Machine builders, automation and robotics manufacturers need compact, space-saving interfaces for their modular and highly precise designs. HARTING has developed the Han® Q Hybrid for connecting motors, actuators and sensors in the medium power range – and presented this new development to the trade public at SPS 2022.
The miniaturised interface enables the safe and interference-free supply of components with power, data and signals. Application areas include mechanical engineering, automation and robotics, as well as transport and energy infrastructure.
The Han® Q Hybrid is compatible with all Han® 3 A enclosures – a very compact and versatile standard. The combination of Han Q Hybrid and Han® 3 A including U-clip requires less space than comparable circular connectors, while offering high mechanical protection at the same time. Users have the choice between plastic and metal housings – and they can, for example, also fall back on special housings for outdoor use (High Pressure Railway) or EMC-protected transmission.
In addition, the Han® Q Hybrid provides coding options. The coding pin and socket can occupy four different coding positions (A, B, C, D) in the insulation body openings provided for the data modules. Given the voltage and power limits of the Han E® and D® contacts, the Q Hybrid is optimally suited for connecting motors, actuators and sensors. The signal contacts are available for additional functions such as temperature measurement or brake control.
«Applications can be found in all industrial markets from automation, robotics and mechanical engineering through to infrastructure markets such as energy and transport. The Han® Q Hybrid is particularly interesting for applications such as collaborative robots, drives or all small machines and systems where space is at a premium for the combination of power, data and signals. «Cat 5 Ethernet can be transmitted via the data element with four D-Sub contacts and integrated shielding.