Friday, January 30, 2015

A Pivotal Piece: Siemens SIMATIC ET 200SP Failsafe CPU

The CPU 151xSP F fail-safe controllers are extended standard ET 200SP CPUs certified for functional safety and are suitable for use in safety-related applications up to SIL 3. The fail-safe SIMATIC controller conveniently enables the processing of standard and safety programs on a single controller.

Siemens CPU 151xSP F fail-safe controllers can be used as PROFINET I/O controller or as distributed intelligence (PROFINET I-device). The CPUs 151xSP F can be expanded centrally with standard and fail-safe ET 200SP modules, and distributed via PROFINET/PROFIsafe with any ET 200 systems.The expandable PROFINET I/O IRT interface is designed as a 2-port switch so that a line structure can be configured in the plant. For IT security, additional password protection is setup for F-configuration and F-programs.

For additional information on the SIMATIC ET 200SP Failsafe CPU, view the brochure here or contact us at C&E sales!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Going the Distance With Banner's Q4X Sensor

The Q4X builds upon the brawn of Banner Engineering's existing sensor standouts, such as the QS18 and QS30, by adding a versatile distance based detector to the product line.

Banner's newest offering has a sensing range of 25-300mm and can detect height changes as small as 1mm, truly displaying power in accuracy. Built within the rugged, FDA grade stainless steel housing of the Q4X, is an illuminated display that provides high visibility during operation. Below the Q4X's display are three tactile buttons with ergonomic responsiveness, which can be used to setup and adjust limits for your application.

Check the media below for even more features of this solid sensor from Banner Engineering. 
Contact us at C&E Sales for any further information regarding pricing, shipping, etc.