Products for EtherCAT

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

Mentor Graphics announces EtherCAT protocol support for Nucleus RTOS

Designed to meet the rigorous timing requirements for industrial automation, the reference solution delivers EtherCAT cycle times of 100 microsecond cycles (10,000 frames per second) with a low jitter rate for precise device synchronization.

Dynapar introduces AI25 EtherCAT encoder

  • Encoder Technology(Dynapar)

The AI25 EtherCAT Encoder offers cycle times of 62.5 μs and 22 bit single turn resolution with absolute accuracy of ±35” making the encoder ideal for applications requiring accurate real time speed and position data such as robotics, packaging and high end motion control.

Mitsubishi Electric introduces MR-J4-TM multi-network servo drives

The MR-J4-TM includes standard IEC61158 Type12 CAN application protocol over EtherCAT (CoE), IEC61800-7 CiA402 drive profile. It also comes with add-on instructions for EtherNet/IP networks using ControlLogix or CompactLogix controllers.

Brooks Instrument releases GF100 series of mass flow controllers

  • Brooks Instrument

Designed for semiconductor processes that demand fast response and repeatable delivery of process gases with high- and ultra-high levels of purity, the GF100 Series is made to ensure precise and stable process gas flow control over time.

KEB announces C6 I/O EtherCAT Stepper module

  • KEB America, Inc.

Used as a remote terminal, KEB’s stepper module is designed to actuate a stepper or brushless DC motor with incremental encoder. It is expandable with snap in modules and communicates via an EtherCAT backbone.