SPS IPC DRIVES 2012
27 - 29 Nov 2012
SPS IPC Drives is the exhibition for electric automation technology. It covers all components down to complete systems and integrated automation solutions.
The trade fair and its adjoining conference are the ideal platform for comprehensive information on products, innovations and current trends within the electric automation industry. Hence it gives an overview of the entire market.
The exhibitors - manufacturers of electric automation technology -
present products and services from the following sectors:
• Control technology
• Drive systems and components
• Human-machine-interface devices
• Industrial communication
• Industrial software
• Interface technology
• Electromechanical components and peripheral equipment
• Sensor technology
27 Mar 2013
Venlo, The Netherlands - March 27, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has introduced a range of fiber-optic data transmission cables designed for use in on-shore and off-shore wind parks in the EMEA region. New torsion resistant Belden Optical Wind Tower Cables are suited for use in extremely harsh environments and energy-dense areas, where they deliver superior data transmission performance for maximum reliability and uptime of wind parks.
26 Mar 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - March 26, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has extended its Hirschmann product program to include new field-attachable valve connectors from the GDM series. These type B connectors guarantee both a dependable power supply and reliable data transmission, ensuring high productivity for systems and machines. They are available without circuitry or with more than 20 different electronic inserts that protect downstream circuitry against voltage surges or electromagnetic interference. Versions featuring built-in status indicators (with/without circuit protection) are also available. The valve connectors feature industrial protection class IP65/67 (optionally IP68) and can be used within a maximum temperature range of -55°C to +125°C. Other connector features include high shock and vibration resistance, and extensive resistance to chemicals and UV radiation. Easy-to-grip housings ensure that connectors can be rapidly assembled. Rounded edges make it difficult for dirt to accumulate and ensure that it can be easily removed.
19 Mar 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - March 19, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, announces an update to the EAGLE Tofino Industrial Security Solution to include "Security Profiles". Part of the EAGLE Tofino version 1.7 product release, this new feature addresses the post-Stuxnet trend of a dramatic escalation in the number of public disclosures of industrial control system vulnerabilities.
21 Feb 2013
Schalksmühle, Germany – February 21, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has extended its Lumberg Automation product program in the EMEA region to include three new I/O modules featuring industrial protection class IP67. They provide secure connection between actuators/sensors and control units even under the harshest environmental conditions. Providing additional support for real-time (RT) and isochronous real-time (IRT) communication, the modules offer 16 digital channels configured as inputs, outputs or a combination of both. All versions come with an encapsulated metal housing, vibration-resistant M12 connection technology, and short-circuit proof outputs. Galvanic separation between the I/O channels and the LAN connection ensures reliable data transmission. The behavior of output channels in the event of a fault can be defined via a fail-safe function. What's more, the easy diagnostics concept allows faults to be located swiftly. An integrated dual-port switch (10/100 Mbit/s) allows both line and ring topologies.
19 Feb 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - February 19, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, presents in the EMEA region with the new PowerMICE, the third generation of the Modular Industrial Communication Equipment family from its Hirschmann product portfolio. This modular switch for DIN rail mounting offers comprehensive network protection for the first time. The switch incorporates security mechanisms that regulate network access and protect against attacks. These include port security, DHCP Snooping, Dynamic ARP Inspection, IP Source Guard, ingress / egress ACL, sFlow, Storm Control, automatic Denial-of-Service prevention and port access control via 802.1x including multi-client authentication, Radius VLAN/policy assignment and guest/unauthenticated VLAN. Hardware redundancy methods such as PRP (Parallel Redundancy Protocol) and HSR (High Availability Seamless Redundancy) also ensure uninterrupted data communication. As a result, this IPv6-ready switch allows applications to be implemented where both an extremely high level of network security and network availability are required. It can also be seamlessly integrated into PROFINET and EtherNet/IP environments. The integrated PoE Plus function allows for cost-effective power supply for terminal equipment.
14 Feb 2013
Venlo, The Netherlands - February 14, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has extended its world-class range of coaxial digital video cables and connectors in the EMEA region by introducing the Broadcast industry's first HD Digital Video cables with improved Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) performance for increased uptime and signal integrity.
12 Feb 2013
Schalksmühle, Germany - February 12, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, offers a wide range of connectivity solutions within its Lumberg Automation product program for the EMEA region. These include solutions for connecting sensors and actuators to local I/O stations or control systems. Previously the domain of fieldbus systems, this area is seeing an increasing use of Industrial Ethernet or special Ethernet-based standards. "This trend is particularly strong in the area of mechanical engineering," says Andrej Lorkovic, director of product management for Belden's Lumberg Automation brand.
30 Jan 2013
Schalksmühle, Germany – January 30, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has extended its Lumberg Automation product program in the EMEA region to include new molded M12 male and female right-angle connectors with 360° shielding. These permit the reliable transmission of analog and digital data, even in environments with strong electromagnetic fields. The connectors are available as either single-ended or double-ended cordsets for actuators/sensors, Profibus and Ethernet cables, and connection cables. The angular design of the connectors facilitates quick installations, even where space is at a premium.
29 Jan 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - January 29, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched four new PoE switches in the OCTOPUS series of its Hirschmann range in the EMEA region. Their integrated power supplies reduce cabling requirements, facilitating cost-effective solutions with a high level of operational reliability. They are available with a power supply of 24-48 V or 72-110 V.
