Belden’s New Molded Cord Sets Support High-Speed Network Connections

Lumberg Automation M12 Cord Sets Ensure High Data Volume Transfers in Industrial Ethernet Applications



Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has announced two new M12 data cord sets from Lumberg Automation – BRSTS 8X-552/…M and RSTS 8X-478/…M. The cord sets are robustly designed to establish high-speed connections and optimize uptime for industrial Ethernet applications across transportation, automotive and automated settings.


To accommodate growing network data demands in harsh industrial settings, the two new types of M12 cord sets deliver reliable network functionality in environments that depend on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). The extended data interface cables provide a transfer rate of up to 10 Gbit/second, allowing engineers, electricians, integrators and machine builders to establish reliable high-speed connections both on the network and in the field.

Based on the application areas’ needs, the two distinguished molded M12 cord sets feature the following characteristics:

  • The BRSTS 8X-552/…M is designed for use in transportation systems in rolling stocks and adheres to Europe’s rigorous DIN EN requirements.
  • The RSTS 8X-478/…M meets the safety and quality standards for process automation, machine building and material handling applications and will carry UL’s seal of quality in the future.

“We’ve seen increased use of systems, such as HD-video surveillance and high-end vision sensors, which demand reliable, high-volume communication,” said Fabian Seymer, product manager at Belden. “For example, when a new train is built, most train manufacturers and system integrators nowadays will use Gigabit cord sets already in their installations. Even so, not every train exploits the 10GBit capacity of data transfer. We’re ensuring industrial networks are prepared for those data demands in the near future.”

With an IP67 rating, the M12 cord sets enable reliable high-speed data transmission outside of cabinets, seamlessly integrating digital image processing devices to facility control processes. Both cord sets are available in the following configurations: M12, male, 8-pole, X-coded, 360° shielded, single-and double-ended cord sets, and operate at a temperature range from -40° C to +85° C.

For more information on our BRSTS 8X-552/…M and RSTS 8X-478/…M cord sets portfolio, visit

About Belden

Belden Inc., a global leader in high-quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions, delivers a comprehensive product portfolio designed to meet the mission-critical network infrastructure needs of industrial, enterprise and broadcast markets. With innovative solutions targeted at reliable and secure transmission of rapidly growing amounts of data, audio and video needed for today’s applications, Belden is at the center of the global transformation to a connected world. Founded in 1902, the company is headquartered in St. Louis and has manufacturing capabilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit us at www.belden.com; follow us on Twitter @BeldenInc.

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Nancy van Heesewijk
Tel: +31 164 317 018

Berry Medendorp
Tel: +31 77 387 8555

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