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Beckhoff Automation Ltd

The Boathouse
Henley on Thames
Oxon
RG9 1AZ
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01491 410539
Fax : 01491 577267
Email : info@beckhoff.co.uk
Web : www.beckhoff.co.uk


Article archive for Beckhoff Automation Ltd;

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IP 66-rated cabinet dome protects industrial WLAN and mobile communication components 14 October 2019

With the new CU8210-M001 cabinet dome, the USB port of an Industrial PC can be fed out of the control cabinet and still be well protected. In this way, reliable and powerful wireless connections to the control computer can be established without having to use attenuation-prone antenna cables....

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PLC library for standardised communication in wind farms 22 September 2010

For the standardisation of plant communication in wind farms, Beckhoff’s TwinCAT automation software supports the IEC 61400-25 communication protocol. Using the ‘TwinCAT Telecontrol Configurator,’ the configuration of the complex IEC-61400-25 data model is possible without requiring specialised programming skills....

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Profinet bus coupler – the cost-optimised alternative 06 August 2010

The BK9053 Bus Coupler extends the Beckhoff Bus Terminal system by a Profinet RT slave. The Bus Coupler from the "Compact" series is optimised for cost-sensitive applications and is manufactured in a slim housing design. Unlike the BK9103 Profinet Bus Coupler with integrated 2-port Ethernet switch, the compact version has only one Ethernet port....

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High channel density for harsh environments 23 April 2010

After a recent visit to the Hannover Messe, the HazardEx team came across EtherCAT Box modules for the trusted IP 67 system from Beckhoff which contain an impressive 16 channels – a notable increase over the previous 8 – in a double-width housing, significantly reducing cabling effort and the price per channel....

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Ultra compact Industrial PC with RAID system 08 February 2010

The C6930 control cabinet PC from Beckhoff combines everything a cutting-edge Industrial PC requires in a compact aluminum housing: a 3½-inch Beckhoff Motherboard designed for Intel Core Duo or Core 2 Duo, a wide range of PC interfaces, up to three Ethernet ports, e.g. for EtherCAT-based controllers and optional fieldbus interfaces for conventional bus systems....

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Compact, energy-saving panel PCs 09 November 2009

Beckhoff is expanding the ‘Economy’ Control Panel series with versions featuring a compact 5.7-inch display. These panels’ aluminium fronts are IP 65 rated and their small display dimensions of 183 mm x 129 mm (W x H) facilitate use wherever compact displays are required for the control of machinery or automated buildings....

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‘eXtreme Fast Control’ for extreme, harsh environments 02 September 2009

With the EP1258 EtherCAT Box, XFC is now also available in a robust and compact IP 67 housing for installation outside of control cabinets. The XFC box detects digital input signals with a highly precise temporal resolution of one nanosecond directly on the machine. This allows reaction times to be shortened and very fast events to be detected and processed further without requiring special hardware. This leads to improved quality and increased productivity of the machine....

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PC Control for process automation 16 March 2009

Beckhoff will present its PC-based control technology at Achema. The universal automation concept is in use worldwide in machine, building and process automation. ...

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EtherCAT master synchronisation via I/O system 04 August 2008

EtherCAT masters such as the TwinCAT automation software suite from Beckhoff can exchange data in real-time via network variables. The EL6692 EtherCAT bridge terminal optionally provides this functionality directly in the I/O system. In addition to "normal" data exchange, the EtherCAT bridge permits distributed clock synchronisation, exact calibration of distributed clocks, between several EtherCAT masters. ...

Beckhoff opens subsidiary in Slovenia 22 July 2008

Beckhoff Avtomatizacija opened a new branch office in Medvode in North Ljubljana. The distribution partner for Croatia is also new. Beckhoff has thus further expanded its position in Central and Southern Europe in order to increase customer acquisition. ...