Solutions for Industrial Networks

  Enquiry / contact me

Reduce cost of development and time to market

Automation

Solutions for Industrial Networks
Solutions for Industrial Networks

At SPS/IPC/Drives in 2016, CLPA created a stir when it announced development work by CLPA partner Hilscher to create a 'coupler' between CC-Link IE and PROFINET, following the news of the cooperation between CLPA and PROFINET & PROFIBUS International (PI) to create a joint interoperability specification for the two networks. Now Hilscher has formally announced the launch of a coupler device, and at this year's SPS/IPC/Drives show CLPA is planning to demonstrate seamless sharing of information between the two networks.

Extension to CC-Link IE

CLPA will also show the first third party development support for CC-Link IE Field Basic (IEFB). Launched at SPS/IPC/Drives in 2016, IEFB is an extension to CC-Link IE that enables vendors to easily add CC-Link IE compatibility to any product with a 100Mbit Ethernet port. Easily implemented on devices or master controllers by software alone, it significantly reduces the cost of development and time to market for new devices. The companies now offering solutions for IEFB are CLPA partners Hilscher and Texas Instruments. These solutions will form part of a display on the CLPA stand at SPS/IPC/Drives 2017 highlighting CC-Link IE and CC-Link development options.

CLPA and the OPC Foundation

Work is also continuing between CLPA and the OPC Foundation to develop a companion specification on CC-Link IE and CC-Link for OPC UA. CLPA has now submitted a companion specification to OPC Foundation based on the "CSP+ for Machines" concept that will let users treat a whole machine as a single device, enabling drag-and-drop set-up and configurations of machine-to-cloud communications in an OPC UA environment. 

Posted on November 3, 2017 - (542 views)
CLPA Europe
Postfach 10 12 17
40832 Ratingen - Germany
+49-2102-4861750
+49-2102-4861751
View full company profile
Location
Related articles
Get Your Free Ticket to Hannover Messe 2020
Delta Electronics Press Conference: updates on the DIAStudio
Rockwell Automation Recognized as Leader in Manufacturing Execution Systems
XJET Am Installs System at KU Leuven University
ABB to Digitalize SABIC Plant in Saudi Arabia
SPS Celebrates its 30th Anniversary
MP600 Sensors - Sensing 2 Positions within Microns
Virtual Round Table - Digitalization on the Rise: Siemens
Software for Machine and Plant Documentation
Automated Removal with the Right Gripper Concept
PIAB Offers Automation Solutions
Guided Operator Solutions
Endress+Hauser, Expertise in Process Automation
Distrelec Webinar Series
Distrelec Webinar Series
Permanent monitoring solutions for downtime prevention
Find your answers to your needs on-site
Enhance your Productivity
Partner Program Helps Choose the Right Product
Industrial Components