FEATURED ARTICLESin Sercos Automation Bus
Industrial Ethernet Growing but Fieldbus Remains Dominant
By Bill Lydon, Editor
While industrial Ethernet is being adopted at a high rate, the majority of connected nodes (73%) are still traditional...
Industrial Ethernet Architecture & Cyber Security Risks
By Bill Lydon, Editor
As Industrial Ethernet protocols have proliferated on the factory floor, IP devices have become vulnerable to cyber threats....
From Fieldbus to Industrial Ethernet
By Jim Pinto
Compared to traditional, non-Ethernet-based industrial solutions, Ethernet technology delivers substantially higher...
Industrial Ethernet Cruises Powerfully Along
By Dan Hebert
Despite the Ethernet onslaught, device and fieldbus networks are still widely used in industrial applications.
NEWSin Sercos Automation Bus
- ODVA Expands Conformance Testing for EtherNet/IP and Sercos in Germany
- Rexroth adds CIP Safety on Sercos to its drives
- Sercos PlugFest report
- Sercos elects board of directors
- Sercos to hold Free Technical Webinars
- Sercos shows products at Hannover
- Application Coverage for CIP Safety Expanded to Safe Motion
- Sercos International adds members
- Sercos International announces 2014 efforts
- CIP Safety standard to include safe motion applications
- Sercos International SPS IPC Drives show report
- Festo Joins Sercos North America
PRODUCT NEWSin Sercos Automation Bus
Bosch Rexroth announces HMC Hydraulic Motion Controller
HMC 1-axis controller for hydraulic drives supports Sercos, Ethernet/IP, PROFINET RT, EtherCAT and PROFIBUS interfaces.
CANNON-Automata releases A2-PAC Programmable Automation Controller
A2-PAC has a Sercos or EtherCAT master interface and onboard I/O.
Servotronix introduces LVD Sercos III Low Voltage Servo Drive
The drive is suitable for driving small low voltage brushless, stepper or brushed DC motors. In the case of stepper motors, the control is done via...
MEDIAin Sercos Automation Bus
RESOURCESin Sercos Automation Bus
The guide lists 130 providers of nearly 300 Sercos-enabled products and serves as a guide for all mechanical engineers, systems integrators and...
Testing tool verifies the correct implementation of the Sercos Internet Protocol Services (S-IPS).
This specification describes the mapping of the Sercos information model to OPC UA so that functions and data of Sercos devices are made available...
WHITE PAPERSin Sercos Automation Bus
By Scott Hibbard, Bosch Rexroth
The SERCOS III platform combines the SERCOS I and II interfaces that have been optimized for high-speed motion...
Automation.com, May 2012
ODVA's Machinery Initiative improves the integration of manufacturing machinery with the industrial...
By Jan Schlechtendahl
Using intelligent controls, axes and components that are not necessary in current production processes can be switched...
CASE STUDIESin Sercos Automation Bus
The Sercos automation bus powers the revolutionary drive construction and unique rotation options of the Penta Robotics’ Veloce parallel robot.
Marietta Nondestructive Testing uses Rexroth’s digital servo drives and controllers with SERCOS to follow intricate path planning for scanning...
The BrentonPro Series Mach-2 uses a Rexroth integrated motor/drive and motion logic control platform and SERCOS to improve machine performance,...