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For all your long thread cable gland needs, Rayphen is the best place to rely on. We offer a comprehensive range of long thread cable gland to skyrocket your business.
In order to meet special applications need, Rayphen offers different sizes of the long thread cable gland. as a professional cable gland manufacturer, all long thread cable gland made by Rayphen are 100% inspected and well packaged before delivery. Contact us for more details.
Rayphen PG type long thread cable gland protects infrastructure and fortify systems against tear and wear, providing strain relief for flex-focused and standard applications. Rayphen provides the highest degree of safety and functionality. You can find them in all sizes to suit your projects.
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Rayphen Long Thread Cable Gland
Looking for a reliable long thread cable gland manufacturer and supplier for your business necessities? Rayphen is the right place for you. With years of experience in this field, you can find different types of cable glands in Rayphen.
Rayphen long thread cable gland is the most convenient and quickest way of providing tightness and strain relief with cable glands on housings and junction boxes. They are made up of brass, stainless steel, NBR, Nylon, etc.
There are different types of long thread cable glands according to their surface treatment. You can find nickel-plated long thread cable gland, primary color long thread cable gland, electroplating long thread cable gland, polished long thread cable gland, and so on.
Rayphen Long Thread Cable Gland has been exported to over 500 global clients and installed on an electric power project in the world.
Rayphen Long Thread Cable Gland is manufactured with high-quality raw material.
Rayphen has over 7 years of Long Thread Cable Gland manufacturing experience.
Long Thread Cable Gland manufactured by Rayphen is 100% strictly inspected before shipment.
Rayphen Long Thread Cable Gland
Rayphen long thread cable gland is designed for use with round cable. We manufacture long thread cable glands for different industrial use. You can find them in instrumentation and control, lighting environments, automated systems, machine building, and panel building.
Our long thread cable gland provides mechanical grip, superior ingress protection, and cable retention. It comes with a vibration lock that makes them suitable for high vibration environments. You can find a long thread cable gland in Rayphen with friction splines and anti-slip for low fatigue and ease of use.
Rayphen long thread cable gland is available in all sizes, types, and grades. For the type of Rayphen long thread cable gland, there are Metric type, PG type, and NPT type. Other types are available upon request.
Rayphen is a leading long thread cable gland manufacturer, supplier, and exporter in China. We are committed to providing the highest quality cable gland and professional customer service. Whatever your requirements, Rayphen strives to ensure that all of the cable glands in Rayphen can be met cost-efficiently and effectively.
For our more than 7 years of experience in manufacturing long thread cable glands, we guarantee you its quality, performance, and our best service.
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Long Thread Cable Gland — The Complete FAQs Guide
Have you ever wondered how your cables function on different devices? Or have you ever wondered how you could increase the service life of your cables? These cables need to be secure on their ends to last for long and ensure proper functioning.
Here’s the truth:
Cable glands are what help you secure the end of your cables. Now, there are distinct kinds of cable glands in today’s market. In this article, you are going to understand:
- What A Long Thread Cable Gland is and How It Functions
- The Different Types of Long Thread Cable Glands
- How to Buy World-Class Quality Long Thread Cable Glands
Keep reading this guide to find out more.
Q1. What Is A Long Thread Cable Gland?
A typical cable gland (a.k.a cable connector) is a small device that secures the ends of your cables. It makes your cable secure. These cable glands help a great deal in reducing cable stress. They also add protection against water, dust, or any other external contaminant.
Cable glands with long threads are primarily used in industries like telecommunications. Many people underestimate the importance of using a cable gland.
You’ll find the most helpful in terminating cables in harsh environmental conditions. Their main task is to let a cable through a special enclosure. There are waterproof, dustproof, and dirt-proof cable glands with long threads in today’s market.
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Different specifications distinguish cable glands, for example, beyond cable diameter, thread size, material, color, etc. Some cable glands also come with different features, for example, vibration locks for environments that vibrate.
