LOGO! 8 – Small Easy to Install Powerful Logic Modules – from Siemens

LOGO! 8 mini controllers, manufactured by Siemens, are a comprehensively designed family of logic modules for use in industrial automation and control applications, ideally suited for smaller scale control tasks.

Easy to install, with minimal wiring and user-friendly programming, it’s simple to implement small automation projects using the LOGO! Soft Comfort Software. These intelligent logic modules  can help you save on control cabinet space, helping save on outlay.

Interfaces such as Ethernet, USB or via the Cloud (with the 8.3 software update), are used for connecting to the IoT, for programming, data transmission, predictive maintenance and power monitoring. Using expansion modules from the LOGO! family means existing installations can be retrofitted, helping to expand your application whenever you need.

Advanced IoT Connectivity with LOGO! 8.3 Soft Comfort Software

LOGO! 8.3 software helps future proof your installations, opening-up the world of IoT. This  capable engineering software offers not only familiar operation in single mode but also easy operation in network mode. Automatic configuration and the ability to open as many as 3 programs at once, and you can drag and drop to easily transfer signals from one program to another.

A wizard helps to set up a cloud connection in LOGO! Soft Comfort in just a few steps, and the web server can be configured by the user to enable control of automation components via mobile devices.

LOGO! 8 Logic Module Features

  • Eight basic units for all voltages, with or without a large display
  • Ethernet port and connections that are backwards compatible
  • 7 digital modules and 3 analogue modules
  • 6-line display with 16 characters per line
  • Maximum configuration: 24 digital inputs, 20 digital outputs, 8 analogue I/O
  • Temperature range–20 °C and +55 °C
  • Choice of white, orange, and red backlighting
  • Time synchronisation between LOGO! basic units
  • LOGO! 8 as SIPLUS extreme for use in especially harsh conditions
  • Conformal coating for added environmental protection
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Ethernet made easy

Integrated Ethernet interface for the entire product family means the logic modules communicate with each other and the SIMATIC S7 systems via Ethernet Modbus TCP/IP for LOGO! 8.1 or higher, allows modules to act as either a client or a server. The CSM add-on module Ethernet 4-port switch, expands the  interfaces local Ethernet networks still further.

Integrated web server

The integrated web server found in the LOGO! basic units is ideal for monitoring and control via WLAN and the Internet, it’s password-protected and suitable for all conventional browsers. The web server is easy to configure with no HTML programming knowledge required. LOGO! 8 can also be operated using a smartphone, tablet, or a PC. The self-configured display has the option of designing web pages for mobile devices using your own pictures, logos and icons. Data can be stored on a micro-SD card and projects can be further processed in HTML if required.

LOGO! Basic Modules

The perfect choice as a fast, uncomplicated and space-saving solution for basic control tasks. LOGO! has long been a constant as an intelligent logic module for small automation projects.

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LOGO! Expansion Modules

A wide range of expansion modules allows the user to set up a flexible LOGO! Configuration with a maximum of 24 digital inputs, 20 digital outputs, 8 analogue inputs and 8 analogue outputs possible.

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LOGO! Power

The mini power supply devices designed like LOGO! modules offer great performance in the smallest space: The excellent efficiency over the complete load range and the low performance loss during idle times guarantee efficient operation.

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LOGO! Inrush Current Limiter

As a ballast unit for SITOP power supplies, SITOP inrush current limiters reliably reduce currents like those caused by the rectifier circuit on the input side with capacitor charging, as in the case of pulse-controlled power supplies.

 

 

 

 


LOGO Communication

The LOGO! family offers many communication options. In LOGO! 8, the connection to the communication modules is done via Ethernet. This means the entire address range of the inputs/outputs remains available for digital and analogue signals.

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Operator Devices

LOGO! TDE and SIMATIC Basic Panels offer simple operator control and monitoring possibilities. The external text display TDE provides an affordable interface for machine operators and with their sophisticated HMI basic functions, SIMATIC HMI Basic Panels are the ideal entry-level series for simple HMI applications.


