Major global automation vendor Mitsubishi Electric is renowned for the quality and operational longevity of its automation equipment. Hence it is a big step when its engineers opt for a wholesale change in technology. In this case, they have done away with the trusty stalwart screwed terminal and chosen an advanced form of push-fit terminal technology for the company’s range of I/O terminal blocks.
This guide aims to establish why the change of heart and consider what the current options are when it comes to cable termination in automation system installs. Understanding this decision may assist those choosing I/O or their next terminal block for any industrial application.