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Homegrown cable gland range promises safe, efficient sealing

Home Manufacturing & Processing Chemicals Homegrown cable gland range promises safe, efficient sealing

PROOF Engineering Solutions, a Division of Hudaco, locally developed, designed and manufactured the AMPgland double-compression cable gland range to provide the mining and oil & gas industries with what it says is an all-inclusive, safe and efficient electrical installation solution.

The range, which includes the Orion, Crater and Taurus Exd, incorporates two O-rings on the shielding cone. The double-compression O-ring prevents the intrusion of contaminants such as water and dust which may be trapped between the two O-rings, preventing contact with armour.

“This unrivaled protection delivers unparalleled cable securing and sealing capabilities,” said Proof Engineer Solutions Director, Donovan Marks. In addition to achieving high strain relief and explosion proof protection, the special shape of the gland’s lower and upper seal also earns it an IP 66/68 rating.

He said the AMPgland’s smart design makes for easy installation and maintenance, keeping costs and downtime to a minimum, adding that as long as the diameter of the used cable is within the declared clamping range, there is no need to change, remove or adjust any internal components.

In addition, the swiveling ‘shielding cone’ for clamping armour is secured to the ‘upper and lower body’ by the O-rings, preventing the shielding cone from being lost during disassembly of cable gland during installation. As the internal parts are fixed only with the O-rings, they can be easily removed with a simple ‘pulling’ movement during inspection without any risk of damaging cables, keeping maintenance time to a minimum.

The addition of these cable glands has boosted the company’s flameproof product range of plugs, sockets, connectors, adaptors, couplers, plug couplers and luminaires (Azolite).

“With our expanded offering which now includes the cable, the connector and the AMPgland, Proof is perfectly positioned as a turnkey solutions provider for virtually any electrical installation,” Marks said.

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