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Beckhoff EtherCAT components: Fast, flexible, precise and always cost-efficient

Beckhoff offers ideally-suited components and streamlined automation systems for the EtherCAT real-time Ethernet system: Industrial PCs and Embedded PCs offer a high-performance basis for PLC and Motion Control on the PC. With the EtherCAT I/Os, real-time Ethernet is available down to each I/O module in a large selection for all signal types. Highly dynamic Servo Drives permit an integrated, fast control technology.


Industrial PC

Industrial PC: Robust industrial design PCs with highest performance components in various form factors

Embedded PC

Embedded PC: Modular DIN rail Industrial PC with direct I/O interface

EtherCAT Terminals

EtherCAT Terminals: IP 20 I/O for all signal types; the EtherCAT protocol remains fully intact down to each terminal

EtherCAT Box

EtherCAT Box: IP 67 I/O directly in the field, direct connection to an EtherCAT network without additional Coupler Box

EtherCAT plug-in modules

EtherCAT plug-in modules: The modules from the EJ series reduce assembly and wiring costs and replace inflexible black box solutions in standard machines.

EtherCAT drives

EtherCAT drives: Highly dynamic Servo Drives in single- or multi-channel form, optimised for exceptional functionality and cost-effectiveness


TwinCAT: Automation software for multi-PLC, NC and CNC, turns any compatible PC into a real-time controller


TwinSAFE: Safety PLC in the I/O terminal, for applications up to SIL 3 according to IEC 61508 and DIN EN ISO 13849-1:2008 PLe

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