M08 6-pin connector
By - Karishma Katrat

Katlax expanding its M8 portfolio with a compact moulded M8 A-Coded circular connector. The connector will have a new type of 360° EMC shielding, used for the first time in this environment. This shielding ensures exceptionally reliable protection against EMI in even the most challenging environments, making Katlax’s new connector ideal for use in complex sensor and machine vision technologies, as well as conveyer systems, robotics, and other industrial applications.

The shielding of the M8 connector is simplified with the use of wave shaped spring washer. While mated the connectors meet an IP67 rating. Male and female cable connectors are available with 3 or 4 gold-flashed contacts supporting up to 4 amps.

The new M8 cable connector is smaller size and lighter weight offerings, providing an option for applications with high performance needs where space is limited. As with many Katlax products, this connector can be customized.

Product Highlights:

  1. Pin counts: 3, 4, 6 or 8 (8-pin design under progress)
  2. Degree of protection: IP67
  3. Lifetime > 100 mating cycles
  4. Cable: PVC or PUR (length customized per customer requirements)
  5. Rated voltage and current:
    1. 60 V and 2A up to 4A for 3-pin and 4-pin versions (depending on the conductor cross-section)
    2. 30 V and 1.5 A for 6-pin and 8-pin designs

Features & Benefits:

  1. Flexible Designs: Fits in tight areas for space savings according to IEC 61076-2-104
  2. Comprehensive Portfolio: Various product configurations, such as LED lights, field-attachable/receptacles, pole options and cable flexibility
  3. Maximize Efficiency: Save time and effort with a quick and easy installation.
  4. Global Recognition: Internationally standardized M8 connector technology with various coding to ensure global usability.

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