PCB connectors, or Printed Circuit Board connectors, refers to a type of electrical connector consisting of housing and different contacts. PCBs join different sections of circuits and have conductive tracks.
PCB connector accessories are specially designed electrical components to complement PCB connectors and help users in their projects. There is a multitude of PCB connector accessories that fulfil the needs and requirements of various types of PCB connectors.
Types of PCB connector accessories
A wide range of PCB connector accessories are available to fit the needs of different applications. These include: polarising plugs, latch locking, insertion bridges, assembly aids, cable clamp, cap housing adapter and cap covers, cavity plugs, coding pins, dummy pins, ejector latch, fixing rails, guide pins, keying plugs, metal clamps, mounting fixtures, mounting spanners, polarising keys, protective caps, push rivets, pushrods, retainers, retention plugs, screw mounts, socket strain relief cable clamps, strain relief brackets, strain relief clips, strain relief connectors, T module connectors, terminal position assurance or TPA, TPA retainers, and many more.
PCB connector accessories have extensive applications. Common applications include: