Beckhoff automation products bring all new features to Industrial Automation. Using PC-Based software, Beckhoff has developed leading technology in EtherCAT, I/O, Fieldbus, and drive systems. The company itself has boomed over the recent years because of its innovative approach to seamless and complete control over a huge range of automation applications. The products found below are in all types of systems ranging from CNC to intelligent deign systems. Reliable and trusted, Beckhoff products are a must have for those seeking to take their business to a new level of performance.
Designed for control cabinet installation, Beckhoff’s CP22xx-0010 Panel PC Series is characterized by its modern features, reliable Industrial PC technology, and multi-touch display capabilities. Its advanced device design features aluminum housing with glass front, and easy accessibility to all components. CP22xx-0010 Panel PCs are equipped with highly integrated 3 ½ inch motherboards and Intel® Celeron® or Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors. The CP22xx-0010 Series offers a variety of display sizes, and serves as a high-performance option for construction and engineering applications.
Beckhoff’s CP26xx series of compact built-in Panel PCs features dual-touch capabilities in a modern, elegant, and advanced design. CP26xx PCs are designed to be installed in the front of control cabinets, and come in a variety of display sizes for every industrial application. The devices include integrated 3.5 inch motherboards which enable CP26xx PCs to be used alongside TwinCAT automation software under Windows Embedded Compact 7. The PCs are equipped with an ARM Cortex-A8 processor and a 24V power supply unit. CP26xx PCs come with independent Ethernet and EtherCAT interfaces which allow them to act as a compact central processing unit for an EtherCAT control system. Even at their basic configuration, these feature-laden PCs are high-performance devices for machine construction and plant engineering applications.
Beckhoff’s CP27xx-0000 series of fanless Multi-touch built-in Panel PCs are characterized by modern operation and an advanced, protective design. The series offers a variety of display sizes for various applications. The PCs feature highly integrated 3.5 inch motherboards and Intel Celeron ULV 827E 1.4 GHz single core processor. They are supplied with a 24 V DC power supply unit and 2 GB DDR3 RAM storage. They can be used in conjunction with TwinCAT automation software under Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Embedded Standard 7, among others. With its two independent Ethernet interfaces, these units can be used as a compact CPU for an EtherCAT control system. The CP27xx-0000 series Panel PCs serve as a high-performance platform for construction and engineering applications.
The CX2030 series is a part of the CX2000 family of embedded PCs. The PCs in the CX2030 series are fanless and have no rotating components. The PCs feature a dual-core 1.5 GHz Intel Core i7 processor. At their basic configuration, CX2030 PCs include a CFast memory card, 4 USB 2.0 interfaces, 2 independent Gbit Ethernet interfaces, and one DVI-I interface. The power supply for the devices in this series is from a CX2100 power supply module that is connected to the PC’s right side. The devices in this series use Windows Embedded Compact 7, Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7 P, or Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Enterprise 2016 LTSB operating systems, and feature TwinCAT 2 orTwinCAT 3 (XAR) runtime control software. CX2030 are equipped for application in climatically demanding environments due to their extended permissible operation and storage temperatures.
The CX5020 Embedded PC series is a part of the CX5000 family of DIN rail-mountable, fanless embedded PCs. CX5020 PCs are equipped with a single core 1.6 GHz Intel Atom® Z530 processor which features hyperthreading technology. Depending on what TwinCAT runtime is installed in each individual PC environment (TwinCAT 2 runtime and TwinCAT 3 runtime (XAR) are available in this series), the device can be used for implementing PLC/Motion Control projects with or without visualization. CX5020 series PCs can withstand application in climatically demanding environments. The magnesium construction of these devices serves to minimize weight and space, and provides better screening and ESD protection.
The CX5120 Embedded PC Series is characterized by its compact design, fanless design, and low power consumption. The PCs in this series operate with an Intel Atom® single-core processor, and come in a variety of configurations with Windows operating systems and TwinCAT control software. This device includes an internal battery-backed clock for time and date, and a slot for CFast and microSD cards (cards are not included). In these devices, two Gigabit-capable Ethernet interfaces, one DVI-I interface, and four USB 2.0 interfaces are available. With this series, Beckhoff offers a cost-effective option for machine and plant applications.
Beckhoff’s CX5130 series of Embedded PCs is characterized by the compact, fanless design and low power consumption of its members. The devices in the CX5130 series feature an Intel Atom® E3827 multi-core processor with a clock rate of 1.75 GHz. The newer and more efficient processors in this series allow for higher clock rates and reduced power losses. Depending on the control software installed (TwinCAT 2 and TwinCAT 3 (XAR) runtime environments are available), CX5130 PCs can be used for the implementation of PLC or PLC/motion control projects with/without visualization. CX5130 PCs are available with various control software and operating system combinations, and offer a top of the line option in terms of both price and performance.
The CX8100 series of Embedded PCs manufactured by Beckhoff is an advanced series featuring devices with fast CPUs, programmability with TwinCAT 3 and an expanded main memory. Four PCs are available in this series, and each offers a unique configuration for different industrial applications. The protocols featured in this series include EtherCAT (slave), serial communication, Ethernet, and BACnet. CX8100 devices can be used as decentralized controllers. Automatic recognition facilitates the use of K-bus or E-bus connections. The Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system is utilized in CX8100 devices. CX8100 embedded PCs feature an integrated 1-second UPS which provides energy in case of supply voltage failure. The devices also feature a 32-bit ARM Cortex-A9, 800 MHz processor. CX8100 PCs serve as efficient, high-performance controllers.
Beckhoff’s CX9020 Embedded PC Series features compact, DIN rail-mountable Ethernet control systems. These PCs are equipped with a 1 GHz ARM Cortex -A8 processor. The CX9020 PC comes in five different configurations based on the TwinCAT environment installed on the device, and TwinCAT automation software enables these devices to act as a powerful PLC system that can be operated with or without visualization. The operating system used in these devices is the Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7 system. The units operate with automatic bus system identification, and at their basic configuration feature several interfaces including two Ethernet RJ45 interfaces, 4 USB 2.0, and a DVI-D interface. The extended permissible operating temperature range allows for application in demanding environments. The devices in the CX9020 series offer efficient and cost-effective solutions for PLC and industrial applications.
Beckhoff’s EL6xxx Communication Series is centered on terminals and interfaces. The products in this series vary in functionality and diagnostic options to work with EtherCAT terminal networks. These terminals support several different technologies and protocols such as IO-Link, PROFIBUS, DMX512, and DeviceNet. Master and slave configurations are available for various models. EL6xxx series terminals offer space-saving, cost-efficient, and powerful solutions for automation and engineering applications, while following safety guidelines and meeting international standards. They also provide error management through diagnostic/status LEDs and TwinCAT procedures that detect and correct errors. These terminals allow for flawless communication between devices and execute distinct functions based on their programming.