Molex claims its new IP67 sealed Direct-Link switch modules provide a simple and secure on-machine Ethernet switch solution. Suitable for installations located in extreme temperature conditions, the Direct- Link 8-port switches operate in -40 to +75°C.

Tested to NEMA 6 and IP67 environmental ratings, the company says the new Direct-Link switch modules are compatible with other Brad industrial products, including cordsets, receptacles, fi eldattachable connectors, I/O modules, PC interfaces, gateways, switches and diagnostic tools.