A long thread cable gland is any cable gland within the range of 8-14mm. The primary difference between a long thread cable gland and a regular cable gland is that a normal cable gland is below the above-specified range.
Different materials are used to make cable glands with long threads. You’ll find stainless steel, nylon, brass, and aluminum long thread cable glands in the market today.
Some companies/institutions prefer using nylon cable glands with long threads.
Here’s the deal about using long thread nylon cable glands:
They come in different colors. You can select a particular color to represent cables that perform a specific task in your industry. It’ll make identification and maintenance super-easy and super-fast – they are efficient.
Now, there are three different primary types of long thread cable glands. They include the Metric, the PG (Panzer-Gewinde, a German cable gland), and the NPT (National Pipe Thread).
- Metric Thread
Metric threads are usually straight. You’ll find most long thread cable glands using the metric thread inscribed M12 x 1.5. This inscription simply means:
M – Metric
12 – Diameter in mm
1.5 – Pitch in mm
Figure 1: Metric Long Thread
- NPT Thread
NPT threads are primarily used in almost every connection. They have 1/16 taper to their threads.
Figure 2: NPT Cable Gland Long Thread
NPT cable glands seal the ends of your cable with a lot of rigidity and pressure. It is ideal for the prevention of contaminants damaging the ends of your cable.
- PG Thread
Panzer-Gewinde is a different kind of thread from Germany. It has smaller threads than both the NPT and Metric threads but has a broader pitch because of its large flank angle.
Figure 3: PG Cable Gland Long Thread
When you open up a typical long thread cable gland, there are different components that you’ll find.
Figure 4: Cable Gland with Long Thread Components
Installing your long thread cable glands should be done by an experienced person. It should be done according to Rayphen’s specifications. There are some things you need to do before and during the installation of your long thread cable glands:
- You shouldn’t install your cable glands when the circuits are live.
- You’ll need to take a lot of care so that you don’t end up damaging your cable glands. That is why you need a professional to install them for you.
- Your cable gland is not user-serviceable. There are no spare parts for cable glands that are already in service. If your cable gland gets damaged, you’ll need to replace it with a new one.
- You need to ensure that your long thread cable glands have their sealing rings. No cable gland should come without a sealing ring from the manufacturer.
Long thread cable glands are essential in securing and lengthening the service life of your cable. It is, therefore, vital to ensure that you acquire your long thread cable glands from a reputable company.
Rayphen is a world-class long thread cable manufacturer based in China. The company manufactures long thread cable glands for round cables to function even under harsh environmental conditions. We manufacture NTP, Metric, and PG cable threads.
We can also make different types of long thread cable glands upon order.
Apart from manufacturing, Rayphen also supplies and exports these long thread cable glands. You can reach out to us for more information. We’ll be happy to hear from you and help you out!
Q2. Why Should I Choose Your Long Thread Cable Gland?
Long thread cable glands are manufactured to help you lengthen the service life of your cables. They do so by terminating your cable ends and preventing the intrusion of contaminants. These contaminants include water, moisture, dust, and solid particles like sand.
Also, long thread cable glands also provide your cables with strain relief. Strain relief is essential because it prevents your cable from breaking under pressure. Cable glands also offer earthing, insulation, and bonding.
Cables that have to work in the most difficult environments. Some situations require your cables to work underwater, in dusty situations, or even on surfaces that vibrate.
There are some long thread cable glands that come with a vibration lock. It helps the cables stay in place even when the surfaces vibrate vigorously.
You’ll need to understand your cable’s working environment. It’ll help you make an informed decision on which sort of long thread cable gland you should use. You can choose to use either metallic or nylon cable glands with long threads to terminate your cable ends.
Metallic long thread cable glands include brass and stainless steel. They are extremely beneficial when it comes to explosion-proof, longer lifespan corrosion resistance, and a vast array of application areas.
Nylon long thread cable glands, on the other hand, are highly advantageous too. They are manufactured in a variety of colors, which help you in color-coding your cables. Color-coding cables make it easier to maintain cables.
