Industrial Automation Interconnects
Modern industrial automation is highly dependent on the quality and durability of the interconnects that monitor, coordinate and drive its operations. Future automated industrial processes will be even more demanding than current requirements, making today’s interconnect choices more critical and forward-looking than ever.
CDM Electronics is a leading distributor of premium interconnect and cable solutions for all-new industrial and commercial applications, hard-wired connector replacements and prototype-level development programs. CDM can also provide custom power, communications, and data transmission cable assembly solutions for industrial infrastructure, along with box builds to support operations and signal requirements.
Explore CDM products and solutions for industrial automation:
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M-Series Circular Connectors
The industry standard M5, M8 and M12 connectors are engineered and purpose-built for sensors, actuators and process control in factory automation. Connectors are up to IP68 rated and UL listed, both cable and panel-mount connectors are available for a complete interconnect solution.
Industrial Ethernet Connectors
M12 locking connectors are used for industrial networks needing power or signal using CAN, CANopen, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, and PROFIBUS devices. CDM carries M12 interconnects and cordsets in A-, B- and D- Code formats, along with IP67-rated X-coded connectors and cordsets for industrial network applications in harsh environments.
Miniature and Sub Miniature Circular Connectors
While most used for demanding applications in medical electronics, commercial instrumentation and portable devices, the smaller footprint and available IP 67 protection make these interconnects a space-saving alternative for harsh industrial environments. Snap-in, push-pull, and bayonet locking options are available for additional design-in freedom.
Compact Power Connectors
Industrial machine and power connectors offering high current load and operating voltage in a compact footprint, including 7/8” format. Environmental protection ratings of IP 40, IP 65 and IP 68/69 available along with resistance to industrial chemicals and cleaning agents.
Food and Beverage Rated Connectors and Cables
CDM offers a wide range of connectors that can be used in the food and beverage processing and packaging industries, including standard stainless steel M8 and M12 connectors with an IP68 and IP69K rating. CDM also stocks Ecolab tested cable assemblies designed specifically to withstand harsh cleaning products used in the food and beverage industry.
Lightning and Surge Protection
The Times-Protect® series of protectors provide highly effective protection to wireless communications equipment and operational facilities against lightning strikes and subsequent power surges. These unique surge protection devices address communications applications throughout the entire useful RF frequency range from DC with capability up to and including 6 GHz. The Times-Protect® Data Line protector family utilizes a unique technology to provide a new level of surge protection for networks. Times-Protect products are in stock for your immediate protection.