LOGO! 8 Starter Kits

Six LOGO! 8 Starter Kits – individually equipped to suit your application. Utilise these kits to learn more about the advantages and possibilities of the logic modules in a quick and easy manner.

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Inductive Sensors for Valve Position Detection – for Regular & Harsh Industrial Environments

The Pepperl+Fuchs’ family of inductive valve position sensors helps provide modern industry with the most contemporary direct-mount open solution products available. These dual inductive sensor models include the F25 series for smaller pneumatic actuators and manual valves, the F31 series for small or medium actuators, and the robust F31K2 sensors. The F31K2 is the most flexible, rugged and weatherproof sensor model, ideal for use in demanding working environments.

Direct mount valve position inductive sensors minimise space requirements, maintain sensing distance, and offer simplicity and reliable monitoring. Designed to meet the requirements of the process valve market, these inductive proximity sensors are easily mounted onto the actuator enabling fast connection and easy replacement. All of these products are available to purchase from Kempston Controls today.

F25 Series – Basic, for manually operated valves and small/medium sized actuators

The F25/F25K series is available as a cable, plug, or terminal compartment version and combines the two sensor elements in the smallest possible space. Perfect for small basic applications, such as manual valves in indoor areas.

Versatile, the F25 sensor series is an effective solution for valve positioning, the two sensing elements in one device reduces installation and maintenance costs considerably. The F25 sensors are suitable for both the switch box enclosure as well as for direct mount onto the actuator.

F25 Inductive Proximity Sensor Features

  • The sensor mounts directly to manual or automated rotary valves using NAMUR 30 mm – spaced mounting holes
  • Adjustable-free mounting, maintains accurate sensing distance
  • Actuator target for position monitoring applications
  • Direct assembly on standard actuators
  • Dual sensor with two active zones
  • Small construction with sturdy plastic housing, IP 67
  • 2-wire DC sensor with minimum off-state current
  • For use with manual valves
  • Finger safe design
  • Namur, Safety Namur, SIL3, DC 2-wire, DC 3-wire
  • M12 male connector or cable
  • Construction PBT plastic

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F31/F31K – Standard, for direct mounting on actuators either indoor or outdoor

The F31/F31K series are used in applications on standard valve actuators in indoor and outdoor areas. They are very easy to assemble and are also available for hazardous areas.

The standard series F31/F31K are best suited for position feedback that enables direct, stable, and durable mounting of the sensor and actuator. The variable dual sensors are suitable for all normal actuators and are easy to mount.

F31/31K Inductive Proximity Sensor Features

  • Small sensing face ensures no pinch point hazard between sensor and puck
  • Direct mounting on actuators in indoor and outdoor areas
  • Versions include cable connection, plug and socket, and terminal compartments
  • Clear LED indication of switch status, supply voltage, and solenoid activation
  • Compact design (F31), F31K features a terminal compartment
  • 1 or 2 solenoid outputs
  • NAMUR, SIL2, DC 2-wire, DC 3-wire, AC/DC, AS-interface

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F31k2 Series – Premium – optimised for outdoor applications

The F31K2 series is specifically designed for uncompromising use outdoors, combining durability and flexibility with excellent performance, even under extreme working conditions. Easy to mount on standard valve actuators without the need for additional mounting aids, these proximity sensors feature a highly visible integrated valve position indicator and translucent housing. ­

The F31K2’s unique double housing construction provides double mechanical protection and is tightly sealed, optimised for outdoor use with a high resistance to UV, temperature, and salt water. Thanks to the open solution and the translucent housing, the integrated beacon is highly visible.

