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SKINTOP® Cable Glands Offer NSF Approval for Food Applications
SKINTOP® cable glands—can benefit your food handling application.
When it comes to food and beverage machines, you already know bacteria can grow in unexpected places—including your cables and connectors. It’s important to pay close attention to these often-overlooked places by selecting cable components with NSF International approval.

Certified to NSF 169
Cables and connectors that meet NSF requirements are suitable for food handling and processing equipment, including filling systems in dairies or breweries, as well as other sensitive areas in the chemical and pharmaceutical sectors. For use in these applications, our SKINTOP® cable glands now feature the following NSF ratings:

  • HYGIENIC Series—NSF 169 for use in food zone
  • INOX Series—NSF 169 for use in splash zone and non-food zone


Hygienic by design, these cable glands are constructed from stainless steel and feature smooth, edge-free surfaces that prevent fluids from accumulating and microorganisms from gathering. They also resist seawater and can withstand harsh cleaning agents in line with ECOLAB requirements.

Optional NPT Thread Provides More Benefits
Providing even more hygienic benefits, our SKINTOP® cable glands are available with a special NPT thread design. Most self-sealing pipe threads contain a gap at the intermediate connection while part of the outer thread remains visible. Food can easily settle in this gap, causing bacteria to grow. Our NPT design contains no gaps or visible thread—eliminating this ris

To learn more about our NSF 169-certified SKINTOP® cable glands, visit our product page.

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Since 1959, LAPP has been producing innovative cablesindustrial connectorsaccessories, and engineered solutions as a worldwide market leader. Oskar Lapp's vision continues today through his wife, Ursula Ida, and his sons, Andreas and Siegbert Lapp.

LAPP has grown to 4,650 employees operating around the world developing, manufacturing and selling more than 40,000 products. With 25 manufacturing sites, 51 company-owned sales operations, more than 100 international offices, and worldwide headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, LAPP is everywhere you need us to be.