Implementing Small and Energy Efficient Devices with IO-Link

After heat dissipation, size is the next biggest concern for all industrial sensors, and it applies as well to new IO-Link sensors. The newest generation of transceivers recognize the need to integrate both the protection and a high-efficiency DC-DC buck regulator to further reduce the size and the heat dissipation of the sensor subsystem.

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Fits Together like a Pot and Its Lid: Dunkermotoren & PROFINET

PROFINET is fast, transparent and future-oriented, making it an excellent fit for drive technology manufacturers like Dunkermotoren. The integration of the complete electronics into the motor housing offers a super-compact overall solution with synchronous communication and eliminates the need for costly gateways.

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omlox Activities Update

Lots of omlox activity this month, from PI and omlox exhibiting at IMTS in Chicago, to a new omlox reference installation in Germany, to new technology and updates from an omlox hub software provider, Flowcate. Read all the latest here.

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New Approach: Remote I/O Valve Terminals for Zone 1/21

A new concept for zoned areas is proposed: Place small remote I/O valve terminals instead of building central or large decentralized solutions. Collect the intrinsically safe signals on-site and supply the pneumatic drives via short pneumatic lines. Communication takes place directly via PROFINET to the controller.

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New Video: Industrial Networks in Transition

In order for industrial networks to work efficiently despite high, sometimes irregular data traffic and to run reliably in terms of security, their structures must be adapted. The pitfalls and solutions for this are explained in a nutshell in this new video "Industrial networks in transition - utopia or necessity?"

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