They also have a significant amount of service life. Nylon long thread cable glands are mostly used in glanding data cables and electrical cables because of their flammability qualities.
Contact us today for a free quote on cable glands with long threads.
Q3. How Can I Calculate the Size of My Long Thread Cable Gland?
Now, calculating the size of your long thread cable glands is essential because it helps you prepare adequately for what you’ll need. Calculating the correct size of cable glands entails choosing the ideal type of cable glands to use.
Here’s the deal:
When calculating your long thread cable sizes, consider your cable cores. They’ll help you have a more accurate measurement of the ideal long thread cable to use.
Check out how you can calculate the size of your long thread cable gland using this long thread cable gland size chart. The chart portrays both the Metric and PG long thread cable glands for both metallic and nylon long thread cable glands.
Figure 5: Brass, Stainless Steel, and Nylon Long Thread Cable Gland
You cannot use a long thread or a normal cable gland for HV cables.
Q4. What Is The Process Of Glanding An Armoured Cable?
Installing an armored cable is not a complex process, especially if you are a skilled professional. If not, you can follow this guide; it’ll give you all the information you need on glanding an armored cable.
Now, glanding an armored cable correctly requires you to carry out the following 11 steps:
- Know the type of steel in the cable: You probably know by now that steel is used to armor cables. In this first step, you’ll need to check out the number of cores in that cable. Remember also to know their exact size.
- Check your gland pack: Checking your gland pack simply ensures you have the correct long thread cable gland. The long thread cable gland has different sizes. As such, you’ll find its size within the range of 8-14mm. A typical long thread cable gland is comprised of the following items:
- A pair of shrouds
- A pair of locking nuts
- A pair of gland bodies
- A pair of earthing rings
- Measure your recommended cable length first: Before you begin terminating your cables, you’ll need first to measure the different cable sizes you require and mark them. These markings will help you know where to cut.
- Begin by installing the shroud: Now, here’s where the long thread cable gland installation starts. You’ll need to take your shroud and insert it on the end that you wish to terminate. It’ll require you to be firm and gentle simultaneously.
You should then cut the top carefully while ensuring the shroud has an excellent fit to the cable. Slide it down into the cable after cutting.
- Cut the Cable’s Outer Layer: You can use a cutting tool, preferably a junior hacksaw, to cut the area you marked earlier during the 3rd step. Do not go deep to prevent damaging the cable’s internal conductors.
- Pull the PVC: After carefully cutting the cable’s outer layer, you can then use a smaller and sharper tool (like a knife) to remove the cable’s PVC. It’ll require you to hold the armored cable gently yet firmly while running the cutting tool along the cable’s cutting area.
- Unwinding the wire off the cable: You’ll then need to unwind the wire off the cable so that it leaves the cable’s base by gently rocking it forward and backward. There are times that you’ll find the unwound wire doesn’t break off the base easily. You can use a junior hacksaw to remove it.
- Insert the gland nut: When inserting the gland nut, you’ll need to ensure that your cable gland threads point upwards. Remember not to get rid of too much PVC covering, as it is imperative to remove the PVC to expose the SWA.
- Install your gland with the toothed edge down: Ensure that your gland’s thimble part doesn’t go past the thread. You’ll then wind the gland’s body and nuts open. Then, drop the gland under the SWA.
Do not forget that the rotation must be firm. Check to see whether the SWA is in the thimble segment or the serrated region of the gland.
Pull it out entirely from inside it.
Allow the nut to rise to the strings. Ensure they don’t cross-thread each other. To bring the gland into the armoring, force it down. Make a fist and wind it up.
- Tighten the long thread cable gland: You should ensure that your long thread cable gland is highly tightened. You can do so by using a pair of spanners. One of the spanners should be on the long thread cable gland’s body, while the other should be on the nut. Twist the nut on the gland’s body to tighten it.
Rayphen recommends using a pair of spanners as opposed to adjustable grips. The former will do a better job.
