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Beckhoff Automation, LLC

13130 Dakota Avenue, Savage, MN, 55378, USA

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Beckhoff Automation, LLC


Multi-Core Industrial Panel PCs support multi-touch operation.

Jul 15, 2015

Intended for mounting arm installation, machine controllers of CP32xx Panel PC series feature rugged, aluminum housing with all-around IP65 protection. Heat dissipation allows 0 to +45°C operating range, and all-glass, chemically hardened surface has anti-reflection coating. Along with choice of removable storage media and dual-core 1.6 GHz Intel® Celeron® CPU or optional Intel®... Read More


Embedded PC collets data for plant energy management.

May 12, 2015

Powered by 400 MHz ARM9 CPU, CX8091 supports OPC UA and BACnet protocols, is interoperable with Beckhoff power measuring terminals, and features switched Ethernet port. Bus Terminals (K-bus) and EtherCAT terminals (E-bus), as modular I/O systems, can be connected directly to and automatically identified by Embedded PC to enable local acquisition of diverse signals. Features include 256 MB MicroSD... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PC-Based Industrial Server enables many-core machine control.

Feb 17, 2015

Optimized for centralized control and designed for control cabinet installation, C6670 can be equipped with 12, 24, or 36 processor cores and supports memory (DDR4) expansion from 64 GB to 2 TB. Dual Intel® Xeon® CPUs, each with 6, 12, or 18 cores, work together on motherboard with 2 GigE controllers and graphics card. Also included, 4 PCIe x16 Gen III slots, one PCIe Gen III x 8 slot, and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Compact, Dynamic Servomotors conserve space in motion systems.

Jan 05, 2015

Available with F1 flange size with 40 mm edge length, AM801x and AM811x are designed for 230 Vac, offer quadruple overload capacity, and come in 3 overall lengths that cover 0.22–0.55 Nm torque range. Absolute encoder and One Cable Technology (OCT) are standard, while backlash-free permanent magnet holding brake and feather keyway groove shaft are optional. Upon request, motors are... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Embedded PC Controllers utilize Intel Atom CPUs.

Nov 12, 2014

Featuring fanless design in compact metal housing, CX5100 Series includes Models CX5120, CX5130, and CX5140 with Intel® Atom™ 1.46 GHz single core, 1.75 GHz dual-core, and 1.91 GHz quad-core processors, respectively. DIN rail-mountable controllers include 2 independent Gigabit-capable Ethernet interfaces, 4 USB 2.0 ports, DVI-I interface, and multi-option interface that can be equipped to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

All-in-One 7 in. Panel PCs suit HMI and control applications.

Jul 23, 2014

For use in PLC and motion control applications that require compact HMI hardware, CP6606-0001-0020 combines color, WVGA (800 x 480), 7 in. TFT touchscreen display; 1 GHz ARM Cortex™ A8 CPU; and 1 GB DDR3 RAM. MicroSD flash memory cards are used as storage media, and connections include COM1 serial, 2 USB, Ethernet, EtherCAT, and power. Operating from 0 to 55°C, this cabinet-mounted, fanless... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Touch Panel Computer supports multi-core processors.

Jul 16, 2014

Designed for cabinet installation, CP22xx series combines multi-touch interface with diverse multi-core processors for automation and control applications. Screen sizes vary from 12–24 in., and widescreen display orientations in landscape and portrait formats are available. Along with mini-PCI slot and 2 GB DDR3-RAM (16 GB max), features include hard disk, CFast card or SSD, dual Ethernet... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

EtherCAT Box I/O Modules feature IP69K protection.

Jun 20, 2014

Featuring stainless steel finish, EQxxxx EtherCAT Box I/O Series can measure, evaluate, and control processes and signals directly on machine in hygienically critical areas. Each box comprises self-contained EtherCAT device and EtherCAT slave, which can be connected directly to any other EtherCAT device via standard Ethernet cable with 100BASE-TX. Qualified for extended temperature range of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stepper Motor Module accepts stepper motors up to 50 Vdc/5 A.

May 07, 2010

Using EP7041 EtherCAT® Motion Box, small EtherCAT motion applications can be implemented directly in field without protective control cabinet. Unit enables 64-fold micro-stepping, which ensures smooth and precise motor rotation. Measuring 5 x 1.2 x 1 in., IP67-rated box operates in harsh environments and contains encoder connection, 2 digital inputs for limit switches, and digital output for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Control Panels and Panel PCs feature stainless steel design.

Apr 16, 2010

Available in 12 and 15 in. sizes, CP77xx and CP79xx Panel Series meet strict hygiene regulations for food, packaging, and medical industries and are also suitable for cleanrooms. Stainless steel panels with IP65 protection have gapless housing design with flush-mounted touch screens. Equipped with Intel® Atom(TM) processor, CP77xx Panel PCs are based on Beckhoff motherboard with 1 sec UPS and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Bus Terminals feature 16 I/O channels in 12 mm format.

