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About Harwin

Harwin design and manufacture world-class electrical and electronic interconnect solutions for safety-critical applications for the military and aerospace industry sectors.

From standard and high-reliability connectors through to custom product, Harwin delivers total interconnect solutions worldwide for product designers and OEMs.

Harwin’s range of connectors includes:

  • Datamate – 2mm pitch high-reliability connectors approved to BS9525-F0033
  • Industry standard PCB connectors – a wide range of connectors starting at 0.5mm pitch
  • Custom solutions designed to fit your application

Industry Standard Connectors

With over 50 years of experience manufacturing interconnect solutions Harwin are well placed to support industry standard connector requirements.

Connectors include:

  • Cable to board connectors – available supplied with pre-crimped contacts. Harwin also provide a cable assembly service
  • Board to board connectors – connector pitches starting at 0.8mm and including PC/104 and PC/104+, board sockets and pins.
  • FPC – FPC connectors starting at 0.5mm pitch

Fast-mating Connectors

Harwin’s market-leading standard HotShoe connectors for fast mating have been used in the following applications:

  • Bowman military radio system
  • Harris Falcon II radio
  • Exensor UMRA ground
  • Racal radio systems
  • Spanish future soldier programme

High-reliability Connectors

The Datamate range is ideal for applications where safety is critical, the application is subject to high loads of vibration, shock and acceleration or operates in harsh environments. The connectors are highly durable and can withstand high numbers of mating cycles without any degradation in performance.

The Datamate range of 2mm pitch, high reliability connectors is approved to meet the exacting standards of British Standard 9525-F0033. This conformity is made possible by Harwin’s high reliability four-finger beryllium copper contact. The contact features a four-finger clip to ensure integrity of connection under the most severe conditions.

Datamate high reliability connectors have successfully been used in the following projects:

  • Bowman military radio
  • Fist
  • Javelin
  • Meteor air-to-air missile
  • Watchkeeper

Harwin has supplied superior electrical interconnects for over 50 years. Harwin’s global network of manufacturing, support centers, and distributors allow them to meet the specialist needs of the world interconnection market. Harwin connectors have a proven history in several applications, including Military and Aerospace.

Harwin’s Datamate is a professional range of 2mm pitch connectors suitable for high-performance applications. The series of Miniature High Reliability Connectors with latches (L-Tek) or Jackscrews (J-Tek) provide additional connection security and are great for high levels of shock and vibration. The Datamate connectors have a unique contact design that allows 3 amps for signal contacts and up to 20 amps (Mix-Tek) for power contacts. Datamate provides maximum flexibility for design engineering. Reliability When You Need it Most.



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