Industrial Ethernet: The Key Advantages of Sercos III

Industrial Ethernet

Challenge:

Achieve efficient motion control using Industrial Ethernet, merging proven hard, real-time motion control messaging mechanisms with the Ethernet physical layer and protocol

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Results:

  • Integrates real-time motion control mechanisms with Industrial Ethernet
  • Simple, efficient architecture
  • Designed to improve machine flexibility by moving processing power and decision-making from motion control to drives and sensors
  • Drives can communicate with each other without adding time delays or control processor overhead
  • Supports either line topologies or ring configurations
  • Enhances platform flexibility