- Insert the earthing ring: You’ll need to insert your earthing ring into the enclosure, followed by the inside nut. It is the last step in the installation process. You’ll also have to ensure that all the steel wires that provide armoring are under the long thread cable gland.
Following the above 11 steps guarantees you the safe installation of long thread cable glands on your armored cables.
Q5. What Are The Benefits Of Using Nylon Long Thread Cable Glands?
There are several benefits of using nylon long thread cable glands. You’ll find these benefits most helpful in your organization.
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Firstly, nylon long thread cable glands come in different colors. You can find either blue or even red nylon cable glands with long threads. Different colors of the same product mean that you can color-code your electrical or data cables. It’ll help you out during cable maintenance.
In other words, nylon long thread cable glands are more efficient.
The second benefit is that they have a higher ranking than other cable glands in terms of IP rating.
Now, you may be wondering to yourself:
“What is this IP rating?”
IP rating (Ingress Protection) is the level or degree of sealing cable glands provided to the cable ends they terminate. Here is how IP ratings work:
Suppose you have a long thread cable gland with an IP68 rating, the 6 in 68 means the level of intrusion protection. It is the degree of protection the cable gland offers you against the entry of weak water jets. However, it does have a specified level of protection against solid particles.
The second value in IP68, that is, 8, shows partial protection against dust. It, however, does not specify the level of protection against moisture.
Rayphen’s nylon long thread cable glands have a standard rating of IP68. This IP rating means that they have a significant amount of protection from fluids, dust, and sand particles.
Another exceptional benefit of using nylon long threads is their flammability rating. Nylon long threads prevent the burning of cables within 10 seconds.
Rayphen’s nylon long thread cable glands offer you more extended service life than other company’s cable glands. It is because we manufacture our parts from world-class raw materials. They’ll offer you all of the above benefits as well as longer service life.
Rayphen also supplies and exports these parts from China.
Q6. What Are The Benefits Of Using Brass Long Thread Cable Glands?
Brass long thread cable glands have lots of benefits, some of which include strain-relief, grounding, earthing, insulation, and sealing cables.
However, these are just the primary benefits every cable gland can offer. Here are some specific reasons why you should use your brass cable glands with long threads:
Brass long thread cable glands have an anti-corrosive quality. Brass cannot rust, even when placed underwater. It is among the most significant benefits of using brass cable glands with long threads.
In other words:
Brass cable glands are long-lasting.
The second benefit is that brass cable glands with long threads are explosion-proof. Brass cable glands can withstand high degrees of temperature. They are therefore used for cables that require a high-load bearing capacity.
The third benefit is that these brass long thread cable glands are versatile. They are available in several shapes and sizes, and as such, they can withstand harsh environmental conditions.
Apart from that, brass cable glands will connect well to both armored and unarmoured cables. Since it is durable and effective, it can withstand harsh environmental conditions, e.g., functioning in mines, underwater, etc.
The main demerit of using brass long thread cable glands is that they are quite expensive, compared to other long thread cable glands.
Thus, it is beneficial for you to carry out an in-depth analysis of the environment in which your cable gland will stay. It’ll help you make an informed decision on which long thread cable gland to use.
Rayphen brass long thread cable glands are manufactured to work effectively, even in the most stressful environmental conditions. The brass cable glands are manufactured from high-quality raw material and undergo rigorous quality control and assurance before being shipped over to you.
Rayphen has been in the business of manufacturing, supplying, and exporting brass cable glands for years now. You can contact us today for any query. We’ll be glad to hear from you and help you out with your questions and cable glands requirements.
Q7. What Are The Benefits Of Using Stainless Steel Long Thread Cable Glands?
The stainless steel long thread cable gland is somewhat similar to the brass long thread cable gland.
The first benefit is that it has smooth edges. Rayphen ensures that your stainless steel cable glands’ edges are polished to remove burrs. You’ll find these smooth edges most beneficial when installing them on cables.
