Cable glands suit hazardous area equipment

21st February 2013

Anixter Components’ new range of ATEX-approved cable glands for use in hazardous locations (type ‘e’ or ‘d’ according to EN50014, EN50018 and EN50019). The glands fix cables securely in place and are suitable for applications in potentially hazardous areas, including machine apparatus and plant equipment, control and feedback systems.

The diverse range is available in sizes from M16 to M32, with diameters of three to 25mm and the glands can operate in a temperature range of -20 to 95°C. Designed for use in the most demanding applications, all the glands in the range carry UL, CSA, VDE, CE, Germanischer Lloyd, ATEX and

Ex II 2G 1D approvals as well as being sealed to IP68/69K for protection against dust and water. They are moulded in UL94V-0 rated Nylon6.6.

Andrew Fletcher, Technical Director, Anixter Components, said: “The practical design features and durability of this range make it ideal for any cable application in a hazardous environment and we are now able to offer a reliable solution whatever our customers’ needs.”

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