Industrial Wireless


Wireless communication for control of moving machinery

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SMC has solved the problem of unreliable fieldbus communication via slip rings with its EX600-W wireless modules. The system uses two modules: a base unit where the hardwired fieldbus network connects, and a remote module that is connected to the moving part of the machine. Communication between the modules is wireless, via the 2,4 GHz ISM frequency band. Physical damage to the network cable or poor connections are no longer a problem since the cable-in-motion has been eliminated. Communication is encrypted keeping machines and data secure.


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