Energy & Power
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Wago 753 series and 16-Point I/O receive GL approval
By Anthony Capkun
March 12, 2011
Wago Corp.’s 753 Series pluggable I/O modules and high-density 16-point I/O modules have earned GL Marine Approval, which enables Wago to offer more than 150 marine and offshore products with multiple marine ratings, including ABS, BV and DNV. GL-approved 753 Series Pluggable I/O modules and connectors and based on standard 750 Series Wago-I/O-System modules, and provide pluggable field wiring via 753-110 pluggable connector. GL-approved pluggable connectors are ideal for marine applications that require the removal of a module in the fieldbus node without disturbing existing wiring. The separation of function and wiring layers enables 753 Series to eliminate wiring errors while expediting changeover via pre-wired connectors. 753 Series provides conveniences such as coding options and strain relief, as well as direct testing for commissioning and maintenance.