Product News (Issue 65)
A new high performance controller, a PROFINET master for IO-Link, rugged cabling, secure cloud, and embedded connectivity round out this issue’s offering of new products. Click the headlines below for more details.
The new Axiocontrol AXC 3050 controller from Phoenix Contact is well suited for complex automation tasks due to the fast processing speed it offers. Functions like high-speed counters and event tasks are integrated directly into the controller.
New master modules extend Turck’s BL20 and BL67 I/O systems with IO-Link functionality for the PROFIBUS and PROFINET protocols. The BL67 system now also provides a modular IO-Link master in IP67 with an operating temperature range of -40…+70 °C for harsh industrial environments.
Within one month of announcing the newest version of its RapID Platform Network Interface for PROFINET RT and IRT connectivity, Innovasic has certified the solution for both Class B and Class C. It is possible to design in PROFINET with the RapID Platform now and take advantage of seamless support for version v2.3.
Molex Inc recently launched a line of weld-slag and oil-resistant (WSOR) cable designed for use in harsh environments. Offered in a complete range of standard and custom termination styles, Molex WSOR cable reduces inventory costs by providing a single-cable solution for automotive, material handling and other industrial factory automation applications.
Phoenix Contact introduces the mGuard Secure Cloud (mSC), a free web-based service that allows FL mGuard users to securely communicate with and support industrial equipment over the Internet. The mSC uses FL mGuard hardware to give OEMs, machine builders and system integrators a secure, easy and cost-effective way to access machines and systems anywhere in the world over the Internet.
The Anybus CompactCom range of embedded communication solutions from HMS Industrial Networks have provided automation devices with connectivity to any fieldbus or industrial Ethernet network for more than a decade. With the new Anybus CompactCom 40-series, HMS now introduces a new technology generation.