F31K2 Inductive Proximity Sensor Features

  • Inductive dual sensor with extended sensing range
  • Optimised for outdoor use, rugged construction
  • Electronic amplifiers with Ex approval
  • Fully encapsulated sensor housing for non-contact sensing
  • Plug-in screw or cage clamps
  • Connections for cable or conduit fittings with long screw threads
  • Temperature, UV resistant and waterproof polycarbonate or aluminium housing
  • Connection of 1 or 2 solenoid valves, large terminal space
  • Flexible and modular housing with highly visible beacon
  • LEDs for sensor output and control of solenoid valves
  • Direct installation on NAMUR actuator holes 30 x 80 mm, 30 x 130 mm

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Versatile Terminal Blocks you can depend on from Elmex

Elmex has established itself as one of the leading manufacturers of electrical wire termination technology solutions, designing and manufacturing a wide range of versatile terminal blocks suitable for industrial and commercial applications. Elemex’s range includes single and multilevel terminals  feedthrough terminals, earth terminals with screw clamp, spring clamp, push-in type terminals and more for low and high-current applications.

Effective electrical wire termination plays a vital role in the overall performance and function of an industrial automation and control installation. Always innovating, Elmex likes to push their designs to the limits, upgrading and enhancing their products to cater to the demands of the modern workplace on a regular basis.

Screw Clamp, Push-in and Spring Clamp

For typical installation, Push-in, Screw Clamp and Spring Clamp terminals help improve wiring efficiency by not only reducing assembly time with easy-to-access and secure terminals, but by also sharing terminal accessories such as multi-way shorting links. Labelling provisions are also provided on some models to aid identification during wiring. The extensive range of terminal blocks they offer caters to just about every installations needs.

Elmex Terminal Block Features

  • Common accessories – jumpers, endplates, labels, helps reduce inventory
  • Easy access guided wire entry points
  • Simple interconnection between terminals
  • Top marking label provision (model dependant)
  • Vibration resistant connection in a compact design
  • Tool-free wiring (push-in)
  • Spring clamp, Push-in, Spring Clamp terminals amongst others

The extensive range of Elmex terminal blocks has been designed to cater to a wide spectrum of industrial and commercial wiring applications, such as feed-through, disconnection, multi-level, multi-output, fused and grounding tasks. Uniform in design and compact, these capable and versatile terminal blocks provide improved stacking density and appealing aesthetics.

Below we take a quick glimpse at some of the Elmex terminal blocks you can purchase from Kempston Controls today.

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Feed Through Terminals

Feed Through Terminal blocks by Elmex

 

Feed Through Terminals suitable for all manner of control and power applications with high contact force. Easy to use and DIN mounted, the offer created by Elmex covers a wide range of conductor sizes. Constructed from high-grade materials to ensure reliable and dependable operation.


Earth Terminals

Earth Terminal blocks by Elmex

 

Earth Terminal Blocks have been designed to replace the traditional bus-bars that are utilised for earthing in your average electrical installation. These green and yellow coloured terminal block utilise the DIN mounting rail as an earth point via its retaining clamp.


Multi-Level Terminals

Multilevel blocks by Elmex

 

Multi-level Terminals are the ideal solution for applications with limited space and high-density wiring demands. These terminals are offered in a range of level types such as the DS8L 8 level models, with 8 levels for marshalling. The range covers a spectrum of conductor sizes to suit numerous applications, with dependable hardwearing conductors.


Fuse Terminals

Fused Terminal blocks by Elmex

 

Control and Automation applications typically require fuse protection, the Elmex range of terminal blocks with built-in fuse lever are designed to accommodate a cartridge fuse. Alternatively a solid link can be installed turning it into a disconnection terminal block, ideal for a wide range of circuit protection and disconnection tasks.


There are hundreds of different Elmex Terminal Blocks available from Kempston Controls  which have been designed to suit whatever your specific application demands. Be sure to give our dedicated sales team a call or speak to our technical teams for more specific information using the numbers below.

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WRAS Approved Valves for the Water Industry from Burkert

What does WRAS approval mean?

In the busy water industry, WRAS approval is the simplest and most recognised way to comply with Water Supply Regulations. Approval is granted by the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS), which aims to prevent the contamination of public water supplies and encourage the efficient use of water. This approval demonstrates UK regulations compliance of water fittings that transfer water to and from the public mains supply.

It is a legal requirement in the UK that a water fitting should not cause waste, misuse, undue consumption or contamination of the public water supply. Water fittings must also be of an appropriate quality standard. The requirements are part of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations or Scottish Byelaws and all water fittings that carry or receive water from the public mains supply must comply.

