Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based
importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components announces
the availability of the icotek new KEL-SCDP single cable
entry plate. This simple to install and use grommet provides a very wide
cable diameter clamping range from 5 to 36mm.
The KEL-SCDP cable entry grommet allows single
cables, hoses, and conduits without plugs to be routed through panels and
sealed with a rating of IP65. Rigid cables may be installed at angles and for
railway technology applications there is a version approved for use in in
accordance with EN45545-2 HL3.
Once fitted to a panel, routing a cable
is a very simple three step process with no special tools required. A small hole
is pierced between the different diameter sealing rings, the single circular
membrane is then peeled away to accommodate the specific diameter of the cable
or hose to be inserted which is then pushed through the hole. The peeled-off
area is always round, ensuring a secure seal around the cable or hose.
The KEL-SCDP is a very simple snap-in
mount on to panels or enclosures and can be plugged into cut-outs with wall
thicknesses from 1.5 to 4.0 mm. without having to use any tools. Four panel cut
out nominal diameters of 25, 32, 40 and 50mm are available and once installed it
provides perfect edge protection and sealing to IP65.
Manufactured from grey (similar in
colour to RAL 7035) UL94-V0, self-extinguishing, halogen and silicone free, elastomer
the gland has an operating temperature range from -40 to +80/+90⁰C (static)
Icotek are leading manufacturers of cable
entry systems and EMC cable shielding components for a variety of industries
and applications including Machine tools, railway technology, wind turbines,
solar technology, vehicle construction and packaging machines to automation and
robotics. Providing a secure connection for
machinery and equipment icotek products are suitable for applications where
extreme contamination by water, dust, vibration or extreme temperatures can occur.
Alan Vincent, Sales Director of Foremost, comments, “This new cable entry
plate from icotek is very simple to use, flexible and low cost. It offers real
benefits to panel builders and systems integrators as cables can be inserted on
site very quickly and with no special tools being required.”
Foremost serve a wide number of diverse
markets from industrial, instrumentation, audio/broadcast, rail, medical to education.
Established in 1989, Foremost
Electronics Ltd. are long established
agents and distributors of electro-mechanical components including switches, connectors, cabinets, enclosures and handles, control knobs, thermal fuses and optoelectronics. Foremost are also a supplier of joysticks and controllers for both OEM and stand-alone applications and have specialist online stores for IP Joysticks and Electric Vehicle Connectors and Accessories www.enclosures4u.com