is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility.
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ETG News

EtherCAT Seminar Finland (Nov 5, 2019)

Oct 2019 | ETG will visit Finland again with an exclusive and free-of-charge, half-day morning EtherCAT seminar on Tuesday, Nov 5, in conjunction with the Teknologia19 fair in Helsinki. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Denmark 2019

Oct 2019 | You are invited! ETG will visit Denmark again with an exclusive and free-of-charge EtherCAT breakfast seminar series in Aarhus (Nov 12), Copenhagen/Roskilde (Nov 13) and Odense (Nov 14) this year. More...

Successful EtherCAT events in Japan

Sep 2019 | Recently, our German EtherCAT experts travelled to Japan once again to conduct several EtherCAT events together with the on-site ETG team. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Sweden 2019

Sep 2019 | We invite all interested users, engineers, system integrators, OEMs, machine builders and students to participate in our upcoming half-day and free-of-charge seminar series in Sweden, taking place October 22-24. More...

EtherCAT seminar series in South America 2019

Sep 2019 | Again in 2019, we are planning an exclusive series of EtherCAT seminars in South America, which will take place in the following cities: On October 08 in Buenos Aires/Argentina, on October 10 in Montevideo/Uruguay, on October 15 in Lima/Peru, as well as on October 17/18 in Cali and Bogotá/Colombia. More...

ETG conducts first Safety over EtherCAT Plug Fest

Jul 2019 | The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) recently held its first Safety over EtherCAT Plug Fest with great success. Numerous manufacturers of EtherCAT safety master and slave devices came to Verl, Germany. More...

EtherCAT Information Day Seminars in North America

Jul 2019 | We are inviting everybody interested to the free-of-charge industrial Ethernet Seminar Series, continuing at selected premium venues in Boston (July 23), Philadelphia (July 25) and Cleveland (July 30). More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Slovenia and Croatia 2019

Jun 2019 | We are very happy to invite everybody interested in the free-of-charge industrial Ethernet seminar series, taking place at selected premium venues in Ljubljana/ Slovenia on September 18th and in Zagreb/ Croatia on September 19th. More...

Successful 2019 Spring European EtherCAT Plug Fest

May 2019 | Fifty-seven participants, eight countries, four continents – that’s the result of the latest EtherCAT Plug Fest, which was conducted by the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) in cooperation with acontis technologies GmbH in the middle of May in Ravensburg, Germany. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Crailsheim, Germany

May 2019 | We cordially invite all interested in learning about the latest trends in industrial automation and especially EtherCAT to participate in our half-day EtherCAT Seminar in Crailsheim/Germany on June 5, 2019. More...

Latest Product Entries

EtherCAT interface for Siemens Sinamics S120 by Robox

Oct 2019 | This board allows to interface the Sinamics S120 drive to an EtherCAT fieldbus as a slave device.

Julia by HRK-BRK

Oct 2019 | The Brain is still an unexplored territory, Julia is the gate to open new scenarios to analyse and explore the inner codes of Human Intelligence with Artificial Intelligence. Julia allows an easy integration with robots, controllers, drives, I/O, vision system and Machine Learning frameworks as TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, Theano, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit.

open:control M10i by ANEDO

Oct 2019 | The M10i is a high performance small sized control unit for mobile work machines. Equipped with in- and outputs and EtherCAT. It is programmable by the development system CODESYS.

open:io S30e by ANEDO

Oct 2019 | The S30e is a complement for distributed sensor/actuator systems in mobile work machines. It consists of 23 outputs (high-side & H-bridge) and 10 inputs (switching, analogue & multifunction).

open:io S10e by ANEDO

Oct 2019 | The S10e is an optimal complement for distributed sensor/actuator systems in agriculture and construction machines. It consists of 8 high-side outputs and 4 multifunction inputs.

EtherCAT Ethernet Cables and Connectors by HELUKABEL®

Oct 2019 | EtherCAT Ethernet cables (even hybrid cables) and connectors in the range of products. Ethernet/EtherCAT raw cables and harnesses with RJ45 and M12 d-coded or x-coded available.

Controller c550

Sep 2019 | With the c550 controller, Lenze is delivering a new generation of control systems that offer significantly higher memory and computing capacities compared with previous generations. As IO Extension the I/O 1000 range impresses with the narrow design of its I/O modules.

TwinSAFE Functional Safety I/O + TwinSAFE Logic

Sep 2019 | Integrated safety: The TwinSAFE Bus Terminals with integrated TwinSAFE Logic from BECKHOFF enable the connection of safety sensors and actuators.

Everest XCR by INGENIA

Sep 2019 | Ingenia is proud to include in its range of EtherCAT servo drive the Everest XCR. This new servo drive is the smallest servo drive in the world at this power range with a size of only 42.1 x 29.1 x 23.1 mm. This motor controller is ready to use and is targeted at robotics, medital, industrial and satcom applications.

Programmable Multi-Axis Controller CK3M series

Sep 2019 | Maximize your machine's performance.

Smart Camera FHV7 by Omron

Sep 2019 | The all-in-one FHV7 Smart Camera is packed with functionality and speed that your production site demands.

Machine Automation Controller NX1P by Omron

Sep 2019 | "Advanced motion control" and "networks for onsite IoT" in compact Controller.

Machine Automation Controller NX102 by Omron

Sep 2019 | NX1 brings advanced control in miniaturized size.

TwinSAFE Logic + Safety I/O | EP1957-0022 (IP67)

Sep 2019 | The EP1957-0022 TwinSAFE EtherCAT Box is a digital combi module and provides fail-safe digital outputs in an IP 67-protected module (four outputs for 24 V DC actuators with up to 0.5 A) with an integrated TwinSAFE Logic.

TwinSAFE Logic | EL6910 by Beckhoff

Sep 2019 | The EL6910 TwinSAFE Logic can establish up to 212 connections to other TwinSAFE devices. Several EL6910 can be cascaded in a TwinSAFE network with up to 65,535 TwinSAFE devices.


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