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05.06.20

Ongoing portfolio expansion of the blue ELX terminals
The ELX1058 complements the ELX series for data acquisition from hazardous areas in zones 0/20 and 1/21 and allows the connection of up to eight intrinsically safe NAMUR sensors or potential-free switches.

04.06.20

Beckhoff is a founding member of the GAIA-X Foundation
The European Data Space Initiative GAIA-X starts broadly supported by the industry and many other user domains

04.06.20

TwinCAT IoT Update: missed the webinar?
Our experts demonstrate the possibilities that TwinCAT IoT offers you for your specific application. You missed the webinar? We recorded the 30-minute product presentation.

03.06.20

PC-based control accelerates machine development and commissioning
Beckhoff helps Xiamen Jinghe Electric Automation develop fully automated N95 mask making machines

02.06.20

TwinCAT Vision product presentation – missed the webinar?
In an exclusive product presentation at the end of May, our experts showed not only the integration of Vision into TwinCAT and the real-time, but also descriptive configuration and programming examples. You missed the webinar? We recorded the 30-minute product presentation.

28.05.20

TwinCAT/BSD: operating system for Industrial PCs
An alternative operating system – TwinCAT/BSD – will be available for selected Beckhoff Industrial PC platforms. TwinCAT/BSD combines the TwinCAT 3 runtime XAR with FreeBSD, an industrially tested and reliable open source operating system.

27.05.20

Complete safety application can be realized directly within the IP 67 environment
With eight fail-safe digital outputs and a programmable TwinSAFE Logic, the EP2918-0032 enables the implementation of safety applications directly in the EtherCAT Box.

26.05.20

Ginolis: PC-based control for Covid-19 rapid testing production lines
Compact automation technology makes modular production of rapid testing equipment possible

22.05.20

24-bit encoder for all flange codes – SIL 2-capable without any extra costs
The AM8xxx servomotors are suitable for high-precision safety applications when equipped with the certified safety encoder with its extremely high accuracy of ±30 angular seconds.

19.05.20

Labplas, Canada: Highest level of flexibility in sterile sampling bag production with PC-based control
In a redesign with PC-based control, Labplas has been able to increase productivity and also to integrate pick-and-place robots, which replace the manual insertion of accessories into the bags.

08.05.20

Floating planar mover simplifies transportation of sensitive workpieces
Plasmatreat, Germany presents XPlanar-based plasma treatment unit

04.05.20

TwinCAT Vision integrates image processing into the TwinCAT product range
Based on the idea of PC-based control, TwinCAT Vision now incorporates image processing as well as PLC, motion control, robotics, high-end measurement technology, IoT and HMI on one central control platform.

28.04.20

Free movement with XTS and Track Management
The eXtended Transport System (XTS) and the software functionality Track Management, which is integrated in TF5850, enable flexible motion profiles, such as routes from one XTS to another or the flexible infeed and outfeed.

24.04.20

03.04.20

EK9160 for cloud-based control
The EK9160 IoT Coupler links EtherCAT I/Os from Beckhoff directly with the Internet of Things (IoT).

10.03.20

Danfoss and Beckhoff special event
Energy efficiency in connected buildings

05.03.20

New high-performance processors for the CX20xx series
Basic CPU modules CX2033 und CX2043 with AMD-Ryzen™ processors

02.03.20

AMI812x: Smart servo drive with integrated output stage
Integrated servo drive combines servo motor, output stage and fieldbus connection

13.02.20

iF Awards for Beckhoff products
Judges impressed by function and design

11.02.20

SCT Current transformers (CT) for energy measurement
The SCT current transformers complete the Energy measurement chain from recording the physical measured value to data transmission in the cloud.

05.02.20

TwinCAT 3 IoT HTTPS/REST
With TF6760, REST APIs can now be addressed directly from the PLC.

30.01.20

Highly flexible robot control implemented as firmware extension based on TwinCAT
Japanese robot manufacturer DENSO WAVE breaks new ground with Beckhoff Automation
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