7/8in connectors built tough

A new range of circular 7/8 moulded connectors has been introduced by industrial engineering solutions company, Motion 29. Capable of carrying a current of 12A at 300V, as well as low level signals for instrumentation, the Shield connector is available with 3, 4, 5, 6 and 14 poles and comes in both male and female versions. 7/8 connectors were first utilised in the 60s by the automotive industry for use on their production lines as they made the replacement of solenoid valves and limit switches much easier. Since then they have become a vital component for distributing power and data in industrial automation applications.

Motion29, the Welsh based company which specialises in providing industrial connectivity solutions, insists on sourcing products that are simple to use, robust and which eliminate down and error time.

We have worked closely with Shield to devise a connector solution for every possible application, explains Motion29 director, Andrew Wilkinson, The new range is available with either a straight or moulded body and in a choice of Polyurethane or PVC cable. A wide selection of receptacles for the connectors is available to fulfil all the requirements of the end user.

Motion29s new range is compatible with existing 7/8 connectors on the market and is designed to withstand harsh industrial environments.