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CC-Link is a family of industrial open-technology automation networks that process control, information & diagnostics to provide efficient, integrated factory-wide industrial and process automation. It provides high speed, deterministic communication seamlessly linking a wide assortment of multi-vendor automation devices over a single cable. The ‘Family of CC-Link Networks’ is ideally suited for machine automation, cell or process control in a wide variety of industries. The CC-Link family includes fieldbus and Safety networks: CC-Link & CC-Link Safety; and the most advanced Industrial Ethernet networks; CC-Link IE Field & CC-Link IE Control. CC-Link is a family of industrial open-technology integrated automation networks: • CC-Link IE Field – Ultra-fast 1 Gigabit Industrial Ethernet network linking field level devices to controllers, as well as controllers to controllers and providing absolute deterministic communications all without the requirement of switches or detailed knowledge of Ethernet networking. CC-Link IE Field is IEC approved for safety communications and can provide integrated motion control and/or energy management functions all on a single Industrial Ethernet network. • CC-Link – Open-technology fieldbus network with performance up to 10 Mbps providing absolute deterministic behavior and cost effectiveness, flexibility and ease of use • CC-Link Safety – Open-technology fieldbus safety network that is IEC / ISO approved and meets or exceeds industry safety network standards. It provides cost effectiveness, flexibility and ease of use to automation safety networks, all while delivering full compatibility with the CC-Link fieldbus network. Why choose CC-Link? Primary reasons include CC-Link and CC-Link IE Field are high-performance, cost effective, flexible, as well as easy to install and use. These networks are globally accepted and CC-Link IE is an industry leader with Gigabit Ethernet networking. If that’s not enough; CC-Link is a market leader in Asia, the fastest growing market in the world. There are over 12 million installed nodes & over 1300 CC-Link compatible products on the market. Many export oriented American manufacturers are incorporating CC-Link compatibility because of its strength and market leadership in Asia.


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