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Hawke 501/RCG Cable Gland

The 501/RCG Cable Gland combines the features of our market-leading Cable Gland range with the plug and play benefits of a connector.

Increased Safety, Dust Protection Certified ATEX / IECEx / UKEx

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The 501/RCG is certified Exe/Ext, and can be used for quick field connection of cables to equipment where historically hard wiring methods are used. The product offers cost savings when carrying out essential inspection and maintenance activities, including the capability to quickly swap out equipment on-site.

  • Quick disconnect pin and socket arrangement inside the body of a gland
  • 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
501/RCG Selection Table
Body Size Seal/Ring Size Inner Sheath Outer Sheath Steel Wire Armour/Tape/Braid Entry Thread Max Hexagon Dimensions
Max Min Max Orientation 1 Orientation 2 Across Flats Across Corners
4-Pin Os 8.1 5.5 12 0.8-1.25 0-0.8 M20 24 26.5
O 11.4 9.5 16 0.8-1.25 0-0.8 24 26.5
A 14.3 12.5 20.5 0.8-1.25 0-0.8 30 32.5
6-pin O 11.4 9.5 16 0.8-1.25 0-0.8 M25 24 26.5
A 14.3 12.5 20.5 0.8-1.25 0-0.8 30 32.5
B 19.7 16.9 26 1.25-1.6 0-0.7 36 39.5
B(AR) 19.7 16.9 26 0.9-1.25 0.5-0.9 36 39.5

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

Ordering Information
Name 501/RCG Product Type
Number of Pins 4 4 Pins
6 6 Pins
Body style E Entry (Supplied with Energised Cap)
B Body (Supplied with Energised Cap)
G Entry and Body (Supplied with Transit Caps)
Contact size
Selection only required for Body Style E and G
A 0.75mm2 – 1.5mm2
B 2.5mm2
C 4/6mm2
X N/A for Bodies
Cable OD
Selection only required for Body Style B and G
S OS (4way)
O O (4/6way)
A A (4/6way)
B B (6way)
X N/A for Entries Only
Supplied Brass Nickel Plated as standard
Crimp tool for Entry assembly recommended, order part code HTC2 Insert tool for Entry assembly required, order part code RCGT1
For Alternative threaded entries, a 476 thread adaptor may be required
For additional clamping and to meet IEC EN BS 60079-14 10.3, the GMC can be used with the 501/RCG When purchasing Entry component, the required conductor size must be specified

Order Example: 501/RCG-4-G-B-A

Product Details
Application Suitable for use in Zone 1, Zone 21, Zone 2 and Zone 22
Ingress Protection IP66, IP67, DTS01
Material Nickel Plated Brass
Certifications and Compliance
ATEX File Number CML20ATEX3217X
Certified Listed IEC/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 Number CML20.0137X

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