This week’s Product Roundup highlights heavy-duty industrial-, transportation-, and aviation-grade modular rectangular connectors from leading suppliers.

Heavy-Duty Modular Rectangular Connectors

modular rectangular connectors from HARTING and AlliedAllied Electronics & Automation stocks HARTING’s Han-Modular Series connectors, which allow users to quickly, easily, and cost-effectively create optimized solutions for a wide variety of industrial applications by combining individual modules designed to transmit different media. These modular rectangular connectors are available with sliding, docking, or hinged frames and an extensive range of modules, hoods, housings, and accessories, and they support hybrid combinations of various off-the-shelf multimedia modules, enabling power, signal, data, and even compressed air transmission in space-saving, single-connector solutions with standardized footprints that enable easy integration into both new and existing equipment. The modules were the first smart connectors capable of connecting to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) at the component level and are easy to install, remove, and swap out, enabling extensive design flexibility and fast and easy retrofits within the same standard footprint. They are also available with placeholder modules to support future proofing in application areas with rapidly evolving performance standards.

modular rectangular connectors from SmithsSmiths Interconnect’s HyperMod Series heavy-duty modular rectangular connectors are designed to meet the growing requirement for high-speed signal connections in railway applications and are available with special shells for harsh environments, special high-clearance and -creepage modules, and