Products for EtherCAT

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.

Balluff introduces 4-port IO-Link masters

With their IP67 housing, these industrial Ethernet based IO-Link masters can be mounted directly on the machine closer to the sensors and actuators. EtherNet/IP, PROFINET and EtherCAT version of the masters are available.

Beckhoff introduces EL72x1-9014 EtherCAT servo terminal

  • Beckhoff Automation

EL72x1-9014 promotes motion solutions via servo drive technology with built-in safety functionality and One Cable Technology, which combines power and feedback signals to servomotors into one standard cable