Series 718 M8 panel connectorsCamarillo, CA – Binder-USA has released protective caps for its Series 718, M8 panel connectors. The caps provide IP67-rated environmental protection for un-mated panel-mount sockets. The M8 connectors are used for sensors in the automation industry.

Each protective cap attaches directly via a loop to the panel-mounted connector eliminating the need for screws. The cap is designed to provide an IP67-rated environmental protection from liquids and debris while the panel connector is detached from its mating connector. The new M8 protective caps are available for both male and female connectors.

Binder-USA, LP is a subsidiary of Franz Binder GmbH & Co., a German-based designer and manufacturer of circular connectors and cordsets for use in industrial environments including factory automation, process control, and medical technology applications. For more information related to Binder-USA's products and services, visit or call 805.437.9925.