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Over 100 million PROFIBUS and PROFINET devices in use

Despite challenges brought about by the pandemic, products featuring technology from PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) have been very well accepted by users. With the total number of PROFIBUS and PROFINET products so far installed at plants exceeding 104 million, an impressive threshold has been crossed. On a yearly basis, …

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IO-Link Safety Webinar – 20 & 27 April

IO-Link is the first standardised IO technology (IEC 61131-9) for communication with sensors and actuators. The powerful point-to-point communication is based on the long-established 3-wire sensor and actuator connection without additional requirements regarding the cable material. So, IO-Link is not a fieldbus but further development of the existing, tried-and-tested connection …

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Kistler launches world’s first charge amplifier with IO-Link technology

A new flexible, miniature charge amplifier with IO-Link, a world first from Kistler, complies with industrial communications networking standard (IEC 61131-9) and combines analogue and digital communication technology to pave the way for Industry 4.0. The new charge amp is ideal for applications over a wide range of industry sectors, …

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IO-Link RFID provides simple conveyor control

A manufacturer of automated conveyor systems uses RFID technology to monitor the location of items and to route them to their chosen destinations. As a basket, fitted with an RFID transponder tag, travels through the warehouse, IO-Link-enabled high-frequency read-write modules (RWMs) monitor its position and read pre-set data stored in …

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