Shield clamps with filter allow shielding on both sides

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Weidmuller has released a shield clamp that allows users to shield on both sides of a cable to eliminate noise.

The Weidmuller KLBU RC shield clamp discharges interference currents. The built-in frequency filter in the shield clamp prevents high frequency noise from being transferred across the cable.

It effectively suppresses interfering currents to help ensure a more effective and responsive system.

Suitable for use in long or extensive systems, the KLBU RC shield clamp is may be used in power plants, sewage plants, wastewater and other industrial facilities where the use of numerous data cables, processors and frequency converters is growing and so too, does the potential for problems.

The use of the KLBU RC shield clamp on the field side(s) reduces transfer impedance and improves system performance and stability.

According to Weidmuller, the KLBU RC shield clamp also aids functional earthing to help protect the electrical equipment.

Protective earthing to keep life and assets safe. Functional earthing protects electrical equipment.

The KLBU RC allows users to shield at both ends of long cable routes to also help ensure the performance and safety of the electrical cables.

The KLBU RC shield clamp is also certified for resistance to vibration. It meets the requirements of wind-power plants and can be used in mobile installations.

Designed to perform, the unit features a high pass between the shield clamp and mounting rail. This filters low-frequency signals while ensuring that only real interference currents are securely discharged.

What's more, unlike traditional shields, which are often tall add-ons as they need mounting rails, the KLBU RC is quite short. This low, compact solution lets users connect the shield anywhere they like.