Industrial Ethernet protocols are playing a growing role in automation, as they offer a number of advantages over traditional fieldbus protocols such as CANopen and PROFIBUS. Industrial Ethernet protocols are based on standard Ethernet technology, which provides a number of benefits, including:
The Trumeter IoT Gateway is a device that allows you to connect your analog sensors to the internet for remote monitoring and data collection through the Trumeter Cloud platform. It is a plug-and-play device that supports up to four analog inputs and includes free access to the Trumeter Cloud dashboard.
Intrinsically safe (IS) sensors are designed to operate safely in hazardous areas where there is a risk of explosion. IS sensors limit the amount of electrical and thermal energy that can be released in the event of a fault, to a level below that which is capable of igniting flammable gases, vapors, or dust.
A multiturn rotary encoder is a sensor that measures the angle of rotation of a shaft, as well as the number of complete revolutions that the shaft has made. This is in contrast to a single-turn encoder, which only measures the angle of rotation, 0 – 360°. Multiturn encoders are used in a variety of applications where it is important to track the position of a moving object, such as in machine tools, robotics, and automation systems.