There are those installs where your Ethernet connections will need ruggedized protection due to exposure to water, dust, corrosion, harsh elements, and vibration. An easy and simple solution is Platinum Tools Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System rated to meet those harsh environmental conditions commonly found in outdoor and indoor installs.
The Platinum Tools 740C is a waterproof RJ45 in-line splicing coupler that is quick to assemble and install. It connects RJ45 terminated cables within the the waterproof body and housings. The end housings are assembled on the cable ends prior to termination with RJ45 connectors. Housings are then screwed onto the coupler body. An internal ground link in the coupler body allows it to be used for shielded applications using internal ground shielded connectors. Gasketed housing/body screw mating system is secure and rated IP67 waterproof and dustproof. The unit is rated for Cat5e/Cat6 and the compatible cable jacket OD range is .216"-.276" (5.5 - 7.0mm).
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