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Work Tools facilitate connector assembly.

Press Release Summary:

Aligning with connector products for both large form factor industrial and board level connectivity, Tightening Torque Tools offer fixed torque of 0.5 Nm, making it almost impossible to over- or under-tighten. Slimline Screwdrivers are suited for assembly with integration of insulation at blade diameter. Offered in battery-operated or manually operated models, Panel Punches make it possible to accurately create corresponding panel cut out.

Original Press Release:

HARTING offers One-stop Shopping with Expanding Lineup of Work Tools

Elgin – From hex keys to crimp tools, panel punches and torque sets, HARTING now offers its largest portfolio of assembly tools yet that align perfectly with its connector products for both large form factor industrial and board level connectivity. Using HARTING tools offers a solution that precisely fits the connector or contacts involved, making the job easy, quick and reliable.

HARTING’s extensive tooling lineup continues to expand, with the addition of a slimline screwdriver set and tightening torque tools for guiding pins. The tightening torque tool offers the simplest operation and reproducible quality with a fixed torque (0.5 Nm), which makes it almost impossible to over or under tighten. The slim line screwdrivers are ideal for assembly with the integration of the insulation at blade diameter. HARTING battery or manually operated panel cut out punch tools make it simple to create the corresponding panel cut out right on the spot, quickly and accurately, eliminating laborious sawing. The punch tool is available in different sizes (e.g. for Han® B or Han-Compact®).

HARTING’s tooling portfolio offers a one-stop shop that ensures that engineers have the tools that they need. The lineup of HARTING crimp tools alone covers assembly needs from D-Sub all the way up to 240mm2 wire cross sections, and includes manual crimp tools, battery operated crimping tools for field assembly, and fully automated crimp tooling machines.


The HARTING Technology Group, family owned and based in Germany, employs more than 4,000 people globally with subsidiaries and branch offices in 40 countries. With production facilities in Europe, Asia and the United States, the HARTING portfolio of connectivity solutions focuses on multiple levels, from the machine to the device and into the communication infrastructure. The U.S. facility in Elgin, Illinois is one of three HARTING locations that manufactures the HIS product line (HARTING Integrated Solutions - backplanes) and custom cable assemblies. The company’s core business is intelligent and high-performance connection technology. HARTING works in almost all industrial markets with a focus on requirements for robust, reliable connectivity solutions.

Media Contact:

Christina Chatfield, Director of Marketing

HARTING North America

1370 Bowes Road

Elgin, IL 60123, USA

+1 (847) 717-9217

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