The SKEDD line of PCB connectors by WE

One alternative solution for a press-fit PCB connector is the WE Patented SKEDD contact. A great solution seems to be the 3 row shrouded locking connector concept announced by WE.

WE SKEDD’s wire to board, SKW connector designed for white goods can sustain a 400v/20A power transfer to a 1.6mm PCB. Mating cycles 5.

Datasheet here.

Flyer: http://www.we-online.com/web/en/index.php/show/media/05_intelligente_systeme/skedd/2014__neu/SKEDD_Broschuere_01-2014_EN_Screen.pdf

The Component to board series can simply eliminate the need for a socket. Some uses: relays, fuses and leds.

SKEDD relay