TE Connectivity (TE) introduces the Circular Hybrid Connector (CHC) with 8 power and 4 data contacts for Industrial Ethernet connections.
TE’s CHC has been designed for machine automation applications that require higher performing data connections and power of up to 10 Amps. The connector provides highly reliable connection technology and meets the demanding durability and quality requirements of real-time Ethernet applications in industrial automation. Combining power, signal and data into a single connector provides customers with greater flexibility in machine architecture. With VARAN-bus standard compatibility, this connector supports fast mold change over times in molding machines and its simplified cabling reduces installation time by up to 50%.