Multi-port sensor distribution boxes fit M8 or M12
ASI sensor distribution boxes have 4, 6, 8 ports, for M8 or M12 connectors.
Automation Systems Interconnect Inc . released new sensor distribution boxes, available in 4, 6, or 8 ports, with or without a molded cable, in M8 and M12 connector sizes. The ASI sensor distribution boxes reduce installation time and wiring costs and make a system or connected equipment modular. Such designs can ease system integration of various control components, and speed connection to industrial networks. The boxes can fit in tight spaces and perform in harsh environments.
They come with a molded PUR (polyurethane) main cable or one for field wiring to the box. The molded cable version standard lengths are 5, 10, or 15 meters. Boxes can be ordered with or without LED indication for PNP or NPN sensors. Standard color is black; green, orange, or yellow are available. Sensor cables and connectors are available for various applications.
— Edited by Mark T. Hoske ,
editor in chief , Control Engineering
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