Fire protection for buildings

Depending on the size, condition and intended use of a building, the authorities and insurance companies have different requirements. Large-scale and fatal fires in recent years show that the measures taken so far are not sufficient. There are numerous possi-bilities to increase safety through fire protection, both in the construction of new buil-dings and the Read more about Fire protection for buildings[…]

Insulating material based on foamed polymers

Building insulation currently plays a decisive role in reducing energy consumption and consequently energy costs, and in reducing CO2 emissions from buildings, also in the context of efforts to improve the climate. At the same time, new regulations and requi-rements in the field of fire protection of buildings pose new challenges with regard to environmentally Read more about Insulating material based on foamed polymers[…]

Equipment in Case of an Emergency

Gas detectors for detecting explosive and combustible gases are an indispensable part of the protective equipment of the fire brigade, disaster relief and other civil rescue teams. These devices enable helpers to establish whether an explosive atmosphere is present at the emergency location, which represents an otherwise undetectable hazardous situation. The most accurate knowledge possible Read more about Equipment in Case of an Emergency[…]

Han-Modular® Flexbox: Modular connectors for energy chains

The flexible and reliable supply for fast, linearly moving components of machines and systems is made possible by the Han-Modular® Flexbox – a novel interface in the modular plastic housing system from HARTING. Longer, moving cable runs for machines and machine modules are easier to install and maintain. The Han-Modular® Flexbox makes it possible to Read more about Han-Modular® Flexbox: Modular connectors for energy chains[…]

Han-Eco® B: Rear-facing connector assembly simplified

HARTING now also offers its Han-Eco® range in the industry standard Han® B size. This permits users to configure robust, flexible and corrosion-resistant connectors made of high-performance plastic for demanding industrial environments. The ability to snap contact inserts into the mounting housing from the rear simplifies equipping control cabinets with interfaces. The Han-Eco® B differs Read more about Han-Eco® B: Rear-facing connector assembly simplified[…]

thyssenkrupp Steel is expanding its IT infrastructure with Rittal Edge Data Centers

The steel industry is driving ahead with digitization: thyssenkrupp Steel is commissioning Rittal to supply edge data centre containers. Innovative IT infrastructure from Rittal is helping thyssenkrupp Steel to digitise production-related processes. Edge data centres provide the highest level of physical security. thyssenkrupp Steel has placed an order with Rittal to supply data centres to Read more about thyssenkrupp Steel is expanding its IT infrastructure with Rittal Edge Data Centers[…]

One cable for control cabinet, rack and cable chain

In the past, the large number of stringent regulations have often made cabling for machines in the USA a very complex and time-consuming task, as numerous different cable types had to be used, depending on where they were installed. But the ÖLFLEX SERVO FD 7TCE from LAPP meets a range of standards, making it possible Read more about One cable for control cabinet, rack and cable chain[…]

Rheinmetall awarded €20 million contract for Fieldguard systems

The Düsseldorf-based high-tech group Rheinmetall with its Swiss subsidiary Rheinmetall Air Defence have booked an order to supply Fieldguard 3 measurement systems to two international customers. Fieldguard is an active fire control system which measures the flightpath of projectiles in order to assure maximum precision during target engagement. One customer country is expanding its existing Read more about Rheinmetall awarded €20 million contract for Fieldguard systems[…]

Han-Eco® B: Industrial standard in plastic

HARTING has taken a big step forward with the Han-Eco®: the connector range with high performance plastic housings is now fully compliant with the industry standard Han® B. All contact inserts and modules that fit into the standard metal housing now also fit into the corresponding plastic housing. Plastic and metal versions are both plug-compatible. Read more about Han-Eco® B: Industrial standard in plastic[…]

A cube for each port

preLink® PCB delivers preLink® Ethernet connection technology directly to the circuit board via the housing wall. To achieve this, HARTING is extending its preLink cabling system in spring 2018. In this context, the cabling system represents means a truly universal solution for IT, building automation and industry. The ideal solution for every scenario. This features Read more about A cube for each port[…]