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What is a strain relief?

Beke Nieszytka | 8. July 2019

What is a strain relief?

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A strain relief is a mechanical device to protect flexible electrical cables. By the use of a strain relief the connection between a flexible cable and the end piece are protected against mechanical stress. For this purpose, suitable cables are selected for the application and fastened with clamping elements.

The following strain relief solutions are also possible:

  • C-profiles
  • CFX clamps
  • chainfix tiewrap plates
  • Honeycomb strain relief CFU
  • Strain relief separators
  • CFV stepped strain relief
  • CFN – chainfix nuggets for C-profile and top-hat (DIN) rail
  • CFB strain relief connector system
  • Union nut
  • Clamping nut
  • Cable gland
  • Clamping bracket
  • Cable tiewrap
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