Modular Media Connectors to help you stay connected
With a company motto like ‘Stay Connected’, you can safely assume that Murrelektronik know a thing or two about producing advanced connection technology systems. In this article, we keep you ‘connected’ with all their latest connection developments.
Murrelektronik are not a company that rest on their laurels. Despite having an extensive product range, that at last count topped out at over 5,000 different products, they’re constantly innovating and honing their product offer to ensure that their technology is always pushing new boundaries. Nowhere is that truer than with their connection technology systems, such as the Modlink Vario media connector, and their M8 and M12 connectors.
Modlink Vario – The modular media connector
Modlink Vario is Murrelektronik’s modular media connector. With only one system, pneumatics, fluid and electronic signals can easily be coupled and decoupled. This is a practical solution for applications in cabinets, tools or at machine parts. Modlink Vario’s unique feature is that it enables electrical connections and media to be coupled simultaneously, under pressure and drip-free.
All connectors can be freely configured which allows highest flexibility – up to 1,000 different options are possible. For transferring electronic signals, Murrelektronik offers suitable M12 leads with different many pin configurations and codings. Its full metal housing makes Modlink Vario suitable for applications in harsh industrial environments.
M8 M12 connectors up to 100 metres
Murrelektronik’s M8 and M12 connectors (as well as their RJ45 cordsets), are now available in cable lengths of up to 100 metres. This is useful for applications in which long distances have to be covered. The first batch of these extra long leads are being used on a brewery retrofit in Mexico. In this project, valves and sensors are being integrated into an existing installation.
Since the cabinet locations can’t be moved, longer cables are needed to make the connections in the field. Like with all other Murrelektronik leads, the longer lengths are available in your choice of cable material and colour, as well as in shielded or unshielded versions. Minimum order quantities for these longer cables are just like their shorter versions – a single piece.
Murrelektronik’s connection technology systems
Murrelektronik is a leading supplier of connection technology systems. As such, their connectors and leads are available with an almost infinite variety of cable types, colours and connector styles. The M8 connectors, M12 connectors, and their valve connectors, are available as pre-wired models, with almost all cable lengths. Integrated LED and suppression are also available. Useful adapters and T-couplers increase installation options, and their torque wrench is a useful tool to ensure sealed connections.
Speak to a Murrelektronik adviser today about all your Connection Technology requirements by calling +44 (0)161 72831-33 or email [email protected]. For more information, please visit www.murrelektronik.uk.
Stay connected with Murrelektronik. Murrelektronik is the UK arm of the world leading Murrelektronik GmbH, supplying connection technology to the engineering industry.
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