Products for EtherCAT

Elmo Motion Control introduces Inertial Platform Stabilization (IPS) solution

  • Elmo Motion Control

Used in commercial, industrial, agricultural, law enforcement and harsh environment applications, Elmo’s solutions can stabilize high-resolution cameras, observation systems, communication devices, satellite or ground mobile communication antennas, airplane Sat-Com internet and TV dishes, laser pods, etc.

port introduces GOAL middleware

The new GOAL middleware offers already without fieldbus functionality many features like Switch-Management, Core to Core communication As well as the 5 most frequently used Communication Protocols like PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, POWERLINK and CANopen.

NEXCOM announces NEIO series of EtherCAT I/O modules

  • Nexcom USA

NEXCOM's latest series of EtherCAT slave I/O modules provides EtherCAT communication and compatibility for machine control and robotic control applications.

Phoenix Contact introduces Axioline remote I/O system

  • Phoenix Contact

The platform, for data acquisition common in machine-building applications, includes PROFINET master or slave operation, I/O configuration, and “last-breath” operation in the event of power failure.

Beckhoff introduces ELX series of EtherCAT terminals

  • Beckhoff Automation

With I/O terminals that feature explosion protection, the ELX series expands the Beckhoff EtherCAT Terminal system, which already offered more than 100 different signal types.

Eaton introduces IP67 I/O block modules for SmartWire-DT communication system

  • Eaton

With these modules the power management company can provide machine and system builders the possibility of integrating a larger number of sensors and actuators into a SmartWire-DT line.

Beckhoff Automation releases EL6861 EtherCAT Terminal

  • Beckhoff Automation

This serial interface can be used to directly control and monitor BACnet-compatible field devices, such as pumps, drives, frequency converters or similar, as sub-bus systems without the need for additional gateways or routers.

Control Technology announces Incentive software suite for automated processes

  • Control Technology Corporation

Incentive provides a solution for PC-based control of automated industrial processes, whether for standalone equipment or plant-wide control architectures.

ACS Motion Control releases SPiiPlusSPC machine control software

  • ACS Motion Control

Applications include 3D engraving, laser micro-processing, polymer processing, laser drilling, PCB drilling, laser cutting, PCB stencil manufacturing, glass and polymer cutting, stent manufacturing, laser additive manufacturing, and more.

Applied Motion releases StepSERVO motors with EtherCAT communications

Included in this release are three StepSERVO Drives and fourteen new StepSERVO Motors, ranging in sizes from NEMA 11 to NEMA 34. Products in this series are identified by an “SS” in the part number, such as the SS05-EC-D drive and the HT23-SS2DGB motor.