Distribution Box M8

Distribution box with M8 slots and master cable/connection M12/M16

Passive distribution boxes with M8 slots and fixed installed master cable in a fully sealed housing for a structured wiring of sensors and actuators

Supplementary automation components from LappMechanical and plant engineeringSpace requirementPower chainWaterproof


Article number Article designationConnection cable (No. of poles)Length (m)Number of slotsStatus displayBase Unit

Price (base price)

AB-B6-M8L-6-5,0PUR-56With LEDs
AB-B6-M8L-6-10,0PUR-106With LEDs
AB-B8-M8L-8-5,0PUR-58With LEDs
AB-B8-M8L-8-10,0PUR-108With LEDs
AB-B10-M8L-10-5,0PUR-510With LEDs
AB-B10-M8L-10-10,0PUR-1010With LEDs
M12 connection
AB-B4-M8L-4-M128-4With LEDs
AB-B6-M8L-6-M128-6With LEDs
M16 connection
AB-B4-M8L-4-M168-4With LEDs
AB-B6-M8L-6-M1610-6With LEDs
AB-B8-M8L-8-M1612-8With LEDs
AB-B10-M8L-10-M1614-10With LEDs
Available from stock
In stock in Germany
Not available


  • Cost efficient and rational wiring of sensors and actuators
  • Instead of numerous individual conductors,
    one master cable is laid to the control unit
  • Hybrid cable for signal and power transmission
  • There are no assembly costs
    as the master cable
    is already pre-assembled
  • Suitable for drag chains

Product features

  • Single-occupied boxes
  • With fixed master cable or M12/M16 socket
  • LEDs indicate the operating mode of the distributor and the status of the sensors
  • PWIS-free

Norm references / Approvals

  • E-File number: E75770

Product Make-up

  • Core insulation: PVC
  • Outer sheath: PUR, black

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC002585
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Passive sensor-actuator interface

Classification ETIM 6

  • ETIM 6.0 Class-ID: EC002585
  • ETIM 6.0 Class-Description: Passive sensor-actuator interface

Protection rating

  • IP65/IP67

Ambient temperature (operation)

  • -30°C to +80°C
  • Fixed installation -40°C to +90°C
    Flexing -5°C to 80°C

Current rating per slot

  • 2 A

  • Copper price basis: inclusive of copper. Refer to catalogue appendix T17 for the definition and calculation of copper-related surcharges.
  • Photographs and graphics are not to scale and do not represent detailed images of the respective products.
  • Prices are net prices without VAT and surcharges. Sale to business customers only.
  • Unoccupied slots must be covered with protective caps - ArtNo. 22260606 (M8); 22260605 (M12).