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Beckhoff Automation Ltd

The Boathouse
Henley on Thames
Oxon
RG9 1AZ
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01491 410539
Fax : 01491 577267
Email : info@beckhoff.co.uk
Web : www.beckhoff.co.uk


Editorial archive;

Toyota selects EtherCAT 17/06/2016
Toyota Motor Corporation has selected EtherCAT as its Industrial Ethernet technology of choice and will base its new factories around the world on EtherCAT.  Full Story...

Moving forward to meet challenges 20/05/2014
Suzanne Gill reports on some of the trends and highlights that emerged from the 2014 Hannover Fair. Full Story...

Linking existing machine control with SAP system 25/09/2013
The aerosol generator of a nebulizer produced by PARI Pharma GmbH is used in the treatment of cystic fibrosis. The company made the decision to update its control systems to optimise automation of its production equipment. Full Story...

Local energy distribution concept for IP 67 systems 12/06/2013
The new EP9214 power distributor box from Beckhoff enables the local distribution and switching off of the power supply, providing the ability to exceed the power limitation specified by typical M8 plug connectors. Full Story...

EtherCAT power box delivers higher power in the field 12/03/2013
The new EP9214 power distributor box enables the local distribution and switching off of the power supply, providing the ability to exceed the power limitation specified by typical M8 plug connectors. Full Story...

Innovation abounds at a record-breaking SPS event 13/12/2010
Politicians and bankers may be wringing their hands over economic difficulties in Europe, but at least they can console themselves in knowing that one sector - factory automation -won’t need a bailout. It is booming, and there are plenty of engineers and engineering firms ready to tell their story. Full Story...

Beckhoff has high hopes for the motion sector 06/12/2010
Beckhoff Automation has entered into a new development agreement, with Fertig Motors, to develop and produce its own drive technology, adding a motion division to its existing range of PC-based control technology solutions. Full Story...

Beckhoff gets ready for FachPack 2010 17/08/2010
Beckhoff is gearing up for German packaging trade fair, FachPack, where it will demonstrate its PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology for control and supervision of individual packaging machines and complete packaging lines. Full Story...

Tutorial: Working with "semi-wireless" instrumentation 21/10/2009
Will all wireless instrumentation really be completely wireless? Many devices are not suited to battery powering, so is removing just the data cable enough? What are your options for semi-wireless devices? Full Story...

‘Robust’ panels put wind in WES’s sails 27/05/2008
Sharp increases in energy prices are prompting an interest in alternative forms of energy. Wind Energy Solutions (WES), manufacturer of small to medium-sized wind power turbines, is enjoying the favourable market conditions and has recently equipped its new control cabinet with operator panels from Beijer Electronics. Full Story...

Higher moment of inertia 01/11/2007
AM3500 servomotors have a higher moment of inertia than Beckhoff’s previously announced AM3000 series, making them particularly suitable for highly dynamic applications with high loads, for machine tool axes or gearless applications. Full Story...

From Controllers to Control Systems 01/06/2006
Low-cost distributed automation systems are now penetrating the automation landscape. Full Story...