HARTING is skilled in the fields of electrical, electronic and optical connection, transmission and networking, as well as in manufacturing, mechatronics and software creation. The company uses these skills to develop customised solutions and products including market-leading connectors for energy and data transmission, rail technology, renewable energy, factory automation and telecommunications.
HARTING also produces Backplanes, enclosures, cable assemblies and / or the assembly of individual or complete systems.
A full list of HARTING products is available in the eCatalogue.
The HARTING Group, founded over 70 years ago in Espelkamp, Germany, is now a global operation, with subsidiaries in 43 countries including HARTING Ltd. in the United Kingdom.
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HARTING modular solutions at Smart Factory Expo 2020
HARTING has announced that it will be discussing their range of innovative connectivity and modular solutions at the online Smart Factory Expo from the 9th to the 13th November 2020. Their product and market specialists will be on hand to discuss the benefits of modularisation in the modern smart factory, including adaptable production methods, reduced maintenance downtimes and shortened set up times.
HARTING discuss latest industrial technologies in webinar series
Following the success of the first Experts Camp back in May, HARTING have organised a second series of webinars to discuss the latest in industry innovations and connection technology. Below you’ll find more details of the topics HARTING’s specialists will present, including products, time-saving solutions and technologies for designing the future.
Electronic assemblies without PCBs from Harting
LDS enables the production of electronic assemblies with flexible geometric shapes. This process enables electronic products (such as smart phones, sensors or medical devices) to become even smaller and more powerful. Automated manufacturing processes also make this process more economically attractive.
The HARTING Technology Group story
September 1st marks the 75th anniversary of the founding day of the family company HARTING. The manufacturer of everyday products such as waffle irons and irons has evolved into a worldwide supplier of industrial connection technology for the three lifelines of data, signal and power, a global player fielding innovative products and solutions focusing on Industry 4.0 and digitalisation.
Easy to assemble HARTING RJ Industrial MultiFeature
HARTING has presented the RJ Industrial MultiFeature series, an RJ industrial interface which is now significantly easier to assemble in the field as it no longer requires a separate tool.With the RJ Industrial in the new MultiFeature series, HARTING meets customers’ wishes and requirements for simpler operation and field assembly capability.
HARTING UK awarded IRIS Silver Quality Performance Level
HARTING UK have been awarded the Silver Quality Performance Level award from the International Railway Industry Standard (IRIS). This is a globally recognised standard which evaluates management systems for the railway sector.
Han 1A rectangular connectors as a new Ethernet interface
Ethernet-based data networks have become indispensable in the industrial arena. Ethernet networks are connecting sensors, machinery, control systems, computers and data centres. HARTING has announced that it now offers expedient interfaces in the form of its Han 1A series of miniaturised industrial connectors.
Harting Han S for connections in modular energy storage
HARTING has announced that it is now offering the Han S, the first ever large-scale special connector for battery storage modules. The new Han S series meets the technical requirements set down in the latest standards for stationary energy storage systems (including UL 4128) and offers users optimal reliability for connected units. The series features housings with space for a heavy-current contact up to 200A.
HARTING Automotive wins Volkswagen Group Award 2020
HARTING Automotive has been honoured with the Volkswagen Group Award 2020 in the ‘E-Mobility’ category. The award by Volkswagen Group recognises the achievements and innovative prowess with which HARTING Automotive contributes to the success of Volkswagen AG, as stated in the certificate of thanks.
Harting Han-Modular Flexbox connectors for energy chains
The flexible and reliable supply for fast, linearly moving components of machines and systems is made possible by the Han-Modular Flexbox – a novel interface in the modular plastic housing system from HARTING. Longer, moving cable runs for machines and machine modules are easier to install and maintain.
Component carrier now replacing flexible PCBs
Flexible circuit boards offer numerous advantages. However, the mechanical fixation of these circuit boards is highly complex. HARTING has developed a new solution based on 3D-MID technology that is capable of replacing flexible circuit boards. Thanks to component carriers, cost savings of up to two-thirds can be achieved.
New connector features simplify modifications
For the first time ever, users can now make customised adjustments to the housings of series-produced industrial interfaces by using the Han Configurator, the HARTING online tool for designing connectors. Cable entries can be modified and identifying letterings can be applied to hoods and housings.
Latest products at Drives & Controls 2020
HARTING will be demonstrating their innovative connector and Industry 4.0 solutions at the Drives & Controls Exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham from the 21st to the 23rd April 2020. On show will be the newest addition to the Han portfolio, the Han F+B, a range specially designed for the food and bottling industries, where hygiene and safety are key considerations.
HARTING commissions new European Distribution Centre
The HARTING Technology Group has opened its European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Espelkamp. Up to 20,000 order items will be processed every day, with goods dispatched to customers on the day of order. Costing an estimated €45m, the European logistics centre is the largest single investment in the 74-year history of HARTING.
Industrial connector wins German Innovation Award
The HARTING Technology Group have received the German Innovation Award 2019 for their ix Industrial range. The connector impressed the German Design Council and won the award for ‘Excellence in Business to Business’. The German Innovation Award acknowledges products and solutions that set themselves apart from conventional solutions.
High temperature connectors minimise environmental effects
HARTING’s Han High Temp connectors are being used in metal die-casting production systems to minimise adverse environmental effects and reduce maintenance and service periods, line down-time and hence operating costs. Metal casting manufacturers are continually looking at ways to reduce environmental damaging emissions from their production process to satisfy increasingly more stringent environmental regulations and minimise resultant ...
Troubleshooting adapter supports pre-start up verification
HARTING, HIROSE and FLUKE networks have announced the availability of an adapter supporting the ix Industrial connector for its DSX CableAnalyzer family of network cabling certification tools. The new adapter allows the DSX Series to connect to cabling systems employing the ix Industrial for the purposes of pre-start up verification and troubleshooting.
Industry modular storage systems use Han interfaces
The Commeo from Wallenhorst near Osnabrück has developed a modular energy storage system that allows applications, from mobile robots to the power supply for industrial plants and factories, to run securely and uninterrupted. The Commeo units can be used as an emergency power supply or as a mains buffer to provide compensating power when required.
Solutions for single pair Ethernet developed
HARTING is cooperating with TE Connectivity (TE), to set Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) as the de-facto infrastructure solution to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The two companies will together drive solutions which will define the infrastructure for SPE.
Rear mounting option available for Han metal hoods and housings
The metal hoods and housings of the Han B, EMC and M series now offer rear mounting options for contact inserts, a solution which greatly simplifies the preassembly of interfaces for control cabinets. With the new Han metal housings, it is possible to lock the prefabricated inserts directly from the rear into the bulkhead mounting housing from the interior of a control cabinet.