I have a project where I have to make 300 six wire connectors. I'm highly considering using screw terminals on one end of the connector, but I don't know if they provide enough stress relief on the copper to last long.

Would I be better served by using legitimate crimped terminals in a mating connector that goes to a compatible header?

I just don't want to crimp 3600 wires, but obviously I want a quality wire in the end.

This harness is going to be a fixed application in a vehicle, so while there's not much strain on the wire, there will be vibrations to contend with. It will interface a vehicle connector with a small PCB I've designed.

I'm looking at this screw terminal

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    \$\begingroup\$ Why not use Wago-style spring terminals instead of screws? \$\endgroup\$ – peufeu Dec 17 '19 at 22:21
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    \$\begingroup\$ What is the AWG of these wires? If they are small, I would use IDC connectors so I don't have to strip 1800 wires or or turn 1800 screws. \$\endgroup\$ – DKNguyen Dec 17 '19 at 23:54
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    \$\begingroup\$ Screw terminals and other terminals work fine. But as far as I know they are for applications where the wire harness is not under constant motion. I don't think they provide strain relief in that sense. Maybe you could include a bit more detail about what you are doing (in the original question, not in the comment section). \$\endgroup\$ – mkeith Dec 18 '19 at 0:00
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    \$\begingroup\$ IDC connectors are very fast to attach, and you don't need to crimp every individual pin. \$\endgroup\$ – Hearth Dec 18 '19 at 0:21
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    \$\begingroup\$ at 22awg, yeah idc \$\endgroup\$ – DKNguyen Dec 18 '19 at 1:46

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