Industrial Wireless

Hirschmann’s WLAN solutions for challenging environments

Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2015 Industrial Wireless

Hirschmanns BAT WLAN solution set includes a broad portfolio of access points, clients, antennas, controllers, network management solutions and planning software options that work together seamlessly, providing one of the industry’s most robust solutions for maximum mobility, flexibility and network availability in today’s industrial environments.

Featuring new, innovative and patented technology, the BAT family provides robust connections with speeds of up to 450 Mbps, automatic filtering technology, and extensive security allowing the implementation of communication solutions via WLAN that were previously the exclusive domain of cable based networks. With the recent release of the new OpenBAT access points, new Client Solutions and the HiLCOS V8.8 Firmware, Hirschmann opens a wide range of possibilities for using WLAN in previously challenging environments.


• Open platform providing extreme flexibility: The Wireless LAN Portfolio now offers solutions to meet the most demanding industrial applications including fast infrastructure and meshed networks, wireless distribution systems and point-to-point connections as well as WAN and VPN applications.

• Best data rates: Solutions with up to two built-in wireless interfaces supporting the WLAN 802.11n standard and 3x3 MiMo antenna technology enable data rates up to 450 Mbps in both the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands.

• Maximum reliability: Built-in patented Clear Space technology for advance noise filtering and integrated ESD protection for maximum reliability in industrial environments.

• Robust network availability: Dual roaming, rapid spanning tree, and port grouping guaranteeing the greatest network availability using IPv4/IPv6 routing, NAT and ACLs.

• Application designed hardware: Rugged housing for installation on DIN rails, walls or poles, IP30 or IP65 /67 ingress protection. Extended temperature range of -40 to 70°C and conformal coating options as well as a high vibration design, fire protection ratings, hazardous location housing and multiple power supplies available, including Power over Ethernet (802.3af).

For more information contact Cliff Nel, IAC, +27 (0)12 657 3600,,


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