Logimat Hall 3, Stand A75
With the Embedded-PC CX7000 by Beckhoff The comfortable and powerful Twin CAT-3 world is now also available for small controllers. This further increases the scalability of the PC-based control technology.
Festo presented at SPS IPC Drives 2018 how companies can secure enormous productivity advantages by using end-to-end connectivity from the workpiece to the cloud. The stand highlight was the 8 m long demo machine, which made connectivity experience live on 5 different stations.
This software store of Phoenix Contact provides software applications (apps) with which users can extend the "PLC next Control" control with technical functions. Depending on the app, the user does not need deep programming skills to directly create his application using the software solutions.
Logimat Hall 4, Stand B71
Turck presents universal IoT wireless gateways for wireless connection to cloud solutions. This makes it easy to integrate machines and systems as well as measuring points in remote locations into automation networks. With its extensive range of interfaces, the TCG20 series is specially tailored to the requirements of industrial automation.
The bearingless encoders of Baumer are robust and reliable thanks to magnetic scanning even under the harshest environmental conditions. Due to their compact design, they can be integrated directly into existing mechanisms.
The ODVA has announced the release of enhancements to the Ethernet / IP Specification, which show how devices based on the Hart communication protocol can be integrated into an Ethernet / IP architecture. The addition of this capability is another step in the process of optimizing Ethernet / IP for process industries. It provides users with a mechanism to integrate existing infrastructures while taking advantage of the benefits of industrial Ethernet.