Metric nylon external compression glands

Metric nylon compression glands (also known as plastic stuffing glands) are designed for use with all types of un-armoured PVC & rubber cables. They can also be used with armoured or braided cable where there is no requirement to terminate the braid or armour.

These Metric nylon compression glands have a moisture proof seal to IP66 or IP68 rendering them suitable for use in dry, wet or moist environments, IP68 versions can also be used for submersed applications. 

Supplied complete with locknut, also available in LSF to complement halogen free cables on request. Generally these glands can be purchased individually, in packs of 50 or in packs of 100. 


Construction – Metric nylon compression glands
high quality nylon body
neoprene seal
IP 66 or IP68 ingress protection rating; totally protected against dust ingress,
IP66 protected against strong jets of water, limited ingress permitted,
IP68 protected against long periods of immersion in water under pressure.
stocked in black or grey as standard, other colours may be available on request.


Measurements – Metric nylon compression glands
Gland Size Thread Size To Suit Cable Diameter (mm)
(reference no.) (mm) min max
M-12 12 3.0 6.5
M-16 16 4.0 8.0
M-20s 20 4.0 9.0
M-20 20 6.0 12.0
M-20L 20 10.0 14.0
M-25s 25 12.0 16.0
M-25 25 13.0 18.0
M-32 32 14.0 22.0
M-40 40 22.0 32.0
M-50 50 32.0 38.0
M-63 63 37.0 44.0


A printable specification is available here: Metric nylon external compression glands.


For more information on the international Ingress Protection classification system see our Understanding IP Ratings chart on the Other Technical Information page.

For glands brass compression glands or glands designed for use with armoured or unarmoured cables return to the Cable Glands front page.


All measurements should be considered nominal and images for illustration purposes only. Although Central Cables Ltd has made every reasonable effort to ensure its accuracy, the information contained herein is subject to error or omission and to change without notice. In no event will Central Cables Ltd be liable for any damages whatsoever, arising in connection with the information described