New Product Announcement: Control Techniques launches SI-POWERLINK module

New Module provides POWERLINK connectivity

Control Techniques has expanded the capabilities of its drives further with the launch of a dedicated POWERLINK option module. 

SI-POWERLINK serves applications ranging from simple open-loop systems through to those demanding precise motion control. The protocol is based upon standard Ethernet and provides a solution for real-time Industrial Ethernet to satisfy the requirements of industrial automation and process control. 

POWERLINK is used in applications in industries including automotive, energy management, machinery, industrial automation, railway and maritime transportation, robotics, vision systems and more. The new module is compatible with Control Techniques Unidrive, Digitax, Commanderand Pump Drive families, and conforms to the latest release of the POWERLINK standard. It offers full cyclic (PDO) and non-cyclic (SDO) access to all drive parameters, with PDO cycle times down to just 500 μs.  Additionally, drive synchronisation is supported on Unidrive M600, M70X and Digitax HD M75X.

The modular drive expansion systems are designed to allow integration into virtually any setup, regardless of which communication protocol you use. 

Call us on 020 3026 2670, or email on [email protected] to discuss your requirements.