Conduit Connectors offer corrosion and UV resistance.
August 23, 2006 -
Designed to connect metallic-cored liquidtight conduit to box or enclosure, Stainless Steel Liquidtight Conduit Connectors are available in straight, 45°, and 90° configurations in sizes to fit conduit from 3/8-2 in. Connectors in sizes 3/8-1 in. offer steel ground cone with Dura-Plate® finish, while connectors in sizes 1¼-2 in. offer brass ground cone plated with nickel. UL® Listed Ratings include 3, 3R, 4, and 4X.
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Thomas & Betts Corp.
8155 T&B Blvd.
Memphis, TN, 38125
Thomas & Betts Offers Conduit Connectors with Strength and Corrosion Resistance
T&B® Fittings Stainless Steel Liquidtight Conduit Connectors Also Are Durable and UV-Resistant
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - July 19, 2006 - Thomas & Betts introduced T&B® Fittings Stainless Steel Liquidtight Conduit Connectors to meet the demand for conduit fittings that function well in heavily corrosive environments. The first of its kind, the connector's body and gland nut are constructed of stainless steel, offering the corrosion resistance of non-metallic fittings and the strength, durability and ultraviolet resistance of conventional metallic fittings.
"Stainless steel liquidtight fittings provide the ultimate protection in corrosive environments," said Craig Yoss, senior product manager for Thomas & Betts, Industrial Products Group. "They offer the strength of steel and the protection of stainless. They're ideal for food and beverage, petrochemical, pulp and paper, wastewater and salt water applications."
Designed to connect metallic-cored liquidtight conduit to a box or enclosure, T&B® Fittings Stainless Steel Liquidtight Conduit Connectors are available in straight, 45-degree and 90-degree configurations in sizes to fit conduit from 3/8 inch to two inches. The line's UL® Listed Ratings are 3, 3R, 4 and 4X. The line is also CSA listed.
Connectors in sizes of 3/8 to one inch offer a steel ground cone with a Dura-Plate® finish, which offers six times the comparative resistance to salt spray per ASTM B-117 of standard plating. Connectors in sizes of 1 1/4 to two inches offer a brass ground cone plated with nickel.
Sealing Ring Gaskets (5262 Series), available separately, include a stainless steel retaining ring to prevent elongation of the gasket and are made of Advanced Elastomer Systems L.P.'s Santoprene®, which ensures a superior seal. Stainless steel and standard locknuts also are available separately.
For more information about T&B Fittings Stainless Steel Liquidtight Conduit Connectors, visit www.tnb.com or contact your Thomas & Betts sales representative by calling (800) 816-7809.
Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB) is a leading designer and manufacturer of electrical connectors and components used in industrial, commercial, communications and utility markets. The company is also a leading producer of commercial heating units and highly engineered steel structures used, among other things, for utility transmission. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company has manufacturing, distribution and office facilities worldwide. In 2005, the company reported sales of $1.7 billion.