23.10.20 | Beckhoff reacts to increasing numbers of infections
Beckhoff will return to its proven two-shift system in production and an 80/20 home office system for office workstations. The renewed security measures will initially apply for four weeks. Learn more
23.10.20 | Webinar: From the IO-Link sensor into the cloud
In a webinar we talk about the IO-Link sensor connection to EtherCAT Terminals. Our speakers will also present the IO-Link configuration tool, which is integrated in TwinCAT. Learn more
22.10.20 | SPS Connect: Get your appointment with Beckhoff now
Our automation experts will present innovative technologies and highlights from all areas of PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology. Arrange your appointment with a Beckhoff contact person now. Learn more
21.10.20 | Fast EtherCAT communication increases machine performance
Borncut has developed what they believe to be the world’s fastest and most precise portion cutter for the food industry, based on specially developed software and the open control platform from Beckhoff. Learn more
20.10.20 | Calibration certificates for analog EtherCAT Terminals
Depending on the terminal type, Beckhoff offers individual certificates that document compliance with a measured value and the tolerance window. In cooperation with external calibration service providers, certifications according to ISO 17025 and DAkkS are also performed. Learn more
19.10.20 | Webinar: Cloud services as a competitive factor
In this webinar we present an overview of IoT scenarios with the Beckhoff portfolio and explain the properties of the EK9160. Learn more
16.10.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar "Efficient series machine manufacturing: plug-and-play in the control cabinet"? We recorded it for you. Learn more
14.10.20 | AES redesigns ultra-compact industrial gas delivery system with IoT connectivity
U.S. specialist company Applied Energy Systems (AES) has modernized its tried-and-tested controller for supplying production lines with high-purity gases to support its application in advanced Industrie 4.0 solutions. Learn more
13.10.20 | Recording of high-frequency signals with a 24 V HTL level
In addition to the counting function, the EJ5151 EtherCAT plug-in module provides period/frequency measurement with a resolution of 100 ns and delivers even more accurate position values for dynamic axes in the interpolating micro-increment mode. Learn more
12.10.20 | I/O expertise for series production: EtherCAT plug-in modules
The EtherCAT plug-in modules in the EJ series from Beckhoff, the specialist in PC and EtherCATbased automation solutions, offer significant efficiency gains when it comes to implementing medium to high-volume series production runs. Learn more
09.10.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar “For demanding applications: calibrated analog inputs”? We recorded it for you. Learn more
08.10.20 | Beckhoff training courses now in online format due to COVID-19 pandemic
Our online training courses are based on our well-known face-to-face training sessions. Knowledge and skills are conveyed to a closed group of participants through collaboration tools. Participants can directly contact the Beckhoff professionals, who use technical teaching equipment to share their broad know-how covering all aspects of PC-based control.
07.10.20 | Stratospheric energy savings, guaranteed
Using open PC- and EtherCAT-based automation technology, iZ Systems has developed a compact standard controller that enables remote monitoring and optimization of compressed air systems. This enabled food packaging manufacturer Pactiv to achieve enormous energy savings. Learn more
06.10.20 | ELM3702-0000 2-channel multi-functional input is now available
68 different signals, 24-bit resolution, 10 kSps EtherCAT measurement modules: The ELM3702-0000 2-channel multi-functional input for changing measuring tasks on test benches and in the laboratory environment is now available. Together with the multiplexers from the ELM27xx series, the measuring task is extensively automated. Learn more
05.10.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar Building Automation? We recorded it for you. Learn more
01.10.20 | The Beckhoff system for power supplies and energy monitoring
With its three product groups power supplies, safety-/energy monitoring terminals and current transformers, Beckhoff enables precise monitoring and analysis of each section of an energy/voltage supply for optimum energy management. Learn more
30.09.20 | Webinar: plug-and-play in the control cabinet
Elaborate manual wiring of single wires, common in conventional control cabinet construction, is replaced by simply plugging in prefabricated cable harnesses. The various implementation scenarios are presented with Beckhoff technology. Learn more
29.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar new EtherCAT Terminals for evaluation of incremental signals? We recorded it for you.
