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PSG 553/RAC Cable Gland
Hawke PSG 553/RAC Cable Gland

PSG 553/RAC Cable Gland Hawke

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Exe IIC, Exd IIC, Extb IIIC Armoured ATEX IECEx Approved

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PSG 553/RAC Cable Gland Details


Outdoor or indoor use.

For use with single wire armour ‘W’, wire braid ‘X’ and steel tape armour ‘Z’ elastomer and plastic insulated cables.

For particular use with:-

a) Cables that are not effectively filled, compact and/or circular, have tape bedding or have hygroscopic fillers.

b) Cables that exhibit ‘cold flow’ characteristics.

c) Enclosures for gas group IIC, under 2 litres in volume and containing an ignition source.

d) Enclosures for gas groups IIA or IIB, which are greater than 2 litres in volume and contain an ignition source.


Provides a barrier seal to the individual insulated cores within the cable and prevents entry of the products of an explosion into the cable.

The required number of holes for the cores are punched in the seal by means of a special tool to suit the core size.

Provides armour clamping using one clamping arrangement for all armour/braid types.

Deluge protection option available contact Hawke Technical Sales for details.

Provides a cable retention and low smoke and fume, zero halogen seal onto the cables outer sheath.

Materials & Finishes

The PSG 553/RAC cable gland is manufactured in Brass (standard), Nickel Plated Brass, 316 Stainless Steel or Aluminium. Brass NPT entries are nickel plated as standard.


Technical Data

Flameproof Exd and Increased Safety Exe ex logo II 2 GD ExtD A21.

Certificate No's

Baseefa06ATEX0056X and IECEx BAS 06.0013X.

Suitable for use in:

Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 21, Zone 22 and in Gas Groups IIA, IIB and IIC.

Construction and Test Standards:

IEC/EN 60079-0, IEC/EN 60079-1, IEC/EN 60079-7, IEC/EN 61241-0 and IEC/EN 61241-1.

Ingress Protection:

IP66, IP67 and IP 68 (30 metres for 7 days) to IEC/EN 60529 and NEMA 4X.

Deluge Protection to:

DTS01 (Deluge seal optional).

Operating Temperature Range:

-60°C to +80°C

Assembly Instruction Sheet:

AI 312.

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