PowerSyntax Shelter IP 67 backshell for single pole panel connectors

Shelter Evolution

IP67 Protective backshell add-on for Basic panel connectors

Shelter Evolution

IP67 Protective backshell add-on for Basic panel connectors

TOTAL REDESIGN: Now available in different sizes to fit a wide variety of contacts and cables

  • The ultimate accessory
    for your insulated panels

    The ultimate accessory
    for your insulated panels

    Now you can mount a IP67 backshell
    to your Basic panel connectors

    Now you can mount a IP67 backshell
    to your Basic panel connectors

    Shelter Evolution add-on for panel-mount PowerSyntax Basic connectors provide total insulation and watertight protection on the cable-to-connector joints on the back of your panels. The range features multiple models of thermoplastic insulating flanges and backshells that are machined and designed to perfectly combine with the different PowerSyntax contact types.

    Every backshell is available with M40 or M50 threads to fit the IP68 gland that better adapts to your cable diameter. This system provides optimal cable strain relief and creates an actual shelter offering a range of ideally-sized mechanically strong solutions for IP67 watertight seal at the cable-to-contact connection.

  • backshell for single pole panel connectors powerlock

    Panel view

    Panel view

  • ip67 backshell for single pole panel connectors

    Backshell view

    Backshell view

  • Extreme protection
    and no mechanical stress
    on the backshell

    Extreme protection
    and no mechanical stress
    on the backshell

    Extreme protection  and no mechanical stress on the backshell

    This new version of the PowerSyntax Shelter features a special design that allows to distribute most of the cable weight on the panel structure, unburdening the Shelter backshell and providing ideal cable management with the plus of a totally waterproof and electrically insulated solution for the cable-to-connector joints. This accessory is designed to be fitted on the back of  Basic connectors, with the choice of a wide range of compatible contacts.

  • Shelter Evolution - Short version

    Shelter Evolution - Short version

    Available with M40 or M50 cable gland thread

    Available with M40 or M50 cable gland thread

  • Great safety in little space

    Great safety in little space

    The Short version is the smallest of our Shelter Evolution solutions and can be fitted to PowerSyntax Basic panel connectors equipped with Set-screw or Crimp contacts. The Set-screw contacts include a sleeve to retain the cable and are suitable for copper cables up to 150 mm and for rated current up to 480amp. When using cables 95 mm or smaller, they can accomodate an optional sleeve adapter. The Crimp contacts are suitable for cables up to 300 mm and for currents up to 750amp.

  • Supported contacts

    Supported contacts

    Shelter Evolution - Short version

    Shelter Evolution - Short version

  • Set screw contact

    Set screw contact

    Set screw contact

    Set-screw contact, up to 480amp. Cable retained through reduction sleeve (25-150 mm) and set screws suitable reduction sleeve is included. Used as a standard on SPX/SPZ 480amp line source/drain connectors, the set screw contact is also available for panel-mount connectors on request.

    • Cable section (class 5)25 mm235 mm250 mm270 mm295 mm2120 mm2150 mm2
      Recommended sleeve adapter (p/n)SPX-RED025SPX-RED035SPX-RED050SPX-RED070SPX-RED095--
      Cable strip length 33 mm33 mm33 mm33 mm33 mm33 mm33 mm
      Set screw tightening torque12Nm12Nm12Nm12Nm12Nm12Nm12Nm
      M10 hex set screw (2pcs)allen key size 5allen key size 5allen key size 5allen key size 5allen key size 5allen key size 5allen key size 5

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  • Sleeve adapter system

    Sleeve adapter system

    Sleeve adapter system

    for set screw contacts

    for set screw contacts

    The ultimate solution for 25 to 95 mm cables.

  • Crimp contact

    Crimp contact

    Crimp contact

    Crimp contact, up to 750 amp, and up to up to 300 mm cable sections. The position and number of cable compressions vary according to the different cable sections. Cable stripping length is 42 mm.

  • Shelter Evolution - Medium version

    Shelter Evolution - Medium version

    Available with M40 or M50 cable gland thread

    Available with M40 or M50 cable gland thread

  • PowerSyntax Panel connectors with backshell - Powerlock compatible
  • Copper or aluminium? No problem!

    Copper or aluminium? No problem!

    The Medium version of the Shelter Evolution is designed to be attached to PowerSyntax Basic panel connectors fitted with ComLug L or EasiLug contacts. The ComLug L can host lug terminals for cables up to 120 mm (check Lug compatibility chart below in this page). The EasiLug bimetal contact is used in combination with the PowerSyntax bimetal terminal for aluminium cables. Both contacts can carry rated currents up to 480amp.

  • Knurled brass threaded inserts

    Knurled brass threaded inserts

    For Short and Medium Shelter versions

    For Short and Medium Shelter versions

    Knurled brass threaded inserts

    The New Shelter Short and Medium versions are attached to panels through special brass threaded inserts. Their knurled bands on the outside will grip the plastic of the flange element as the screws are tightened into the insert.

