Contact insert, Contact insert, number of positions: 8, nom. voltage: 160, rated current: 10 A, Connection method: Screw connection, Type of contact: Pin
: VC-AMS 8
- Contact insert
- Contact insert
- number of positions: 8
- nom. voltage: 160
- rated current: 10 A
- Connection method: Screw connection
- Type of contact: Pin
• Compact design
• Universal connection
• Proven COMBICON technology
• Can be keyed to prevent incorrect connection
Training Data Goes here
Connectors may only be connected/disconnected when under no load.
0.22 Nm ... 0.25 Nm
Degree of pollution
Number of positions
Conductor cross section AWG min.
Conductor cross section AWG max.
2 conductors with same cross section, solid min.
2 conductors with same cross section, solid max.
2 conductors with same cross section, stranded min.
2 conductors with same cross section, stranded max.
Conductor cross section
0.14 mm² ... 1.5 mm²
Connection cross section AWG
28 ... 16
Stripping length of the individual wire
Ambient temperature (operation)
-40 °C ... 100 °C
Contact surface material
Contact carrier material
Rated voltage (III/3)
Rated surge voltage
Rated surge voltage (III/3)
Standards and Regulations
Connection in acc. with standard
Flammability rating according to UL 94
WARNING: The connectors may not be plugged in or disconnected under load. Ignoring the warning or improper use may damage persons and/or property.
• WARNING: Commission properly functioning products only. The products must be regularly inspected for damage. Decommission defective products immediately. Replace damaged products. Repairs are not possible.
• WARNING: Only electrically qualified personnel may install and operate the product. They must observe the following safety notes. The qualified personnel must be familiar with the basics of electrical engineering. They must be able to recognize and prevent danger. The relevant symbol on the packaging indicates that only personnel familiar with electrical engineering are allowed to install and operate the product.
• The products are suitable for applications in plant, controller, and electrical device engineering.
• When operating the connectors in outdoor applications, they must be separately protected against environmental influences.
• Assembled products may not be manipulated or improperly opened.
• Only use mating connectors that are specified in the technical data of the standards listed (e.g. the ones listed in the product accessories online at phoenixcontact.com/products).
• When using the product in direct connection with third-party manufacturers, the user is responsible.
• For operating voltages > 50 V AC, conductive connector housings must be grounded
• Ensure that the protective or functional ground has been properly connected.
• VDE 0100/1.97 § 4188.8.131.52 and DIN EN 60 204/11.98 § 14.1.3 are applicable when combining several circuits in a cable and/or connector
• Observe the corresponding technical data. You will find information:o On the product On the packing label In the supplied documentation Online at phoenixcontact.com/products under the product
• Only use tools recommended by Phoenix Contact
• The installation notes/Design In documents online on the download page at phoenixcontact.com/products must be observed for this product.
• Use a protective cap to protect connectors that are not in use. The suitable accessories are available online in the accessory section of the product at phoenixcontact.com/products
• Operate the connector only when it is fully plugged in.
• Ensure that when laying the cable, the tensile load on the connectors does not exceed the upper limit specified in the standards.
• Observe the minimum bending radius of the cable. Lay the cable without twisting it.
Environmental Product Compliance
Environmentally Friendly Use Period = 50 years