HDSCS – the new generation of connectors and cabling

HDSCS-System – Heavy Duty Sealed Connector

Today is capable of overmolding all HDSCS variants that are shown above with the low-pressure moulding technology. The opportunities that result from this enlarge the existing performance significantly. HDSCS is the future of safe truck and trailer plug connections. HDSCS “Heavy Duty Sealed Connectors” set new standards for heavy load traffic and similar off-roaders that make cable-to-device and wire-to-wire connections even safer. The new product family aims at the highest performance values and, with other new developments, forms the new generation of truck and trailer high-performance cables.

Possible applications:

The new generation of HDSCS connectors are increasingly used in truck and trailer cabling. Many well-known truck manufacturers (MAN, DAIMLER, DAF …) are already using these plug-in connections. Here, rear lights, exhaust systems and AdBlue tanks are already fitted with the HDSCS interface. For this, will offer you a variety of standard and professionally encapsulated overmoulded cable variants.
HDSCS Steckverbinder

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Five housing sizes and four codings …

The Heavy Duty Sealed Connector System HDSCS offers high performance against extreme environ­mental influences. The system is designed for electronic and electrical applications in vehicles where extreme vibrations and mechanical stresses affect the individual components. This system offers different contact arrangements and allows mixed cable cross sections. The plug connections are equipped with a special secondary lock according to the Poke-Yoke procedure and can be used “flying”.
HDSCS connectors are available in five different housing sizes and with four codings.
HDSCS Steckverbinder

HDSCS Features:

  • For contacts of size:
                  6,3 (up to 40A)
                  2,8 (up to 40A)
                  1,5 (up to 20A)
  • Cross-sections from 6,0mm² to 0,5mm²
  • Plug-in position for 2 / 3 / 4 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 10 / 12 / 15 / 16 /18 contacts
  • Lock slider
  • Secondary locking of the contacts
  • Temperature range -40°C bis +100°C
  • Tightness IP 67 or IP6K9K
overmoulded connectors

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Groups – HDSCS   (Heavy Duty Sealed Connector)

Steckverbinder 3-pol.

Group A – Example: 3-pole

Steckverbinder 4-pol.

Group B – Example: 4-pole

Steckverbinder 7-pol.

Group C – Example: 7-pole

Steckverbinder 8-pol.

Group D – Example: 8-pole

Steckverbinder 16-pol.

Group E – Example: 16-pole

Coding options – HDSCS

(Heavy Duty Sealed Connector)

elkatec HDSCS Stecker

Standard insert

Connector color ► Black

Standard insert

Connector color ► Grey

Standard insert

Connector color ► Green

Standard insert

Connector color ► Blue

Example: 4-pole HDSCS socket / pin overmoulded!

HDSCS Steckverbinder

The HDSCS system – the new generation of safe truck and trailer connections

HDSCS application examples

serves the entire HDSCS program for HDSCS connectors that surpass today’s standard cables in performance. The first choice for performance-oriented vehicle construction.

HDSCS connectors – the new generation

Rueckleuchte HDSCS Anschluss

Application example: elkatec 7-pole HDSCS extension at a rear light from Daimler!
Y-adapter for connection of additional rear lights, reversing lamps, license plates.

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HDSCS High-Performance connecting systems

supplies complete HDSCS series with connection to all HDSCS plug-in systems, which surpass today’s standard cables with performance. The first choice for performance-oriented vehicle construction. Solutions for connection to standard components, lighting and signal systems are also available.

HDSCS connecting systems – the new generation

Rueckleuchte HDSCS Atego

HDSCS High-performance variants

Solutions for connection to standard components, light and signal systems offer many new HDSCS variants. supplies complete HDSCS series with connectivity to all HDSCS plug-in systems that surpass today’s standard lines of performance safely.

HDSCS variants – the new cable generation

HDSCS-Varianten

HDSCS – High Performance Cables …

Product examples:

  • Bus termination in different connectors

Bus termination by integration of a 120 ohm termination resistor in various connectors e.g. HDSCS or SuperSeal

CAN Bus basics / General Introduction
Interfaces are used to transfer information between the individual components of a system. In a bus system, all compo­nents are connected via short stub lines to a common data line. The effort for the wiring is thereby minimized. In this case, additional components can be easily connected.

