By DE StaffAutomation Machine Building
Emerson G3 allows for multiple IO-Link masters to be added on one G3 Fieldbus platform.
Emerson unveiled its G3 IO-Link Master designed for the AVENTICS Series G3 Fieldbus platform. The component’s IO-Link capabilities allow for multiple IO-Link masters to be added on one G3 Fieldbus platform. The G3 offers eight Class A ports per module to support multiple IO-Link smart and standard analog sensors. The IO-Link master can be distributed up to 30 meters away from G3. Together with the 20-meter IO-Link cable length maximum, the sensors can be located up to 50 total meters in total from the G3 Fieldbus platform. The models can also be configurable with the G3 web server.