Harting (Germany) - The Han® 1A offers a compact, robust and universally deployable rectangular connector system for transmission in all lifelines of Industry 4.0 (data, power, signals). Users can use it in conjunction with low inventory to produce all necessary interfaces, e.g. for small to medium-sized drives.
With its Han® 1A, HARTING follows the trend towards miniaturisation in the industrial sector. Smaller and smaller drives are also requiring smaller and smaller interfaces, e.g. in engineering and robotics. The new connector series reflects the trend with matching housings and inserts. The necessary shielding for the motor connection can also be achieved with Han® 1A plastic connectors.
The series follows the Han® modular principle. The customer can flexibly combine insulating bodies, contacts, housings and interlocks to interfaces and achieve degrees of protection according to its requirements. An IP20 solution with only two components can already be assembled for use in protected areas within industry (e.g., on spars of machines and supply channels).
Only slightly more effort is required to make it a water- and dust-proof solution with single-wire sealing mats, which in turn enables gripper and other robotic tools to be fed in pluggable manner. With additional housing elements, the degree of protection can be quickly extended to IP65.
Wide range of application areas:
Han® 1A thus enables the flexible and efficient connection of tools and modules such as heating or cooling units, fans, control terminals, lighting systems, drives and vibration conveyors.
In transportation engineering, the Han® 1A is recommended for the connection of door drives and entry systems, lighting, headlights, loudspeakers, screens, display panels, warning and alarm lights, push-buttons, wipers and signal generators, etc.
Due to the modularity and a variety of different applications, it is suitable for all areas in which small drives, sensors and devices must be supplied. The Han® 1A has much smaller dimensions than the next larger industrial connector, the Han® 3A. Housings, gaskets, inserts, and cable glands are made of highly resistant, durable material (e.g., polyamide).
The individual elements are easy to recognise in the modular system: individual components can thus be quickly assembled to form a ready-to-use connector. The portfolio also includes accessories such as fasteners for rapid wall mounting, strain relief or colour coding pins.
Contact inserts are available for power, signal and data transmission. The connector transmits a maximum of 16 amps and 400 volts. For areas that are particularly susceptible to interference, a shielded version is available that clearly outperforms the usual drain wires in their EMC effect. For data transmission, Han® 1A offers modules for data transmission in Cat. 5 or Cat. 6A.
For the secure and tension-proof connection of devices, contacts with crimp or screw connection technology are available. The crimping technique is recommended for mass processing, while for rapid installation in the field screwdriving technology can offer advantages. With the Han® 1A, signal interfaces with a density of up to 12 D-Sub contacts can also be constructed.
In addition to interfaces in an IP-protected environment, the Han® 1A is ideally suited for the supply of devices and small actuators in the periphery of production facilities and for the connection of tools or small machine modules. Even with minimal warehouse inventory, users can use just a few basic elements to equip many different applications. As a result, Han® 1A offers maximum options with minimal stock on hand.