Gould Fasteners’ inventory of industrial fastening and electronic hardware products includes a broad selection of terminals. Used frequently in the electronics and communications sectors, these terminals offer a secure way to connect electronic wires and devices together. Gould Fasteners offers these products in a variety of styles and materials.
A terminal provides the critical point of connection between a conductor and external circuits in electronic equipment. Terminals are vital to maintain networks and connections. Both insulated and non-insulated variations are available. A very common type is the ring terminal, the most secure type of tongue style. The user inserts an attaching screw or stud through a hole in the tongue; this prevents the ring terminal from falling off if the nut loosens. Other industries that use terminals include manufacturing, appliances, medical, construction, and aerospace.
Gould Fasteners carries a wide range of terminals, including ring terminals, as well as terminal blocks, lugs, pins, and various connectors. Additional styles include spade, tongue, round, pin, slotted and quick disconnect terminals, which have the advantage of being easier and faster to disconnect. Solder and solderless options are also available. Plating options such as nickel, gold, silver, and electro-tin are available.
Gould Fasteners has high standards for the manufacturers that supply its fastener and hardware products, including terminals. Panduit, Hollingsworth, and Molex are three of the main suppliers of terminals that Gould Fasteners purchases from. All three companies manufacture the Funnel Fit fixed insulated terminal, acclaimed for its high insulation and resistance to minor vibration. The Funnel Fit consists of a bare terminal with a tightly fitted funneled insulating PVC or nylon sleeve, which facilitates wire entry, accelerates production, and accepts heavily insulated wire.
Quality control is one of Gould Fasteners’ top priorities. ISO-certified for more than 24 years, the company ensures customer satisfaction by employing a team that pre-inspects a statistical quantity of terminals before they are shipped to customers.
For nearly four decades, Gould Fasteners has served many sectors, especially military and telecommunications, with its lines of high-value fasteners and electronic hardware. Contact the Gould Fasteners team for quotes or to learn more about terminals.