Tough connectors for robotics and industrial automation
12 September 2006
PEI-Genesis has expanded its range of products from Amphenol-Tuchel Electronics with the addition of the new eco-mate series of circular industrial connectors. Particularly suitable for use on control equipment in the robotics and automation sectors, the eco-mate connectors are made from tough polyamide material and offer environmental protection of IP65 or IP67, depending on the model.
They also feature a vibration-proof coarse-threaded cable gland and are
ergonomically shaped to facilitate quick mating/unmating even under extreme
Available from stock from the PEI-Genesis European headquarters in
Basingstoke, the eco-mate series consists of male and female panel-mount
receptacles, together with male and female cable connectors in both straight
and right-angled versions.
All variants are equipped with a pre-mating earth contact and can be
specified with either three or six additional contacts in a choice of screw,
solder or crimp termination styles.
The cable connectors incorporate a clamping ring that can accommodate cable
diameters ranging from 6.0 to 12.5mm, and the straight versions are also
available with an optional internal strain relief mechanism. All
receptacles feature an integral fastener for the optional protective cap.
Having evolved from Amphenol-Tuchel's C16-1 series, the new eco-mate
connectors are completely intermateable and interchangeable with the old
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