Gateways handle EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP protocols.

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BL20 gateways may be controlled by PLC or set up as separate system while using centralized server to monitor operations. System consists of gateway, base modules, and electronic modules. I/O modules are configured independent of fieldbus protocol, and up to 74 I/O modules may be connected to a system. I/Oassistant software is included to configure engineering, parameter set-up, documentation, commissioning, and diagnostic functions.



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Independent Gateways for EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP



Minneapolis, Minn. - TURCK has expanded its line of BL20 gateways for use with EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP network protocols. This augments the current line of BL20 gateways for DeviceNet(TM), PROFIBUS®-DP and CANopen.

The new line of BL20 Ethernet gateways may be controlled by a PLC or set up as a completely separate system, all while using a centralized server to monitor operations without ever having to change the existing control system.

TURCK's BL20 systems consist of a gateway, base modules and electronic modules. I/O modules are configured independent of the fieldbus protocol, and up to 74 I/O modules may be connected to a system. All BL20 systems include free I/Oassistant software to configure engineering, parameter set-up, documentation, commissioning and diagnostic functions.

TURCK is an industry leader providing superior quality sensing, connectivity and network products to help manufacturers improve their automated processes.

For other TURCK product or technical information, contact: 1-800-544-7769 - www.turck.com - turckusa@turck.com

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