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Phoenix Contact Gmbh

Flachsmarktstr. 8-28
D-32825
Blomberg
Germany

Telephone : +49 (5235) 3 25062


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Phoenix Contact and Flowserve join Open Integration program 13/12/2016
Endress+Hauser’s Open Integration Partner Program aims to mitigate risks when commissioning customer plant by ensuring that operators can easily integrate their devices and components into automation systems.The eight companies already in the programme -AUMA Riester, HIMA Paul Hildebrandt, Honeywell Process Solutions, Mitsubishi Electric, Pepperl+Fuchs, Rockwell Automation, R. STAHL and Schneider Electric - have been  joined by Phoenix Contact and Flowserve.  Full Story...

CC-Link IE cables and connectors help future-proof machines and processes 23/10/2016
Phoenix Contact is helping customers to future-proof their machines and processes by offering a comprehensive range of cables and connectors for CC-Link IE. Full Story...

New digital mixed modules for I/O system 19/07/2016
The new digital AXL F DI16/1 DO8/2-2A 2H mixed module extends the I/O system for signal acquisition in the Axioline F control cabinet from Phoenix Contact. Full Story...

From vision to reality: an innovative combination of automation and cloud technology 25/05/2016
For many, the Internet of Things (IoT) is, still a far-off vision. While productivity is set to improve with the increasingly networked, Internet-capable smart devices and the data they provide, specific details on implementation as well as fully developed business models are generally unavailable or have not yet been fully fleshed out. Arno Martin discusses a cloud-based solution which opens up new use cases in the area of system automation. Full Story...

Secure communication is the key 17/05/2016
Anja Moldehn believes that the basis for success of Industry 4.0 is the creation of plant-wide secure and consistent digitisation. Full Story...

Lightning current arrester for 400/690 V systems 10/05/2016
Phoenix Contact has introduced a pluggable type 1 lightning current arrester with integrated backup fuse for nominal voltages of up to 400/690 V. Full Story...

Mobile devices - Taking things slowly 13/04/2016
Suzanne Gill reports on the use of mobile devices in industrial applications. It appears to be a slow-burn technology on the plant floor and there are some hurdles that need to be overcome before mobile devices become more widely used. Full Story...

Secure data connection for remote maintenance 26/01/2016
The specialist brewery system supplier, GEA, employs remote maintenance as part of its solution, to ensure a high level of plant availability and efficient plant operation. Security of data connections plays an important role in the process. Full Story...

Ethernet media converters for basic requirements 09/11/2015
The new class 1000 Ethernet media converters from Phoenix Contact are designed for industrial applications with basic requirements. Full Story...

New 868-MHz wireless module 07/07/2015
Phoenix Contact is expanding its Trusted Wireless 2.0 range of Radioline wireless communication products with an 868-MHz wireless module.  Full Story...

The smallest ODP remote control station in the world 12/05/2015
The new mobile radio module, TC Mobile I/O X300 from Phoenix Contact, is the smallest ODP remote control station in the world. Over the mobile communication network it securely and reliably monitors both analogue and digital signals from remote outstations. The relays can be controlled remotely. Full Story...

Moving from IT-powered automation to Industry 4.0 20/11/2014
Phoenix Contact regards Industry 4.0 as a model for the future development of industrial production systems. It is therefore concentrating its activities on digital item description, secure communications, as well as intelligent and independent control of machinery and equipment in combination with easy installation and usability.  Full Story...

Nurturing innovation and entrepreneurs 21/10/2014
At a recent conference, Roland Bent, executive vice president of product development and marketing at Phoenix Contact, spoke about the power of innovation and how to nurture an innovation culture. Full Story...

I/O system for safety applications 14/10/2014
The Profisafe modules of Phoenix Contact’s Axioline F I/O system now enable implementation of safety applications. Full Story...

Ethernet components are Industrial IT certified 21/01/2014
Switches and security routers from the current Phoenix Contact product range are have been certified by ABB as being ‘Industrial IT Enabled’, which assures the user that the devices can be combined with other Industrial IT components. Full Story...

Wireless system – expansion modules deliver new uses 23/07/2013
The new multi-channel I/O expansion modules for the Radioline wireless system from Phoenix Contact, with a compact 17.5 mm housing, make it possible to transfer up to eight digital signals. Full Story...

Spacing-saving two-wire transducers and contact voltage source 17/07/2012
A new passive two-wire transducer and a high-precision constant voltage source has been added to the Mini Analogue family of 6.2mm isolation amplifiers, from Phoenix Contact. Full Story...

Active redundancy modules and diodes for process applications 10/07/2012
Two new active Quint Oring redundancy modules and Quint diodes with Ex certification have been added in the Phoenix Contact product range. Full Story...

Active redundancy modules increase reliability 30/08/2011
Phoenix Contact has added two active Quint Oring redundancy modules to its product range. Full Story...

Fast compact controller with integrated Ethernet interface 12/07/2011
As a result of the integrated floating-point unit for quickly processing floating point numbers, the ILC 190 ETH 2TX controller from Phoenix Contact is said to be suitable for fast closed-loop controls and basic motion applications. A 1MB program memory also allows it to be used for large applications . 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...