25.09.20 | Intelligent building automation
Beckhoff offers a universal, scalable building automation control system covering PC- and Ethernet-based controllers and a modular I/O system for logging all data points in buildings. Learn more
24.09.20 | NSCW, USA: Plant modernization ensures future-proof water supply
Municipal water treatment plant seamlessly integrates PC-based control technology with existing automation. Learn more
22.09.20 | Measurement for demanding applications
Beckhoff offers a comprehensive device portfolio that is suitable for reading analog values into the controller. In a webinar we will talk about the calibration of analog inputs. Learn more
21.09.20 | PSxxxx power supplies
Secure from the very beginning: new, powerful single-phase and 3-phase DIN rail power supply units, with outputs up to 960 W/1,440 W as well as high efficiency and long service life, reliably secure the 24/48 V DC supply.
17.09.20 | TwinCAT 3 – TF3800 integrates new analytical functionalities for machine learning
Train a Support Vector Machine to improve the quality of your production processes. Learn more
14.09.20 | GMTO, Chile and USA: PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology in next-generation telescope
Giant Magellan Telescope with site-wide real-time connectivity and 3,000 precisely controlled servo axes.
11.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar Distributed power measurement with SCT current transformers? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive
09.09.20 | Beckhoff Denmark opens new headquarters
The new facility offers the best possible conditions. The new building has 1,500 square meters of floor space with 50 modern workstations, a small warehouse, a showroom for customers, as well as meeting and training rooms.
08.09.20 | Update of the TwinCAT XTS Extension
The central software package TF5850 for integrating and programming XTS systems within TwinCAT 3 includes a broad variety of new visualization and simulation features for an even easier and faster operation. Learn more
03.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar compact drive technology up to 48 V? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive
01.09.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar TwinCAT Cloud Engineering? We recorded it for you: Learn more
27.08.20 | MATLAB® and Simulink® within the TwinCAT real-time environment
TwinCAT 3 enables seamless integration of MATLAB® and Simulink® into the TwinCAT real-time environment. MATLAB® and Simulink® developers can set up real-time solutions either in collaboration with PLC programmers or independently. This particularly applies to virtual commissioning, Model-Based Design, machine learning and data analysis. Learn more
26.08.20 | SPS Smart Production Solutions 2020 cancelled
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular automation exhibition will be held digitally. Learn more
26.08.20 | Missed the webinar?
Did you miss our webinar Windows Operating Systems for Industrial PCs from Beckhoff? We recorded it for you. Webinar archive
21.08.20 | Gefasoft, Germany: XTS enables parallel inspection processes for maximum throughput
Gefasoft Automatisierung und Software GmbH has developed an exceptionally compact installation for the optical inspection of diffusors for airbags via eleven camera stations requiring varying inspection times. With the help of the highly flexible eXtended Transport System, Gefasoft was able to run individual inspection processes in parallel and optimize the product output. Learn more
20.08.20 | Missed the webinars?
Did you miss our webinars TwinCAT Analytics Workflow and Safeguarding the 24 V DC power supply? We recorded it for you: Webinar archive
19.08.20 | Beckhoff Netherlands grows with new office in Enschede
Bernard Gerdes and Geert Baars start sales in the east of the Netherlands. Learn more
17.08.20 | Real-time Ethernet system: new record with 3,000 vendor IDs
Beckhoff introduced EtherCAT to the market in 2003. The ultra-fast communication system has taken the automation world by storm ever since.
14.08.20 | EtherCAT Coupler with ID switch and extended distance available
With the EK1101-0010, variable topologies can be implemented even more easily. The extended distance connection enables distances of up to 300 m to be bridged. It also has three hexadecimal ID switches for assigning an ID to a group of EtherCAT components. Learn more
04.08.20 | Beckhoff remains fully functional and available
After lockdown in the Gütersloh district, Germany, the automation manufacturer is back to normal operation. Production and deliveries were not affected by renewed precautions. Learn more