SERCOS

SERCOS

serial real-time communications system

["More choices link motors and drives to controls", by L. Langnau. Power Transmission Design, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 33-36].
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In addition, the family's Programmable Real-Time Unit and Industrial Communication Subsystem (PRU-ICSS) allows independent operation from the ARM processor and enables real-time protocols including EtherCAT, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, PROFIBUS, Ethernet Powerlink and SERCOS, among others, used commonly in real-time systems in automation, for example.
The Spartan-6 FPGA Industrial Ethernet Kit (IEK) demonstrates the capability and flexibility of the Xilinx FPGA for implementing real time industrial networking protocols such as EtherCAT, PROFINET, Ethernet POWERLINK and SERCOS III.
The Multi-Ethernet interface reduces the configuration of the communication protocols SERCOS III, PROFINET 10 (RT), EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT to the adjustment of software settings.
For complex, high-performance motion applications, the ControlLogix L73 and L75 PACs interface seamlessly with motion drives through EtherNet/IP and SERCOS network interfaces.
Bosch says it will regularly update the site with new multimedia product announcements, instructional videos, white papers on topics such as energy conservation, robotics, distributed intelligence and SERCOS III Ethernet developments, and industry specific information on new drive and control products for businesses in industries such as food and packaging, printing, and automotive manufacturing.
One cable carries both power and SERCOS communications, so the IndraDrive Mi cuts down on wiring costs.
ELAU, the packaging automation specialist and part of Schneider Electric's Automation Business Unit, has announced that it will base the next generation of its PacDrive[TM] automation system on the broadly accepted international networking standard SERCOS III.
Available for a year now, the CompactLogix L4x line, with its faster bus, can control up to four coordinated real, two feedback, and six virtual SERCOS axes.
Rexroth's open system supports popular industrial communication protocols including Profibus, DeviceNet, CANopen, SERCOS and Ethernet.
The interface to the servo drives will be the conventional analog signals (10V analog velocity signal with 5V encoder feedback) or the international SERCOS digital-drive interface (a fiber optic cable between drives and the control).
FlexCell comes with the Allen Bradley ControlLogix[TM] platform and SERCOS network for controlling multiple servo motors.
In addition to numerous new products from hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical drive and control technology, as well as linear motion and assembly technologies, the company is presenting in particular solutions stretching beyond just technological competence: SERCOS interfacecompatible hydraulic valves and control systems, pneumatic valves that support not only AS-i but also Device NET, CANopen and Profibus DP Bus protocols, as well as proven Soft-SPS control systems and integrated linear axes.