Power Lead

For high-quality sealing of 1-18 supply conductors in sizes 8 to 20 AWG. Rated for 600Vac/850VDC@55A max. Can be ordered with or without installed conductors.

  • Temperature Range: -300˚ F to +450˚ F (-185˚ C to +232˚ C)
  • Pressure Range: Vacuum to 10,000 PSIG (690 bar)
  • 600 Volts to 55 amps
  • Seals 1-18 Wires
  • Easy installation – no “potting”
  • Wire Identification Markers applied
  • Thermocouple Material conductors available, 18 gauge standard, other wire gauges optional

Conax Technologies Model PL (Power Lead) Glands seal on insulated leadwire for use in transformers, motors, conduit boxes and pressure/vacuum chambers and as power or instrument feedthroughs. The soft sealant technology seals against gases or liquids and resists element movement under pressure. Immersion length adjustments and easy replacement of elements can be accomplished in the field.

PL glands may be purchased with or without wire. If supplied with wire, solid copper wire with Kapton®
insulation is standard. This is provided as 24″ total with the gland centered at mid-point. Standard sealants are Grafoil or Teflon. Other materials for wire and sealants can be provided for special applications Terminals can be furnished on all wire ends if specified, at additional cost. Bulk wire is available from Conax Technologies for field assembly of PL glands

PL gland bodies with NPT threads and SAE threads are constructed from 303SST standard. Weld-neck style gland bodies are constructed from 316LSST standard. Caps and followers for all styles are constructed from 303SST standard. Many optional materials are also available, including 316LSST, Monel 405, Hastelloy C276, Inconel and more.

Cap Style A offers a mounting thread only. Cap Style B provides
threading on both ends for attachment to conduit or terminal heads.