Mar 15, 2010

Using Beckhoff Bus Couplers or DIN rail-mounted controllers, High Density Bus Terminals are compatible with almost every major fieldbus. Units are available as 16-channel terminals for digital inputs or outputs, as 8-channel terminals for digital inputs or outputs with 2-wire connections, or as combination with 8 digital inputs and 8 digital outputs. Using direct plug-in technique, single wire... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Green & Clean

Multi-Functional Panel PCs are designed for energy efficiency.

Mar 09, 2010

Based on 1.1 or 1.6 GHz low power Intel® Atom CPU, solid state CP77xx series panel PCs are suited for mid-range control platforms and as HMI units for machine builders and plant engineering applications. PC can be equipped with 6.5, 12, 15, or 19 in. display screen and has low housing depth of 1.1-1.8 in., depending on screen size. Equipped with Compact Flash card, PC comes with 2 RJ45... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

PLC Terminals help streamline safety systems.

Mar 05, 2010

Rated for SIL 3 and conforming to IEC 61508 and EN ISO 13849-1 PL e, TwinSAFE(TM) Terminals for EtherCAT® I/O system help machine builders and manufacturers streamline safety systems. Safety PLC terminal (EL6900) integrates up to 128, 4-channel safety terminals (512 safety devices) and can process 256 safety-relevant function blocks, which are configured according to each unique application.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature Measurement Terminal suits scientific automation.

Jan 18, 2010

Enabling direct connection of resistance sensor (PT100) using 4-wire technology, EL3201-0020 EtherCAT Terminal implements sensors' measurement curves over complete measuring range and makes them available to high-level control systems in suitable linearized form. Measuring error is reduced to ±0.1 K of temperature measuring range. High-precision device comes with calibration certificate. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O System features switchable inputs and outputs.

Nov 06, 2009

Moisture- and dust-resistant, IP67-rated EP2338 EtherCAT® Box features 8 channels that can be used as inputs or outputs. Filter constant of inputs is 10 µs, while outputs, handling load currents up to 0.5 A, are short-circuit-proof and protected against inverse polarity. If channel is used as output, input is read back in parallel and can additionally be used for short-circuit analysis.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

IP67-Rated EtherCAT Module employs XFC technology.

Oct 06, 2009

Suited for installation outside of control cabinets, EP1258 EtherCAT Box detects digital input signals with temporal resolution of 1 ns directly on machine. This allows reaction times to be shortened, independent of control cycle, while fast events can be detected and processed further without requiring special hardware. Featuring 8 digital inputs, box supports XFC (eXtreme Fast Control)... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial PC includes integrated RAID system.

Oct 06, 2009

Designed for control cabinet installation, C6930 PC features 3½ in. Beckhoff Motherboard for Intel® Core(TM) Duo or Core(TM) 2 Duo, 512 MB DDR2RAM, and up to 3 Ethernet ports in aluminum housing. Cooling fins behind side panel enable fanless operation at temperatures up to 131°F. For data security, system has on-board SATA RAID controller for mirroring 2 hard disks. In addition to or... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial Energy-Saving PC features Intel® Atom(TM) Processor.

Sep 21, 2009

At 1.9 x 6.1 x 4.6 in., C6915 IPC includes 3½ in. Beckhoff motherboard for 1.1 or 1.6 GHz Intel® Atom(TM) processors. It features 2 independent Ethernet interfaces, suiting it as compact processing unit for EtherCAT® control system. Aluminum surface provides passive cooling, enabling operations at temperatures up to 131°F. Fanless unit features Flash disk as well as Mini PCI slot for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O System features IP67 housing for harsh environments.

Sep 02, 2009

Suited for wet, dusty, and harsh locations, EP1258 EtherCAT® Box can be installed directly on machines, outside of control cabinet. Box detects digital input signals with resolution of 1 nsec, allowing reaction times to be minimized and very fast events to be detected and processed. Measuring 126 x 30 x 26.5 mm, EP1258 provides 8 digital inputs, 100 Mbit/s performance, and supports eXtreme... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial PCs leverage up to Core 2 Quad processors.

Jun 17, 2009

Powered by Intel® Core(TM)2 Duo or Core(TM)2 Quad CPUs on Beckhoff ATX motherboard, C66xx series facilitates access to all internal components, which may be upgraded are needed. While model C6640 measures 14.6 x 12 in. x 7.9 in. and features all upwards-facing connections, C6650 has up to 2 hard drives built into removable frames and on-board RAID controller. Both control cabinet PCs have... Read More