RFID slice: Turck BL67 modular distributed I/O system has a Simple RFID (RFID-S)

Turck RFID-S includes two channels of RFID per slice, and up to four slices may be added to each BL67 node-resulting in up to eight channels of RFID per node. See photo.

01/12/2010


Turck BL67 modular distributed I/O system has a Simple RFID (RFID-S) slice.

Turck BL67 modular distributed I/O system has a Simple RFID (RFID-S) slice (2 channels), and expands up to 8 channels per node.


Turck BL67 modular distributed I/O system is equipped with a Simple RFID (RFID-S) slice that is compatible with the company's BL ident RFID product line. The RFID-S includes two channels of RFID per slice, and up to four slices may be added to each BL67 node-resulting in up to eight channels of RFID per node.

The Turck BL67 system is IP67 rated, so it may be mounted directly on a machine without requiring an enclosure, for increased application flexibility. The system also accommodates the addition of discrete and analog I/O points-combining radio frequency identification (RFID) and I/O (input/output) within the same node.

The RFID-S slice features digitized communication that allows the RFID transceiver to be located up to 50 m from the slice without noise induction. Because the RFID channels operate in parallel, communications between the RFID tag and the read/write head experience no time delay, delivering the most accurate, up-to-date application information, the company says.

Turck BL67 RFID-S slice is designed for use with Profibus, DeviceNet, Modbus, EtherNet/IP and CANopen networks. The base module has Turck M12 connectors to facilitate efficient cable installation.

Turck provides sensing, connectivity, network and interface products to help manufacturers improve automated processes. www.turck.us

Also read from Control Engineering :
- RFID system has 2 channels, I/O connections ; and
- How to Improve ROI with RFID .

- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, editor in chief, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com





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.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
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.
Learn how to create value with re-use; gain productivity with lean automation and connectivity, and optimize panel design and construction.
Go deep: Automation tackles offshore oil challenges; Ethernet advice; Wireless robotics; Product exclusives; Digital edition exclusives
Lost in the gray scale? How to get effective HMIs; Best practices: Integrate old and new wireless systems; Smart software, networks; Service provider certifications
Fixing PID: Part 2: Tweaking controller strategy; Machine safety networks; Salary survey and career advice; Smart I/O architecture; Product exclusives
The Ask Control Engineering blog covers all aspects of automation, including motors, drives, sensors, motion control, machine control, and embedded systems.
Look at the basics of industrial wireless technologies, wireless concepts, wireless standards, and wireless best practices with Daniel E. Capano of Diversified Technical Services Inc.
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
This is a blog from the trenches – written by engineers who are implementing and upgrading control systems every day across every industry.
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.

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

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.