Fieldbus node for pneumatic valve terminals

Festo's CTEU bus node opens up Fieldbus connectivity for two pneumatic valve terminals at the same time and meets IP65 and IP67 ratings.

11/11/2013


Festo's CTEU bus node opens up Fieldbus connectivity for two pneumatic valve terminals at the same time and meets IP65 and IP67 ratings. Courtesy: FestoThe CTEU bus node from Festo makes it easy to add Fieldbus connectivity to pneumatic valve terminals. The CTEU bus node inexpensively opens up DeviceNet, CANopen, EtherCat, Profibus, and more to multiple Festo valve terminal models, including MPA-L, VTUB, CPV, VTUG, and VTOC.

The CTEU supports inputs and output, is independent of valve terminal size and has separate supply and load voltage for safety applications. It also meets IP65 and IP67 ratings.

A single CTEU can also provide fieldbus connectivity to two valve terminals at the same time with the addition of Festo CAPC adapters, allowing a single CETU bus node to be used in small installation systems for even greater wiring and installation savings.

All compatible valve terminals can be directly operated with IO-Link masters or the Festo CPX-CTEL master control and information module. The diagnostics functions of the CTEU reduce downtime and machine failure, for example, by identifying under-voltage and short circuits.

Festo

www.festo.com 

- See more Control Engineering network and security products.



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Robotic safety, collaboration, standards; DCS migration tips; IT/OT convergence; 2017 Control Engineering Salary and Career Survey
Integrated mobility; Artificial intelligence; Predictive motion control; Sensors and control system inputs; Asset Management; Cybersecurity
Big Data and IIoT value; Monitoring Big Data; Robotics safety standards and programming; Learning about PID
Featured articles highlight technologies that enable the Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies to get data more easily to the user.
This article collection contains several articles on how automation and controls are helping human-machine interface (HMI) hardware and software advance.
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Mobility as the means to offshore innovation; Preventing another Deepwater Horizon; ROVs as subsea robots; SCADA and the radio spectrum
Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me