Connectors for filling and portioning systems in the food industry

Schaltbau connectors ensure safe and reliable operation in harsh environmental conditions

Customer profile

  • Application: Filling and portioning systems
  • Industry: Food industry
  • Country: Germany

Customer case

  • Food manufacturing companies must meet the strictest hygiene standards and ensure the highest level of product safety.
  • A leading manufacturer of filler and portioning systems needed a reliable connection between their modular devices, which can operate under harsh conditions and withstand aggressive cleansing agents used during the daily cleaning routine.
  • The modular design of the system requires a modular connector with diverse mounting options, as well as mechanical coding to ensure only correct combinations of connections.
To meet the customer’s needs, Schaltbau has offered the M series connectors. They ensure reliable operation by:
  • being dustproof and water pressure tight.
  • being resistant to the effects of aggressive liquids and vapors as well as the extreme temperatures in a range from –50° C up to +100° C.
  • having a modular design and allowing many variations of assembly to fit the application.
  • having a wide power range: from 4 + PE up to 7+7+PE different layouts for power and signal.