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A Virtual Bridge

Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) introduces ETHERNET Remote I/O, a new Ethernet communication gateway and backplane for the company’s established LB/FB remote I/O system. The gateway and backplane enable the remote I/O system to speak a new communication protocol, building a virtual bridge between traditional field instruments and Modbus TCP-based Ethernet with data transfer rates up to 100 Mb/s.

Pepperl+Fuchs (Twinsburg, OH) introduces ETHERNET Remote I/O, a new Ethernet communication gateway and backplane for the company’s established LB/FB remote I/O system. The gateway and backplane enable the remote I/O system to speak a new communication protocol, building a virtual bridge between traditional field instruments and Modbus TCP-based Ethernet with data transfer rates up to 100 Mb/s. The modules support:

  • NAMUR type inputs.
  • Switching signals and solenoid valve outputs.
  • Temperature inputs.

Check out www.pepperl-fuchs.us to learn more.

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