The second advantage of using stainless steel long thread cable glands is that they have a compact design. This design enables them to have broader and different clamping features.
Stainless steel long thread cable glands surfaces can work exceptionally well. They can withstand harsh environmental conditions, including working underwater. Its surfaces are well-tuned to handle all environmental hardships. It has an anti-corrosive element on its surface.
Stainless steel long thread cable glands will prevent the intrusion of water, moisture, dust, or solid particles such as sand from reaching your cable ends. They have an IP68 rating. Stainless steel cable glands also offer earthing, strain relief, and bonding.
Stainless steel long thread cable glands are ideal for glanding your cable. They’ll ensure that your cable life service is long
Q8. What Are The Benefits Of Using Long Thread Cable Glands With Strain Relief?
The primary benefit of using a long thread cable gland with strain relief is to ensure that cable ends are correctly terminated. Strain relief also ensures that no dust or water, or moisture affects the sealing of your cable ends.
In other words:
Strain relief is one of the primary functions of cable glands.
Nylon, brass, stainless steel, and aluminum cable glands offer strain relief to cables of all sorts. All you need to know is the environment in which your cable gland will stay. You have to know the type and size of cable which your long thread cable gland will offer.
You can contact Rayphen cable glands manufacturers today.
Q9. What Are The Benefits Of Using Rubber Long Thread Cable Glands?
Rubber long thread cable glands are essential in terminating the ends of cables. Industries use them both on small and large scales. Rubber long thread cable glands are beneficial because:
They are primarily waterproof. Rubber long thread cable glands have a solid IP68 rating, meaning that they have an excellent insulation capacity to protect cables passing underwater.
They also have an optimum functioning temperature of -40°C to 100°C. They’ll resist instantaneous heat of about 120°C in the static state and 100°C in the dynamic state.
Finally, they are cheap to acquire and have a longer service life.
You can acquire them from a reputable manufacturing company. Reach out to us today for more details on pricing and shipping.
Q10. What Steps Should I Follow To Select The Ideal Long Thread Cable Gland?
Selecting the ideal long thread cable gland for your project can be intimidating, especially if you are new to the field. However, with this guide, everything is going to be made accessible. Check out the following steps to use for the ideal selection of long thread cable glands:
The first thing you’ll need to know is the type of cable you’ll use for your project. There are two kinds of cables:
- Armoured – has an additional layer of protection that helps prevent internal damage.
- Unarmoured – does not have an extra layer of protection. It is simply basic.
You’ll need to consider the following as the first step of determining the ideal long thread cable gland for your cables:
- Cable Diameter
- Cable Material
- Cable Internal Construction
For the armored cable, there some extra considerations that you’ll need to put in mind:
- Type and size of armor
- Diameter of lead cover
- Diameter of the inner bedding
Secondly, you’ll then choose the type of cable gland that is ideal for your cable. At this stage, determining the environment where your cables will work is essential. You can choose to use metallic, plastic, or rubber cable glands with long threads.
Metallic long thread cable glands like brass and stainless steel are ideal for measuring, controlling medical and machinery cables. They are corrosive-resistant. They are also good when it comes to thermal and electrical conductivity.
On the other hand, nylon and rubber long thread cable glands are ideal for telecommunications, data cables, and electrical power. They are flexible, offer as well as available in different colors for color-coding of cables.
Remember to check your cable gland’s IP rating. Rayphen recommends using IP68 cable gland rating. They’ll protect your cable ends and offer you a longer service life.
You can contact a professional to help you out in determining the best solution for your cable glands. Rayphen will also go a step ahead to manufacture, supply, and export your ideal long thread cable gland.
Q 11. What Type Of A Long Thread Cable Gland Should I Use For Cables With Connectors?
Cables that already have connectors (pre-terminated cables) work best with split long thread cable glands. Split cable glands have three primary parts:
- A pair of cable gland pieces
- A sealing grommet
The pair of cable gland pieces are screwed, with the sealing grommet underneath. The sealing grommet provides resistance against fluids and solid particles.
