MOXA launches web site for Ethernet in Manufacturing Automation
Starting several decades ago, industrial networks brought numerous benefits to manufacturing automation applications, but to guarantee continued success, todays manufacturing automation applications must utilize newer solutions that eliminate the high cost and proprietary protocols that make integration and future upgrades difficult. Since Ethernet can be used to integrate existing devices and protocols into manufacturing automation applications that still use serial device servers, Ethernet has become the primary communication infrastructure for automation networks.
Ethernet provides a reliable and open network infrastructure that allows the various systems used with modern manufacturing automation applications to be combined into a highly synchronized communication system. Long distance transmission requirements between communication points are easy to meet for large-scale or outdoor manufacturing sites. One option available is to integrate optical fiber into the Ethernet network. MOXA offers complete product linesincluding versatile industrial Ethernet switches, wireless Ethernet, Ethernet-to-fiber media converters, and industrial video serversthat can be used as key components for applications related to machine building, mining, metal refinery, petrochemical plants, and semiconductors.
MOXAs new MA theme site shows how the Ethernet network infrastructure fits into the four main industries of machine building, metals, petrochemicals, and semiconductors. Please visit our theme sites frequently to see the latest information.
MOXA Networking is part of the MOXA Group, a conglomerate that manufactures device networking products for industrial automation. Information about all MOXA products, which include industrial Ethernet switches, serial device servers, multiport serial cards, ready-to-run embedded computers, and active remote I/O servers, is available on the MOXA Groups corporate website.
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
VDMA: Germany sees record machine vision sales in 2015
In 2015, the German machine vision industry achieved record sales of 2 billion euros – a rise of 9 percent compared to the previous year. Sales...
Global Mobile Robotics Market To Expand At 12.21% CAGR Between 2016 And 2020 Owing To Burgeoning...
MarketResearchReports.biz has announced the addition of a report, title “Global Mobile Robotics Market 2016-2020” report to its database.
Okuma welcomes Velocity/Briney to Partners in THINC
Members of Partners in THINC provide technologies that are integrated with Okuma’s CNC machines and controls to deliver advanced manufacturing...
ISA is accepting applications for 2017 educational scholarships
ISA educational scholarships—which fund tuition, related expenses and research initiatives—are distributed annually to undergraduate students...
Univ. of Pittsburgh receives grant to develop computational model for additive manufacturing
The proposal, “Novel Computational Approaches to Address Key Design Optimization Issues for Metal Additive Manufacturing,” is a three-year,...