PLC Connectivity

Take a look at a typical modern production line or industrial process and you will find many different kinds of control systems. The sheer diversity and complexity of such systems can create some real challenges for control engineers and IT managers alike.

As the network grows over time, this often leads to a disjointed and sprawling architecture where communication is difficult and inefficient. We are able to offer a wide range of PLC-related products to address this. 

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PLC Connectivity

NETLink PRO/ETH

NETLink PRO/ETH

  • Intelligent adapter for communication with S7 Controllers
  • Seamless integration into Siemens STEP7, WinCC & any OPC Client
  • Access 12 automation devices at once
  • Robust hardware in compact housing; DIN rail mountable
  • Remote access to Siemens PLCs via Ethernet

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Data Management Tools

Provides process data to higher-level systems

The echo range provides a solid basis for modern process data management systems. Process and manufacturing data are passed on directly to a higher level management system via echocollect’s diverse interfaces – and all this without intervening in existing controller systems.

echocollect e

echocollect e

  • Integration of existing systems in new quality assurance systems
  • Direct production connection to weak point analysis
  • Database & ERP connection to SAP, Oracle, dB2, MySQL, MS-SQL
  • Open data communication via OPC
  • Support for variety of controller systems (Siemens, Rockwell, Scheider, Beckhoff, ABB...)

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echocollect r/p/m

echocollect r/p/m

  • All the functionality of the echocollect e (as shown to the left) but with the addition of serial communications
     

     
     
     
     

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PLC Development Kits

PLCcore-9263 Kit

PLCcore-9263 Development Kit

  • Evaluation board & 5.7" touch screen
  • Combines Linux with OpenPCS PLC runtime system and SpiderControl MicroBrowser for target visualization
  • Easy introduction to developing a PLC with integrated process visualization
  • Process data off the PLC can be directly visualized on the attached display

PLC Programmable Modules

PLCcore- 9263 OpenPCS

PLCcore-9263 OpenPCS

  • A simple, performance-optimized hardware platform combined with a production-ready, GUI-enabled operating system
  • Ready-to-use core module with small dimensions to reduce effort and costs for the development of user-specific controls
  • Suitable as a basic component for custom specific HMI devices as well as intelligent network node for decentralized processing of process signals (CANopen and UDP)

PLCcore- 9G20

PLCcore-9G20

  • An OEM-able single board computer running Linux & a ready-to-use IEC 61131-3 runtime kernel plus CANopen manager pre-installed
  • Integrates a compact and high-performance Hard-PLC into user-specific applications
  • High-speed components on a compact low EMI multilayer circuit board
  • Suitable for use in various industrial fields
     

PLCcore- 5484

PLCcore-5484

  • An ideal basis for customized solutions
  • Based on SYSTEC's SOM - ECUcore-5484
  • It allows the integration of compact, Linux-based and very high-capacity Hard-PLC into applications with low effort
  • All necessary components are already being preinstalled, no additional license costs will occur