The data flow must be controlled via an access procedure (protocol) if all compo­nents use a common bus line. As much as possible components from different manufacturers should work together. The Controller Area Network (CAN) connects several equal components (node) via a 2-wire bus plus additional ground line. The CAN protocol was developed in 1983 by “Bosch” for use in motor vehicles and first presented to the public in 1986.

Due to the high immunity to interference, the low costs and the real-time capability, CAN is not only used in the automotive industry but also in many other sectors (eg commercial vehicles, mobile machinery, railways, medical technology, industrial automation, elevators, etc.) as a machine bus system.

Bus termination (terminator)
Bus termination takes place on the CAN bus with a line topology of 120 ohms at both ends of the network.
Termination is recommended even for short lines with low bit rates. Without termination, there are reflections. In practice, terminations at one end are sufficient for short lines, but ideally the bus is terminated at both ends (and only there) with 120 ohms each.

(See graphic: wiring examples …)

See grafic:

Source: https://www.me-systeme.de/de/technik-zuerst/elektronik/can-bus-grundlagen
Rated links: https://www.can-cia.org/ – CAN in Automation (CiA) is the international user and manufacturer association for the Controller Area Network (CAN).

  • 7-pole HDSCS extension line, 180° – DAIMLER

Extension line for rear lights for frame extensions or when installing an additional liftgate.
Other lenghts on request!

HDSCS socket-pin

Order number / Details:

z.B. 11001 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 7-pol. HDSCS pin, socket / 1,0 m
z.B. 11002 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 7-pol. HDSCS pin, socket / 2,0 m* / Vergl.-Nr. DAIMLER: A960 440 3253
z.B. 11003 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 7-pol. HDSCS pin, socket / 3,0 m

*Preferred type!

  • 7-pole HDSCS extension line, Socket output 90° – DAIMLER

Special extension cable HDSCS for rear lights with side cable outlet. The solution statement in case of limited space (for example, the use of a liftgate platform), or connections of the socket with a 90° cable outlet. Further lengths and variants on request!

HDSCS Verlängerungsleitung

Order number / Details:

z.B. 12421 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 7-pol. HDSCS pin, socket connection / 1,0 m
z.B. 12422 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 7-pol. HDSCS pin, socket connection / 2,0 m*
z.B. 12423 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 7-pol. HDSCS pin, socket connection / 3,0 m

*Preferred type!

  • 7-pole HDSCS Y-adapter line – DAIMLER, e.g. New Actros, Antos …

Special adapter line “DAIMLER” – Connection of the line to the rear light for easy tapping of various additional functions such as:
► Parking lights   ► Backlighting   ► 3. Brake lights   ► Universal interface   ► etc. …

HDSCS Y-AdapterBajonett Y-Adapter

z.B. 11130 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / Base cable HDSCS socket; Pin on 7-pole bayonet / je 1,0 m
z.B. 11135 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / Universal interface; Connection cable HDSCS socket / 1,0 m
z.B. 11140 / 2 x 0,75 mm² / Parking lights connection cable; 2-pole Superseal / 1,0 m
z.B. 10370 / 6 x 1,0 mm² + 1 x 2,5 mm² / Universal interface; Connection cable 7-pole bayonet / 1,0 m
z.B. 11200 / je 2 x 0,75 mm² / Parking lights + Backlighting; Connection cable 2 x 2-pole Superseal
        Further lengths and variants on request!

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  • 8-pole HDSCS extension line such as DAF, …

Extension line for rear lights for frame extensions or the installation of an additional liftgate. Other lengths on request!

HDSCS Verlängerungsleitung

Order number / Details:

z.B. 12071 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 8-pole HDSCS pin, socket connection / 1,0 m
z.B. 12072 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 8-pole HDSCS pin, socket connection / 2,0 m*
z.B. 12073 / 7 x 1,0 mm² / 8-pole HDSCS pin, socket connection / 3,0 m
Speacial adapter 8-pole (see variants 7-pole DAIMLER) on request.

*Preferred type!

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