By DE StaffAutomation Machine Building
Mencom Protocol Gateways designed for legacy systems integration.
Mencom unveiled its Protocol Gateway series which support Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, Profinet RT/IRT, DNP3.0 Ethernet, DNP3.0 Serial, IEC 60870-5-101, IEC 60870-5-103, IEC 60870-5-104, IEC 61850 devices, and PLCs. In total, 80 different protocol combinations can be selected in the firmware and integrated with 10 different hardware platforms. The line can withstand temperature ranges between -40°C and +85°C degrees and up to 95 percent humidity. They also have an MTBF exceeding 20 years and they comply with industrial EMC requirements/IEC 61850 chapter 3. All products can be embedded with Security (VPN over IPSec or OpenVPN function). The gateways’ Java-based configuration tool helps with data point mapping, polling frequency and configuration upload. The data flow is monitored through the embedded debugging tool.