Fork Terminals

A crimp spade terminal, also known as a fork or split ring is a short metal tube with flat fork attached. The tube or barrel end of the crimp is a hollow tube where the stranded wire is inserted and crimped. The contact or connection end is a flat fork with a central hole which connects to a stud or bolt. Ring terminals are insulated or non-insulated.
What does it do?
An electrical crimp is a solderless electrical connection. Fork terminals are used to connect wiring to screws and studs.
Why do you need it / applications?
Electrical panels
Terminal blocks
Wiring harnesses
Types
Crimp terminals are available in a wide variety of ring sizes and wire sizes. The CSA (cross sectional area) or AWG (American wire gauge) of the stranded wire is the most critical. The size of the stranded wire must be adequately matched to meet the amperage. The size of the fork is matched to the bolt or stud size, usually in a metric measurement.
Insulated Terminals
DIN 46237 colour coding is the most popular type of crimp terminal. Colour coding is used to denote a wire size.
• Red 0.5 mm² to 1.5 mm² -
• Yellow 2.5 mm² to 6 mm²
• Blue 1.5 mm² to 2.5 mm²
Other colours by different manufactures are now available.
Non-insulated
Non-insulated terminals are bigger terminals. Non-insulated terminals connect to bigger studs and bolts. Non-insulated fork terminals have the capacity to except larger stranded wire. More specialised tooling is required for these heavy-duty terminals.

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RS Stock No. 208-2515
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.114
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- Insulated Vinyl 5.7mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M3 - Red Tin 20.5mm
RS Stock No. 149-322
BrandRS PRO
SGD87.38
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- Insulated Vinyl 5.7mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M3 - Red Tin 19.35mm
RS Stock No. 613-9435
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.147
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- Insulated Vinyl 6.4mm 1.5mm² 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG - M4 - Blue Tin 22mm
RS Stock No. 534-272
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.158
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- Insulated Vinyl 6.4mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M3.5 - Red Tin 20mm
RS Stock No. 534-496
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.346
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- Insulated Vinyl 7.1mm 2.5mm² 6mm² 12AWG 10AWG - M4 - Yellow Tin 25.5mm
RS Stock No. 534-266
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.174
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- Insulated Vinyl 7.1mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M4 - Red Tin 20.5mm
RS Stock No. 267-3975
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.322
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SNYD Insulated Nylon 8.3mm 4mm² 6mm² 12AWG 10AWG - M3.5 (#6) - Yellow Tin 25.5mm
RS Stock No. 267-3795
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.185
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SNYD Insulated Nylon 8.3mm 4mm² 6mm² 12AWG 10AWG - M3 (#6) - Blue Tin 25.5mm
RS Stock No. 149-619
BrandRS PRO
SGD93.14
1 Reel of 800
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- Insulated Vinyl 6.4mm 1.5mm² 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG - M4 - Blue Tin 15.5mm
RS Stock No. 534-626
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.121
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- Insulated Vinyl 7.2mm 1.5mm² 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG - M4 - Blue Tin 20.5mm
RS Stock No. 433-062
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.091
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- Uninsulated - 6.4mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG Unshrouded M3.5 - - Tin 19.7mm
RS Stock No. 534-632
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.121
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- Insulated Vinyl 6.4mm 1.5mm² 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG - M3.5 - Blue Tin 20.5mm
RS Stock No. 842-006
Mfr. Part No.34154
SGD0.278
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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PLASTI-GRIP Insulated PVC 9.52mm 0.26mm² 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M3.5 - Red Tin 23.37mm
RS Stock No. 163-8429
Mfr. Part No.34154
SGD212.16
1 Box of 1000
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PLASTI-GRIP Insulated PVC 9.52mm 0.26mm² 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M3.5 - Red Tin 23.37mm
RS Stock No. 226-3073
Mfr. Part No.23.0440-22 23.0440-21
BrandStaubli
SGD31.00
1 Pair
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- Insulated - 8mm - - - - - 4mm - Red/Black Gold 43.2mm
RS Stock No. 267-3701
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.202
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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SNYDL Insulated Nylon 6.4mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M3.5 (#6) - Red Tin 22mm
RS Stock No. 602-7534
Mfr. Part No.1.25-YS4A
BrandJST
SGD4.61
1 Bag of 100
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- Uninsulated - 6.4mm 0.2mm² 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG - 4mm - - - 15.4mm
RS Stock No. 267-3846
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.326
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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SNYDL Insulated Nylon 7.2mm 1.5mm² 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG - M4 (#8) - Blue Tin 22mm
RS Stock No. 534-480
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.232
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- Insulated Vinyl 9.5mm 2.5mm² 6mm² 12AWG 10AWG - M5 - Yellow Tin 26mm
RS Stock No. 534-244
BrandRS PRO
SGD0.15
Each (In a Pack of 100)
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- Insulated Vinyl 11mm 0.5mm² 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG - M6 - Red Tin 26mm
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