Fieldbus & Industrial Networking


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Turck Banner’s Profinet integration with S2 redundancy
October 2021, Turck Banner
The TBEN-L5-8IOL is an IO-Link master module in IP67 that supports S2 system redundancy. The master establishes a logical communication relation to more than one controller and combines high availability with a wide range of potential uses through IO-Link in the field.

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Siemens gateway for the process industry
September 2021, Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens has introduced the Sitrans CloudConnect 240: a new gateway for the process industry. It provides a second data channel, that is used to transmit data from any HART-based field devices to the IT world.

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Cleaning machine 4.0
Technews Industry Guide: Sustainable Manufacturing 2021, ifm - South Africa
For the digitalisation of its industrial cleaning machines, the French company Mecanolav counts on IO-Link sensors from ifm electronic.

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RS Components supplies Siemens intelligent IIoT gateways
March 2021, RS Components SA
Maximising operational efficiency, these UL-approved units have been designed to deal with the capture and pre-processing of data, before subsequently forwarding it on.

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Secure gateways for power communications
April 2021
Moxa has introduced a new series of secure hardened Modbus-to-BACnet protocol gateways.

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Upgraded IoT communications module
May 2021, Instrotech
ARC1 with the latest NB-IoT and LTE-M mobile communications technology.

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Modbus to IO-Link converters
May 2021, Turck Banner
Are you using IO-Link to enable OEE analytics yet still have remote pockets where critical equipment should be continuously monitored during operations?

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New Siemens gateway provides access to lifecycle data
February 2021, Siemens Digital Industries
A second data channel, independent of the control system, is used to transmit data from any HART-based field devices to the IT world.

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IO-Link range with repeaters
February 2021, ifm - South Africa
Using the IO-Link repeater E30444 from ifm electronic, transmission distance can be increased and costs reduced.

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Using existing cabling to create a new industrial LAN
November 2020, Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists
Omniflex’s Conet technology allows businesses to repurpose existing cabling to create a new industrial local area network.

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Gateway for industrial automation
November 2020, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Sensor specialist company SICK recently announced its new SIG200 Profinet Sensor Integration Gateway. The product is the first of a new line of gateways created to work as both IO-Link masters and small ...

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Edge controller provides high availability
January 2021, Emerson Automation Solutions
Emerson’s industrial edge controllers offer connectivity to various I/O on a proven industrial network that provides deterministic data and automatic switchover for continuous operations.

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IO-Link starter kit
August 2020, Turck Banner
Turck now offers a compact starter kit for users wishing to discover the benefits of the IO-Link digital communication protocol. The IO-Link devices contained in the box enable interested users to set ...

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Profinet gateway integrates device data
August 2020, Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs has launched the new LB Profinet gateway, delivering not only conventional Profinet functionality but also full access to all connected HART devices. In practical terms, this will give users ...

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Ethernet safety I/O modules in IP67
August 2020, Turck Banner
Turck has expanded its portfolio of safety I/O components with the TBPN and TBIP block I/O modules for Profisafe and CIP Safety respectively. The robust IP67 modules provide safety input and output signals ...

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IO-Link in manufacturing
August 2020, Endress+Hauser South Africa
IO-Link is the youngest member in the portfolio of Endress+Hauser devices and brings digitalisation to basic instruments. The technology helps save on cabling and integration time, as well as expanding the amount of available I/O.

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Integration gateway for industrial automation
June 2020, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Sensor specialist company SICK recently announced its new SIG200 Profinet Sensor Integration Gateway. The product is the first of a new line of gateways created to work as both IO-Link masters and small ...

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Bronkhorst adds Ethernet/IP
July 2020, Mecosa
Bronkhorst High-Tech has announced the availability of Ethernet/IP and Modbus-TCP interface options for its mass flowmeters and controllers, as well as its digital pressure controllers. Like the previously ...

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Tailored to the demands of the future
June 2020, Pepperl+Fuchs
Gateway for the seamless integration of device and process data.

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IO-Link through to the cloud
May 2020, Pepperl+Fuchs
The smart combination of the IO-Link sensor interface and the OPC UA communication protocol in a single device gives Pepperl+Fuchs new opportunities to offer complete, seamless, and transparent communication ...

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