(Hoffman Estates, IL – www.boschrexroth-us.com) Bosch Rexroth offers a universal control system in its IndraLogic PLC platform, now with DeviceNet and EtherNet IP connectivity, the latest in the company’s Indra automation family to serve the North American, European, and Asian markets. Users can now choose their dominant field bus with minimal engineering changes.
Uniform DeviceNet connectivity is now available as a Scanner in the Rexroth motion and PLC controllers; the company’s panel-mount Inline I/O and IP67 Fieldline I/O systems; and in its IndraDrive servo and spindle drive platform.
Ethernet I/P adapter functionality with unsolicited explicit messaging is available via the local Ethernet port of the CNC and PLC controller. The company already offers Profibus DP as a standard fieldbus platform.
Bosch Rexroth Corporation
5150 Prairie Stone Parkway
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
About Bosch Rexroth
Bosch Rexroth AG, part of the Bosch Group, achieved sales of approximately $6.2 billion (4.9 billion Euro) in 2006 with over 29,800 employees. Under the brand name of Rexroth the company offers all drive and control technologies, from mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics to electronics and associated service. Over 500,000 customers worldwide utilize Rexroth’s unique technological know-how to implement their innovative and future-oriented systems and machine concepts. The global player, represented in over 80 countries, is an extensive supplier of components and systems for industrial and factory automation and mobile applications. Visit www.boschrexroth-us.com for more information.
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Filed Under: Factory automation, Motion control • motor controls, Networks • connectivity • fieldbuses, PLCs + PACs