The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) is an international open network organization dedicated to the technical development and promotion of the CC-Link family of industrial automation networks – CC-Link IE and CC-Link. The CLPA’s key technology is CC-Link IE, the world’s first open gigabit standard Ethernet network designed for automation. CC-Link IE is an ideal network solution for IIoT & I4.0 applications due to its unmatched bandwidth. The CLPA operates globally to manage, update and maintain the specifications for the family of CC-Link automation networks.
The CC-Link family of networks is ideally suited for machine automation, cell or process control in a wide variety of industries. The CC-Link family includes fieldbus – CC-Link & CC-Link Safety; and Industrial Ethernet networks – CC-Link IE Field & CC-Link IE Control. The CLPA exists to support member companies; to provide technical assistance in developing compatible products; to conduct conformance testing; and to promote the activities of our members as well as the worldwide adoption of CC Link IE (CC-Link) technology for network communications in industrial and process automation..
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In an ever increasing plethora of CC-Link IE Certified products, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), along with Hilscher announces the release of the Hilscher PCI Express card as well as a Low Profile PCI Express card for CC-Link IE Field. With the introduction of this product, Hilscher is expanding the range of its cifX PC… [Read More]
John Wozniak, P.E., CLPA-Americas Manager CC-Link IE Field Basic can now be certified by the partner at no cost. By completing the CC-Link IE Field Basic CLPA Conformance testing, the CLPA partner can certify any CC-Link IE Field Basic product at no cost; the partner is only required to complete the CLPA certified testing and… [Read More]
Traditionally used to provide continuous power and data communication to equipment mounted on a rotating assembly, slip rings have been developed to help new and existing machinery enter the Industry 4.0 era with high-speed data connectivity. One company, Conductix-Wampfler, chose CC-Link IE open gigabit Ethernet for connectivity for its range of slip rings. Conductix-Wampfler is… [Read More]