Why is WRAS approval required?

This type of approval demonstrates that the non-metallic materials or components used in the construction of a fitting, such as rubber sheet material, doesn’t itself contaminate the water.

What is WRAS material approval?

Manufacturers declaring equipment for WRAS approval must use WRAS approved fittings or WRAS approved materials and components. WRAS approval uses BS6920 material testing which verifies that the materials or components, such as a seal, does not cause water contamination.

Burkert Fluid Control System Valves with WRAS Approved Materials

Burkert, one of the leading manufacturers of fluid control systems, has designed and manufactured an exciting range of WRAS approved seals. These valves contain seals made from WRAS approved materials which are non-metallic and appropriate for water applications. The most common applications for WRAS products are water treatment sample boards, urinals and toilet flushing systems.

Below, we take a quick look at some of the Burkert diaphragm valves that are available to purchase directly from Kempston Controls.

Servo-assisted 2/2 Way Diaphragm Valves – Type 6281

Servo 2-2 way WRAS valve

The 6281 valve is a servo-assisted solenoid valve belong to the Burkert S.EV series. A minimum differential pressure is required for the function of the valve. Various diaphragm material combinations and methods of operation are available depending on the application.

The standard brass housing satisfies all European drinking water requirements. Dezincification-resistant brass is available for other markets, a stainless-steel version is available. The valve can be equipped with manual override for easy maintenance and commissioning.

 

  • Servo-assisted diaphragm with diameter of up to DN50
  • Vibration-proof, central screwed coil system
  • Damped design for quiet closing
  • Service-friendly manual override
  • Explosion-proof versions

Servo-assisted 2/2 Way Diaphragm Valves – Type 6213

Servo assisted WRAS valves

The diaphragm spring coupling of the Type 6213 valve, part of the of the S.EV series,  supports the opening process. The standard model is suitable for use in liquids and a minimum differential pressure is required for complete opening. A version which opens the valve without differential pressure is available for gas and vacuum applications.

Various diaphragm material combinations are available. Housings materials include brass, stainless steel. Dezincification-resistant brass is available for other markets.

 

 

  • Servo-assisted diaphragm valve with nominal diameter of up to DN40
  • Spring coupled diaphragm opens without differential pressure
  • Damped design for low noise
  • High flow rate with compact design
  • Energy-saving double coil technology with kick and drop variant

Servo-assisted 2/2 way Diaphragm Valve – Type 0290

WRAS Diaphragm Valve

The 0290 valve is a servo-assisted diaphragm valve forming part of the S.EV series. The valve opens without differential pressure and the opening process is made via the fix coupling of the diaphragm to the magnetic core. The integrated soft-kick function provides gentle opening. Various diaphragm materials are available depending on the application and stainless-steel body variants complete the offering.

The solenoid coils are moulded with a chemically resistant epoxy. A kick and drop electronics assembly is moulded into the coil of all DC variants to reduce electrical power consumption.

 

  • Servo-assisted diaphragm valve up to DN50
  • Fix-coupled diaphragm opens without differential pressure
  • Vibration-proof, block screwed coil system
  • Energy-saving power reduction for all DC variants

Plunger Valve 2/2 Way Direct-acting – Type 6013

WRAS plunger valve

Valve 6013 is a direct-acting plunger valve. The stopper and plunger guide tube are welded together to enhance pressure and leak resistance. Various seal material combinations are available . The coils are moulded with polyamide or with chemically resistant epoxy.

Pulse coils and Kick and Drop electronics are available for overexcitation for the reduction of electrical power consumption during operation. Optional manual actuation enables quick commissioning and easy maintenance.

 

 

  • Direct-acting and compact valve up to diameter of DN 6.0
  • Vibration-proof, bolted coil system
  • Increased leak-tightness with welded plunger guide tube
  • Explosion proof versions
  • Energy-saving impulse versions
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Terminal and Junction Boxes you can depend on from Pepperl + Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs design and manufacture a comprehensive range of terminal boxes and junction boxes for the installation of signal and power distribution networks in areas where there may be an atmosphere conducive to an explosion. These versatile junction and terminal boxes are certified to the latest ATEX and other international standards, including Ex e, Ex ia, Ex tb, Ex tD, and Ex op pr.

