IP rated Coaxial Cable Assembly

Nautilus is a range of panel mounted waterproof coaxial cable assemblies which offer IP67 & IP68 protection from moisture and particle ingress mated and unmated.

Waterproof coaxial connectors mounted in an enclosure feature an internal seal and O-Ring which prevents ingress of water and particles thru both the inner contact and thru panel.  The graphic below shows an example of a thru panel ingress problem and SMA panel mount IP67/IP68 solution, there are solutions for both front and rear panel mounting: 

Waterproof SMA connector solution

The following bulkhead mount IP rated interface connectors are available as part of the Nautilus range:

Nautilus IP rated coaxial connectors

For the other end of the cable assembly, GradConn specialise in Micro coax types such as Hirose, Murata & I-Pex, normally these Micro connectors are used as proprietary items on wireless modules.  You may also choose from a large range of other standard coaxial connectors. 

Many Nautilus cable assembly drawings are online, however, if the option you require is not, then use GradConn’s online coaxial cable builder to quickly enquire on your exact requirements.  

Nautilus Coaxial Connectors are tested to the following exacting specifications:

i. IP 6x Dust tight – no particle ingress

ii. IP x7 Waterproof for 30 minutes up to 1 meter underwater.

iii. IP x8 Waterproof for 48 hours at 1 meter underwater.

iv. IP x8 Waterproof for 12 hours at 5 meters underwater.

v. Pressure test – 1 bar =14.5 PSI (pounds per square inch) for 10 seconds. 

Certified IP67 & IP68 coaxial cable assembly test data:

1. IP6x and IPx7 test document 

2. IPx8 and pressure test document

Bulkhead mount Interface connector drawings and 3d models here:

BNC Jack waterproof
SMA Jack - rear mount
SMA Jack - front mount
RP SMA Jack - rear mount
RP SMA Jack - front mount
TNC Jack - rear mount
RP TNC Jack - rear mount
RP TNC Jack - front mount

Other connector types are available, please contact GradConn for more details. 

If you require further advice or assistance on IP rated or waterproof coax connectors or cable assemblies contact your local GradConn sales office now.  

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