29/03/2022 Hylec APL SA
Extensive range of high quality control stations, motor control gear, terminal blocks, waterproof connectors, specialist enclosures for industrial applications
Specialist manufacturer and supplier of electrical and electronic components Hylec-APL is showcasing its latest and very wide range of OEM and EMC products on stand J128 at Drives & Control 2022. The majority of Hylec products are its own highly successful patented designs, others are some of the finest examples of electrical and electronic components available worldwide and are only available in the UK and Ireland exclusively through Hylec.
Hylec offers a wide range of enclosures with lockable doors in flame retardant ABS plastic, stainless steel, galvanized steel and aluminium. Models are rated IP65, IP66, IP67, IP68, IK08 and IK10 and the steel range comes with a 3 year anti-corrosion warranty. Offering protection for many installations in industrial environments, including those exposed to hazards such as dust, water jets, aerosol chemicals, petrochemicals, the enclosures are all available in a very wide range of sizes and are supplied complete with backplates and mounting brackets.
There is probably no other UK manufacturer with a wider range of cable glands than Hylec. Over 2,000 products in multiple materials including nylon, nickel-plated brass and stainless steel – all in metric and PG sizes – are complemented by a wide range of accessories of all types. Perfect series cable glands include railway certified and ATEX certified explosion proof Pa6 V-0 ranges. The best-selling Kwik Fix cable glands allow a fast, secure and tight connection in cabinets and panels: a turn of the polyamide body gives an IP68 connection. No special tools are required, assembly is from one side with no separate lock nut required.
The range of weatherproof electrical connectors are rated up to IP68/IP69K and have been proven in many projects around the world including major bridge illuminations, public fountain installations, signage at sporting events exteriors and valve controls on the main rivers. Shock (IK08/IK10), vibration, salt solution and flame resistant, the Weatherproof connector family includes micro and other connectors in 2 to 8 pole versions. Weatherproof connectors can be panel mounted on products, which can simplify and speed up installation.
Completely new and first shown at Drives & Controls is the Debox 11, the latest member of Hylec’s innovative Debox family of junction boxes. For indoor or outdoor use, Debox 11 is a versatile and robust IP66/IP67 rated surface mounted junction box with ten cable entries and includes five 3-way lever connectors. This is the latest junction box to join the innovative and hugely popular Debox family selling millions of units, all designed for ergonomic and quick installation.
Control stations are essential in industrial environments. The Hylec range covers four functional areas: emergency stop stations; double-press on-off buttons in a housing; selection switches in twistable on/off version and a lockable version with key; flush buttons for separate or combined on/off or forward/reverse operation. All Hylec control stations are housed in highly impact resistant and flame retardant ABS. Various accessories and personalized products are also offered. Hylec’s motor control equipment product line includes motor starters, DEC series three-pole (AC3) contactors, DETH series thermal overload relays, and auxiliary contact and mechanical interlock modules. of the DECA series. DOL enclosed, non-reversing motor starters are IP65 rated and CE approved, supplied with wall/panel mounting screws and complete with threaded cable gland entry. They are wired ready for use with a thermal overload relay and are suitable for applications such as woodworking, dust collection and metal recycling machinery.
Ensuring safety in industrial environments by providing fast electrical isolation for machinery, power supplies, safety equipment and HVAC installations, Hylec’s range of ISOLATOR AC and DC IP66 control switches offer the best price/performance ratio currently available on the UK market. Other Hylec products on display at Drives & Controls include filters, fans, thermostats and ventilation elements. Hylec holds large stocks of product at its UK facilities and delivery times are short on most lines.
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