One feature of terminal blocks with fast connection technology
is the patented displacement contact that can be operated with the space-saving lever using a screwdriver.
Connecting isolated, non pre-treated conductors can be connected in just one workstep.
The resulting time savings can be up to 60%. Due to the available cross sections of up to 4 mm², the terminals are well-suited for control current wiring in the control cabinet.

COMBI plug-in connection

Modular COMBI plug-in connection

COMBI connection with plug

The terminal blocks with COMBI connection stand for the highest and most universal requirements.
The nominal current is routed to the terminal blocks via the contact pin. In connection with the contact system in the plug, the connection variants can withstand extreme vibration levels. The connection to the COMBI terminal blocks is well-suited for your automated, partially-automated or manual wiring.

Bolt connection with conductor and bridge

RT robust bolt connection

Bolt connection

The terminal blocks with bolt connection are superbly suited for connecting conductors with ring and fork-type cable lugs. The connection allows you to have considerable conductor pull-out forces due to the high contact force and the large contact surfaces. Terminal blocks with bolt connections allow multi-connector connections at just one terminal point. The cover nuts on the hinged covers that can't be lost are an additional advantage.

Push-in technology feed-through terminal block

Feed-through terminal blocks for easy wiring

Feed-through terminal blocks, multi-level terminal blocks and multi-conductor terminal blocks

Use the feed-through terminal blocks, multi-level terminal blocks and multi-conductor terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact for space-saving connection of two or more conductors. The terminal blocks stand out thanks to their flexible bridgeability and optimum marking options. This makes the terminal blocks the most universal part of connection technology, and can be found in every control cabinet.

Feed-through terminal blocks

Feed-through terminal blocks are characterized by two terminal points and a compact design.
The large cross-section range of terminal blocks allows universal use in every application.

Multi-conductor terminal blocks

You can implement even more compact wiring with the multi-conductor terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact. You can connect up to four conductors with individual wiring to each terminal block.

Multi-level terminal blocks

Compared to the multi-conductor terminal blocks, the multi-level terminal blocks allow you to have even higher wiring density. Multi-level terminal blocks are available with up to three levels. A single potential is routed through each level. Every level has at least one connection and its own function shaft. The function shafts of individual double-level terminal blocks are designed in such a way that the various levels can be connected to each other via vertical bridging. To carry out this bridging, the CLIPLINE complete system has special wire bridges for multi-level terminal blocks.

Push-in technology component terminal block

Component terminal blocks for various applications

Component terminal blocks for diverse applications

The component terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact can be used for special task areas. The terminal blocks are available with LEDs, blocking diodes or resistances. Printed circuit diagrams and symbols on the terminal blocks reduce the risk of faulty wiring considerably.

The various variants of the component terminal blocks are needed for the following applications cases (for example):

  • The terminal blocks with LED are used for visualizing operating states in a system.
  • Component terminal blocks with blocking diodes are used to protect components against reverse currents or resistances.
  • Component terminal blocks with resistances are used for current and voltage limitation and distribution.
PTPOWER terminal block range

High-current terminal blocks for nominal voltages up to 1500 V

High-current terminal blocks with Power-Turn and connection technology

Phoenix Contact high-current terminal blocks are designed for a nominal voltage of 1500 V. The terminal blocks can be snapped onto a DIN rail or screwed onto the mounting plate directly. Appropriate pick-off terminals provide for simple feed-in and potential distribution. The terminal blocks are available in a cross section of up to 240 mm².

Various connection technologies in a single terminal block

Hybrid terminal blocks – two connection technologies

Hybrid terminal blocks – two connection technologies, one terminal block

Hybrid terminal blocks are terminal block that have different connection methods on the control cabinet side and the field connection side. This means that the terminal blocks can meet requirements for internal and external wiring at the same time.
The hybrid terminal blocks include various function terminals such as feed-through terminal blocks, disconnect terminal blocks, test disconnect terminal blocks, or potential distributor terminals.

Installation terminal blocks for distribution boards

Installation terminal blocks for building installation

Installation terminal blocks for installation and flat distribution boards

The installation terminal blocks facilitate the configuration of building installation distribution boards. The particularly low-profile installation terminal blocks are the perfect solution for wiring in flat distribution boards. You can marshal with standard plug-in bridges thanks to the three-phase systems. You can perform dielectric tests without disconnecting the neutral conductor thanks to the integrated disconnect slide.

Installation terminal block product range

The installation terminal block product range includes a wide variety of three-level installation terminal blocks and neutral disconnect terminal blocks, as well as the corresponding feed-through, disconnect, and ground terminal blocks.

Feed-in terminal for the neutral busbars

With the feed-in terminals, you can contact neutral busbars quickly and easily. Thanks to the integrated end bracket and support bracket function, you also save space in the distribution board. An identically shaped support bracket rounds out the range.

Disconnect terminal block for individual circuit disconnection

The installation terminal blocks with disconnect knife for individual circuit disconnection are tailored to your special installation technology requirements. Wire the terminal blocks in accordance with the DIN VDE 0100-0108 standard for wiring and connection requirements in distribution boards for public buildings and the requirements of individual circuit disconnection in accordance with DIN VDE 0100-718.

