I/O system field serves IP67-rated cabinet-free automation
WAGO I/O System Field for IP67-rated cabinet-free automation features a range of functions, including extending network connectivity; functionality and aesthetics in one system; integrated power management; and an all-in-one solution via IO-Link. System Field is available in two options to help provide maximum performance and high-level connectivity: Fully encapsulated metal housings for harsh environments; and Non-encapsulated plastic housings with low mass for mobile applications such as robots. The fully encapsulated metal housing fieldbus modules now include components that support EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT protocols and offer configurable I/O as well as IO-Link master ports. With a built-in Bluetooth interface, users can configure these modules for commissioning and maintenance procedures while in the line of site of their plant floor equipment. For IIoT and SCADA applications, users can leverage OPC UA protocol for data monitoring and control.