Fully braided shield for M12 cables

Weidmuller’s new fully shielded sensor-actuator interface M12 connecting cables protect against EMI.

11/05/2010


New Weidmuller M12 connecting cables have plastic coupling nuts, designed for use in harsh and corrosive industrial networking environments as a cost-effective alternative to stainless steel versions.Weidmuller now offers fully shielded M12 cables with a braided shield connected to the coupling nut. This design provides 360 degrees of protection of the connector and the cable against electromagnetic interference, and gives users fully shielded and secure signal connections. With cULus approval, the new M12 connecting cables are suitable for use on machinery in a broad range of applications in North America.

Weidmuller’s broad range of M12 fully shielded cables includes 3-, 4- and 5-pole versions as single- and double-ended cables. These are all available with straight and right angle connectors for applications with limited clearance space. As with most Weidmuller Sensor Actuator Interface connectors and cables, the fully shielded M12 versions feature a self-securing ratchet coupling nut for secure connections in applications where shock and vibration are present. This feature helps eliminate the risk of loose connections that can cause unreliable and intermittent signal transmission.

Ideal for use in the most demanding continuous flex C-track applications, the cables feature halogen-free PUR jackets, and are rated for over 2 million bending cycles. Their increased performance and lifespan benefits users through reduced maintenance needs and optimized machine up time. In addition, the water- and dust-tight IP67-rated connectors ensure a reliable connection outside of the cabinet, directly on the machine.

Weidmuller also offers shielded M12 and M8 customizable connectors for use with existing cables. This option gives users the flexibility to create quick disconnect and custom cables in the field.

www.weidmuller.com/press_releases/m12_connectors

Also read:

Terminal block series for DCS marshalling applications;

Control Engineering Industrial Network new product area.

CFE Media, Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, www.cfemedia.com

 



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Sensor-to-cloud interoperability; PID and digital control efficiency; Alarm management system design; Automotive industry advances
Make Big Data and Industrial Internet of Things work for you, 2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists, Avoid control design pitfalls, Managing IIoT processes
Engineering Leaders Under 40; System integration improving packaging operation; Process sensing; PID velocity; Cybersecurity and functional safety
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Flexible offshore fire protection; Big Data's impact on operations; Bridging the skills gap; Identifying security risks
The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance

(copy 5)

click me