Amphenol distributor Inelco Hunter has announced the availability of the M12, heavy-duty HDM12 high-temperature connector. It has been engineered for harsh applications with elevated vibration and challenging environmental conditions.

The HDM12 excels in harsh and heavy-duty surroundings. Applications will include Heavy Equipment, Heavy-Duty Automotive, Railway Mass Transit, Factory Automation, High-Temperature Manufacturing and any wet environment, including exposure to sea and spray. In fact, any application where an ultra-rugged connector is needed.

The temperature range is -40 °C ~ 125°C, the current rating is 4A and the voltage rating is 50 VAC, 60 VDC. The HDM12 is IP68 Waterproof Rated at 1M for 24 hours when in a mated condition. It is also salt spray rated for 240h in a mated condition. The HDM12 can withstand very harsh vibration conditions – it has a Vibration Resistance of 20G as per SAE J2839

The Mechanical Shock rating is 50G as per SAE J2839. Approvals include UL1977 and IEC 61076-2-101.

Inelco Hunter’s in-depth engineering support ensures rapid implementation and speeding up the customer’s time-to-market. Inelco Hunter’s engineers will work with the SME engineers. This added-value support is at the core of Inelco Hunter’s philosophy, and has been for the last 30 years, setting them apart from the “stock & ship” distributors.

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