Cable Gland - Function and Key Parameters

Cable Glands (sometimes called cable connectors) are a type of device designed to attach and secure the end of a cable to your equipment. They’re a great solution for cable strain relief, sealing enclosures, and aiding in protection against dust and water in an industrial application.

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Beyond Cable Diameter, Thread Dimension, Conduit Hub Size and Panel Hole Size, which are the basic specifications for a cable gland, there are other key parameters to consider when selecting a suitable cable gland in your application.

Thread Size Material Includes Color Ingress Protection
When selecting thread size, please pay attention to the thread types - Metric, PG (Panzergewinde) and NPT (National Pipe Thread) Includes various plastics and metals Including any accessories Cable Gland Appearance Specified protection level against dust, dirt and liquids