Connection technology

Sockets

SocketsSockets are mainly used for the connection of sensors. High-quality socket contacts and materials ensure reliable electrical connections.
In addition to a wide range of standard products ifm also offers versions without silicone and halogen, versions for hygienic areas, for applications in contact with coolants and lubricants, as well as for welding applications.
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Plugs

PlugsPlugs are mainly used for the connection to splitter boxes and modules. High-quality pin contacts and materials ensure reliable electrical connections.
In addition to a wide range of standard products ifm also offers versions without silicone and halogen, versions for hygienic areas, for applications in contact with coolants and lubricants, as well as for welding applications.
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Jumper cables

Jumper cablesConnection cables feature a plug and a socket. They are used for the connection of sensors to splitter boxes and modules. High-quality contacts and materials ensure reliable electrical connections.
In addition to a wide range of standard products ifm also offers versions without silicone and halogen, versions for hygienic areas, for applications in contact with coolants and lubricants, as well as for welding applications.
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Splitter boxes

Splitter boxesSplitter boxes enable the connection of several sensors and the transmission of the corresponding signals and supply voltages via a multi-wire cable. This considerably reduces installation and wiring complexity.
In addition to splitter boxes with potted cable, versions with central connector are also available.
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Adapter sockets

Adapter socketsAdapter sockets enable led-through plug-and-socket connections in housings or control cabinets.
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Bulkhead connector

Bulkhead connectorAdapter plugs are mainly used for retrofitting of sensors with cable glands to plug-and-socket connections.
They are screwed into the housing instead of the existing cable gland and connected to the existing terminals.
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Y-splitters

Y-splittersY connection cables are used for the distribution of signals and the connection of two units to a connector.
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COMBICON connectors

COMBICON connectorsCOMBICON connectors offer the advantages of service-friendly plug-and-socket connections in conjunction with tried-and-tested screw and clamp technologies.
Today, they are used for the connection of many ifm control monitors, power supplies and AS-i masters as a standard.
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