Turck Australia (TURCK) announces its new stainless steel process junction box, which can streamline connectivity requirements by consolidating up to eight individual, localised analogue or discrete signals into a single device. TURCK stainless steel process junction boxes provide a robust connectivity solution in harsh environments such as oil and gas exploration, offshore drilling platforms and pharmaceutical plants.
The junction boxes feature FM approval for Class 1, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous locations, and ingress protection of IP67 including the junction boxes receptacles as long as the ports are covered/connected.
TURCK stainless steel process junction boxes have cast 316 stainless steel electropolished housing to ensure optimal performance in areas that present severe environmental conditions such as water, salt spray, gases and other corrosive materials.
Jeff Schoenberg, Connectivity Product Manager, TURCK explains that the new stainless steel process junction boxes take their connectivity capabilities to a whole new level, with the robust design and enhanced connection capabilities for multiple signals helping customers achieve the performance and compatibility required for harsh process automation environments.
TURCK stainless steel junction boxes utilise TURCK minifast (7/8”) or eurofast (M12) port connectors and include a multifast (M23) homerun connector.
TURCK's extensive line of products includes advanced sensors, measurement, instrumentation, connectivity, interface and networks for factory and process markets.