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Is The Stuffing Box The Same As The Cable Gland?

Mar. 04, 2019

Is the stuffing box a cable connector? Explosion Proof Cable Gland Supplier said.

A cable connector is a relatively broad term that is literally understood to mean a connector that is connected to a cable. The stuffing box is also a relatively broad term, literally understood as a device that is sealed with a packing.

The above two names are widely used and look at which occasion. Different products will be different in different occasions, so everyone should pay attention to the purchase of these products, we must confirm with the technology side, is it necessary for us to avoid the unnecessary troubles of buying the wrong.

Explosion Proof Cable Gland and stuffing boxes, which are literally understood to be connectors that are connected to cables. Therefore, the stuffing box is included in the cable joint. The stuffing box is strictly another form of sealing of the cable joint. Cable connectors are not rigorous in our industry. Our correct name is the cable entry device. The cable entry device is used indoors and outdoors for Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 21 and Zone 22 hazardous areas. The corresponding product technical points are also different, mainly including: Explosion-proof intrinsically safe (Ex ia/ib), explosion-proof Increased (Ex e), explosion-proof explosion-proof (Exd), protection class IP55, IP66, IP67, IP68. The stuffing box is sealed with glue around the cable conductor. Generally, the explosion-proof explosion-proof grade Exd is generally applied in the danger zone of Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 21 and Zone 22.

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