Rugged network option: Molded M23 cordsets offer shielding

Turck can mold its 6- and 8-pin M23 powerfast connectors (see photo), which can be shielded by connecting a braided shield to the coupling nuts. Advantages include IEC IP67 protection,....

09/01/2008


Turck M23 powerfast connectors

Turck M23 powerfast connectors

Minneapolis, MNTurck can mold its 6- and 8-pin M23 powerfast connectors (see photo), which can be shielded by connecting a braided shield directly to the coupling nuts.

The 6- and 8-pin connectors, rated for 600 V and 30 A, are commonly used to provide power to motors and other heavy-duty applications.
Cordsets use PVC jacket material and are rated for use with cable tray, exposed run applications. IEC IP67 protection is provided.
The M23 line offers male or female, straight and right angle connectors, standard and custom lengths, and pigtails or extensions.
Encapsulated mating receptacles also are offered.
Related reading from Control Engineering includes a

tutorial on rugged network connectors

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–  Control Engineering News Desk
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