DEUTSCH HD10 Connectors

Reliability in Harsh Environments

Our DEUTSCH HD10 connectors are an environmentally sealed, thermoplastic, and cylindrical connector series. These rugged connectors are designed to withstand the harsh environments of the trucking, agricultural, marine, mining, and construction industries. DEUTSCH HD10 connectors are heavily used for diagnostic connections and are available for either in-line or flanged mounted applications.

Product Features:

Specs for DEUTSCH HD10 connectors
  • Accepts contact sizes 4 (100 amps), 12 (25 amps), and 16 (13 amps)
  • 6-20 AWG (16.00-0.50 mm2)
  • 3, 4, 5, 6, and 9 cavity arrangements
  • In-line, flange, or PCB mount
  • Circular, thermoplastic housing
  • Coupling ring for mating
  • Available accessories: Backshells, boots, dust caps, gaskets, lanyards, mounting clips, strain relief


6-20 AWG (16.00-0.50 mm2)

Circular, thermoplastic housing

  1. DEUTSCH HD10 Connector Overview & Assembly Instructions (English)

Learn about our environmentally sealed DEUTSCH HD10 connectors that are heavily used for diagnostic connections in the trucking, agricultural, marine, mining, and construction industries. Watch this video for an overview of the connectors and for step-by-step instructions on inserting and removing contacts, as well as mating and unmating.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:    What is an HD10 connector?

A:     DEUTSCH HD10 environmentally sealed connectors are designed for cable to cable and cable to board applications. The HD10 connectors are used in harsh environment applications where even a small degradation in connection may be critical.

Q:    What are the appropriate applications for HD10 connectors?

A:     Truck, Bus, Off-highway, Construction, Agriculture, Mining, Emergency Vehicles, Forestry, Recreational, Marine, Motorcycle


Q:    When should I use HD10 connectors?

A:     DEUTSCH HD10 connectors provide reliability and performance on the engine or transmission, under the hood, on controllers, as a data link connector for diagnostics, on the chassis, or in the cab. HD10 connectors offer field proven reliability and rugged quality. The HD10 design strengths include optional flange mounting, multi-pin arrangements, lower costs, and design flexibility. HD10 connectors offer the designer the ability to use multiple size contacts within a single shell. Several accessories are available including backshells, strain relief, and dust caps.