Pluggable Headers withstand high temperatures.

Press Release Summary:

ELVA two-tier 0.150 in. spacing, high density, pluggable headers accept two plugs in vertical or horizontal configurations. With top and bottom rows stacked directly above each other in same vertical plane, SMT compatible glass-filled polyamide products withstand temperatures to 260ºC for 3 min. Suited for industrial controls and I/O applications, headers are offered in 2-20 double row positions in black or green molded polyamide and UL94V-0.

Original Press Release:

PCD High Density Pluggable Headers

(Peabody, MA) PCD Inc. has introduced a line of two-tier .150" spacing, high density, high temperature pluggable headers for industrial controls I/O applications as an addition to its pluggable terminal block product family.

The ELVA headers will accept two plugs in a vertical or horizontal configuration. Top and bottom rows are stacked directly above each other in the same vertical plane, providing for a squared configuration which - combined with solid end walls and optional mounting screws - is well suited for rack and panel style equipment I/O applications.

The SMT compatible glass-filled polyamide ELVA will withstand 260ºC for three minutes, allowing users to reduce PCD assembly costs by combining through-hole and SMT solder operations.

Headers mate with PCD .150" ELV screw terminal and SCV wire termination plugs, including the new ELVF and SCVF "front entry" plugs which allow both wire entry and termination actuation from the front of the plug, facilitating access and installation.

ELVA headers are available in 2 through 20 double row positions, for a maximum of 40 positions, in black or green molded polyamide, UL94V-0, and with optional marking

Delivery is 10 days or less for production quantities in accordance with the PCD Express® delivery program. Prices are approximately $0.14 per pole in production quantities. PCD is North America's largest independent designer and manufacturer of PC terminal blocks and related interconnect devices.

For technical information and public relations: contact Customer Service; PCD Inc.; Peabody, MA; 1-800-333-4723;;

Susan Beaulieu
PCD Inc.
2 Technology Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
1-800-333-4PCD X291

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