EC: CoDeSys Embedded Controller CPX-CEC

Machine and Embedded Control - PLCs: Festo Corporation, CoDeSys Embedded Controller CPX-CEC. The CPX-CEC embedded controller from Festo Corporation is an intelligent remote I/O terminal with direct machine mounting that facilitates integration of pneumatics, electric drives, and I/O on the same compact controller with up to 31 electric drives and up to 512 I/O. This is a Control Engineering 2011 Engineers' Choice (EC) Honorable Mention.

11/01/2010


CoDeSys Embedded Controller CPX-CEC - The CPX-CEC embedded controller from Festo Corporation is an intelligent remote I/O terminal with direct machine mounting that facilitates integration of pneumatics, electric drives, and I/O on the same compact controller with up to 31 electric drives and up to 512 I/O. This is a Control Engineering 2011 Engineers' Choice (EC) nominee.The CPX-CEC embedded controller from Festo Corporation is an intelligent remote I/O terminal with direct machine mounting that facilitates integration of pneumatics, electric drives, and I/O on the same compact controller, up to 31 electric drives and up to 512 I/O. Its CAN-Master functionality delivers flexibility, open-and closed-loop standalone control for economical automation or remote control with pre-processing. The CPX-CEC offers fast cycle times of 1ms. The comprehensive CoDeSys function library takes care of diagnostics and condition monitoring options. These units meet both IEC 61131-3 programming standards and IP65/IP67 enclosure protection standards.

CPX-CEC Functions:

  • PLC control for valve terminal configurations with MPA, VTSA
  • Connection to all most industry fieldbus standards as an intelligent slave to provide local processing
  • PLC with CANopen master as standard for activation of electric drives or most 3rd party CANopen device
  • Diagnostics with flexible monitoring possibilities for pressure, flow rate, cylinder run time, air consumption, early warnings and visualization options
  • Activation of decentralized installation systems on the basis of CPI
  • Activation of applications of proportional pneumatics
  • Servo-pneumatic applications AS-interface control via Gateway
  • CoDeSys ensures simple commissioning, fast programming, and parameterization.

www.festo.com

www.festo.com/cms/en-us_us/12886.htm

Festo Corporation

For more, see www.controleng.com/awards.



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners.
Control Engineering Leaders Under 40 identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
Learn more about methods used to ensure that the integration between the safety system and the process control...
Adding industrial toughness and reliability to Ethernet eGuide
Technological advances like multiple-in-multiple-out (MIMO) transmitting and receiving
Virtualization advice: 4 ways splitting servers can help manufacturing; Efficient motion controls; Fill the brain drain; Learn from the HART Plant of the Year
Two sides to process safety: Combining human and technical factors in your program; Preparing HMI graphics for migrations; Mechatronics and safety; Engineers' Choice Awards
Detecting security breaches: Forensic invenstigations depend on knowing your networks inside and out; Wireless workers; Opening robotic control; Product exclusive: Robust encoders
The Ask Control Engineering blog covers all aspects of automation, including motors, drives, sensors, motion control, machine control, and embedded systems.
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
News and comments from Control Engineering process industries editor, Peter Welander.
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
This is a blog from the trenches – written by engineers who are implementing and upgrading control systems every day across every industry.
Anthony Baker is a fictitious aggregation of experts from Callisto Integration, providing manufacturing consulting and systems integration.
Integrator Guide

Integrator Guide

Search the online Automation Integrator Guide
 

Create New Listing

Visit the System Integrators page to view past winners of Control Engineering's System Integrator of the Year Award and learn how to enter the competition. You will also find more information on system integrators and Control System Integrators Association.

Case Study Database

Case Study Database

Get more exposure for your case study by uploading it to the Control Engineering case study database, where end-users can identify relevant solutions and explore what the experts are doing to effectively implement a variety of technology and productivity related projects.

These case studies provide examples of how knowledgeable solution providers have used technology, processes and people to create effective and successful implementations in real-world situations. Case studies can be completed by filling out a simple online form where you can outline the project title, abstract, and full story in 1500 words or less; upload photos, videos and a logo.

Click here to visit the Case Study Database and upload your case study.