The terminal CPX contains everything that makes Festo stand out – competency, security, efficiency and simplicity. This is the basis on which the company solves a customer’s automation tasks to achieve increased productivity. CPX is ideal as an automation platform, valve terminal partner or remote I/O – it is electric, open and direct. It is also the perfect platform for electrical peripherals, allowing users to integrate pneumatic and electrical control chains easily, quickly, flexibly and seamlessly into all automation concepts and company-specific standards – and into Industry 4.0 as well.
CPX is a new benchmark for perfect networking thanks to:
• Universal communication via fieldbus/Ethernet.
• A choice of pneumatic platforms (valve terminals).
• Subordinate, decentralised installation systems CPI, IO-Link or I-Port.
• Unrivalled module and application variety.
CPX provides greater economy and operational reliability through function integration such as:
• Front end control.
• A choice of scalable installation concepts.
• Comprehensive diagnostics and condition monitoring.
• Motion control for electric and servo-pneumatic drives.
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