Turck has released its TBEN-PLC CODESYS 3 compact IP67 PLC for controlling small or modular machines. Thanks to its robust housing and high degree of environmental protection, the TBEN-PLC can operate directly on-machine, enabling the implementation of machine control without the need for a control cabinet.
Turck is now offering Minifast HD connectivity solutions for harsh applications that are in non- hazardous areas. While the original release of the Minifast HD line featured hazardous area approvals, the expanded offering is an ideal option for applications that require a heavy duty connector in non-hazardous zones as well.
Turck introduces the PT2000 line of pressure transmitters, which offers a welded stainless steel measuring cell for increased durability and increased chemical compatibility. These transmitters have no elastomer seals and all wetted materials are 316L stainless steel, providing an ideal solution for water pumping, hydraulic, and refrigeration applications.
To improve worker safety in industrial environments, Turck introduces its new preassembled Meltric connector offering with arc protection. The products offer a complete cable assembly solution, saving labor and installation time and ensuring reliability.
Metal detection in the automotive industry requires more compact sensor technology to manage constant change in metals and application variations as parts move through the line. Turck’s new low-profile weld nut sensor is a compact solution for applications that require a reliable detection for the presence or absence of a nut welded to sheet metal on various vehicle components.
To help engineers improve sensor operations in unique applications, Turck introduces six line extensions to its ultrasonic sensor offerings. These new products expand the breadth of Turck’s solutions to build a more comprehensive ultrasonic sensor portfolio for its customers.
Turck announces the availability of EtherNet/IP enabled encoders, providing an optical based encoder solution with electronic multi-turn capabilities for position applications requiring feedback for customers using the EtherNet/IP and CIP (common industrial protocol) interface.
Engineers, OEMs, and integrators have struggled for years to balance the cost of PLCs with their I/O needs, and Turck's new ARGEE technology solves this challenge. ARGEE empowers manufacturers to add logic to compatible I/O devices without a PLC, driving down the cost per I/O point and increasing flexibility in control.
Turck has updated and released our Connectivity Catalog (B2007), which is now available for ordering or download. The catalog provides customers with a comprehensive overview and details on the wide breadth of connectivity solutions that Turck offers.
Turck is pleased to announce the addition of a 2-wire, DC stainless steel faced sensors with an extended sensing range. With the extended range additions, Turck furthers its most complete line of stainless steel faced sensors in North America.
To keep up with advanced manufacturing technologies and the continuously shrinking sizes of applications, Turck is introducing high-pressure inductive sensors in an M12 housing. Previously available in an M18 housing, the introduction of the M12 high-pressure sensor series allows Turck to meet customers’ evolving needs.
Turck’s new compact Ethernet multiprotocol I/O modules make standard switching signals quickly and effectively bus-capable. Thanks to their multiprotocol plug-and-play functionality, the FEN20 devices with digital inputs and outputs are immediately ready for use in PROFINET®, Modbus® TCP or EtherNet/IP™ systems.
Turck announces an expansion to the YB2 line of compact disconnect splitters with LEDs. The new addition to the YB2 line features a translucent black overmolded design. This encapsulates the LEDs and protects them from physical damage while also complementing visibility. The LEDs are visible from both sides of the splitter, which allows for more flexible mounting options.
Turck announces the addition of a compact stainless steel housed sensor to its line of Q08 sensors. The stainless steel Q08F provides customers with a robust sensor alternative where standard Q08 sensors would not be suitable, or where a more durable sensor could minimize downtime and alleviate trouble areas for customers.
Turck has added the Q4.7 series of rectangular inductive sensors to its range of miniature sensors. The miniature sensors in the new design (16 x 8 x 4.7 millimeters) have been specially developed for applications in which they have to be fully embedded in metal, such as in the stamping and metal forming industry.
Turck updated and upgraded its Foundation fieldbus and Profibus PA cables, designing in ruggedness for use in extreme environments. UL listings include Exposed Run (ER) and Direct Burial (DB), providing excellent crush and impact resistance.
Turck’s new passive junction boxes with stainless steel ports help plants integrate multiple devices into a single unit, and consolidate the number of cables on the plant floor. The newly designed stainless steel M12 port connections allow the junction boxes to be used in harsh environments.
Turck announces its single and dual axis inclinometer is now approved for use in Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous classified locations, allowing the device to function in environments where explosive gases, vapors and/or liquids may be present.
Turck expands the QR24 rotary position sensor line with the addition of incremental and analog outputs. Designed from the company’s rotary inductive sensor technology, the QR24 provides contactless position detection and wear-free performance in a variety of industrial applications ranging from solar energy plants and harvesters to crane vehicles and AGVs.
Turck is proud to announce the addition of new 4 mm and 5 mm barrel sensors to its existing lineup. The new EG05K and EH04K are 15 mm shorter than the standard EG05 and EH04, which allow the new offering to be used in applications previously not possible.
Turck expands its powerfast line of connectivity products to include a full line of solutions for process automation applications. Designed to replace expensive, time-consuming hardwiring methods, powerfast for process automation provides a robust and reliable modular wiring solution.
Turck announces the Q80L800 HF read/write head, the latest addition to the company’s comprehensive RFID portfolio. The Q80L800, with a sensing range of 800 mm, offers an ideal solution for close and medium HF applications, such as conveyor applications, and expands the sensing area, providing improved performance and higher read rates of tags.
Turck is expanding its line of In-Cabinet, Block I/O stations with the addition of the FEN20 I/O stations for Industrial Ethernet. This station incorporates Turck’s Industrial Ethernet multiprotocol technology into a fixed, economical, in-cabinet I/O product.
Turck is proud to announce the addition of the Q80WD sensor to its lineup of washdown sensors. The Q80WD is an addition to the uprox+ family of factor one sensors that require no correction factor to detect any metal type.
Turck introduces the new QR24 rotary position sensor. Designed from the company’s rotary inductive sensor technology, the QR24 provides contactless position detection and wear-free performance in a variety of industrial applications.
Turck introduces the TS530 temperature sensor, the latest addition to the company’s temperature sensor line. Featuring an integrated resistance temperature detector (RTD), the TS530 combines the display, process connection and RTD all in a single part for fast and reliable performance.
Turck introduces the Q175 compact UHF read/write head, the latest addition to the company’s comprehensive RFID portfolio. This capability allows Turck to expand its RFID technology to accommodate diverse industrial production and logistic processes.
TURCK introduces its new stainless steel process junction box. With the ability to consolidate up to eight individual, localized analog or discrete signals into a single device, this junction box streamlines connectivity requirements.
TURCK announces the BL67 on-machine modular I/O system for industrial Ethernet. Designed to provide flexible communication capabilities, the BL67 modular I/O system elevates a variety of I/O signals to common industrial Ethernet networks.
TURCK announces the BL20 Modbus RTU serial gateway designed to integrate legacy products to more updated systems. The gateway supports both Modbus RTU and the ASCII protocol and is configurable as either RS485 or RS232 for the physical interface.
The Turck Software Manager (TSM) from the automation specialists at Turck is a program that clearly displays and updates all software components of Turck devices and systems in a single tool. The free software supports users in configuring, parameter setting, programming and commissioning Turck solutions.
Turck is now offering additional smart labels for the BL ident complete modular system. This addition enables the Mülheim automation specialists to provide its customers with a particularly comprehensive selection of tags, offering maximum flexibility in the implementation of customized identification solutions from a single source.
At the Achema fair, Turck is presenting the IMX18-CCM (Cabinet Condition Monitoring) cabinet guard, a new multi-function device which can be installed and also retrofitted in virtually any control cabinet or box in order to continuously monitor the actual degree of protection.