    Compatible screws: Stainless steel - ISO 7380-1 - Metric M5 - 3mm Hex socket - Button head screw - Head height 2.75mm - Head diameter 9.5mm.
    Thread lengths, depending on the thickness of the panel:
    - 30mm (panel thickness 0-5mm)
    - 35mm (panel thickness 5-10mm)

  • Supported contacts

    Supported contacts

    Shelter Evolution - Medium version

    Shelter Evolution - Medium version

  • SPY ComLug L

    SPY ComLug L

    SPY ComLug L

    Lug Converter

    Lug Converter

    Entirely designed and produced by Syntax, contact up to 480 amp and suitable for cable lug terminals up to 120 mm.

  • SPY EasiLug - Bimetal

    SPY EasiLug - Bimetal

    SPY EasiLug - Bimetal

    Complete EasiLug contact with bi-metal (aluminium/copper) terminal for aluminium cables.

  • Shelter Evolution - Long version

    Shelter Evolution - Long version

    Available with M40 or M50 cable gland thread

    Available with M40 or M50 cable gland thread

  • A longer Shelter for bigger lugs

    A longer Shelter for bigger lugs

    The Long version of the Shelter Evolution is made to work in combination with PowerSyntax Basic panel connectors fitted with ComLug L2 or ComLug XL contacts. The ComLug L2 can host lug terminals for cables up to 240 mm. The ComLug XL contact is used with cables up to 300 mm. Both contacts can carry rated currents up to 750amp. For more information  about lugs and cable sizes check the Lug compatibility chart below.

  • Supported contacts

    Supported contacts

    Shelter Evolution - Long version

    Shelter Evolution - Long version

  • SPY ComLug L2

    SPY ComLug L2

    SPY ComLug L2

    Lug Converter

    Lug Converter

    Entirely designed and produced by Syntax, contact up to 750 amp and suitable for cable lug terminals up to 240 mm.

  • SPY ComLug XL

    SPY ComLug XL

    SPY ComLug XL

    Lug Converter

    Lug Converter

    Entirely designed and produced by Syntax, contact up to 750 amp and suitable for cable lug terminals up to 300 mm.

  • Lug compatibility chart

    Lug compatibility chart

    Lug compatibility chart

    Choose the right contact for your lug terminal

    Choose the right contact for your lug terminal

    Lug TypeBCable section (flex)∅id ∅ screwContact
    S25,070 - 95 mm213,512 mmL-L2-XL
    S28,595 - 120 mm215,212 mmL-L2-XL
    S31,5120 - 150 mm216,712 mmL2-XL
    S35,5150 - 185 mm219,212 mmL2-XL
    C31,0240 mm221,112 mmL2-XL
    C31,0300 mm223,712 mmXL

  • Versions and Part Numbers

    Versions and Part Numbers

    Shelter Evolution only - connector not included

    Shelter Evolution only - connector not included

    For the connector and Shelter Evolution combination check the Part numbers page.

    CABLE GLANDSHORT VERSION
    (Compatible with set-screw
    and crimp contacts)
    MEDIUM VERSION
    (Compatible with EasiLug
    and ComLug L contacts)
    LONG VERSION
    (Compatible with ComLug L2
    and ComLug XL contacts)
    Shelter with M40 thread and without cable glandSPXSH-SM4SPXSH-MM4SPXSH-LM4
    Shelter with M50 thread and without cable glandSPXSH-SM5SPXSH-MM5SPXSH-LM5
    Shelter with reduced M40 gland 15-23 mmSPXSH-SMQSPXSH-MMQSPXSH-LMQ
    Shelter with normal M40 gland 19-28 mmSPXSH-SMPSPXSH-MMPSPXSH-LMP
    Shelter with oversized M40 gland 22-32 mmSPXSH-SMRSPXSH-MMRSPXSH-LMR
    Shelter with M50 gland 30-38 mmSPXSH-SMUSPXSH-MMUSPXSH-LMU

  • Overall dimensions

    Overall dimensions

  • Short version   with M40 gland

    Short version
    with M40 gland

    Short version
    with M40 gland

    Dimensions in mm

  • Short version   with M50 gland

    Short version
    with M50 gland

    Short version
    with M50 gland

    Dimensions in mm

  • Medium version   with M40 gland

    Medium version
    with M40 gland

    Medium version
    with M40 gland

    Dimensions in mm

  • Medium version   with M50 gland

    Medium version
    with M50 gland

    Medium version
    with M50 gland

    Dimensions in mm

  • Long version   with M40 gland

    Long version
    with M40 gland

    Long version
    with M40 gland

    Dimensions in mm

  • Long version   with M50 gland

    Long version
    with M50 gland

    Long version
    with M50 gland

    Dimensions in mm

  • Panel mount cut-out dimensions

    Panel mount cut-out dimensions

  • Panel drain front/rear

    Panel drain front/rear

    Panel drain front/rear

    Dimensions in mm

  • Panel source front/rear

    Panel source front/rear

    Panel source front/rear

    Dimensions in mm

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    deserve the best accessories.

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    deserve the best accessories.

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    SyntaxLock

    SyntaxLock

    Patent pending

    Patent pending

    Suitable for all PowerSyntax connectors. Can be fitted or removed at any time. A simple, universal accessory. Quick and easy to install.

  • Protection caps IP67

    Protection caps IP67

    Protection caps IP67

    For IP67 waterproof protection

    For IP67 waterproof protection

    The PowerSyntax IP67 caps ensure complete waterproof protection and IP53 caps are a fast, easy way to protect connectors.