Tag: Fieldbus Technologies

EtherCAT FieldBus Network Primer

This document describes the evolution of motion and control system architectures and what new benefits are realized today when using EtherCAT®, whether for a large number of axes or simple systems using just a few. OEMs have many choices available and naturally gravitate to a given architecture in order to speed development and reduce costs. … Continue reading EtherCAT FieldBus Network Primer

Ethernet in Motion Control to More than Triple by 2016

Reprint of March 13, 2013 Automation.com Article March 13, 2013 – The use of Ethernet with motor drives and motion controllers will more than triple to 2016 from 1.8 million new connected nodes in 2011. According to IMS Research, the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for new motor control Ethernet nodes is projected to be … Continue reading Ethernet in Motion Control to More than Triple by 2016