We supply a comprehensive range of industrial and hazardous area cable glands also known as cable fittings for the smooth interconnection of cables and equipment. This covers the full spectrum of cable, with applications from general industrial types through to safety, deluge, flameproof and explosion proof cable glands. Our cable glands are designed to provide optimal systems integrity when used alongside our cables and form an integral part of our cable solutions. Depending on the application, we offer brass cable glands as well as stainless steel, aluminium, nylon, nickel, plastic and other materials. Our cable glands are generally supplied with other cable gland accessories including locknuts, O-rings, sealing washers, earthing washers, earth tags, shrouds, clamping modules, adaptors, reducers, and blanking plugs. These are available in both metric and PG threads, as well as for armoured and non-armoured cable applications.
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Cable glands perform a number of essential roles in cable management. They can also be used to seal cables which pass through bulkheads of gland plates. They are often located in hazardous or harsh environments where they need to contain electrical sparks of flames, or repel outside contaminants such as dust, dirt and fluids.
In addition to this, their job is to stop cables becoming twisted or pulled to ensure a secure connection and continual performance. But it does mean that you can custom select a cable gland based on your parameters.
And to do that, you first need to consider a range of environmental and application factors. Questions to ask yourself:. Your answers will help determine the cable gland specs and whether it requires a special protective plating or coating. Different cables demand different types of cable glands. For example, the requirements for an armoured cable are different to those of unarmoured cables. Different cable gland materials perform differently depending on the application, environment and cable type.
Metal cable glands are used in a range of applications, including the chemical industry, technology and areas with high demands on special mechanical and chemical stability. The pros are durability over time, even in wet conditions, and its rigid stability.
Plastic cable glands have a wide cable range due to their claw and seal design, which makes them extremely adaptable to a wide range of applications. The pros are resistance to salt water, grease and weak acids, to name a few. Your application or environment may demand the cable gland to possess a specific quality, above and beyond its basic function. The Ingress Protection Marking IP rates the glands depending on their design and efficiency throughout different tasks.
Any cable glands you buy today will also be covered by the new European standard for Cable Glands, EN There are a few important considerations that fall outside of the categories above. So before you choose a cable gland, also ask yourself:. Free CADs are available for most solutions, which you can download for free. Request your free samples or download free CADs now.
Cable Management. Cable Bushings. Extra layer of protection to prevent damage This may be a single wire armour, braided armour, pliable wire armour or double steel tape armour. More basic than armoured Can have no seal, or have a single outer seal or a double outer seal. Brass cable glands. Medical equipment Controlling devices Measuring devices In machinery. Corrosion resistance Electrical and thermal conductivity. Nylon cable glands. Telecommunications Instrumentation Data cables Electrical power.
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