ZK2000-2122-0xxx | Sensor cable, PUR, 3 x 0.25 mm², drag-chain suitable

M8, plug, straight, male, 3-pin, A‑coded – M8, socket, straight, female, 3-pin, A‑coded


Electrical data Head A Head B
Rated voltage 60 V (according to IEC 61076-2-104) 60 V (according to IEC 61076-2-104)
Rated current (signal/24V) 4 A at 40 °C (acc.to IEC 61076-2-104) 4 A at 40 °C (acc.to IEC 61076-2-104)
Shielding no no
Insulation resistance ≥ 10 GΩ (according to IEC 60512-2) ≥ 10 GΩ (according to IEC 60512-2)
Mechanical data    
Installation size M8 M8
Connector type plug socket
Configuration straight straight
Contact type male female
Number of positions (face) 3-pin 3-pin
Coding A‑coded A‑coded
Wire termination crimp connection crimp connection
Recommended torque, nut 0.4 Nm 0.4 Nm
Mating cycles ≥ 100 (according to IEC 60512-9a) ≥ 100 (according to IEC 60512-9a)
Way of locking screw screw
Weight per piece 0.028 kg (0.0617 lb) 0.028 kg (0.0617 lb)
Body colour black black
Body material TPU, UL94 TPU, UL94
Coupling nut material CuZn, Ni CuZn, Ni
Contact carrier colour red red
Contact carrier material TPU GF, UL 94 TPU GF, UL 94
Contact plating Ni, Au gal. Ni, Au gal.
Contact material CuZn CuZn
Environmental data    
Special features halogen-free, flame-resistant as per IEC 60332-1-2, oil-resistant as per DIN EN 60811-2-1 halogen-free, flame-resistant as per IEC 60332-1-2, oil-resistant as per DIN EN 60811-2-1
RoHS compliant yes yes
Ambient temperature (operation) -30...+80 °C, -22...+176 °F -30...+80 °C, -22...+176 °F
Protection class IP 67 in screwed condition (according to IEC 60529) IP 67 in screwed condition (according to IEC 60529)
Pollution level 3/2 (according to IEC 60664-1) 3/2 (according to IEC 60664-1)


Electrical data  
Rated voltage ≤ 300 V
Insulation resistance ≥ 10 GΩ (according to IEC 60512-2)
Wire resistance (signal/24V) ≤ 58.0 Ω/km (20 °C)
Test voltage ≥ 3000 V
Mechanical data  
Conductor construction (signal/24V) 32 x 0.10 mm
Cross section (signal) 3 x 0.25 mm² (AWG24)
Min. bending radius, moved 6 x outer cable diameter
Weight 28 kg/km (18.8 lb/1000 ft)
Outer cable diameter 4.4 mm ± 0.15 mm (0.173" ± 0.0059")
Shielding no
Use drag-chain suitable
Max. acceleration 10 m/s²
Max. speed 5 m/s
Max. number of cycles 10 million at max. 20 m travel distance, 2 million at max. 100 m travel distance
Jacket colour black
Material jacket PUR (polyurethane)
Wire colour code brown, blue, black
Wire insulation material PP (polypropylene)
Printing colour white
Environmental data  
Operation temperature range, moved -25…+80 °C, -13…+176 °F
Oil resistance Oil and greases resistant
Flame-retardant according to cULus 20549
Halogen-free DIN VDE 0472 part 815
Approvals UL Listed: FILE E480185
Contact assembly  
A1 39.60 mm
B1 33.60 mm


- Depending on the cable length (L), the following length tolerances apply:

  0 m…<0.2 m: ± 10 mm | 0.2…4.0 m: + 40 mm | ≥ 4.0 m: + 1 %

- Illustrations similar

- Further cable length on request. The last three digits of the ordering information is the cable length in decimeters, e.g. ZKxxxx-xxxx-x020 = cable length 2.00 m

Ordering information Length
ZK2000-2122-0002 0.20 m
ZK2000-2122-0003 0.30 m
ZK2000-2122-0005 0.50 m
ZK2000-2122-0006 0.60 m
ZK2000-2122-0007 0.70 m
ZK2000-2122-0010 1.00 m
ZK2000-2122-0012 1.20 m
ZK2000-2122-0020 2.00 m
ZK2000-2122-0027 2.70 m
ZK2000-2122-0030 3.00 m
ZK2000-2122-0035 3.50 m
ZK2000-2122-0050 5.00 m
ZK2000-2122-0060 6.00 m
ZK2000-2122-0100 10.00 m
ZB8801-0000 torque wrench for hexagonal plugs, adjustable
ZB8801-0001 torque cable key, M8/wrench size 9, for ZB8801-0000

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