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RS Components augments connection portfolio with rapid termination devices from HARTING

HARTING’s new Han® ES Press series of connectors provides rapid termination across a wide selection of industrial applications

Taiwan, 7 July 2016:

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that it is extending its connectivity portfolio with HARTING’s Han® ES Press series, which offers a connector termination solution for a variety of applications in machinery and robotics, energy, transportation, automation, broadcast and entertainment.

The Han ES Press series is an expansion of HARTING’s Han E series and includes multifunctional connectors that employ plug-in jumper technology for rapid termination without tools, thereby providing significant time saving during assembly and increased process reliability. The termination of the conductor is based on cage clamp technology, which allows the simple, quick and vibration-proof assembly of conductors with or without ferrules.

This design means it is simple, safe, easy and up to 50% quicker to assemble conductors. In addition, due to Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) capability, conductors can be easily pushed into the contact cavities, which can be closed with light finger pressure on the device’s blue press button. There is also an audible and tactile snap-in for the press buttons and plug-in jumpers.

The Han ES Press series also provides plug-in jumpers enabling multiple contacts to be bridged directly at the connector. This allows for rapid reconfiguration, as well as bridging star and delta circuits. All jumpers are plug-compatible with HARTING’s Han E, Han ES and Han ESS product families and are available in red, blue and black.

Available in 6-, 10-, 16- and 24-contact variations, they also feature an integrated opening for use with a measuring probe, current ratings of up to 16A at 500V with 6kV impulse voltage, and a minimum of 500 mating cycles.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 500,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping more than 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronic components, electrical, automation and control, and test and measurement equipment, and engineering tools and consumables.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2016 had revenues of £1.29bn.

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