Platinum Tools brings waterproof RJ45 coupler system to ISE 2019

Jan. 30, 2019
“There are those installs where your Ethernet connections will need ruggedized protection due to exposure to water, dust, corrosion, harsh elements, and vibration,” explains John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager.

Platinum ToolsFeatures New Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System at ISE 2019

Now Available, the Coupler System is Rated to Meet Harsh Environmental Conditions Commonly Found in Outdoor and Indoor Installs, such as Wireless Towers, Security Systems, Outdoor Entertainment Venues, Industrial Manufacturing, LED Lighting, Emergency Communications, Marinas, and More

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 -Platinum Tools (, a specialist in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the debut of its Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System (p/ns 740C & 741C). The new Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System is now available with MSRPs of $30.00 (740C) and $26.65 (741C).

Platinum Tools will feature the new Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System during ISE 2019, held in Amsterdam from Feb. 5-8 at RAI Amsterdam, booth #14-K165.

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“There are those installs where your Ethernet connections will need ruggedized protection due to exposure to water, dust, corrosion, harsh elements, and vibration,” explains John Phillips, Platinum Tools, Inc. product manager. “An easy and simple solution is Platinum Tools’ Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System, rated to IP67 to meet those harsh environmental conditions commonly found in outdoor and indoor installs, such as wireless towers, security systems, outdoor entertainment venues, industrial manufacturing, LED lighting, emergency communications, marinas, and more.”

Features and technical specifications of the new Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System include:

· IP67 Waterproof and Dustproof

· Easy and quick to install

· Shock and vibration resistant

· Works with RJ45 (8P8C) connectors

· For UTP and STP applications

· Category Range: Cat5e and Cat6

· Screw mating system assures secure connection

· Temperature range: -20 degrees C to +80 degrees C

· Housing material: Black nylon

· RoHS compliant

RJ45 Coupler:

· Contact material: Gold plated 50μ over copper alloy

· Thread size: 13/16-inch – 28UN

· Max panel thickness: 4.0mm / 0.157 inch

· Cycle life: 1,000 insertions

· Current rating: 1 amp

· Voltage rating: 48v

· Recommended Panel Cut (for truncated circle): 19.4 mm – 20.8 mm (0.760in. – 0.815in.)

RJ45 Housing:

· Cable diameter range: 5.5-7.0mm / 0.216in. - 0.276in.

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit, call (800) 749-5783, or email [email protected].

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