AFL Introduces IDC 2 and 4 Port Terminal Blocks

Spartanburg, SC – AFL introduces Insulation Displacement Connector (IDC) two- and four-port terminal blocks created to provide extra protection for connections in the most demanding conditions. The IDC is ideal for wire-to-board, wire-to-cable and wire-to-printed circuit board applications.

“Focusing on the needs of our customers is one of AFL’s strengths,” stated Roger Vaughn, product technology manager at AFL. “The new IDC connector was built with the OEM customer in mind and is ideal for extreme telecom environments.” 

The connector consists of a polyester housing with high-strength copper alloy contacts, and insulation displacement spades that accept 24-22 wire gauge. Terminals blocks are RoHS and ELV compliant.

Packaged in anti-static tubes or trays with actuators in open position, the connector is provided without grease filling to facilitate PCB manufacturing. 

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About AFL
AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, enterprise and OEM markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, renewables and transportation. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes fiber optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL’s service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I, outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas.

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit

Roger Vaughn
Product Technology Manager, OCA

Corie Culp
Public Relations Manager