M8 connectors have screw lock for automation

C-coded M8 male panel-mount connectors with screw locking have been released by binder. The 12-pin M8 male panel-mount connectors have dip-soldered contacts and are suitable for sensor and automation applications.

The Series 768 / 718 12-pin M8 male panel-mount connectors have been added to supplement binder’s signal and data transmission products.

In the automation industry, M8 connectors are considered the standard form factor, because they enable the transmission of signals and data in the field. The dense, 12-pin male M8 panel-mount connectors were designed for signal and data transmission applications and are being used in the newest automation systems, sensor arrangements, industrial cameras as well as measurement and control technology. The male and female panel-mount connectors are easy to install and can be screw-mounted at the front, advises binder. They are available in different designs with or without a shielding plate. The rated current is 1.0A, the rated voltage is 32V and the operating temperature range extends from -40 to +85 degrees C.

binder added C-coding to the 12-pin male panel-mount 768 / 718 connectors. When locked, they provide protection to IP 67. The screw locking system of the connectors complies with DIN EN 61076-2-104.

The housing is made of polyurethane (PUR) and has gold-plated crimp contacts that can be dip-soldered. A nickel-plated, zinc-die cast threaded ring ensures a sturdy connection; the connectors are designed for more than 100 mating cycles.

Franz Binder is a specialist in circular connectors for automation technology. It is a traditional, family-owned business, run by the owners. The company’s headquarters are in Neckarsulm, Germany.

The binder group is comprised of the binder headquarters, 16 affiliated companies, two system service providers as well as an Innovation & Technology Centre.


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