HARTING Han® F+B Connectors Series
A range of robust Ecolab-certified industrial connectors that are specially designed for the requirements of the food & beverage industry.
The hoods, housings and seals of the F+B connector system protect the internal contacts against the water jet from high-pressure cleaners & aggressive cleaning agents.
With IP69K ingress protection, a variety of inserts & termination methods, and with an easy-to-clean design the range offers users piece of mind in demanding applications.
German-engineered industrial connectors and components, utilising industry-leading interconnect technology
Businesses in the food industry who want to shorten set-up times and reduce production stoppages can do so by using connectors. As a result, HARTING have developed the Han® F+B series. The series is specially designed to provide strong resistance to detergents, function in a wide temperature range from -40 to +125° C and prevent the build-up of dirt. The housings are certified by Ecolab and have FDA 21 approvals.
Hygiene and safety are particularly important in food processing, so machines and equipment must be easy to clean. Circular shapes and smooth junctions, transitions surfaces, threads and seals were chosen for the Han® F+B to ensure a hygienic, easy-to-clean design and to make it harder for dirt and bacteria to accumulate.
An interface for food production must also be resistant to the water jets used to clean equipment (IP69K) and the Han® F+B meets these requirements. Coupling and uncoupling is fast and easy with the specially designed housing profile, which enables secure handling, even in humid environments.
If machine downtime occurs, users no longer need to open a cable gland on the control cabinet to decouple devices. As a result, costly detaching and re-establishing of hardwired connections is eliminated and machine downtimes are greatly reduced.
For secure identification, the connectors are blue (a black version is also available) and the housings can be used with hybrid contact inserts for data, signal and power. This makes it possible to configure future-proof machine design for processing units, including Ethernet. With the use of an adapter, the user can integrate a selection of Han® 3A inserts, including RJ45 interfaces, signal inserts with up to 21 poles as well as power contacts for currents up to 40A.
For a more detailed description of this connector series please see the manufacturer's brochure which is available to download above. In addition, you can also see the following complimentary documentation which gives a great insight into this system and the environments it can be used.
For a personalised quotation on any of the part numbers seen in this range please complete the 'Quick Quote' form above or simply call us on 01744 815001.