Products for Standards

AutomationDirect adds Total Air Preparation (TAP) Units and Ethernet/IP (EIP) Modules to NITRA pneumatics line

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

Both TAP units contain an automatic drain air filter with clogged filter indicator, relieving regulator, lockable shut-off valve, pressure gauge and air dump.

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.

Honeywell introduces Matrikon FLEX OPC UA developer tookit

  • Honeywell Process Solutions

Intended for use by discrete and process industry manufacturers, commercial customers, and automation original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Matrikon FLEX is a developer toolkit that enables any application, regardless of size, with OPC UA.

EATON announces XC300 modular PLC

  • Eaton

The controller is suitable as a universal data node for a range of applications. An integrated OPC server enables standardised data transfer in M2M communication, enabling integration into the automation architecture and creating a simple path towards Industry 4.0.

Siemens introduces V3 firmware for Simatic RF600 RFID system

  • Siemens

The firmware allows devices to be connected to the cloud-based open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system MindSphere – for instance over the industrial IoT gateway Ruggedcom RX1400 with MindConnect or with the cloud gateway MindConnect Nano.

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.

Siemens introduces Scalance XF-200BA family of industrial Profinet switches

  • Siemens

Two types of switches are available: Scalance XF204-2BA, a standard switch for universal, cross-industry use, and the Scalance XF204-2BA DNA Y-switch for special tasks in process automation.

Kepware introduces KEPServerEX Version 6.1 connectivity software

  • Kepware

The release is an evolution of Version 6, designed to strengthen the industrial connectivity platform’s core server functionalities that support operational intelligence and the development and deployment of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

Magnescale announces MG70 series of PLC fieldbus interface modules

  • Magnescale Americas Inc.

This series of PLC fieldbus interface modules allow Magnescale digital gauges to connect to EtherNet/IP and PROFINET RT enabled PLCs with 100Mbps data transfer speeds.

Alicat adds Ethernet/IP connectivity for MCE & MCV series of mass flow controllers

  • Alicat Scientific

The new industrial automation protocols enable real time data–including mass flow, volumetric flow, absolute pressure and temperature, with full temperature and pressure compensation– to be read centrally by the PLC and used to manage the MCE- and MCV-Series instruments.