Fieldbus Distributors

FBCon fieldbus distributors are available for PROFIBUS PA, Foundation Fieldbus (H1), PROFIBUS DP, and Modbus RS485.
A range of 1-way, 2-way, 4-way, and 8-way distributors allows for a flexible installation in the field.

FBCon uses EMC cable glands with high attenuation of up to 80 dB, protection class IP66 and a wide operating temperature range from -40 to +80 °C to safely protect your connections in harsh environments. For use in hazardous areas, intrinsically safe variants exist.

  • EMC cable glands for trunk and spurs
  • M12 connector for spurs
  • External earthing stud
  • Pressure equalizing element
  • Protection class IP66
  • Aluminium and stainless-steel versions
  • Integrated current limiter on each branch line for non-EX versions
Product Coding

The FBCon family of distributors includes various forms. The product name indicates the respective features as follows:
  • FBCon: Fieldbus Connection
  • PA: PROFIBUS-PA / Foundation Fieldbus
  • DP: PROFIBUS-DP / Modbus RS485
  • SS: Stainless Steel
  • CG: Cable Gland
  • PCG: Plastic Cable Gland
  • CG/M12: Cable gland for the trunk cable and M12 plug-in connector for stub cables and 1way: Number of outgoing stub lines (here: one stub line)
  • Limiter: Segment protector, protecting the PROFIBUS-PA network in the event of an overload at a spur line
  • EX / ATEX: Products for potentially hazardous / explosive areas
Note: The use of FBCon products with aluminum enclosures and / or M12 connectors is not recommended in strongly saline environments.
Fieldbus Distributors