This extensive range of enclosures comes in a wide range of sizes and materials such as glass fibre reinforced polyester (GRP), electro-polished stainless steel and aluminium.

These terminal and junction boxes provide reliable operation in very harsh environments and in food and beverage processing applications with demanding hygiene requirements. The high-quality materials used are robust, durable, and resistant to high temperature. Terminal boxes and junction boxes come with ingress protection and wide ambient temperature ranges and are easy to install and maintain. Below we take a quick look at some of the enclosure which are available to purchase from Kempston Controls.

Terminal and Junction Boxes in GRP – GR Series

Available in a range of housing dimensions with various depths, designed for easy installation and handling with features such as dedicated pry points for opening and foamed gasket for IP66 and protection of the sealing edge. With an expanded operating temperature range down to ­-60 °C, the GR enclosure series is a cost-effective choice for many installations that would otherwise require stainless steel enclosures. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22, Class I,II division 2, Class I Zone 1 and Class II Zone 22. Ex eb, Ex ia and Ex tb certified.


Terminal and Junction Boxes in Stainless Steel – SR Series

Designed for use in hazardous and harsh environments, the stainless-steel terminal boxes and junction boxes from the SR enclosure series are a benchmark in flexibility. Their modular design allows the integration of accessories, such as flange plates, hinges, mounting brackets and lid security. These junction boxes are suitable for wall mounting and can be screwed in directly using 90° rotatable mounting brackets or rivet nuts. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21, 22. Ex eb, Ex ia and Ex tb certified.


Terminal and Junction Boxes in Stainless Steel SL Series

With several sizes of stainless-steel enclosures, the SL series offers a cost-effective installation solution for many industrial and commercial applications. Terminals and cables entries are freely configurable. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22, Class I,II division 2, Class I Zone 1 and Class II Zone 22. Ex eb, Ex ia and Ex tb certified.

 

 


Terminal and Junction Boxes in Stainless Steel with Gland Plates, Hinged Lid, Return Flange – FXLS Series

The FXLS series features a range of electropolished stainless steel enclosures. They feature a robust sealing method to prevent dirt and moisture ingress when opening. Available with a wide choice of terminals, cable glands, and accessories, the FXLS terminal box series is the perfect solution for any application. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22, Class I,II division 2, Class I Zone 1 and Class II Zone 22. Ex eb, Ex ia and Ex tb certified.

 


High Voltage Terminal Box in Stainless Steel – HVB Series

The HVB series is specifically designed for the installation of high-power distribution networks. Made from 316 stainless-steel, with an M10 internal/external brass earthing stud. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 22, Ex e certified.

 

 

 


Terminal and Junction Boxes in Aluminium -EA/DA Series

The EA/DA series terminal and junction boxes are based on different sizes of Ex e and Ex td certified enclosures manufactured from marine-grade aluminium with increased corrosion resistance, IP66 protection rating. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 21 and Zone 22.

 

 

 


Fibre Optic Splice Boxes in Glass Fibre Reinforced Polyester – GR.TFO Series

The GR.TFO splice boxes constructed from glass fibre reinforced polyester enable safe protection of fibre optic cable splices in hazardous areas. Featuring up to 8 splice trays with 12 fusion-type splices per tray. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22. Ex op pr and Ex tb certified.

 

 


Fibre Optic Splice Boxes in Stainless Steel with Return Flange – SR.TFO Series

The SR.TFO series is a range of fibre optic splice boxes designed for protection of optical fibre cable splices in hazardous areas. Up to 8 splice trays with 12 fusion-type splices per tray are installed inside the sturdy stainless-steel enclosure with return flange sealing. Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22. Ex op pr and Ex tb certified.

