Industrial plug connector with Profinet fast connection technology

HELUKABEL presents its new Profinet plug connector "HELUKAT RJ45 Cat5 IP20" which has built-in fast connection technology. The Fieldbus-compatible plug comes in an axial and angled design. It is therefore well-suited for industrial use in tight installation spaces. The Profinet plug connector can be easily and quickly installed without the need of tools.

HELUKAT provides coloured contact elements to the installer from committing connection errors. The clear labelling matches the wire sequence of the Profinet standard whose four single wires can be quickly connected. The metal housing enables it to be used in industrial applications. Transmission rates are up to 100 MHz Cat 5. The shielded plug connector comes in a central axial version with an angle of 180° and in a version with an angle of up to 90° angle. Designed in protection grade IP 20, it can withstand operating temperatures of -20°C to +70 °C. The HELUKAT RJ45 Cat5 IP20 is compatible with AWG 22 and AWG 24, and designed to be used with both bunched and solid wire conductor types.

The single wires must be arranged in accordance with the colour coding of the RJ45 plug and, in the folded up guide element, inserted into the contact points up to the stop. For full connection, the user presses the guide element downward to the stop, the housing cover is closed and the front screw cap fixed by performing a ¼ rotation - finished. The development of a 145° version as well as an 8-pin variant is currently in process of planning and will expand the product range once successfully completed.