Affordable, compact controller makes sharing data easy

July 9, 2015
This compact, personal computer-based local controller from Beckhoff Automation is designed to allow communications and data sharing from the "shop floor to the top floor" for comprehensive energy management, the company says.

CX8091 This compact, personal computer-based local controller from Beckhoff Automation is designed to allow communications and data sharing from the "shop floor to the top floor" for comprehensive energy management, the company says. The cloud-based enterprise system is intended for simple processes within a fairly distributed control system.

What's new? Unified software architecture and compatibility with an OPC (open platform communications) protocol, the interoperability standard for the secure and reliable exchange of data in industrial environments.

Benefits Compact design and affordability. The entry-level system is designed to integrate all the functionality of the individual OPC specifications into one extensible framework.

Beckhoff Automation LLC, Savage, Minn., 952-890-0000, www.beckhoffautomation.com

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Eric Lattanner
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