IP66/IP68 cable gland for cables with & without connectors

Split cable gland KVT-ER sets new standards in connectorised cable routing

By introducing the all-new split cable gland KVT-ER icotek is setting new standards in connectorised cable entry. The KVT-ER cable gland is a liquid and dust proof (IP66/IP68), rugged, easy-to-install and comparatively very cost-effective solution for routing, sealing and strain relief of cables with or without preassembled connectors.

KVT-ER 63|4 M63 cable gland IP66/IP68
KVT-ER 50|2 M50 cable gland IP66/IP68

Cable routing, sealing & strain relief

KVT-ER is a split cable gland for routing and sealing cables with connectors or complete cable harnesses. But also electric, pneumatic or hydraulic lines without terminals or connectors as well as corrugated conduits can be easily routed (e.g. into control panels, enclosures or machinery), sealed and strain relieved.

High variability, perfect for retrofits & maintenance

Up to 4 lines with diameters from 1 to 16 mm (using single-hole grommets KT 1 - 15) or one line from 16 to 35 mm (using grommets KT 16 - 34) can be routed and sealed with this cable gland. The maximum dimensions of the routed preassembled connectors depend on the metric cut-out sizes, not on the split cable grommets.

Due to the consistently split system subsequent retrofitting, repairs and maintenance are easily possible. The cable gland is simply assembled around the routed lines.

The KVT-ER sizes are based on metric standard cut-outs M25, M32, M50 and M63. Hexagonal locknuts are included in the shipment. For assembly, it is recommended to tighten the cover lid screws with max. 2 N m. This creates the required contact pressure.

split IP66/IP68 cable gland waterproof

High ingress protection ratings IP65, IP66, IP67 & IP68

Due to the high contact pressure, the injected elastomer gasket and the use of KT single-hole cable grommets, the cable gland KVT-ER reaches protection ratings IP65 / IP66 / IP67 / IP68 (certified according to EN 60529) as well as UL Type 12 & 4X (certified according to UL 50E). Note: When using multi-hole or special grommets, protection is downgraded to IP54.

In addition to the high tightness, the cable gland KVT-ER enables strain relief on the routed cables according to EN 62444.


Advantages & benefits

  • Certified protection class IP65/IP66/IP67/IP68 according to EN 60529
  • Very high strain relief according to EN 62444
  • Warranty of pre-terminated cables remains
  • Retrofits, repairs and maintenance can be done easily and quickly
  • High cable density
  • Suitable for metric cut-outs
  • Hexagonal nut included in the delivery
  • Very robust housing, vibration resistant
  • Modern design

Cable gland KVT-ER with SUB-D25 connector locknut


In order to achieve the certified protection ratings and still be able to offer the highest flexibility in cable diameters, single-hole cable grommets KT small and KT large can be used. Those cover a diameter range of 1 - 35 mm. Unused grommets can be sealed with ST plugs. The protection ratings are retained. For routing of e.g. D-Sub connectors icotek offers special KGM locknuts with specific cut-outs.

A direct earthing of electromagnetic interferences at the point of entry (e.g. at the enclosure or machine wall) is possible by using the KVT-EMC shield clamp bracket. As a result, the cable gland sizes KVT-ER 25 & 32 are also cost-effective alternatives to expensive EMC cable glands.

Technical specifications

Material: Frame: Polypropylene (PP),
Injected gasket: Elastomer
Flame class: UL94-V0 self-extinguishing
IP rating: IP65/IP66/IP67/IP68, if correctly assembled
with single grommets (certified acc. to EN 60529)
UL type rating: UL type 12 / 4X (certified acc. to UL 50E)
Temperature: - 40°C to + 110°C (static)
Properties: Halogen-free, silicone-free
Cut-out dimensions: M25 / M32 / M50 / M63