Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors


Tailor-made ­connectors for the food industry

July 2014 Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors

Connector and housing specialist Escha has introduced the refined M8x1 and M12x1 ‘Food&Beverage’ connector line, tailor-made to meet all the requirements for applications in the food and beverage.

In the food industry, the specific requirements of machinery and plants far exceed those of classical machinery. The new Escha connectors in hygienic design can also be used in environments where they come in contact with food. Interactions between the materials and the food being processed are averted and high resistance to detergents is guaranteed.

Development benefits from past experience

The development of the new products is based on the extensive experience Escha made with the ‘Food&Beverage plus’ line in this application environment and was realised following the design requirements of the EHEDG (European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group). The extremely smooth surfaces prevent dirt build-up and guarantee non-residue cleaning.

Furthermore, all Food&Beverage HD connection and junction cables consist of FDA-conformant materials: V4A-stainless steel for locking nuts and screws with inner vibration protection as well as PP-based overmolding and cable materials. These plastics are resistant to ECOLAB-certified detergents. With protection classes IP67 and IP69K, the HD-connectors fulfil the high requirements for high pressure and steam-jet cleaning.

For more information contact Rodney Topham, RET Automation, +27 (0)11 453 2468, rodney.topham@retautomation.com, www.retautomation.com



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

Rittal and Eplan join forces to add value for customers
September 2021 , Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors
By joining forces, sister companies Rittal and Eplan deliver solutions to speed up processes and boost productivity.

Read more...
Tag-specific requirements in RFID systems for track and trace
September 2021, Turck Banner , Editor's Choice, Industrial Wireless
The BL ident complete RFID system from Turck Banner offers solutions in the HF or UHF range with interfaces for use in a plant or switch cabinet.

Read more...
All-in-one sensor allows quick deployment
September 2021, Turck Banner , Sensors & Transducers
Turck Banner’s photoelectric Q45 family combines sensor, wireless node and battery in a single, compact unit.

Read more...
E-stops with protective shrouds
September 2021, Turck Banner , Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays
Turck Banner now offers variations of its popular emergency stop controls with a durable protective shroud. The shroud has a sturdy one-piece design that ensures safe and consistent operation for the ...

Read more...
High output LED strip light
August 2021, Turck Banner , Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays
Increase worker productivity and ergonomics with bright, high-quality, uniform light.

Read more...
Adjustable cable gland is easy to fit
August 2021 , Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors
Pratley, produces a uniquely adjustable cable gland that fits any size armouring.

Read more...
DXM series wireless controllers
August 2021, Turck Banner , Industrial Wireless
The robust, IP67-rated housing of Turck Banner’s DXM1200E easily installs in most environments without the need for an additional enclosure.

Read more...
Wireless kit for remote monitoring
August 2021, Turck Banner , Industrial Wireless
Since Turck Banners standalone DEK wireless kit includes everything needed for a remote preventive maintenance monitoring solution, complexity is removed, and installation is quick and easy.

Read more...
Robust pressure transmitters with IO-Link
July 2021, Turck Banner , Pressure Measurement & Control
Pressure transmitters from Turck Banner’s PT1000/2000 series are now also available with an IO-Link interface and two programmable switching outputs.

Read more...
WLS15 Pro series strip light
July 2021, Turck Banner , System Integration & Control Systems Design
Turck Banner’s new WLS15 Pro comes in Pro Editor, IO-Link, or Pick-IQ compatible models.

Read more...