Capri ADE-5F - Gland for armored cable with anti-rotation clamp
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Capri ADE-5F - Gland for armored cable with anti-rotation clamp

The Capri ADE-5F is a widely approved gland for use in hazardous areas with a focus on braided cable and cold flow protection.

Suitable for IEC and NEC installations and with many cable types the Capri ADE-5F offers a range of materials and thread options to cover all requirements.

It features a unique anti-rotation clamping cage to avoid braided cable damage. Available as gland only or in pre-packed kit form for ease of ordering. Refer to our ADE Gland Accessories for further matching accessories.

Protection Type
Flameproof Ex db, Increased Safety Ex eb, Restricted Breathing Ex nR, Dust Ex tb
Area Classification
Zones 1 and 2, Groups IIA, IIB and IIC Zones 21 and 22, Groups IIIA, IIIB and IIIC Class I, Zone 1, AEx e II Class I, Zone 2, AEx e II, Ex e II

Cable types

Protection category

Other certificates: Inmetro, CCoE, KOSHA, EAC, & NEPSI

Shipping applications: ABS, BV, DNV & Lloyds.

Patented universal armor clamping

The patented “Cage System” from Capri is a unique design allowing the use of all armour shield types and thickness without the need to select the correct internal components or orientation.

Interlocking system for visual inspection of the armour clamping and a safe armour contact.

Close up of the ADE-5F's patended universal armor clamping

Fitted Dust Cover

An easily removable integral dust cover ensures protection against dust/water entry prior to cable assembly and without an additional plug. Protecting the electrical equipment during transportation and delivery until the cable is ready to be fitted.

Designed and certified for use in the most severe environments

The Capri ADE-5F is the best solution for extreme operating temperatures from -60°C to +140°C. The seal material on Eaton's Capri ADE series of cable glands has been carefully formulated to achieve optimal performance. Rated to IP66 and IP68 the Capri ADE-5F is dust-tight and can withstand being completely submerged in water continuously.

Functions of the Capri ADE-5F cable gland

Flame path sealing on the Capri ADE-5F
1. Specifically formulated elastomer for flame path sealing on inner sheath of cable.
Deluge seal on the Capri ADE-5F
2. Additional deluge seal available for ADE-5F gland sizes No. 12 to No. 17
Anti-rotation device on the Capri ADE-5F
3. Anti-rotation feature providing simplified inspectability of armour clamping and grounding system. 
Wash for Capri ADE range
4. (Optional) Suitable for lead sheath cable with installation of simple washer. 
IP Sealing on the Capri ADE-5F
5. Specifically formulated elastomer for IP sealing on the outer sheath of the cable.
External clamping on the Capri ADE-5F
6. (Optional) Additional external cable clamping for strain relief. 

View Eaton's full range of Capri ADE hazardous areas cable glands

New to the range? View our Capri ADE series overview to find out more about the range and view a cross-comparison featuring certification and function options.

Capri - over 60 years expertise and knowledge

For over 60 years, Capri has been known as a world-class solution in electrical termination for industrial and hazardous applications. Today, alongside Redapt and Raxton it continues to be at the forefront of innovation in the market.

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