Clear KNX installation

With the color-coded double-level terminal blocks, your KNX installation is now even more convenient, with an overall width of just 3.5 mm per terminal block. In addition, the KNX terminal blocks allow you to easily marshal your potentials with standardized plug-in bridges. For improved clarity, the terminal block terminal points have a color assignment to the wire colors. This enables you to marshal main and reserve wires of the KNX bus system conveniently on an overall width of just 7 mm.

Test disconnect terminal blocks with various connections

Test disconnect terminal blocks for test circuits in secondary current transformer circuits

Test disconnect terminal blocks for convenient test circuits

The test disconnect terminal blocks offer a high degree of comfort for all the necessary test circuits in secondary current transformer circuits. Through their six universal function shafts, the test disconnect terminal blocks provide you the highest level of functionality and flexibility in potential distribution. You can implement reliable protection of connected current transformers thanks to plug versions with integrated leading short-circuit contact.
Alongside modularity and functionality, the terminal blocks provide easy and safe operation thanks to clear marking of the switching states.

Miniature terminal blocks in the system

Miniature terminal blocks for space-saving wiring

Miniature and micro terminal blocks

The miniature and micro terminal blocks accommodate the increasing miniaturization in machine building and switchgear and control cabinet manufacturing. Despite their small size, the terminal blocks use the standardized bridging, marking, and test accessories of the CLIPLINE complete system.

MPT miniature terminal blocks

The miniature terminal blocks have an overall width of just 3.5 mm and a height of 28.1 mm on the NS 15 DIN rail. This makes the terminal blocks ideal for assembly in small control boxes, control panels, connection boxes, and more. You can install the miniature terminal blocks on the small NS 15 DIN rail. The standardized marking covers the function shaft of the terminal block. The function shaft can still be used with standard plug-in bridges. The miniature terminal blocks with the COMBI plug-in zone are optimally suited for modular and compact system design, and in addition, they use the well-known plug-in components of the CLIPLINE complete system.

Micro terminal blocks and micro potential distributors

The Phoenix Contact micro terminal blocks use conductors with a connection capacity of 0.14 mm² to 1.5 mm². The terminal blocks provide a particularly space-saving wiring solution in various mounting types. You can snap the micro terminal blocks onto the NS 15 DIN rail or secure them directly to the mounting wall using securing pins or latching flanges. The individual terminal blocks have an extra test point for service and maintenance work. The micro terminal blocks are also available as compact potential distributor variants with various numbers of positions. The individual terminal points are marked with self-adhesive marker strips.

Motor terminals

Motor terminals for space-saving wiring of three-phase motors

Motor terminals

The Phoenix Contact motor terminals are four-level terminal blocks. The terminals are suitable for applications up to 600 V according to UL. You can wire three-phase motors in a space-saving manner thanks to the 5.2 or 6.2 mm terminal block width.
In addition, the PTI installation terminal blocks are suitable for single-phase motor terminals.

Push-in technology ground terminal block

Ground terminal blocks in accordance with the IEC 60947-7-2 standard

Ground terminal blocks for your safety

The green-yellow ground terminals from Phoenix Contact meet all requirements of the IEC 60947-7-2 standard. The ground terminals are available with various functions and connection technologies. To make a connection between the terminal blocks and the DIN rail, the PE terminals have a metallic mounting foot. This foot establishes a connection to the DIN rail automatically after it is snapped on.

Terminal blocks for signal wiring

Sensor/actuator terminal blocks for simple signal wiring

Sensor/actuator terminal blocks for clear signal wiring

Thanks to their compact design, the PTIO sensor/actuator terminal blocks are tailored to the wiring of modern machine control systems. With these terminal blocks, you are able to wire bipolar initiators and actuators with a terminal width of just 3.5 mm. In addition, you are able to wire the terminal blocks with 3- or 4-conductor sensors and actuators.

Fuse terminal blocks for simple protection

Fuse terminal blocks in various variants

Fuse terminal blocks

With Phoenix Contact fuse terminal blocks, you can use fuses of different designs and with different nominal currents. Using multi-level variants, you can route a secured potential and an unsecured potential through a terminal. Variants for use in potentially explosive areas of type of protection Ex-nA expand the field of application for the terminal blocks and complete the range.
The fuse terminal blocks allow you to conveniently test the fuses thanks to test points on both sides. Quick identification of faulty fuses is ensured thanks to LED displays. The terminal block fuses can be quickly replaced thanks to the easily accessible fuse-links.
Alongside the actual terminal blocks, the product range includes fuse-links for cartridge fuses, automotive flange fuses and plugs with thermal activation.

Terminal blocks for the knife disconnect

Knife disconnect terminal blocks for easy disconnection from circuits

Disconnect terminal blocks and knife disconnect terminal blocks

Various terminal blocks are used particularly in testing and measurement technology which can be used to easily manually disconnect circuits. The disconnect and knife disconnect terminal blocks provide a current carrying capacity of up to 31 A and a maximum nominal voltage of 1000 V. The knife disconnect terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact have an easy-to-operate lever knife disconnector. The disconnect ground terminal blocks offer a standardized disconnect zone for mounting component connectors, fuse plugs, isolating plugs or feed-through connectors.

CLIPLINE complete – the terminal block system
The terminal block system for easy and fast design of your terminal strips
CLIPLINE complete
We at Phoenix Contact would like to assist our customers in optimizing their processes. In control cabinet manufacturing, speed, handling and quality are among the most important factors. For this reason, we have developed the CLIPLINE complete terminal block system. This system will provide you with cost-effective support when you're designing your terminal strips.
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