Dual-Barrier Strips suit PCB-mounted applications.

Press Release Summary:

Molded to length with 0.325 in. centerline, BUCHANAN barrier strips feature high-rise design that allows for dual-level wire entry on PC boards. They provide captive screws in 2-16 wire-ready positions and can be equipped with quick-connect tabs and jumpers. Meeting UL and CSA standards of 20 A, 300 Vac/dc, they accommodate solid/stranded wire ranging from 12-22 AWG, and deliver operating temperature range of -40 to +221°F.

Original Press Release:

High Rise Dual-Barrier Strips Allow Wire Connections to Take the High Road

HARRISBURG, Pa - Jan. 27, 2006 - Tyco Electronics has introduced a new line of high-rise dual-barrier strips for PCB mounted applications. Molded to length with a .325 inch centerline, the BUCHANAN brand barrier strips feature a unique high-rise design which allows for space saving dual-level wire entry on congested PC boards. These high-rise dual-barrier strips provide captive screws in a wire-ready position and, in addition to the 2 through 16 positions available, can be equipped with various accessories, such as quick-connect tabs and jumpers. Further, the high rise dual-barrier strips meet the UL and CSA standards of 20 A, 300 VAC/DC while accommodating solid or stranded wire ranging from 12-22 AWG. Composed of a UL 94V-0 thermoplastic, its insulator body, along with the brass, tin-plated terminal, delivers an effective operating temperature range of -40°F to +221°F.

Mechanically, the high-rise dual-barrier strips have combination drive screws with #2 Phillips recess and standard slot.

These features make the Tyco Electronics high rise dual-barrier strips highly suited for use in a wide range of applications, including industrial controls, test equipment, HVAC, and power supplies.

High-rise dual-barrier strips are priced at $1.87 for a 10 position strip at the 1,000 piece quantity level.

For more information on high-rise dual-barrier strips, contact Tyco Electronics' technical support center at 1-800-522-6752 or send an e-mail to newproducts@tycoelectronics.com

About Tyco Electronics

Tyco Electronics, a business segment of Tyco International Ltd., is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer; a leader in cutting-edge wireless components, complete power systems, and premise wiring components and systems; and a provider of critical communications systems to the Land Mobile Radio industry. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty well-known and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack and Simel. For more information, visit www.tycoelectronics.com

US Mail:
Tyco Electronics
PO Box 3608
MS 38-41
Harrisburg, PA 17105

Freight & Express Shipments:
Tyco Electronics
2800 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057

Paul Lavenberg
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Tyco Electronics
717-592-2409 P
717-592-6146 F

Mike Ratcliff
Tyco Electronics

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