Cable Gland Plugs

Cable gland plugs are accessories used to seal off cable glands (electrical connectors) from circuits either temporarily or permanently. Cable gland plugs can function as stopping plugs to close off unused cable glands and maintain the standard Ingress levels required on enclosures or panels. Cable gland plugs are made from materials like brass, nickel, aluminium, stainless steel and nylon. They can withstand temperatures from -20°C to 90°C. Cable gland plugs can be installed and removed by screw drivers or hand powered tools.What are cable gland plugs used for?Cable gland plugs protect glands from dust, gas, moisture and impact. These plugs act as mechanical sealants to cover the cable gland openings tightly and prevent particles from filtering into the gland holes. Cable gland plugs can be used in the industrial and automotive industries, and in DIY. Types of cable gland plugsCable gland plugs come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. Plugs can be threaded or unthreaded and feature male or female connecting attributes. Cable gland plugs can be round, domed, cylindrical, square or flat-shaped. They are further categorised by hole diameters, thread sizes and IP ratings.