Anixter Components (formerly known as Heyco) says its metal and nylon cable glands now have approval to IP69K (DIN 40 050 part 9:1993 and EN 60529:1991) for use in applications where the appliance will be subjected to high-pressure cleaning - for example, in processing equipment for foods, pharmaceuticals and chemicals.
The cable glands have been proven to withstand the most rigorous cleaning methods without any leakage or damage; as a result, they provide a secure seal for cables where they pass through panels. With their IP69K rating they protect reliably against the ingress of dust and water and will withstand water at pressures of up to 10,000kPa and flow rates of up to 16 l/min, all at temperatures of up to 80degC.
Andrew Fletcher of Anixter Components comments: "The approval of our metal and nylon threaded cable glands means we can now offer a reliable sealing solution for almost any application and environment. Total compliance with hygiene specifications and optimum cleanliness are decisive success factors for manufacturers and we are pleased to offer this solution."
Anixter Components offers over 500 cable glands, from its standard series through to its popular range of flex-protecting metric, Pg and NPT glands, which provide extra support to the cable and prevent cables from bending sharply.
The cable glands are installed easily into panels using standard lock nuts. Nylon cable glands are supplied with a soft rubber sealing gasket that resists attack from oils and greases. The nylon glands are available in black and grey as standard and can accommodate cables up to a diameter of 44mm.
For more information about Anixter Components' extensive range of cable glands please contact the company now. And remember, there is no minimum order value for orders placed online and credit/debit card payments attract a 5 per cent discount!