Water Technology and Northern Connectors
The water industry relies on robust, waterproof connectors and other electrical components to keep their systems running in optimal condition. Northern Connectors supplies connectors, wiring systems and other related products that enable this to happen.
We stock a wide range of connectors for various applications within the water technology industry, which are capable of withstanding even the most challenging conditions. Our team of technical experts can guide you through the whole buying process, and help you find a solution that meets the needs of your application.
Read on to learn more about how our connectors can fulfil the needs of the water industry, or get in touch with us to find out more. Call us on 01744 815 001, or complete our online enquiry form to request a call back.
The role of connectors in water technology
In recent years, a rising population and high agricultural usage has led to water becoming an increasingly precious commodity, which in turn has seen a shift to innovative technology to increase efficiency and reduce wastage.
Increased investment in the water industry has led to the development of intelligent monitoring equipment, allowing authorities to better highlight where improvements can be made, minimising losses and regulating usage in particular areas. However, to be effective, these systems need to be robustly waterproofed and secured against even the harshest environmental conditions.
Even more challengingly, specialist electronic equipment is often required for underwater and pipeline exploration, which rely on robust robotic technology to provide analysis and aid the exploration of underwater locations. In these circumstances, the risk of ingress is extremely high, as well as the damage that can be done by extreme pressure - all of which can lead to major disruption.
This is why it is incredibly important that suitable connector systems are incorporated into the design of these technologies. Connectors that are suitable for water technology usage need to be rugged and waterproof, offering IP67, IP68 and IP69k ingress protection in both mated and unmated state. Only by doing so can they offer the level of performance that the industry requires.
Northern Connectors recommends a number of connectors for the exacting demands of the water industry, including:
To learn more about which connector will suit the specific needs of your application, get in touch with the expert team at Northern Connectors today.
Choosing Northern Connectors
If you require high-quality connectors for the water industry, Northern Connectors offers an industry-leading selection of products, as well as a tailored service to help you find the right solution.
We can guide you through the entire buying process and will provide the advice you need to make an informed purchasing decision. We are also able to advise you on a face-to-face basis when appropriate.
Since 1983, Northern Connectors has provided technical expertise, a rapid service and personalised support for all of our customers. We are an ISO 9001-certified business, which means you can rely on quality service from start to finish.
Additionally, we provide next-day delivery for items we have in stock and a low minimum order value to suit your individual requirements, as well as flexible call-off and scheduled order arrangements.
If your company is involved in the water technology industry, you can find out more about our products and services simply by getting in touch. Call Northern Connectors on 01744 815 001, or complete our online enquiry form and we will get back to you at a convenient time.
One of our clients, Dynamic Flow Technologies Ltd, was responsible for designing and developing an innovative wastewater meter, based on microwave technology and featuring no moving parts. The design was a finalist at the Water Industry Awards, and is capable of quantitative and qualitative measurement, with a non-intrusive design that incorporates the latest remote reading technologies.
Northern Connectors was introduced to this project in the early stages of its design, which enabled us to build a close working relationship with the customer and use our expertise to offer guidance on product selection.
Due to the demanding location in which the product sits, the connector had to be one that could withstand the harshness of the environment, while offering a positive and secure connection with total peace of mind.
Connector Manufacturer | Souriau
Connector Series | UTS Hi-seal
Environmental Rating | IP68/69K (mated & unmated)
Connector Locking Mechanism | Bayonet
Termination Types | Solder, Overmoulded
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C. Langham, Langham Industrial Controls Ltd.
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