Beckhoff Automation has secured an agreement with BMW Group to supply the car manufacturer with industrial PC (IPC) technology for use in production. According to the terms of the recently signed agreement, Beckhoff will supply the production facilities worldwide through to 2030. This means that Beckhoff IPC technology will become a global standard for the … Continue reading Beckhoff signs deal with BMW
With the introduction of specific solutions for the process technology market, Beckhoff is not introducing new components, but bringing together two automation concepts that for decades have been developed separately, yet side-by-side. While traditional PLC-based systems were optimised predominantly for short cycle times as a replacement for complex relay technology in machine controls, Distributed Control … Continue reading Two worlds converging
The AMP8000 distributed Servo Drive system provides ideal support for the implementation of modular machine designs. For this purpose, a servo drive has been directly integrated into a servomotor, all in a highly compact design. In this way, the power electronics are relocated to the machine, reducing space requirements in control cabinets to just a … Continue reading Integrated drive technology minimises control cabinet space and optimises machine design
The SOA PLC from Beckhoff is a TwinCAT 3 application scenario that combines logic functions with OPC UA services for data-consistent, secure and standardised communication.