Distributed Modular I/O for Industrial Ethernet

Dec. 16, 2011
Because it provides IP67 protection and industry-standard M12 connectors, this new generation of distributed modular I/O can be used to replace standard slice I/O and distributed I/O solutions.

Using standard three-conductor cables, up to four slave devices can be connected to each master block. Slave devices can be distributed across a machine within a 20 meter radius from the master device. Using IO-Link, makes the system fieldbus independent, easily configured and vendor neutral, according to the company. Industrial Ethernet master blocks are available with EtherNet/IP or Profinet protocols.

Balluff Inc.
www.balluff.com/io-link
859.727.2200

Sponsored Recommendations

Crisis averted: How our AI-powered services helped prevent a factory fire

Discover how Schneider Electric's services helped a food and beverage manufacturer avoid a factory fire with AI-powered analytics.

How IT Can Support More Sustainable Manufacturing Operations

This eBook outlines how IT departments can contribute to amanufacturing organization’s sustainability goals and how Schneider Electric's products and...

Three ways generative AI is helping our services experts become superheroes

Discover how we are leveraging generative AI to empower service experts, meet electrification demands, and drive data-driven decision-making

How AI can support better health – for people and power systems

Discover how AI is revolutionizing healthcare and power system management. Learn how AI-driven analytics empower businesses to optimize electrical asset performance and how similar...