ODS Electronics announces M12 Plastic Female Receptacle to its extensive range of high quality industrial connectors.  The female socket is a reliable, low-cost, alternative replacement for metal-bodied versions present whilst offering competitive pricing with no reduction in performance or quality.  These are perfectly suitable in industrial applications such as industrial controls, drives, sensors and automation equipment and involving all types of sensors and actuators in automation applications that offers safety in harsh environmental conditions. 

Protected to IP68, its plastic housing is manufactured from rugged polyamide and contacts are gold-plated bronze with a current rating of 2 to 4A and solder bucket and PCB contact versions are available. Available in 2 to 5 and 8-pole formats with M16 locking thread, these newly added products can withstand up to 1000 mating cycles.