New Intesis gateway makes communication between PROFINET and BACnet easy

HMS Networks announces a new Intesis™ protocol translator for communication between PROFINET PLCs on factory floors and Building Management Systems with BACnet IP/MSTP. With this, full data integration, monitoring, and control is enabled between factory floors and building facilities. Key objectives can be achieved with factory-to-building communication In factories, it is essential that environmental dimensions Read more about New Intesis gateway makes communication between PROFINET and BACnet easy[…]

Increased market share for Industrial Ethernet – fieldbus decline continues and wireless stays stable

Industrial network connectivity for devices and machines is key to achieve smart connected factories. HMS Networks annual study of the industrial network market shows that Industrial Ethernet increases its market share to 64% of new installed nodes (59% last year), while fieldbuses drop to 30% (35). The leading networks EtherNet/IP and PROFINET share first place Read more about Increased market share for Industrial Ethernet – fieldbus decline continues and wireless stays stable[…]

Roll feed and winding web length measurement made easy: Wachendorff LMSMA length measurement systems optimise length, position and speed feedback

Extensively proven over several years for precise measurement of web length, position and speed in numerous roll winding and web-based machinery applications, Wachendorff´s LMS range of length measurement systems includes a novel spring-loaded arm design that facilitates straightforward mounting, fast pressure adjustment, and suitability for use with any surface material. Available with comprehensive support from Read more about Roll feed and winding web length measurement made easy: Wachendorff LMSMA length measurement systems optimise length, position and speed feedback[…]

Digital control technology for blowers and compressors

Everyone is talking about digitalisation, automation and Industry 4.0. Integrating digital applications in the control of blowers and compressors also offers great potential for increasing machine availability, reliability and information transparency in the higher-level control system of the machine operator. Therefore, AERZEN develops its portfolio in the field of assembly control consequently and counts on Read more about Digital control technology for blowers and compressors[…]

port is launching a brand-new Industrial Communication Creator Tool – unifies port’s supported technologies CANopen, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP (DLR), EtherCAT and CC-LinkIE TSN** in one Eclipse based runtime

port is increasingly focusing its activities on the range of semiconductor-independent real time multiprotocol solution. The stacks, resp. Protocol libraries for PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, CANopen, EtherCAT and CC-Link IE TSN have already been combined under the technology roof of the “GOAL middleware”.Now port has also combined its extensive range of design tools into an Eclipse-based toolchain Read more about port is launching a brand-new Industrial Communication Creator Tool – unifies port’s supported technologies CANopen, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP (DLR), EtherCAT and CC-LinkIE TSN** in one Eclipse based runtime[…]

Not spoilt for choice – HeavyDuty encoders in crane and lifting applications

Baumer Hübner has established the class of extraordinarily resilient and reliable HeavyDuty encoders and offers a broad portfolio. Manufacturers of cranes and hoists are among the most frequent users of such sensors. And for good reason: These applications are most demanding and here they can play to their strengths – robustness, precision, resistance and longevity. Read more about Not spoilt for choice – HeavyDuty encoders in crane and lifting applications[…]

Anybus CompactCom enables secure industrial IoT communication for devices

HMS Networks is announcing the availability of Anybus® Com-pactCom™ IIoT Secure products for both EtherNet/IP and PROFINET, including a new complete security platform for IIoT communication over OPC UA and MQTT.The leading Anybus CompactCom product family from HMS Networks enables device manufacturers to connect their industrial devices to all major industrial Ethernet networks, and IIoT Read more about Anybus CompactCom enables secure industrial IoT communication for devices[…]

Not spoilt for choice – HeavyDuty encoders in crane and lifting applications

Baumer Hübner has established the class of extraordinarily resilient and reliable HeavyDuty encoders and offers a broad portfolio. Manufacturers of cranes and hoists are among the most frequent users of such sensors. And for good reason: These applications are most demanding and here they can play to their strengths – robustness, precision, resistance and longevity. Read more about Not spoilt for choice – HeavyDuty encoders in crane and lifting applications[…]

Han® 1A rectangular connectors as a new Ethernet interface

Ethernet-based data networks have become indispensable in the industrial arena. Ethernet networks are connecting sensors, machinery, control systems, computers and data centres. HARTING is now also offering expedient interfaces in the form of its Han® 1A series of miniaturised industrial connectors. The series features two new inserts to facilitate fast and secure data transmission. A Read more about Han® 1A rectangular connectors as a new Ethernet interface[…]

LAPP expands its portfolio for Industrial Communication

Cables, connectors, switches – LAPP customers can find a comprehensive portfolio for all applications and standards in industrial communication – from a single source and all with LAPP’s manufacturing expertise. This portfolio is constantly being expanded. The ETHERLINE SERVO DQ FD P Cat.5e is a servo feedback cable. It is adapted for the open SIEMENS Read more about LAPP expands its portfolio for Industrial Communication[…]