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Cable Glands suit hygienic manufacturing environments.

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August 28, 2014 - Made of food-grade 316L stainless steel, SKINTOP INOX Cable Connectors feature enclosed, sealed threads, and exterior surfaces without gaps or protruding features, to prevent trapping of particulate or microbes. Units also include integral food-grade silicone O-rings for IP68 protection at 5 bar. Offering clamping range of 7–13 mm with M20 x 1.5 threads, cable glands operate from -30 to 100°C and comply with ISO 14159 standards for machinery hygiene.

Lapp USA

29 Hanover Rd., Florham Park, NJ, 07932, USA

Original Press Release

Lapp Develops New Cable Glands for Hygienic Manufacturing Environments

Press release date: August 21, 2014

Florham Park, NJ — The Lapp Group’s new SKINTOP INOX cable connector prevents microorganisms and bacteria form sticking to its surface, making it ideal for food and beverage and pharmaceutical applications.

Made from food-grade 316L stainless steel, the INOX features enclosed, sealed threads, and exterior surfaces without gaps or protruding features, to prevent the trapping of particulate or microbes. The number of tooling flats, which blend seamlessly with the surrounding housing surfaces, have also been reduced to just two. Additionally, the new INOX cable glands also feature integral food-grade silicone o-rings for IP 68 protection at 5 bar.

Lapp’s new INOX hygienic glands meet all the high performance and ease-of-use standards expected from its SKINTOP products, including:
Operating temperature range of -30 to 100 C.
Wide clamping range of 7 to 13 mm with M20 x 1.5 threads.
Compliance with ISO 14159 standards for machinery hygiene

For more information on SKINTOP INOX, visit: http://www.lappusa.com/1832description.htm

About Lapp Group Company
As part of the worldwide Lapp Group, Lapp Group NA offers a complete one-stop automation solution for cable and connector needs. Lapp has the broadest range of products, including OLFLEX®, UNITRONIC®, and SILFLEX® flexible and continuous-flex cables, SILVYN® cable track and accessories, EPIC® rectangular, circular, and Pin & Sleeve Connectors, SKINTOP® strain relief cable glands, FLEXIMARK® Cable Marking Systems, remote access ports, and custom harness assemblies. From its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Florham Park, NJ, Lapp Cable Works manufactures custom cables for unique applications.

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