Robert Trask, PE
Robert B. Trask, P.E. is the North American Representative for the EtherCAT Technology Group.
EtherCAT interoperability removes industrial networking barriers
Key development tools and standards ensure interoperability among many EtherCAT devices and manufacturers.
EtherCAT Technology Group’s benefits for manufacturers
The EtherCAT Technology Group is used as the standard for connectivity across many manufacturing industries.
Black-channel approach to functional safety
For easier commissioning and better performance, take a black-channel approach to functional safety, combined with the advantages of EtherCAT.
Chip-based EtherCAT optimizes field communication
From ASICs to microcontrollers, ESC chips boost performance and simplify commissioning, in conjunction with diagnostics and development tools.
What is EtherCAT?
Learn more about the unique functional principle of EtherCAT and how it simplifies implementation for end users while expanding the number of available devices.
Software unlocks EtherCAT diagnostics
Through a vendor-independent diagnosis interface, an EtherCAT master can provide detailed slave diagnostic information and network health status via human-machine interfaces (HMIs) or third-party tools.