Industrial networks & buses

Understanding firewall technology for industrial cybersecurity — Part 1

29 June, 2022 by Dr Tobias Heer, Dr Oliver Kleineberg and Divij Agarwal, Belden* | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Firewalls are essential components for ensuring network security and increasing system robustness and resiliency.


Turck TBEN-S and TBEN-L block I/O modules with Ex approval

28 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Turck now has Ex approval for its TBEN-S and TBEN-L version IP67 block I/O modules in Zone 2, enabling cabinet-free solutions with IEC Ex and ATEX approvals.


ICP DAS ET-7005 is an Ethernet I/O thermistor module

10 June, 2022 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The ICP DAS ET-7005 is an Ethernet I/O module with an 8-channel thermistor input and 4-channel digital output.


Turck IP67 ethernet switches

07 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Two IP67 switches have been added to Turck's Industrial Ethernet range, in both unmanaged and managed variants.


Advantech UNO-430 edge intelligence gateway

01 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

The UNO-430 edge intelligence gateway features IP69K/68-rated ingress protection and M32 and M12 I/O connectors to provide a watertight solution.


Industrial networks keep growing despite challenging times

01 June, 2022

Every year, HMS Networks carries out a study of the industrial network market to analyse the distribution of new connected nodes in factory automation.


Siemens announces real-time Profinet communication via 5G

30 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens has announced that it has enabled the transmission of Profinet I/O via a private 5G network.


Turck TBEC RFID I/O module for EtherCAT

23 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

The Turck TBEC RFID I/O module supports RFID applications with frequent, fast-moving tags and up to 128 read/write heads.


Remote connectivity in the post-COVID world

13 May, 2022 by Nick Meehan, Lifecycle Services Manager, Emerson Automation Solutions | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

All over the globe companies are changing their ways, perhaps as a result of the pandemic and perhaps not, but a connected future is a future full of possibility.


The MQTT protocol: Sparkplug B and practical implementation

12 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Systems 22 Pty Ltd

The second of a two-part article explaining the fundamentals of the MQTT protocol, and how it can be adapted to industrial applications.


Pepperl+Fuchs FieldConnex Ethernet-APL rail field switch

06 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The Ethernet-APL field switch has been designed with intrinsic safety explosion protection, Ex ic IIC, which allows Ethernet in hazardous areas of Zone 2 and Division 2.


Weidmüller IE-CS-MBGW-2TX-1COM serial to Ethernet converter

01 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Weidmuller Pty Ltd

Weidmüller has released a secure and easy-to-use serial to Ethernet converter and Modbus gateway, the IE-CS-MBGW-2TX-1COM.


ICP DAS U-7555M OPC UA I/O module

27 April, 2022 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The ICP DAS U-7555M is an OPC UA I/O module that provides eight digital input channels and eight digital output channels.


Balluff BNI IO-Link master and I/O modules

26 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

With a new type of housing with a washdown design, Balluff's BNI IO-Link master and I/O modules are suitable wherever there are regular cleaning cycles.


The MQTT protocol: advantages for industrial networks

20 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Systems 22 Pty Ltd

The first of a two-part article explaining the fundamentals of the MQTT protocol, and how it can be adapted to industrial applications.


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