Designed to optimize the manufacture of surge protector assemblies used in telecomm systems, the PCB Terminal Socket meets and/or exceeds all applicable BellCore requirements for reliability, conductivity and retention force. In design, the socket forgoes the traditional, expensive tulip-type receptacles with the tail ends protruding through the board to create a wire-wrap array for wiring into the overall infrastructure. Adapting one of the company's terminal socket designs used in the power-utilities industry, the new socket provides a more robust and cost-effective solution. AUTOSPLICE INC., San Diego, CA. (858) 535-0077.