Ex miniCON plug-in connector 8595 by R. STAHL

The smartest
connection is
also the safest


miniCON – a mini CONnection with huge potential.

This plug connector is the simplest, safest and most reliable way to connect your devices with power sources, data networks or each other. Developed for hazardous areas, of course.

Thanks to foolproof, maintenance-free operation and a quick, easy installation, you will no longer need specialised staff in the future. Not to mention the significant cost savings you will benefit from.

miniCON is certified in accordance with ATEX and IECEx worldwide for Zones 1, 2, 21 and 22. What does that mean for you? Whether you work in the oil, gas, chemical, pharmaceutical, beverage or cosmetics industry, or even offshore or in shipbuilding, our miniCON is perfect for a wide range of applications wherever you need a reliable plug connector.

Ex miniCON plug-in connector 8595 by R. STAHL

Twist-lock system

Torsional locking mechanism that establishes easier mechanical & electrical connections with a twist

Unmistakable plugs

Three coding options for plugs that simply cannot connect with anything they shouldn't connect with.

Ready for Ex e, Ex d & Ex i

Modular - quick and simple adaptability to multiple Ex zones and safety requirements.

Continuous inline shielding

Sophisticated shielding concept for minimised electrical or electromagnetic interference effects.

Various pin connection options

Supports all electrical connections from bus systems to three-phase power supply.

Flexible cable cross section

Contact elements for cable cross sections from 0.25 mm² to 2.5 mm².

Integrated modular framework

Wide range of modules & adapters for almost any possible application in Ex e or Ex d environments.

Universally simple and flexible

Easy installation and maintenance in Ex e and Ex d enclosures due to self-explanatory construction.


Due to their sophisticated design, the miniCON plug connectors are uniquely flexible, modular and convince through easy handling, cost savings and future-proof security. But what do we really mean by that? It's simple:


  • Complete freedom for any applications since all electrical connections between bus systems and a three-phase power supply (8-pole or 7-pole + PE, high-speed bus, 3-phase + auxiliary contact) are supported.
  • Autonomy, as the plug connectors can be coded by the customer and subsequently adjusted at any time. 
  • No risk of mix-ups thanks to the self-finding system with three coding options for plugs that simply cannot connect with anything they shouldn’t connect with.
  • Plug & play enables quick and easy disconnection of the plug and thereby enabling use at other locations.
  • The connection cross-section from 0.25 mm2to2.5 mm2 provides outstanding flexibility when selecting electrical cables.


  • The plug connectors consist of a number of identical components, which can be combined to create a wide variety of different versions.
  • Modular with freely combinable components.
  • You could use the cable glands which are already available to you without having to place any additional orders.


  • Easy and quick assembly due to the low variance in parts and logical design.
  • Incorrectly assigned pins are no longer a problem – with the snap-in function, it's easy to correct them.
  • The hot swap function enables assemblies to be replaced during ongoing operation by just one member of staff. 
  • Turn, contact and secure – establish mechanical and electrical connections in just three steps thanks to the simple turning mechanism.
  • The plug connector can be inserted and removed seamlessly with one hand, even while wearing gloves.
  • The built-in components of an Ex d enclosure can be aligned in 24 different ways using the positioning aid.


  • miniCON is maintenance-free. When your other devices require maintenance, you can perform this work quickly and easily – all you need to do is unplug the connector.
  • Fast maintenance means that you can significantly reduce the amount of downtime in your production facility.
  • At the same time, it guarantees quick commissioning, as there is no need of individual wiring on-site and the time needed for installation is much shorter.
  • Long approvals processes for hot work are now a thing of the past – thanks to hot swaptechnology, the plug connector can be safely disconnected mechanically and electronically at any time by just one person.
  • It also eliminates errors and troubleshooting in the plant, since all plug connectors are pre-mounted and tested by the OEM. 
  • One plug connector for all situations: Only the base part of the plug and coupling differs, while the rest remains the same, enabling you to reduce your storage costs significantly.


  • Would you like to trace all component parts? Would you like to create clear documentation through digitalisation? No problem. miniCON is designed so that it can be integrated seamlessly. After all, serialisation comes as standard with us.
  • It also supports modern maintenance strategies, which makes it even more future-proof. 


  • The pull brake is an extremely useful feature – thanks to acceleration during the separation, it enables a safe disconnection and a contact burn-off is avoided.
  • The locking mechanism with on/off display is another highlight as it enables you to determine at a glance whether your plug connector is connected or disconnected.


Are you wondering what else miniCON is capable of? Find out more here.

Ex miniCON plug-in connector 8595 for Ex e and Ex d by R. STAHL

miniCON for Ex e and Ex d enclosures

Ex miniCON plug-in connector 8595 by R. STAHL

Inline applications


Temperature range–60 °C to +75 °C
Breaking capacity500 V AC / 16 A
110 V DC / 8 A
hot swap capable
Ex zonesZone 1, 2, 21 & 22
IP protectionIP66 & IP68 (IEC60529)
Certification*ATEX, IECEx
MaterialPlastic or stainless steel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               *EAC & cULus coming in summer 2022

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