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Standard and safety controller in one unit

August 2023 Sensors & Transducers

You never know what the next job will entail. But you can make sure that your mobile machines are ideally equipped for every challenge. The ifm controllers of the ecomatmobile series are designed for use in harsh conditions. They are suitable for direct installation in vehicles and mobile machines.

Apart from compact, flexible and low-cost minicontrollers, the range also offers powerful, freely programmable controllers with a large number of inputs and outputs that can also be used for safety-related tasks. As a general rule, controllers for safety-related applications are certified by TÜV.

The signals produced by sensors are quickly and reliably processed by the controllers and provided to the actuators. Besides multifunctional inputs and outputs for different applications, each controller has several CAN interfaces. Data from the engine controller can be processed by means of the SAE J1939 protocol. The IEC 61131-3 based programming software, CODESYS, enables easy and accurate adjustment of the controller function to the individual application.

The units provide high immunity to electromagnetic interference (EMC) and come with an E1 type approval. Thanks to the high protection rating of the housing, the modules are suited for outside panel and surface mounting, as well as for cabin installation in construction machines, agricultural machinery or municipal vehicles.

So, no matter what the challenge is, you can trust that each part of the system will run smoothly.


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