Modular Terminal Blocks suit limited-space applications.

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Featuring vibration-proof, tension clamp connections, Z-Compact mini terminal blocks are UL-rated for 300 V, 20 A and carry UL 94 V-0 flammability rating. Model ZDU 2.5N single-level feedthrough terminal measures 1.4 in. long and mounts on TS-35 DIN-rail. Unit features one pluggable jumpering channel per terminal block and is offered in 3 and 4 branch configurations. Dual level versions, such as ZDK 2.5/3AN, are also available, offering 6 connections and 2 jumpering channels.

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New Modular Terminal Blocks Offer Even Greater Space Savings - Z-Compact from Weidmuller

RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2007) - Weidmuller introduces the new Z-Compact mini terminal block series-designed to deliver flexibility and vibration-proof connections in a minimal amount of space. Equipped with a highly reliable tension clamp connection, the Z-Compact series is ideal for cramped control cabinets and standard junction enclosures.

Weidmuller's Z-Compact terminal block series includes the ZDU 2.5N, a single-level feedthrough terminal that is only 1.4" in length and mounts on a TS-35 DIN-rail. At this compact size, 60 termination points per foot of DIN-rail are possible. The ZDU 2.5N features one pluggable jumpering channel per terminal block, and is available in 3 and 4 branch configurations. Ground versions and two diode versions are also available.

In addition to the single-level types, the series also consists of dual level versions, such as ZDK 2.5/3AN, which offers the highest wiring density with six connections and two jumpering channels. An application that uses both compact types- single level and dual level- can result in reduced installation space, allowing the use of a smaller enclosure, or providing additional space for other components.

The Z-Compact terminal blocks are UL rated for 300V, 20A and 30 . . .12 AWG. Each terminal block has a flammability rating of UL 94 V-0 and standard tension clamp accessories are compatible. For additional product information, go to

Weidmuller is a leading supplier of control and automation connectivity solutions such as Industrial Ethernet Solutions, Power Delivery Solutions, Design-Build-Deliver Solutions, Complete Rail Solutions, switching technology for control panels, printed circuit board terminals and connectors, and terminal blocks. Weidmuller has approximately 3,400 employees worldwide, with 70 sales organizations or offices in more than 60 countries.

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