A brass cable gland is a cable gland made of brass, a durable and corrosion-resistant material commonly used in electrical and electronic installations. Brass cable glands are commonly used in environments where there may be exposure to moisture, dust or other contaminants, and where a reliable and robust sealing solution is required.

Hoonsun designs and manufactures brass cable glands for industrial and explosive atmospheres. Brass cable joints mainly use integral brass nickel-plated joints.

Our brass cable glands are designed to meet international standards such as CE, ROHS, and REACH. They have a wide variety of applications across industries, from oil and gas to pharmaceuticals, from construction to mining. These strong yet lightweight products are versatile in their uses and reliable in quality.

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What are the benefits of using a brass cable gland?

There are many advantages to using brass cable glands, making them a reliable choice for sealing and protecting cables in a variety of electrical and electronic applications.

There are several advantages to using brass cable glands in electrical or electronic installations, including:

Durability: Brass is a strong and corrosion-resistant material, making brass cable glands extremely durable for use in a variety of environments, including outdoor or harsh environments.

Sealing performance: Brass cable glands are usually equipped with sealing elements made of rubber or other materials, which can effectively seal out dust, moisture or other pollutants.

Versatility: Brass cable glands are available in a variety of sizes, thread types and designs for installation flexibility to accommodate different cable diameters, housing materials and installation requirements.

Wide temperature range: Brass has good thermal conductivity and can effectively dissipate heat. Brass cable glands help dissipate heat generated by cables or connected equipment, making them suitable for applications that may experience a wide temperature range, preventing overheating and ensuring reliable performance.

Aesthetic Appeal: Brass has a classic and timeless look that can enhance the look of electrical or electronic installations. Brass cable glands are often chosen for their aesthetics and can be used in applications where aesthetics and design are important.

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How do I install a brass cable gland?

Installing brass cable glands typically involves the following steps:

Select the proper size and type of brass cable gland for your application, taking into account cable diameter, thread type, and installation requirements.

Prepare the cable by stripping the outer jacket and any other insulation, leaving the required length of bare cable for termination.

Inserting the stripped end of the cable into the threaded entry hole of the brass cable gland holds a sealing element such as a rubber grommet or O-ring in place to provide an effective seal against the ingress of dust, moisture, or other contaminants.

Tighten the gland nut onto the threaded body of the brass cable gland using a suitable spanner or wrench. Avoid overtightening as this can damage the cable or the gland itself. Follow the manufacturer’s tightening torque recommendations.

Make sure the brass cable gland is tightened securely and the sealing element provides a tight seal around the cable, preventing the ingress of harmful substances.

Fit the brass cable gland to the desired location, such as a cable entry hole in an enclosure or panel, and secure it in place using a suitable installation method such as a lock nut or compression gland.

Connect the cables to the appropriate terminals or connectors, following standard electrical wiring practices and making sure the connections are secure and properly insulated.

Perform any necessary testing or verification of installed brass cable glands and associated connections to ensure proper function and compliance with applicable standards or regulations.

Seal any unused cable entry holes in the enclosure or panel with suitable plugs or glands to maintain the integrity of the enclosure.

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