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TwinCAT/BSD Offers Alternative Operating System for Beckhoff Industrial PCs

TwinCAT/BSD Offers Alternative Operating System for Beckhoff Industrial PCs

The new multi-core-capable, Unix-compatible operating system supports all TwinCAT 3 real-time applications SAVAGE, Minnesota, February 2, 2021 – TwinCAT/BSD provides an alternative operating system for all of the latest Beckhoff Industrial PC (IPC) platforms. TwinCAT/BSD combines the TwinCAT runtime with FreeBSD, an industrial-proven and reliable open-source operating system. FreeBSD is...

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Latest Embedded PCs are Powered by AMD Ryzen Processors

Latest Embedded PCs are Powered by AMD Ryzen Processors

Include two independent Gbit Ethernet interfaces, four USB 3.1 Gen. 2 and one DVI-D interface. Ideal for 32-bit and 64-bit systems, namely TwinCAT 2 and TwinCAT 3 automation software. Extended operating temperature range from -25°C to +60°C enables to be used under climatically challenging conditions.

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New ELM72xx EtherCAT Terminals Feature One Cable Technology

New ELM72xx EtherCAT Terminals Feature One Cable Technology

Deliver output current (Irms) of up to 16 A at 48 V DC for the power supply. Offered in metal housings that provide optimum heat dissipation at high output power. Functionality includes direct connection of the motor, feedback and brake via the convenient connector front end, and integrated absolute value interface.

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New AMI812x Servo Drive is IP65 Rated

New AMI812x Servo Drive is IP65 Rated

Feature fast control technology and can be placed directly on the machine. Includes three overall lengths in the F2 flange code with standstill torques from 0.5 to 1.1 Nm. Ideal for automation outside of control cabinets in the motion power range up to 400 W.

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New XPlanar System Enables Precise and High Dynamic Positioning

New XPlanar System Enables Precise and High Dynamic Positioning

Movers enable jerk-free and contact-free motion in two dimensions at up to 4 m/s with 2 g acceleration and 50 μm positioning repeatability. Measures 240 x 240 mm and can be arranged in any desired geometries that are precisely adapted to the application at hand. Suitable for automate packaging, assembly, sorting and order picking processes.

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Beckhoff Enhances AX8000 Multi-axis Servo System with Oversampling Technology

Beckhoff Enhances AX8000 Multi-axis Servo System with Oversampling Technology

The high-performance EtherCAT servo drives now boast multiple samples per communication cycle on top of rapid control cycles Savage, Minnesota, September 15, 2020 - The AX8000 multi-axis servo system from Beckhoff now offers oversampling technology in addition to extremely high dynamics and μs cycle times. Oversampling technology via EtherCAT enables process data scans several times within a...

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Beckhoff Records 923 Million Euros in 2020, Increasing Revenue from Previous Financial Year

Automation innovator maintains stable operation during COVID-19 crisis global sales in 2020: 923 million euros (+2%) 4,500 employees worldwide (+3.5%) investments in research and development: 70 million euros growth despite protracted coronavirus crisis Verl, Germany, April 14, 2021 – Beckhoff Automation generated global revenue of 923 million euros in 2020. This corresponds to a slight growth...

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TwinCAT/BSD Offers Alternative Operating System for Beckhoff Industrial PCs

TwinCAT/BSD Offers Alternative Operating System for Beckhoff Industrial PCs

The new multi-core-capable, Unix-compatible operating system supports all TwinCAT 3 real-time applications SAVAGE, Minnesota, February 2, 2021 – TwinCAT/BSD provides an alternative operating system for all of the latest Beckhoff Industrial PC (IPC) platforms. TwinCAT/BSD combines the TwinCAT runtime with FreeBSD, an industrial-proven and reliable open-source operating system. FreeBSD is...

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Latest Embedded PCs are Powered by AMD Ryzen Processors

Latest Embedded PCs are Powered by AMD Ryzen Processors

Include two independent Gbit Ethernet interfaces, four USB 3.1 Gen. 2 and one DVI-D interface. Ideal for 32-bit and 64-bit systems, namely TwinCAT 2 and TwinCAT 3 automation software. Extended operating temperature range from -25°C to +60°C enables to be used under climatically challenging conditions.

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Beckhoff Joins The Open Process Automation™ Forum

As a leader in interoperable automation technologies, Beckhoff will champion process industry standards as a member of The Open Group Savage, Minnesota, January 20, 2021 – Beckhoff Automation is now a member of The Open Group and its well-known Open Process Automation™ Forum (OPAF). OPAF is an international forum of end users, system integrators, suppliers, academia and standards...

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Beckhoff Welcomed into Key MHI Industry Groups

By joining the MHI Solutions Community and CSS groups, Beckhoff further commits to supplying innovative automation technologies for intralogistics SAVAGE, Minnesota, January 12, 2021 – Beckhoff Automation recently expanded its leadership in intralogistics and material handling by joining MHI’s Solutions Community and Conveyor & Sortation Systems (CSS) Industry Groups. MHI, the largest...

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Beckhoff Celebrates 25 Years of Bus Terminal I/O Technology

The electronic terminal block, which started as a revolutionary idea, is now a foundational component and global standard in automation technology SAVAGE, Minnesota, December 10, 2020 – Just 25 years ago, Beckhoff had an idea that revolutionized the automation technology of the time: The Bus Terminal combined fieldbus technology with the proven terminal block principle for the first time. The...

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New ELM72xx EtherCAT Terminals Feature One Cable Technology

New ELM72xx EtherCAT Terminals Feature One Cable Technology

Deliver output current (Irms) of up to 16 A at 48 V DC for the power supply. Offered in metal housings that provide optimum heat dissipation at high output power. Functionality includes direct connection of the motor, feedback and brake via the convenient connector front end, and integrated absolute value interface.

Read More »
New AMI812x Servo Drive is IP65 Rated

New AMI812x Servo Drive is IP65 Rated

Feature fast control technology and can be placed directly on the machine. Includes three overall lengths in the F2 flange code with standstill torques from 0.5 to 1.1 Nm. Ideal for automation outside of control cabinets in the motion power range up to 400 W.

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