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New Rotatable Backshell Design for M12 Connectors

M12 With BackshellSmiths Interconnect introduces a rotatable backshell design for its M12 angled cable plugs offering customer configurable cable outlet directions, adjustable in 12 steps of 30° to a maximum angle of 330°. This feature allows customers to optimize the cable routing within an application at the time of installation. Suitable for a wide range of cable diameters up to 10 mm, the series allows for a complete 360° of cable screen termination. The connectors are sealed to IP67 when mated and available with a maximum operating voltage of up to 90V (NF F 61-030). Hypertac® hyperboloid contacts offer exceptional performance in terms of insertion force, mating cycles, shock, vibration and fretting corrosion resistance.     

About Smiths Interconnect

Smiths Interconnect is a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products that connect, protect and control critical applications in the commercial aviation, defense, space, medical, rail, semiconductor test, wireless telecommunications, and industrial markets. Smiths Interconnect is synonymous with exceptional performance whenever a technologically advanced, high quality solution is required to ensure reliability and safety.

Smiths Interconnect is part of Smiths Group, a global technology group delivering products and services for the medical, security & defense, general industrial, energy and space & commercial aerospace markets worldwide. Smiths Group employs approximately 22,000 people in over 50 countries and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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