Introduction to Power Elements: Terminal with Press-Fit Technology

Technical Information

Wurth Electronics Midcom’s Power Elements with press-fit technology are made of a copper zinc alloy and are fully compliant to RoHS standard. The surface material is copper with a tin plating.

Our Power Elements are recommended to be used in combination with circuit boards between 1.6 and 3.2 mm thickness for the optimal connection between the component and PCB. The temperature range for the elements is -40°C to 135°C, with a current rating of up to 10A per individual pin of the component.


Wurth Electronics Midcom’s Power Elements are designed to be used in several market segments:

  • Wind and solar energy
  • Medical
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural
  • Automotive

Within those markets, Power Elements products are used in both power supplies and battery systems:

Power Supplies:

  • Power converters
  • Frequency converters
  • Drive systems
  • Inverter modules

Battery Systems:

  • Emergency power supplies and systems
  • DC/AC inverters

Cable Mounting Configurations

Shown in this image are typical cable mounting configurations for the PCB with the use of the Wurth Electronics Midcom Power Elements. This photo illustrates the high flexibility of this type of terminals being used for connection to the cable assembly.

To learn more about Power Elements with press-fit technology, check out the WP-FLEP series of Power Elements available from Wurth Electronics Midcom. To watch the entire training video, visit our company page on