EtherCAT

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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EtherCAT Technology Group

The ETG is a global organization in which OEM, End Users and Technology Providers join forces to support and promote the further technology development.
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ETG News

ETG @ embedded world 2022

Jun 2022 | We cordially invite you to visit us from June 21 to 23 at this year’s embedded world in Nuremberg, Germany. You will find us in hall 4, booth 266. Come and visit our booth and find out why EtherCAT is the best Industrial Ethernet technology available for embedded systems! More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series in Denmark

Jun 2022 | ETG will again visit Denmark with the exclusive and free-of-charge, half-day EtherCAT seminars on June 14th in Kolding and June 15th in København. More...

EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool Version 2.3 released

Jun 2022 | Every manufacturer of EtherCAT slave devices is familiar with the Conformance Test Tool (CTT): It represents the official reference for the specification-compliant implementation of EtherCAT technology in EtherCAT field devices. More...

EtherCAT in space robotics

Jun 2022 | The space industry is known for the fact that only the best is good enough for it: after all, applications in orbit have particularly high requirements with regard to reliability; and the environmental conditions during launch, operation and, if necessary, landing of space components are also extreme. More...

Hermes Award = EtherCAT

May 2022 | The EtherCAT Technology Group congratulates Sumitomo (SHI) Cyclo Drive Germany GmbH on winning this year's Hermes Award. More...

Visit us at HANNOVER MESSE 2022: ETG Joint Booth

May 2022 | ETG is thrilled to be back at HANNOVER MESSE this year! We present EtherCAT technology together with 48 co-exhibitors in hall 9, stand D18. Our ETG Joint Booth impresses with 500+ products and solutions with EtherCAT. More...

Visit us: ETG booth @ SPS Italia 2022

May 2022 | SPS Italia is the leading trade show for the industrial automation and digitalization in Italy, for three days from 24 to 26 May 2022, it involves all players of the supply chain: OEMs, end-users, distributors, system integrators, specialist press and universities. More...

Whitepaper: How Space Robotics Benefits from the World Standard for Motion Communications

Apr 2022 | For the 37th Space Symposium the ETG has published a whitepaper describing, how EtherCAT meets the specific requirements of space robotics as well as how the space industry benefits from agreeing on this technology for robotics. More...

Martin Rostan on “5 Minuten Automatisierung”

Mar 2022 | Martin Rostan, Executive Director of the EtherCAT Technology Group, is the latest guest on the SPS Magazine podcast "5 Minuten Automatisierung". More...

ETG @ TI JAPAN Industrial Tech Day

Feb 2022 | ETG Office Japan is participating in the opening session of the TI JAPAN Industrial Tech Day. More...

Latest Product Entries

Delta AC Motor Drives MS300 series

Jun 2022 | MS300 series is a standard compact vector control drive that supports both IM and PM motor control for application flexibility and provides STO safety mechanism. Also built-in PLC capacity for simple programming needs.

AZ Series mini Driver by ORIENTAL MOTOR

Jun 2022 | This is a palm-sized compact driver for stepper motors compatible with EtherCAT. It is compatible with battery power sources of 24 VDC and 48 VDC. The motor is equipped with a battery-free multi-rotation absolute sensor.

F2838x EVM by TI

May 2022 | TMDSCNCD28388D from Texas Instruments is a low-cost evaluation and development board for C2000™ MCU series of F2838xS and F2838xD devices.

TIDM-02006 by TI

May 2022 | This reference design presents an example distributed or decentralized multi-axis servo drive over Fast Serial Interface (FSI) using C2000™ real-time controllers.

TMS320F2838x 32-bit real-time controller series

May 2022 | The TMS320F2838x series is a member of the Texas Instruments C2000™ real-time microcontroller family of scalable, ultra-low latency devices designed for efficiency in power electronics, including servo drives, robotics, CNC, inverters, VFDs, stepper drives, and solar inverters.

EPOS4 Disk 60/8 EtherCAT by maxon

May 2022 | Round and powerful. maxon is providing an outstanding positioning controller with a wide range of operating modes including EtherCAT.

UAM-05LEC-T301 by Hokuyo Automatic

May 2022 | Good news for customers using EtherCAT as their main Fieldbus. Hokuyo has released the last missing piece to the EtherCAT echo-system. UAM-05LEC-T301 is a Safety LiDAR scanner with FSoE support. It has a long safety detection range in a very compact form factor. Just plug it!

METTLER TOLEDO's IND360

May 2022 | IND360 is a Compact Automation Indicator from METTLER TOLEDO that connects both traditional and smart weighing devices to the world’s most widely-used PLCs and DCSs to improve machine throughput while maintaining highest quality.

AWC 500 by DEIF

May 2022 | The AWC 500 is the 5th generation control system for use as a robust and reliable embedded controller or PLC for energy generation units or distributed power plants operating in demanding climate conditions, such as wind turbines.

AMC 600 by DEIF

May 2022 | The AMC 600 from DEIF A/S is the 6th generation control system for land and wind power control applications, with even higher electrical protection levels for mobile or stationary installations.

AMC 300 by DEIF A/S

May 2022 | The robust and flexible AMC 300 controller allows you to build resilient solutions for marine and offshore applications.

TSP700 from Triamec Motion

May 2022 | The TSP700 is a single axis ultra-precision servo drive for 3-phase 208-480VAC input and up to 800VDC three-level PWM output, available with 10, 15 or 30Arms and 20, 30 or 60 Apeak.

TSD130 from Triamec Motion

May 2022 | Ultra-precise, ultra-transparent, ultra-programmable 100kHz servo drives from 1-36kW for direct drives in the semiconductor and machine tool industry, Swiss made. <0.1nm standstill jitter.

TSD80 from Triamec Motion

May 2022 | Ultra-precise, ultra-transparent, ultra-programmable 100kHz servo drives from 1-36kW for direct drives in the semiconductor and machine tool industry, Swiss made. <0.1nm standstill jitter.

TRITON

May 2022 | The new profichip® TRITON from Yaskawa combines industrial Ethernet communication capable of gigabit speeds, a fast and reliable backplane bus system and a powerful multi-core processor. This innovative product is available on the market now.

 


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