New IP68-Rated Interconnects are Designed for Harsh Environment Ethernet Connectivity Applications

Press Release Summary:

L-com’s IP68-Rated Interconnects include receptacles, plugs, jam-nuts and flange mounts. Designed for use in outdoor, military and industrial connectivity applications, units are shielded and grounded and are compliant to RoHS standards. Interconnects are offered with electroless nickel finishing that provides resistance against corrosion.

Original Press Release:

L-Com Releases New Ruggedized, IP68-Rated, Electroless Nickel Finish, Cat6 Receptacles, Plugs and Jam Nuts


L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of electroless nickel finish receptacles, plugs, flange mounts and jam nuts to address harsh environment Ethernet connectivity applications.

The electroless nickel finish on these new interconnects offers extremely robust corrosion resistance. Excessive corrosion on interconnects can cause network downtime, intermittent connectivity and overall network performance loss. L-com’s new IP68-rated interconnects are Category 6-rated and support network speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second. This new line includes IP68-rated receptaclesplugsjam-nuts and flange mounts that are all RoHS compliant, shielded and grounded.

These new ruggedized interconnects were designed for use in outdoor, military and industrial connectivity applications where the harshest environments exist.

"Our customers in the oil and gas, energy, rail and marine industries required rugged interconnects that would stand up to extreme corrosive conditions while supporting high-speed network connectivity. To address these applications, we have just released this new line of electroless nickel finished products that are highly corrosion-resistant," said Dustin Guttadauro, Product Manager.

In addition to this new series of electroless nickel interconnects, L-com also offers a line of IP68 ruggedized receptacles, plugs, jam-nuts and flange mounts with anodized and zinc-nickel finishes to address a wide variety of harsh environment Ethernet applications.

L-com’s new ruggedized, electroless nickel interconnects are in stock and available for immediate shipment.

For more information about this release, please contact:

Peter McNeil 
L-com Global Connectivity 
17792 Fitch 
Irvine, CA 
978-682-6936 x1174

About L-com Global Connectivity:

L-com Global Connectivity, a leading manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, offers a wide range of solutions and unrivaled customer service for the electronics and data communications industries. The company's product portfolio includes cable assemblies, connectors, adapters, antennas, enclosures, surge protectors and more. L-com is headquartered in North Andover, Mass., is ISO 9001: 2008 certified and many of its products are UL® recognized. L-com is an Infinite Electronics company.

Contact Information 

Shaun Gameroz

Infinite Electronics

(949) 261-1920

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