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Beckhoff Introduces TwinCAT IoT Communicator for Data Exchange with Publish/Subscribe Mechanism
Communication Systems & Equipment

Beckhoff Introduces TwinCAT IoT Communicator for Data Exchange with Publish/Subscribe Mechanism

The TwinCAT IoT Communicator simplifies communication between PLCs and mobile devices by connecting the PC-based TwinCAT controller. The transmitted process data can be viewed on mobile devices via IoT Communicator App and the app includes an integrated QR code scanner that facilitates entry of access data for communication between broker and individual user. The device visualizes live data,...

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Beckhoff Launches AMP8000 Distributed Servo System for Promoting Safety Technology
Controls & Controllers

Beckhoff Launches AMP8000 Distributed Servo System for Promoting Safety Technology

The AMP8000 Distributed Servo System offer power ratings from 0.61 to 1.23 kW and standstill torque from 2.00 to 4.8 Nm (F4 flange size) and 1.02 to 1.78 kW and standstill torque ratings from 4.10 to 9.7 Nm (F5 flange). The unit can operate up to five drives using an EtherCAT P One Cable Automation solution and EtherCAT industrial Ethernet communication. It minimizes the need of electronics,...

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New TwinCAT 3 Building Automation Provides Comprehensive Toolbox to System Integrators
Software

New TwinCAT 3 Building Automation Provides Comprehensive Toolbox to System Integrators

Beckhoff’s TwinCAT 3 Building Control Software consists of TwinCAT HMI, IoT, Analytics and Scope modules. The automation platform comes with eight programming languages with interacting modules, Visual Studio® integration and simple reusability of source code. With the addition of TwinCAT HMI software, users can create customized operator interfaces. TwinCAT Analytics is used for analyzing...

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New ELX Series EtherCAT Terminals Come with Safe Signal Transmission and Functional Safety Capabilities
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New ELX Series EtherCAT Terminals Come with Safe Signal Transmission and Functional Safety Capabilities

Beckhoff’s ELX Series EtherCAT Terminals with two or four analog input channels for RTD resistance sensors, thermocouples/mV and strain gauges. These terminals come with built-in TwinSAFE SC technology. The terminals are compliant to ATEX and IECEx standards and are suitable for applications in hazardous areas. The TwinSAFE SC technology allows the user to use standard signals for...

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New C6015 Industrial PC Comes with EtherCAT Compatibility
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

New C6015 Industrial PC Comes with EtherCAT Compatibility

Beckhoff’s C6015 Industrial PC is embedded with Intel® Atom™ processor with up to four CPU cores that helps in collection, processing and provision of data. Unit measures 82 x 82 x 40 mm size and is suitable for Industrie 4.0 applications. The product is designed for communication tasks during retrofitting and connecting legacy systems. C6015 offers high temperature range and high resistance...

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New EL34x3 Series EtherCAT Terminals Can be Optimally Adapted to the Varied Measurement Tasks
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New EL34x3 Series EtherCAT Terminals Can be Optimally Adapted to the Varied Measurement Tasks

Beckhoff’s EL34x3 Series Terminals are designed for power measurement (EL3443 and EL3453) and energy management (EL3423 and EL3483) applications. EL3453 3-phase EtherCAT Terminal features four electrically isolated current measuring channels with adjustable measurement range up to 100 mA, 1 A or 5 A. EL3483 is used in systems that are sensitive to voltage variations and monitors terminal...

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Beckhoff Automation Launches C6017 Industrial PC with Increased Variety of Interfaces
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Beckhoff Automation Launches C6017 Industrial PC with Increased Variety of Interfaces

Beckhoff’s C6017 Industrial PC is designed for connectivity and data security applications in the event of power supply failures. Unit comes with DisplayPort, onboard dual Ethernet adapter with two 100/1000Base-T connections, USB 3.0, two RJ45 and USB 2.0 interfaces. C6017 IPC is offered with dimensions of 82 x 82 x 66 mm with an optional 1-second UPS. Suitable for automation, visualization and...

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CP6x00 Touch Panels come with resolution of 1024 x 600 WSVGA.
Construction Equipment and Supplies

CP6x00 Touch Panels come with resolution of 1024 x 600 WSVGA.

Beckhoff’s 10.1 in. Thin Film Transistor Touch Panels are offered in CP6600, CP6700 and CP6900 models. Units feature metal housing with aluminum front bezel and a sheet steel rear cover. CP6600 panel come with 1 GHz ARM Cortex™ A8 CPU and 1 GB DDR3 RAM memory whereas CP6700 is embedded with Intel® Atom™ processor and 2 GB DDR3L RAM. These panels are used in medium-sized machines,...

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EL3783 EtherCAT Terminal allows evaluation of six terminal channels simultaneously.
Communication Systems & Equipment

EL3783 EtherCAT Terminal allows evaluation of six terminal channels simultaneously.

EL3783 EtherCAT I/O Terminal is used in the grid-analysis of power-generating systems. Unit samples voltages up to 400/690 Vrms and currents up to 1 or 5 Arms with 16-bit resolution. Product can analyze six terminal channels with temporal resolution of 50 µs and sampling rate of 20 ksamples/s. EL3783 when integrated into PC-based control technology, identifies LVRT, low voltage ride through or...

