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Hawke 501/RCG Cable Gland Coupler

The RCG coupler allows an installer to extend an existing piece of cable without the need to use a junction box, or a more permanent splice kit.

Increased Safety, Dust Protection Certified ATEX / IECEx / UKEx

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The 501/RCG Coupler is certified Exe, and is an inline quick connection product suitable for use as a cable extension device or an alternative to a junction box. Suitable for all types of cable, including unarmoured, armoured and braided.

  • Quick disconnect pin and socket arrangement inside a connection tube
  • Reversible Armour Clamp – For all types of armour and braid
  • Patented Cable Gland Tightening Guide – Helps prevent damage caused by over tightening
  • Unique Rear Seal – Offering ultimate sealing over an extremely wide cable acceptance range
  • External Earthing Tag supplied as standard
501/RCG Coupler Selection Table
Body SizeSeal/Ring SizeInner SheathOuter SheathSteel Wire Armour/Tape/BraidMax Hexagon Dimensions
MaxMinMaxOrientation 1Orientation 2Across FlatsAcross Corners
B (AR)19.716.9260.9-1.250.5-0.93639.5

For Alternative Ring with 6-pin B size add “AR” to end of code string

Ordering Information
Number of cores44 pins
66 pins
Body styleCCoupler
Cable ODSOS (4way)
OO (4/6way)
AA (4/6way)
BB (6way)
Supplied Brass Nickel Plated as standard
For additional clamping and to meet IEC EN BS 60079-14 10.3, the GMC can be used with the 501/RCG A flange mount can be purchased as a separate line item, for details contact Hawke Technical

Order Example: 501/RCG-4-C-A

ApplicationSuitable for use in Zone 1, Zone 21, Zone 2 and Zone 22
Ingress ProtectionIP66, IP67, DTS01
MaterialBrass Nickel Plated


Certifications and Compliance
ATEX File NumberCML20ATEX3217X
Certified ListedIEC/EN 60079-0, IEC/EN 60079-7 and IEC/EN 60079-31
Hazardous Rating(s)Ex II 2 GD Ex eb IIC T6/T5 Gb, Ex tb IIIC T80°C/95°C Db Suitable for use in Zone 1, Zone 21, Zone 2 and Zone 22
IECEx File NumberCML20.0137X


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