Bus controllers handle CAN and Ethernet Powerlink

CANopen has become one of the leading I/O communication standards in the automation industry. Originally developed from CAN, it can now also be found in other forms. In particular, when combined with Ethernet Powerlink it creates opportunities in the realm of high-performance real-time Ethernet. B&R is introducing new bus controllers for both CAN and Powerlink to complement its existing range of products.

Supporting automatic baud rate detection, PDO linking, life/node guarding, emergency objects and many more features, the CAN bus controller meets the CANopen specifications DS 301 and DS 401. The integrated X2X Link connection makes it possible to connect additional modules. AutoMapping automatically detect these modules, whose data is then placed in the I/O map. 16 digital channels can be configured to operate as digital inputs or outputs, which are then individually directed to M8 connections.

Sealed to IP67, the Powerlink bus controller has two M12 connections for the fieldbus to allow easy network wiring. An additional M12 connector is provided for expansion modules. 16 additional digital channels are also provided here, which can each be configured to operate as an input or output. Depending on the design, these are directed individually to M8 or in pairs to M12 connections.

Both systems provide cost savings by offering an integrated T-connector/integrated hub. The integrated connection for local expansion makes it possible to connect any system component from the B&R series X20, X67 and XV.

B&R Industrial Automation Ltd

Broadoak, Southgate Park
Bakewell Road
Peterborough
PE2 6YS
UNITED KINGDOM

+44 (0)1733 371320

office.uk@br-automation.com

www.br-automation.com

More products
2 days ago
Compair highlights the importance of compressor energy efficiency
With the global rise in electricity prices, the energy costs of compressed air have increased to as much as 91% of the total cost of ownership, and operators need to urgently review the efficiency of their system says Graham Read, product manager for industrial compressors at Compair.
2 days ago
RS awarded platinum-level sustainability rating by Ecovadis
RS Group has been awarded a platinum medal by Ecovadis, the independent provider of global sustainability ratings used by many large organisations to help support sustainable purchasing decisions.
3 days ago
Sensor software up for industry 4.0 innovation award
The success of Baumer’s BSS sensor software has been acknowledged with it reaching the final round of the prestigious Industrie 4.0 Innovation Awards 2022. An independent jury nominated the software as contributing significantly to smart manufacturing.
3 days ago
Emka collaborates with enclosure OEM on new handle
Emka has worked with Italian control cabinet manufacturer MP Gamma to develop a newly designed handle with changeable lock inserts, with the enclosure company looking to modernise the design of its portfolio.
4 days ago
Webinar explores creating OEM-standard bodywork seams
The latest innovations in sealing technology make it possible for any body shop to replicate seams that are as good as new. In a webinar on the subject on 10 November 2022, Henkel will give delegates the benefits of its wide expertise.
4 days ago
European Springs invests in prototyping proficiency
Ensuring it maintains its position at the forefront of prototyping in the industry and is able to deliver industry leading laser-cutting speeds, European Springs and Pressings has purchased a Bodor i5 2KW fibre laser-cutting machine.
5 days ago
Omron launches cobot and AMR ROI calculator
A new ROI calculator from Omron has been launched to support the process of evaluating an investment in collaborative and mobile robots, including easy and affordable leasing opportunities that are ideal for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
5 days ago
Mitsubishi Electric exhibits at the North East Automotive Expo
Mitsubishi Electric is showcasing how its automation technologies can drive the entire electric vehicle value chain forward at the North East Automotive Expo 2022, taking place on 29th September 2022.
6 days ago
Farnell increases investment in Traco Power portfolio
Farnell has increased its investment in Traco Power to ensure product availability and overcome supply chain challenges. Farnell now stocks Traco Power’s most popular ranges including high-performance DC/DC converters, AC/DC power supplies and DIN rail products.
6 days ago
Visitors to see the benefits automation offers at PPMA 2022
CKF Systems is delighted to be exhibiting at PPMA 2022 where it will be sharing with visitors the benefits of robotics and automation through live demos and video footage of real-world systems in action.

Login / Sign up