EtherCAT

is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility.
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EtherCAT Technology Group

The ETG is a global organization in which OEM, End Users and Technology Providers join forces to support and promote the further technology development.
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ETG News

Join our EtherCAT Technology Day 2018 in the Netherlands!

Feb 2018 | We cordially invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, and especially EtherCAT, to participate at our free-of-charge full-day EtherCAT Technology Day in the Netherlands, taking place in Eindhoven on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. More...

ETG @ embedded world 2018

Feb 2018 | We cordially invite you to visit us from February 27 to March 1 at this year’s embedded world in Nuremberg, Germany. Come to our stand in hall 3A, booth #215 and experience why EtherCAT technology is the best Industrial Ethernet technology available for embedded systems! More...

2018 EtherCAT Seminar Series India

Jan 2018 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0 & IoT and especially EtherCAT to participate in EtherCAT Seminars in India from Feb 20-24. More...

ETG celebrates 10 years in the US, China and South Korea

Nov 2017 | This year three out of the five EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) offices celebrated their 10th anniversary. More...

ETG supplements EtherCAT Standard with TSN for use in heterogeneous networks

Nov 2017 | We have supplemented EtherCAT with Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) technologies, expanding the field of possible EtherCAT applications to include heterogeneous network environments. More...

ETG celebrates record year of events

Nov 2017 | We have seen a record year in 2017 – not only regarding the amount of seminars held, but also the number of countries in which they took place. More...

2017 EtherCAT Seminar Series UK

Nov 2017 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet and especially EtherCAT to participate in our free-of-charge Industrial Ethernet Seminar Series in UK, taking place in Bristol (December, 5) and Sheffield (December, 6). More...

SPS IPC Drives: ETG Joint Booth

Nov 2017 | From Nov 28th to Nov 30th, 2017, we will exhibit at this year’s SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany. Together with 60+ co-exhibitors we’ll show the latest products and solutions with EtherCAT at our ETG Joint Booth in Hall 2, Booth 639. More...

ETG @ System Control Fair 2017

Oct 2017 | Together with about 35 member companies ETG will exhibit again at this year’s SCF – System Control Fair 2017 from Nov 29 to Dec 1, taking place at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, Japan. More...

ETG @ IAS 2015

Oct 2017 | At this year’s Industrial Automation Show (IAS) in Shanghai, China, our Chinese team will represent EtherCAT technology together with various co-exhibitors and more than 60 different EtherCAT products at our ETG Joint Booth. More...

Latest Product Entries

Industrial Ethernet cable with RJ45 connector

Feb 2018 | Double-shield cable for the industry has good resistance against flame, heat and oil. The cable is very small diameter. Therefore, it is possible to reduce the bending radius at the time of wiring and give flexibility to wiring.

u-remote IP67 Multiprotocol

Feb 2018 | Collect and forward signals remotely outside of the cabinet IP67 Remote I/O Modules with three fieldbus protocols from Weidmüller.

ServoA

Feb 2018 | Initial technology from Germany: All C-Line functions combined with high end ASIC from LTI's ServoOne CM.

esiMot SL

Feb 2018 | esiMot SL: High power decentralised servo drives with EtherCAT from esitron-electronic GmbH.

SBC single board computer RZN1D

Jan 2018 | IoT - Multiprotocol SBC (single board computer) RZN1D the IoT multi talent from port GmbH.

ARDUINO / PMOD Board

Jan 2018 | port offers ARDUINO / PMOD boards with real-time multi-protocol solutions (EtherCAT and other fieldbus systems) available.

HV AD4 XW Series

Jan 2018 | The measurement modules HV AD4 XW from CSM are equipped with four analog measurement inputs and have been specifically designed for measuring high voltages in high-voltage environments.

HV AD4 OW Series

Jan 2018 | The measurement modules HV AD4 OW from CSM are equipped with four analog measurement inputs and have been specifically designed for measuring analog voltages in high-voltage environments.

ECAT STGMM 6

Jan 2018 | ECAT STGMM 6: High-precision strain gauge measurement module with an intelligent measuring principle for precise, distributed operational stability tests even under extreme environmental conditions.

AD4 OG Series

Jan 2018 | Maximum measurement data rates from 10 kHz up to 1 MHz per channel for slow or very fast mobile measurements of analog voltages: This is what is offered by the high-speed EtherCAT® measurement modules from CSM.

AD4 OE Series

Jan 2018 | Measurement data rates of 100 kHz per channel for fast mobile measurements of analog voltages or for the use of IEPE sensors: This is what is offered by the high-speed EtherCAT® measurement modules from CSM.

Shihlin AC Servo Drive SDP series

Jan 2018 | Shihlin SDP AC Servo system not only offers high performance EtherCAT servo solutions but can be compatible with a variety of EtherCAT masters.

Modular Control System CPX-E

Dec 2017 | Compact, low cost and powerful: The automation system CPX-E from Festo is designed as a control system for handling technology, with an EtherCAT® master controller and a motion controller with protection to IP20.

Modular Remote I/O System CPX-E

Dec 2017 | Compact, low cost and powerful: The remote I/O system CPX-E from Festo is designed as a modular system for factory and process automation tasks with protection to IP20.

RIS-1053-620

Dec 2017 | Industrial Ethernet based fieldbus interfaces  to connect HF/LF RFID system developed by Contrinex. Besides EtherCAT, other leading fieldbus are supported.

 


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