 

 


Fibre Optic Splice Boxes in Stainless Steel with Return Flange – FXLS26 Series

Safe connection of fibre optic data cables in hazardous or harsh areas is ensured by the FO splice trays installed in FXLS26 series stainless steel enclosures. Up to 8 splice trays with 12 fusion-type splices per tray are installed inside the sturdy stainless-steel enclosure with return flange sealing.  Suitable for installation in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22. Ex e, EX, ia and Ex tb certified.

 

 

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Ethernet IO Modules with Integrated IO-Link Master – the best in Industrial Communication

Pepperl+Fuchs’ Ethernet IO modules offer an array of innovative features. With a versatile multi-protocol capability, they provide optimum efficiency for standardizing manufacturing facilities. IO-Link and comprehensive diagnostics are important for maintaining and troubleshooting your machines. These innovative, high-performance ethernet communication modules can help optimise your installations.

Managing the Demands of Modern Industry and Beyond

If industrial process control sensors are to manage the demands of the future manufacturing processes, they need to do more than simply deliver process data to a PLC. An industrial process control sensor must be able to communicate with multiple receivers and send and receive data to and from higher-level information systems efficiently.

Ethernet IO modules

The Pepperl + Fuchs Ethernet IO modules with integrated IO-Link master deliver first-class communication between system management and process sensors and actuators as they assume a gateway function between Ethernet and IO‑Link. With these capable ethernet modules up to 8 IO‑Link devices may be directly connected, with 4 channels available for sensors and 4 channels for actuators.

The ICE1 series IO-Link master enables integrated diagnostics and parameterisation from the control level right down to the process sensor level, and commissioning times will be  reduced primarily in large production plants. Ultimately, this means that Ethernet IO modules with integrated IO-Link master can be incorporated into the requirements profile of innovative machine and plant manufacturers easily, forming a crucial component of Sensorik4.0.

Ethernet IO modules

Sensorik4.0 is the next generation of interconnected sensor solutions from Pepperl + Fuchs that helps bring Industry 4.0 to life. The integrated Ethernet IO-Link masters bring the concept of Sensorik4.0 to reality. IO-Link sensors and actuators can be easily connected across all technologies creating a whole range of possibilities for the user, ranging from parameterisation to diagnostics down to actuator/sensor level and simplifying maintenance, paving the way in the digitalisation of factories of the future.

IO-Link Masters with OPC UA Interface, Dependable Information Exchange from Field to Cloud

In addition to the ICE1 masters, designed for PLC-based applications, two other modules are available for use in cloud-based and hybrid systems: the ICE2 (EtherNet/IP) and ICE3 (PROFINET) IO-Link master series.

These 2 ethernet modules support industrial protocols such as EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, and MODBUS TCP, and provide an OPC UA (Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture) interface in addition to real-time fieldbus protocols.

Ethernet IO modules

The open architecture of OPC UA allows cross-vendor, platform-independent, and the interoperable collaboration of machines in processing environments and makes communication between machines and computer or cloud-based systems possible, both in closed networks and via the internet.

Both IO-Link masters come with web-based configuration for setting all module parameters and all connected IO-Link devices (web IODD operation).  When replacing or expanding modules, all the module settings can be saved as a separate file and transferred to a new device using the module cloning function. OPC UA ensures a constant exchange of information across all levels so that plant processes can be designed more efficiently.

IIoT Starter Kit—Connecting Factory Floor Sensors to the Cloud

With the IIoT starter kit and the user-friendly IO-Link masters from Pepperl+Fuchs simple visualisation and analysis of sensor data becomes a reality. Discover the advantages of IO-Link and experience the seamless integration of IO-Link sensor data into your Industry 4.0 application.

The kit includes among others:

  • An IO-Link master, (3) IO-Link sensors, an Ethernet switch, a power supply, RFID tags and all the necessary cabling to get started
  • A quick start guide for connecting the IO-Link master and IO-Link devices
  • Connections for various platforms such as AWS, PTC, AVEVA

Connect your software dashboard via OPC UA or MQTT for easy interpretation of real-time data and start the digital transformation of your installations now with the IIoT starter kit, available from Kempston Controls.

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