24 Jan 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - January 24, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, says Schneider Electric has selected the company's Tofino Security technology to protect its industrial automation systems. Schneider Electric's new ConneXium Tofino Security Solution is a suite of products that hardens industrial systems against network incidents and cyberattacks, improving operational security, reliability and performance.
23 Jan 2013
Schalksmühle, Germany – January 23, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched a new Robotic product program for the Lumberg Automation range in the EMEA region. The Lumflex STL 500 is a UL-certified, four-pole control cable with a torsional strength of +/- 720° per meter. It is also fire-retardant, resistant to lubricants, acids, alkalis and UV radiation, and capable of withstanding welding sparks. The operating temperature range is -45°C to +80°C. This control cable is available on drums of 100 or 500 m and with molded IP67-rated M8 and M12 connectors (straight or angled, with or without wiring). The versions with molded connectors at one end are available in lengths of 2, 5, 10, 15 and 20 m. Those with molded connectors at both ends can be obtained in combinations of M8/M8 and M12/M12 and with standard lengths of 0.3, 0.6, 1, 1.5, 2 and 5 m. Thanks to hundreds of different standard molded connector versions, individual lengths of cable, and a broad range of field-attachable connectors, the Robotic product program has the ideal solution for almost any automation application that requires reliable wiring of industrial robots or electrical/electronic modules. Customer-specific versions can also be supplied.
22 Jan 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany – January 22, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched in the EMEA region the OCTOPUS Train-BP, a new managed IP67 switch in its Hirschmann product range. This switch, which is available with 8, 16 or 24 Fast Ethernet ports (10/100 BASE TX), has been especially developed for use in trains. It fulfills all the specific EMC and fire prevention requirements for rail vehicles and also has numerous redundancy mechanisms plus two uplink ports with bypass relays. This means that connections between neighboring switches are maintained even when an OCTOPUS fails.
15 Jan 2013
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - January 15, 2013 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has added with the RSP-Smart, an inexpensive variant to the tried and tested family of RSP switches in its Hirschmann product range in the EMEA region. Like the other devices in the family, this managed switch is able to withstand electrostatic discharges, magnetic fields and strong vibrations. It offers six Fast Ethernet Ports instead of eleven, and these are available for twisted pair cable (100 BASE-TX) or equipped with two/four SFP transceivers (100 BASE-FX). All ports support precise time synchronization compliant with IEEE 1588v2. Security mechanisms such as role-based access provide strong protection against network attacks. MRP (Media Redundancy Protocol) and RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree) redundancy methods ensure high network availability. A switch version is also available which provides support for the PRP (Parallel Redundancy Protocol) and HSR (High-Availability Seamless Redundancy) redundancy methods, ensuring zero “switchover time” and high system productivity. Due to its rugged construction, the RSP-Smart can also be used in challenging environments like those found in machine construction for example. The switch is also certified for applications in the electricity industry, transport or hazardous environments.
4 Dec 2012
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - December 4, 2012 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has introduced in the EMEA region an entirely new operating system for the managed switches in its Hirschmann product program – HiOS. Specially developed to meet requirements in the automation sector, this operating system will be initially available in two Layer 2 versions, with a Layer 3 version due to be launched in the course of 2013.
14 Nov 2012
East Aurora, NY, USA, November 14, 2012 - Moog Industrial Group, a division of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B), will be demonstrating a selection of its latest motion control developments at this year's SPS IPC Drives exhibition for electric automation technology, taking place in the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre from November 27 to 29. The company is exhibiting under the banner "Experience motion control excellence,"on Stand 308 in Hall 3.
13 Nov 2012
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - November 13, 2012 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is supplying a major train manufacturer in the EMEA region with Fast Ethernet networks to be used in its latest generation of rail vehicles. These networks, which will transmit both operating data and passenger information, are based on robust managed Ethernet switches and WLAN access points with routing functions from the Hirschmann OCTOPUS and BAT series. These conform to the EN 50155 standard covering electronic equipment used on rolling stock.
8 Oct 2012
Schalksmühle, Germany - October 8, 2012 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, presents in the EMEA region three new I/O modules in the new LioN-R series from Lumberg Automation, which can be used to securely connect sensors and actuators to EtherNet/IP networks under rugged environmental conditions. These modules will also be introduced in the Americas and Asia later this quarter, are enclosed in zinc diecast housings that meet the requirements of industrial protection class IP67, allow galvanic isolation between sensors and actuators and the higher level bus system. This reliably protects controllers from interference. Vibration-proof M12 connection technology and short-circuit-proof outputs ensure a high level of functional reliability. The three modules each offer 16 digital channels configured as inputs, outputs or a combination of both. Since they are also equipped with a dual-port switch (10/100 Mbit/s), they can be used to implement both line and ring topologies. They also support DLR (Device Level Ring protocol), which means that if a connection is broken, the modules immediately switch over to an alternative ring segment, enabling the connected systems to continue operating without interruption. The easy diagnostics concept allows faults to be located swiftly.
10 Sep 2012
Neckartenzlingen, Germany - September 10, 2012 - Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched a new managed OCTOPUS switch from its Hirschmann brand in the EMEA region.