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New EtherCAT and CX7000 Embedded Controller with Single-core, 400 MHz ARM Cortex-M7 Processor
Controls & Controllers

New EtherCAT and CX7000 Embedded Controller with Single-core, 400 MHz ARM Cortex-M7 Processor

DIN rail-mountable controller maintains minimum footprint with dimensions of  49 x 100 x 72 mm. Eight 24 V digital inputs and four outputs built into the device and able to leverage feature-filled TwinCAT 3 automation software. Extends the range of Beckhoff controllers to include both ultra-compact controllers that can act as distributed control devices on EtherCAT network.

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Beckhoff Releases ELM314x Family Measurement Modules for Vibration Measurement Applications on Fast-Running Machines
Test & Measurement

Beckhoff Releases ELM314x Family Measurement Modules for Vibration Measurement Applications on Fast-Running Machines

The ELM314x Family Measurement Modules are available in two, four, six and eight-channel versions with an accuracy of 100 ppm. The unit can be operated in 10 to 40°C temperature range and allows user to set current or voltage measurements with a sampling rate of up to 1 ksps per channel. The modules accept analog signals in ±1.25 to ±10 V, 0 to 10 V, ±20 mA or 0/4 to 20 mA ranges. They come...

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Beckhoff Introduces the New CX7000 with Increased Convenience and Efficiency

Beckhoff Introduces the New CX7000 with Increased Convenience and Efficiency

Beckhoff has revealed the new CX7000 embedded PC that enhances the scalability of PC-based control technology. It is equipped with an ARM Cortex-M7 processor with higher processing power available in the low-cost, compact controller segment. CX7000 has an extremely compact design is best used for small controller applications that typically require minimum footprint with 4 digital inputs...

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Beckhoff Automation Introduces New EtherCAT G for Highly Data-Intensive Applications
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Beckhoff Automation Introduces New EtherCAT G for Highly Data-Intensive Applications

Bekhoff Automation has introduced the EtherCAT G gigabit communication technology to support highly data-intensive applications. It is compatible with the globally established 100 Mbit/s EtherCAT standard and enables operation of multiple network segments in parallel. It supports standard Ethernet transmission rates of 1 Gbit/s and increases the possible data throughput. EtherCAT G...

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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 EtherCAT and CX7000 Embedded Controller with Single-core, 400 MHz ARM Cortex-M7 Processor
Controls & Controllers

New EtherCAT and CX7000 Embedded Controller with Single-core, 400 MHz ARM Cortex-M7 Processor

DIN rail-mountable controller maintains minimum footprint with dimensions of  49 x 100 x 72 mm. Eight 24 V digital inputs and four outputs built into the device and able to leverage feature-filled TwinCAT 3 automation software. Extends the range of Beckhoff controllers to include both ultra-compact controllers that can act as distributed control devices on EtherCAT network.

Read More »
Beckhoff Releases ELM314x Family Measurement Modules for Vibration Measurement Applications on Fast-Running Machines
Test & Measurement

Beckhoff Releases ELM314x Family Measurement Modules for Vibration Measurement Applications on Fast-Running Machines

The ELM314x Family Measurement Modules are available in two, four, six and eight-channel versions with an accuracy of 100 ppm. The unit can be operated in 10 to 40°C temperature range and allows user to set current or voltage measurements with a sampling rate of up to 1 ksps per channel. The modules accept analog signals in ±1.25 to ±10 V, 0 to 10 V, ±20 mA or 0/4 to 20 mA ranges. They come...

Read More »
Beckhoff Introduces the New CX7000 with Increased Convenience and Efficiency

Beckhoff Introduces the New CX7000 with Increased Convenience and Efficiency

Beckhoff has revealed the new CX7000 embedded PC that enhances the scalability of PC-based control technology. It is equipped with an ARM Cortex-M7 processor with higher processing power available in the low-cost, compact controller segment. CX7000 has an extremely compact design is best used for small controller applications that typically require minimum footprint with 4 digital inputs...

Read More »
Beckhoff Automation Introduces New EtherCAT G for Highly Data-Intensive Applications
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Beckhoff Automation Introduces New EtherCAT G for Highly Data-Intensive Applications

Bekhoff Automation has introduced the EtherCAT G gigabit communication technology to support highly data-intensive applications. It is compatible with the globally established 100 Mbit/s EtherCAT standard and enables operation of multiple network segments in parallel. It supports standard Ethernet transmission rates of 1 Gbit/s and increases the possible data throughput. EtherCAT G...

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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,...

Read More »
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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