Wire Pin Connectors

This Product Selection Guide contains information to help select products in the Wire Pin Connectors category on DigiKey.com

Wire pin terminals are solderless connectors that are used to make quick and reliable electrical contact to replace bare wire in set screw or clamp connections. These single conductor connectors are available fully insulated or non-insulated and come in a variety of wire gauges. The color of the insulation signifies the wire gauge accepted. They can be circular with a wide variety of pin diameters and lengths, or rectangular with a variety of sizes.


SelectionCharacteristics

Pin Diameter: The physical dimensions of the mating portion of the pin. Typically listed as diameter or length X width.

Length - Pin: Indicates the length of the narrow, non-insulated portion of a pin terminal.

Length - Overall: Indicates the overall length of the device.

Wire Gauge: The wire size or size range with which a product is designed for use, typically expressed in terms of American Wire Gauge.

Insulation Diameter: The diameter of the insulation on the wire that the connector is designed for use with.

Insulation: Indicates if the item has insulation and to what extent.

Termination: Selection of termination style used to connect the device to a system, such as crimp.

Features: These are different capabilities or properties of the device such as a brazed seam or serrated termination.

Color: The dominant color of the device.

ProductExamples

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MFR PART # MNG18-47PX-A-BOTTLE
DIGI-KEY PART # 3M161855-ND
MANUFACTURER 3M
DESCRIPTION Wire Pin Terminal Connector 18-22 AWG Scotchlok™ Crimp
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MFR PART # 342126-1
DIGI-KEY PART # A108135-ND
MANUFACTURER TE Connectivity AMP Connectors
DESCRIPTION Wire Pin Terminal Connector 16-22 AWG Plasti-Grip Crimp
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MFR PART # 192110003
DIGI-KEY PART # WM18374-ND
MANUFACTURER Molex
DESCRIPTION Wire Pin Terminal Connector 18-22 AWG Krimptite Crimp
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