CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, is now a stocking distributor of Binder USA’s circular connectors, cordsets and adapters optimized for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Engineered to provide power and Ethernet connectivity to processing automation equipment while significantly reducing production downtime, the cordsets are optimized to withstand vibrations, chemicals, high-pressure washdowns, and extreme or varying temperatures, at bottling, processing, distribution, and packaging facilities. Devices are available in industry-standard M8 and M12 circular interface configurations, and are supplied standard with 3 to 12 gold-plated contacts and a maximum rated voltage of 250V. They feature a white overmold with a grey PVC cable and a stainless-steel locking nut to ensure durability. Detailed specifications pertaining to Binder’s full portfolio of cordsets for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries are accessible online from CDM.
The cordsets offer a customer-specific solution to streamline the initial installation and replacement of sensors and actuators to the central control panels in factory and production automation applications where hygiene is critical. The washable interconnects are most commonly employed in food and beverage processing, beverage bottling and distribution facilities, and are equally well suited for use in pharmaceutical and chemical processing and packaging.
IP69K rated for use wherever high pressure and high-temperature washdown is mandatory to sanitize equipment, devices additionally feature smooth surfaces to avoid bacteria and residue buildup. The M12 cordsets are UL certified, making them suitable for environments where temperatures range from
-40° C to 105° C, and where electronic components are required to defend against the outbreak and spread of fires. M12 cordsets are also Ecolab certified to ensure resistance to harsh chemicals, cleaning, and disinfecting agents which can cause degradation. They may be ordered in a variety of lengths, and with a choice of connector configurations to insure quick and easy drop-in installation and replacement. Interconnects complying with all applicable ASTM food standards are also available.