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Company News

Beckhoff Expands Operations in California with New Carlsbad Office

San Diego-area location extends reach of Beckhoff sales, support and training SAVAGE, Minnesota, October 4, 2018 – Beckhoff Automation further strengthened the company’s sales and application engineering presence on the West Coast by opening a new San Diego-area sales office in Carlsbad, Calif. The 2,000-square-foot office provides sales and application support for Beckhoff customers in...

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Beckhoff Introduces TwinCAT IoT Communicator for Data Exchange with Publish/Subscribe Mechanism
Communication Systems & Equipment

Beckhoff Introduces TwinCAT IoT Communicator for Data Exchange with Publish/Subscribe Mechanism

The TwinCAT IoT Communicator simplifies communication between PLCs and mobile devices by connecting the PC-based TwinCAT controller. The transmitted process data can be viewed on mobile devices via IoT Communicator App and the app includes an integrated QR code scanner that facilitates entry of access data for communication between broker and individual user. The device visualizes live data,...

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Company News

New Beckhoff Office in Laval, Quebec Strengthens Company's Canadian Presence

Greater Montreal facility boosts local sales and support for Beckhoff customers throughout the region MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, August 30, 2018 – Beckhoff Automation has increased its direct sales and support presence in Canada by opening a new office in Greater Montreal, located in Laval, Quebec. As the second Beckhoff Automation Ltd. office in Canada, the 2,223-square-foot facility sits within...

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Beckhoff Launches AMP8000 Distributed Servo System for Promoting Safety Technology
Controls & Controllers

Beckhoff Launches AMP8000 Distributed Servo System for Promoting Safety Technology

The AMP8000 Distributed Servo System offer power ratings from 0.61 to 1.23 kW and standstill torque from 2.00 to 4.8 Nm (F4 flange size) and 1.02 to 1.78 kW and standstill torque ratings from 4.10 to 9.7 Nm (F5 flange). The unit can operate up to five drives using an EtherCAT P One Cable Automation solution and EtherCAT industrial Ethernet communication. It minimizes the need of electronics,...

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New TwinCAT 3 Building Automation Provides Comprehensive Toolbox to System Integrators
Software

New TwinCAT 3 Building Automation Provides Comprehensive Toolbox to System Integrators

Beckhoff’s TwinCAT 3 Building Control Software consists of TwinCAT HMI, IoT, Analytics and Scope modules. The automation platform comes with eight programming languages with interacting modules, Visual Studio® integration and simple reusability of source code. With the addition of TwinCAT HMI software, users can create customized operator interfaces. TwinCAT Analytics is used for analyzing...

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New ELX Series EtherCAT Terminals Come with Safe Signal Transmission and Functional Safety Capabilities
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New ELX Series EtherCAT Terminals Come with Safe Signal Transmission and Functional Safety Capabilities

Beckhoff’s ELX Series EtherCAT Terminals with two or four analog input channels for RTD resistance sensors, thermocouples/mV and strain gauges. These terminals come with built-in TwinSAFE SC technology. The terminals are compliant to ATEX and IECEx standards and are suitable for applications in hazardous areas. The TwinSAFE SC technology allows the user to use standard signals for...

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New C6015 Industrial PC Comes with EtherCAT Compatibility
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

New C6015 Industrial PC Comes with EtherCAT Compatibility

Beckhoff’s C6015 Industrial PC is embedded with Intel® Atom™ processor with up to four CPU cores that helps in collection, processing and provision of data. Unit measures 82 x 82 x 40 mm size and is suitable for Industrie 4.0 applications. The product is designed for communication tasks during retrofitting and connecting legacy systems. C6015 offers high temperature range and high resistance...

Read More »
New EL34x3 Series EtherCAT Terminals Can be Optimally Adapted to the Varied Measurement Tasks
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New EL34x3 Series EtherCAT Terminals Can be Optimally Adapted to the Varied Measurement Tasks

Beckhoff’s EL34x3 Series Terminals are designed for power measurement (EL3443 and EL3453) and energy management (EL3423 and EL3483) applications. EL3453 3-phase EtherCAT Terminal features four electrically isolated current measuring channels with adjustable measurement range up to 100 mA, 1 A or 5 A. EL3483 is used in systems that are sensitive to voltage variations and monitors terminal...

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Beckhoff Automation Launches C6017 Industrial PC with Increased Variety of Interfaces
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Beckhoff Automation Launches C6017 Industrial PC with Increased Variety of Interfaces

Beckhoff’s C6017 Industrial PC is designed for connectivity and data security applications in the event of power supply failures. Unit comes with DisplayPort, onboard dual Ethernet adapter with two 100/1000Base-T connections, USB 3.0, two RJ45 and USB 2.0 interfaces. C6017 IPC is offered with dimensions of 82 x 82 x 66 mm with an optional 1-second UPS. Suitable for automation, visualization and...

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Company News

Beckhoff Automation Increases Revenue by 19 Percent to 810 Million Euros

Beckhoff Automation Increases Revenue by 19 Percent to 810 Million Euros Stronger sales, higher production capacity, and a larger distribution network VERL, Germany, May 2, 2018 – Beckhoff Automation generated global revenue of 810 million euros in 2017, an increase of 19 percent year over year. Contributing equally to these successful developments at the Verl, Germany headquartered...

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