The new ELX series EtherCAT Terminals enable direct connection of field devices located in hazardous areas up to Zone 0. Beckhoff offers a system-integrated solution for explosion protection with a comprehensive portfolio of explosion-proof components for barrier-free concepts right into Zone 0. The range of products includes, among others, specific interfaces and protocols for process technology in TwinCAT, the CPX series Control Panels and Panel PCs and the ELX series EtherCAT Terminals.
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Exceptionally compact with intrinsically safe I/O: New EtherCAT Terminals directly connect with field devices located in Ex Zone 0
The new ELX series EtherCAT Terminals with intrinsically safe inputs/outputs and highly compact design enable direct connection of field devices located in hazardous areas – classified Zones 0, 1 and 2. PC-based control from Beckhoff now seamlessly combines automation and process technology, including all the benefits of integrated and comprehensive diagnostics from the EtherCAT system.