Spotlight on connectors for electrical contractors, electrical engineers, and plant facility personnel
Snap-Rite connectors are suitable for connecting aluminum and steel cable (MC and AC) to metal outlet boxes and electrical enclosures. Supplied with an insulating bushing, the connectors feature a snap-in design that the company says does not require a locknut or a strap and screws to secure the cable conduit. In addition, the product is suitable for use with common ⅜-in. knockouts and aluminum or steel cable with No. 14-2 to No. 10/3 wire. UL-listed, they are made from high-strength die-cast zinc.
This line of cable glands is suitable for a variety of applications, including EExe enclosures. Available in plastic, nickel-plated brass, and stainless steel in metric or PG thread versions, the cable glands also are offered in extended thread and reduced cable entry models.
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Cable gland installer
The Skintop Click cable gland installer features a latching design that the company says allows cable mounting to be accomplished up to 70% faster, because there are no threads to cut or locknuts to screw in place. To use, simply click the gland in, turn left, turn right, and the gland is fixed, centered, strain relieved to EN 50262, and sealed to the protection class IP68.
These industrial rectangular connectors are offered in a variety of pole configurations, housings, and hoods (metric or NPT) as well as with inserts designed to promote proper coupling. Available with positive male-to-female connections in 3- to 48-pole versions with ratings up to 16A, the products feature strong locking levers and tightly sealed gaskets, maintaining IP 65 for coupled connectors.