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Technews Industry Guide - IIoT

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Fieldbus & Industrial Networking
New additions to Inline I/O system
March 2017, Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact simplifies automation of production machines.

Leverage existing two-wire cables
March 2017, RJ Connect

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) trend has driven businesses to upgrade their existing networks to IP-based systems. Moxa’s IEX-402/408E Ethernet extenders allow users to leverage existing two-wire ...

No data lost
March 2017, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives

New test access port for precise analysis.

Why Power over Ethernet demands CAT 6A cable
February 2017, Jaycor International

Power over Ethernet (PoE) is ideal for supplying a variety of networking, AV and computing devices without the need for an outlet or adapter. It also reduces the amount of building material required to ...

EtherCAT P: EtherCAT with integrated power supply
February 2017

Accordingly, this technology has been accepted as addition to the EtherCAT standard within the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG). The following article explains what EtherCAT P is, whether the EtherCAT ...

Simple IO-Link device integration
February 2017, RET Automation Controls

The TBEN-L-8IOL from Turck offers eight IO-Link masters for Profinet, Ethernet/IP and Modbus TCP in an IP67/IP69K housing. The units are designed to deliver performance and an additional power supply ...

Five future challenges for ­industrial Ethernet switches
December 2016, RJ Connect

Switches must resist field-level environmental impact If industrial Ethernet technology is increasingly being deployed at remote field locations, industrial Ethernet switch reliability will need to ...

Omron’s new servo range boosts machine productivity
December 2016, Omron Electronics

The new 1S servo range from Omron offers optimised installation and setup, with features to enhance machine productivity significantly. Designed specifically to meet the needs of today’s machine builders, ...

Reliable Ethernet communication in harsh environments
November 2016, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives

With its new Scalance XP-200 product line, Siemens offers compact industrial Ethernet switches for the setup of electrical line, star and ring structures. The devices feature a low profile, robust metal ...

Economical and reliable network solutions
November 2016, Phoenix Contact

Managed Ethernet extender system for a broad range of applications.

The replacement of Profibus DP with Profinet
November 2016, Pepperl+Fuchs

What is already standard in factory automation will eventually also become widespread in the process industry.

RFID I/O compact module for EtherCAT
November 2016, RET Automation Controls

Turck’s new BL compact RFID module with an Ethercat interface is now available from RET Automation Controls. The robust IP67 I/O module enables the BL ident RFID system to be connected directly to Ethercat ...

Block I/O module for serial interfaces
November 2016, RET Automation Controls

RET Automation Controls now offers a communication module with serial interfaces for its ultra compact TBEN-S Ethernet block I/O series: The TBEN-S2-2COM is equipped with two serial ports, which can be ...

AS-I repeater for extended networks
October 2016, ifm Electronic RSA

Repeaters are used for AS-Interface to enable the network cable run to be extended beyond 100 m. Galvanic separation of network segments and independent voltage supplies ensure stability and the 62 participants ...

Good reasons to use IO-Link
September 2016, ifm Electronic RSA

Good reasons to use IO-Link

EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool version 2.0 released
September 2016

The Technical Working Group Conformance, within the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG), has released version 2.0 of the EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool (CTT), which features a significantly extended test ...

Optimising PLC networks Moxa’s industrial Ethernet solutions
September 2016, RJ Connect

Moxa has announced a selection of automation-certified profiles for its family of industrial Ethernet switches and industrial Ethernet gateways that can be easily integrated into Profinet, Ethernet/IP, ...

Diagnostics and error localisation with EtherCAT
September 2016

Diagnostic characteristics play a major role in determining a machine’s availability and commissioning time. In addition to error detection, exact error localisation is important. EtherCAT has various ...

Remote monitoring with Sentinel SiteWatch
August 2016, UIC Instrumentation

Sentinel SiteWatch is an advanced networking device that provides remote access to any Detcon gas detection system via Ethernet or cellular communication. The Ethernet version provides an IP addressed ...

Gigabit speed switch for industrial networks
August 2016, Profitek

Belden has announced the newest industrial Ethernet switch from Hirschmann – the Greyhound 1040. This full Gigabit Ethernet switch delivers on the high-bandwidth and data speed needs of industrial networks ...

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