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NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)
25/09/2019 - 26/09/2019
Sensors & Instrumentation Live will celebrate its 10 year anniversary in 2019 and the UK’s (more)
NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)
01/10/2019 - 03/10/2019
The UK’s largest ever event in the processing and packaging sector calendar. With over 350 exhibitors (more)
Managed Ethernet switches are optimised for industrial environmentsThe new managed Ha-VIS mCon 3000 Ethernet switches from Harting enable the construction of complex and efficient network structures, and are optimised for use in harsh industrial environments.
The high demands on reliability and safety in industrial settings mean that managed Ethernet switches need to become more efficient, and the new Harting switches address this challenge by offering high availability, network security, monitoring capabilities and high reliability.
Thanks to the integration of the PROFINET I/O device stack, the switches can be deployed and incorporated seamlessly into existing and newly planned PROFINET applications.
In addition to RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol), the new switches also incorporate the Media Redundancy Protocol (MRP) to create redundant topologies. Reduced cycle times and faster processes necessitate the synchronisation of participants in plants. The Precision Time Protocol (PTP Version 2, IEEE 1588) provides the highest possibly accuracy, and is also supported by the new mCon 3000 switches.
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