Controls, Safety & Regulation
Tracing Equipment
Type Y261 - 3 parallel ways connection box for heat tracing cables, with built-in antifreeze thermostat

Type Y261 - 3 parallel ways connection box for heat tracing cables, with built-in antifreeze thermostat

Controls, Safety & Regulation
Tracing Equipment
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This box allows to connect, with a good IP65 ingress protection, 2 rounds or flat heating cable to a round power cable or providing at the same time the continuity of the power line.

The built-in disc thermostat provides the anti-freeze function.

It can be mounted on a flat surface, or on a pipe.

Terminals positions provide easy access, wiring is simple, including for braided heating cables.

Compatible with all types of flexible heating wires, round or flat.

Main features

Material: Polyamide 66 black, 90mm x 67mm x 36mm (Cable glands not included). Excellent UV resistance.

Waterproof grade: IP65

Thermostat: rating 16A 230V, open by temperature rise at 10°C +/-3°C, close at 4°C+/-3°C (Other temperatures onrequest)

Mounting: 2 removable wall mounting bracket, holes distance 96mm. Pipe mounting with cable tie also possible, by using the 2 rings located on the side of the box


- Screw terminals with captive toothed square washers accepting rigid or flexible conductors.

- The mechanical tightening of the cable is ensured by a screwed metal saddle, usable on round or flat cable.

This patented saddle also ensures the earthing of the metal braid of the heating cables.

- Wire gauge: 3 x 1 mm² to 3 x 2.5mm²

- Maximum permissible intensity: 16A 250V

Cables outlet: with M24 cable glands, with 70 shore NBR gaskets (Silicone is available on request).

- Maximum diameter of round cables: 8; 12 or 14 mm depending on the gaskets installed.

- Limit sizes of oblong cables:

- from 8 x 5 to 9.5 x 6 mm

- from 9.5 x 2.5 to 11 x 3.5 mm

- from 11 x 4 to 13 x 6mm

- from 12.5 x 8 to 14.2 x 9.2mm

For more information about tightening possibilities on round and oblong cables, see the catalogue N°12, page on 6YTP cable glands.

Safety sealing: supplied with 5 red plastic ties for use in the sealing holes

Easy assembly: Assembly is made with full access to terminals when cover is removed. Mounting on wall or pipe can be made with cover removed or cover assembled.

Accessories: Stainless steel bracket for mounting distant from the pipe, see accessories page 6YTQT.

Options: Model for 3 heating wires without power supply cable and model for one heating wire and 2 power supply cables.

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