Beckhoff Automation

Beckhoff implements open automation systems based on PC Control technology. The product range covers Industrial PCs, I/O and Fieldbus Components, Drive Technology and automation software. Products that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and seamless control system are available for all industries. The Beckhoff “New Automation Technology” philosophy represents universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a wide variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machine tools to intelligent building automation.

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Temporal Power puts a new spin on renewable-energy storage

Temporal Power puts a new spin on renewable-energy storage Josh Olson / Beckhoff Automation / Spinning at over 12,000 rpm, this flywheel-based power storage provides a new development for grid regulation in alternative-energy applications Flywheels have been around for generations, but few have seen use in modern-day power installations. However, Temporal Power, based in

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Using Google Glass as a wearable HMI

In the march toward Industry 4.0, the 4th Industrial Revolution, PC-based control technology provides a toolbox to implement the leading automation concepts, such as Internet of Things, cloud computing, highly-centralized automation systems and ever-more connected devices, using industrial Ethernet and OPC UA. Google Glass can be a new concept for machine operation in an Industry [Read More]


Packaging machine control reduces material usage

How can you implement packaging designs that make higher quality products while reducing the amount of packaging materials? How can you reduce the energy consumption of the entire packaging process? PC-based control and drive technology are ideally suited to dealing with these challenges, controlling and monitoring the entire process of individual packaging machines and complete [Read More]

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