Beckhoff Automation


Process Instrumentation and Sensors June 28, 2021

Process industry technical center opened

Beckhoff Automation opened a Process Industry Technical Center in Houston with a focus on process manufacturing

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Industrial PCs June 8, 2020

Rapid testing production lines adapt to combat COVID-19 using PC control

Ginolis Ltd. in Qulunsalo, Finland, has converted existing rapid testing equipment lines to produce COVID-19 testing kits using automation technology and PC control.

By Beckhoff Automation
Data Acquisition, DAQ March 1, 2020

TwinCAT Analytics One-Click Dashboard by Beckhoff Automation

Beckhoff’s TwinCAT Analytics One-Click Dashboard is designed to data-driven services to individual customer requirements, machine builders and system integrators.

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Automation January 1, 2020

SCT Converter by Beckhoff Automation

Beckhoff Automation’s SCT current converters allows users to perform extensive inline analyses, for example, to detect and correct deviations quickly in order to minimize downtime.

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Ethernet November 1, 2019

C8210-M001 by Beckhoff Automation 

The C8210-M001 cabinet domes from Beckhoff Automation support efficient and globally usable wireless solutions for PC-based control technology when combined with the appropriate CU8210-D00x USB-2.0 sticks from Beckhoff for WLAN and 4G mobile communication.

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Motors and Drives August 1, 2019

eXtended Transport System (XTS) by Beckhoff Automation 

The eXtended Transport System (XTS) from Beckhoff Automation combines the advantages of rotary and linear drive principles for motion control and mechatronics applications.

By Beckhoff Automation
Motors and Drives May 1, 2019

AMP8620 supply module by Beckhoff Automation 

Beckhoff’s AMP8620 supply module is designed to provide support for the implementation of modular machine concepts.

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Automation February 14, 2019

Automation company selects new president

Beckhoff Automation LLC has selected Kevin Barker as the company's new president, taking over for Aurelio Banda, who led the Minnesota-based company for four years.

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Industrial PCs December 6, 2016

Industrial PC for space-restricted application areas

Beckhoff's C6015 Industrial PC (IPC) is designed for application areas with pronounced cost or space restraints.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial Networking October 29, 2016

EtherCAT servo terminals with STO functionality

Beckhoff's EL72x1-9014 EtherCAT servo terminals from implement safe torque off (STO) functionality. and integrated features correspond to safety level Cat 3/PL d.

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Industrial PCs June 1, 2016

Embedded PC series for DIN-rail mounted controllers

Beckhoff's CX8190 Embedded PC series has a bus coupler format for TwinCAT 3 automation software and is designed for DIN rail-mounted controllers.

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Wireless May 30, 2016

Multi-function terminal for IO measurement applications

Beckhoff's EL3751 EtherCAT Terminal is a high-precision input/output (I/O) for measurement applications designed to provide high-end measurement technology as part of the standard I/O system.

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Wireless May 13, 2016

Plug-in IO modules with EtherCAT technology

Beckhoff's EJ7xxx-series of EtherCAT plug-in I/O modules are designed to provide an efficient wiring solution for machines built in large and medium-sized production runs.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs January 20, 2016

Industrial panel PC for controllers, motion applications

Beckhoff's C6905 control cabinet PC and CP6706 7-in. built-in panel PC are designed for use as small and medium-sized machine controllers, motion applications and complex graphic applications.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs September 22, 2015

Fanless industrial PC for automation, control tasks

Beckhoff's fanless C6915 control cabinet Industrial PC offers scalable computing power with one, two, or four processor cores and is designed for automation and control tasks.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs July 23, 2015

Panel PCs for HMI and control applications

Designed for mounting arm installation, Beckhoff's CP32xx Panel PC series delivers multi-touch functionality and high computing power in an all-in-one HMI and automation device.

By Beckhoff Automation
Wireless April 28, 2015

Connect multi-touch industrial displays with 100 m of cable

Beckhoff Automation's CP-Link 4 is a connection technology that enables up to 100 m cable runs for industrial multi-touch displays that use a wide range of screen sizes and formats and connection options and requires no special software or drivers.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs February 17, 2015

Industrial server for complex, machining processes

Beckhoff Automation's C6670 industrial server is a PC-based solution that can be equipped with 12, 24, or 36 processor cores and can be used for machine control function as well as advanced measurement technology, condition monitoring, and visualization.

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Discrete Manufacturing December 24, 2014

Servomotors with low inertia save space in motion systems

The AM801x and AM811x servomotors from Beckhoff Automation feature F1 flange size with 40 mm edge length, which is designed to save space for motion systems. The servos are said to offer a low rotor moment of inertia as well as quadruple overload capacity, adhering to the highest requirements for motion dynamics.

By Beckhoff Automation
Discrete Manufacturing December 10, 2014

Automation company promotes new president for North American operations

Beckhoff Automation announced that Aurelio Banda will become the company's president of North American operations effective Jan. 1, 2015, and will oversee all operations from the company's Savage, Minn., office.

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Mechatronics and Motion Control November 23, 2014

PC-based control technology, stainless steel housing, wearable HMI support Industry 4.0

Beckhoff Automation highlighted its PC-based control technology and its innovation supporting Industry 4.0 with Google Glass human machine interface (HMI), multi-core embedded PCs, and HMIs with RFID and stainless steel housing.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial PCs September 18, 2014

Multi-touch panel PC series has multi-core CPUs

Beckhoff's CP22xx Panel PC series with multi-touch functionality is ideal for applications with the most demanding computing power requirements and is equipped with multi-core CPUs.

By Beckhoff Automation
Mechatronics and Motion Control August 27, 2014

Companies reach agreement on linear motor technology

Rockwell Automation has granted Beckhoff Automation a license to more than a dozen U.S. and European linear motor patents in an amicable agreement over patent infringement litigation.

By Beckhoff Automation
Mechatronics and Motion Control July 9, 2013

Automation company opens regional office in Chicago area

Beckhoff opened their seventh North American regional office in Woodridge, Ill., a Chicago suburb, and will primarily focus on sales and engineering support.

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Edge and Cloud Computing April 18, 2013

PC-based controls help packaging machines

Application Update: Bag-in-box food packaging machines from Pattyn Packing Lines embrace modular concepts, adaptability, ease of maintenance, reliability, high ease of operation, and universal high-performance control systems.

By Beckhoff Automation
Industrial Networking March 11, 2013

Advanced Blending Solutions heats up plastic-based packaging innovation

Application story: PC-based control and EtherCAT help reduce programming time and panel costs by 25%.

By Beckhoff Automation