Here’s the best part about using a split cable gland with long threads:
It has an IP rating within the range of IP66 to IP68.
Now, you may be wondering:
“Where can I get split cable glands?”
You can acquire your split cable glands with long threads from Rayphen cable glands manufacturers. They are made according to world-class standards. They are also rigorously inspected to ensure that they are shipped faultlessly.
Q12. Which Type Of Long Thread Cable Gland Is Ideal for Ethernet Cables?
Ethernets are mainly used as data cables. As such, they’ll require to be free from water, moisture, dust, dirt, or any other cable damaging cause.
Therefore, the best long thread cable gland to use is the waterproof RJ-45 long thread cable gland. It’ll provide an IP68 rating level of protection against harsh environmental conditions. Since ethernet cables use electricity, the ideal type of cable gland should be nylon.
Are you in need of a waterproof RJ-45 cable gland with long threads? Rayphen can help you out with that. Contact us today for more details on pricing and shipping of ethernet cables long thread cable glands.
Q13. Which Type Of Long Thread Cable Gland Is Ideal for Flat Cables?
Flat cables are ideal when you want to do away with the typical wire weight. They can occupy smaller spaces, unlike regular cables. Flat cables, too, require cable glands with long threads.
Figure 6: Flat Cable
Since flat cables are primarily used in weight reduction and require small physical spaces, the ideal long thread cable glands are nylon cable glands. The nylon cable gland can be designed to fit the ends of your flat cable.
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You are not limited to using nylon long thread cable glands alone. Some cases will require you to use a metallic cable gland, for example, brass long thread cable glands.
Q14. Does Your Company Provide Long Thread Cable Glands With Strain Relief?
It’s true that:
Rayphen manufactures all sorts of cable glands, both with regular and long threads. Stress relief is also essential because there will be no intrusion of foreign matter, such as fluids, water, moisture, dust, or even sand particles.
Figure 7: Strain Relief
Rayphen manufactures world-class long thread cable glands with strain relief. Apart from manufacturing, Rayphen also supplies and exports these long thread cable glands. As we have been doing during the past years, you can be confident that we will consistently deliver.
Q15. Why Should I Use A Long Thread Cable Gland That Has A Shroud?
A long thread cable gland that has shroud importance cannot be emphasized further. The primary reason it is used is that it helps minimize the risk of foreign materials gathering around the cable gland.
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Cable shrouds prevent the gathering of contaminants around your long thread cable gland. Cable shrouds are essential tools as they lengthen the service life of your long thread cable glands.
Remember, there are no spare parts for damaged long thread cable glands. Once they become damaged, they must be replaced with new ones.
Long thread cable glands are essential. They help terminate the ends of your cables. Long thread cable glands are vital because they lengthen the service life of your cables by preventing the intrusion of foreign matter.
There are metallic and nylon long threads in the market. Metallic long thread cable glands include brass, stainless steel, and aluminum. They are beneficial, primarily when used in wet environments, as their surfaces are anti-corrosive.
On the other hand, nylon long threads are also beneficial, as they come in different colors. Different colors mean that you can color-code your cables, thus making maintenance easier. In other words, they are efficient.
They also provide earthing, strain relief, insulation as well as bonding. When acquiring your long thread cable glands, remember to consider the cable gland’s IP rating. It is crucial as it determines the service life of your cables by preventing the intrusion of external contaminants.
Rayphen manufactures both metallic and nylon long thread cable glands. They are manufactured according to world-class standards. You can be confident in our products, as we have been in the manufacturing business for years.
Our cable glands are manufactured to meet the IP68 requirement rating. This means that our long thread cable glands do not leak water, moisture, dust, or sand particles to your cable’s core.
Rayphen also supplies and exports your desired cable glands from China. We serve over 500 global clients.
Contact us today for more information on how you can acquire cable glands from Rayphen. We guarantee you the best products as well as an exceptional customer handling experience!