Fieldbus & Industrial Networking


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Moxa’s power grid upgrade through easily configurable Modbus gateway
March 2019, RJ Connect
Smart grid is an electrical grid that uses digital communication technology to monitor the status of power consumption and power quality in real time. By using this information, engineers can adjust the ...

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Process values from IO-Link sensors
March 2019, ifm Electronic RSA
The E30443 IO-Link master display is easily connected to one port of an ifm IO-Link master with four or eight ports. The display detects sensors that are connected to the same master and automatically ...

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IO-Link wired exhaust system ­production
January 2019, Turck Banner
Turck demonstrates the flexibility of its BL20 multiprotocol gateway in conjunction with the IO-Link-capable TBIL hubs.

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Is HART technology still useful as manufacturing moves to Industry 4.0?
December 2018, Pepperl+Fuchs
With its bidirectional communication between intelligent field devices and host systems, HART has become a global standard. The example of valves shows how important the data provided by field devices ...

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New patch panel for Ethernet networks
November 2018, Phoenix Contact
Time savings of up to 60%.

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Bus couplers in accordance with Profinet
October 2018, Phoenix Contact
In Profinet applications, the Axioline F bus coupler is the link between the Axioline F system and the higher-level Ethernet system. As Phoenix Contact’s first Profinet bus coupler, the TPS version of ...

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Prepare for the future
September 2018, Turck Banner
Bring serial interfaces into the era of Industry 4.0.

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Secure remote access to plants with Profibus
August 2018, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives
Siemens has extended its portfolio of industrial routers with the Scalance M804PB, which allows existing machines and plants to be connected to Ethernet networks via Profibus/MPI (multi-point interface). ...

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Modernising the Cholfirst Tunnel control engineering system
July 2018, Phoenix Contact
The Swiss A4 highway is an important transit route for north-south traffic. Every day, over 25 000 vehicles use the northern section of the A4 that also serves as the Schaffhausen expressway and is a ...

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Industrial fieldbus to the IIoT
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Industrial Data Xchange (IDX)
The promise of Industry 4.0 and the IIoT is that they can harness this shift, along with the global connectivity platform of the Internet, and recent IP stack extensions such as Time Sensitive Networking ...

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Intelligent production enables minimised downtime and optimal efficiency
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
IO-Link supports predictive maintenance strategy with flexibility in the Industry 4.0 era.

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EtherCAT: the rock in the surf of digital transformation
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0
Industry 4.0 is the digital transformation that is characterised as the fourth industrial revolution. The perception of a revolution is that it is a fast process, dramatically changing the current situation ...

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IO-Link master for the IIoT world
June 2018, ifm Electronic RSA
The IO-Link master modules for the control cabinet serve as a gateway between intelligent IO-Link sensors and the fieldbus, allowing important information from intelligent sensors to be sent into the ...

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Substation retrofit gives IEC 61850 MMS solution
June 2018, RJ Connect
A regional substation was tasked with improving the substation’s performance and reducing maintenance problems, but without replacing several key serial IEDs already in operation. Since the many RTUs, ...

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Automation solution toolbox
April 2018, Phambili Interface
Weidmuller is successively developing the open, individually scalable automation solution toolbox, u-mation. This allows digital transformation to be achieved independently of any platform. At the core ...

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New technology automates Modbus routing setup in gateways
March 2018, RJ Connect
Planning a network’s topology that involves a large number of Modbus devices to achieve full-fledged connectivity can really test designers.

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Protocol gateways connect Modbus devices to Profinet
March 2018, RJ Connect
Moxa’s newly launched MGate 5103 and MGate 5111 industrial protocol gateways enable fast and easy protocol conversions between Modbus devices and Profinet or Profibus-based scada systems and PLCs. These ...

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IO-Link master for Industrie 4.0
March 2018, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
With its new EP0L001 IO-Link master, Wenglor offers an ideal, multiprotocol module for consistent communication right up to field level. Eight IO-Link compatible sensors and actuators in accordance with ...

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Connecting EtherCAT with TSN networks
February 2018, Beckhoff Automation
With the EK1000, Beckhoff has expanded the EtherCAT I/O system with a new bus coupler. The device enables the communication of EtherCAT segments with remote EtherCAT controllers via heterogeneous Ethernet ...

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New switches for Profinet applications
February 2018, Phoenix Contact
With new Profinet functions and versions for the Factory Line Switch 2000 product family, Phoenix Contact has extended its range of managed switches for Profinet automation applications. After a firmware ...

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