• Akka DNO and ZF Friedrichshafen, Germany: EtherCAT analog terminals in HiL steering unit testing

    Akka DNO and ZF Friedrichshafen, Germany: EtherCAT analog terminals in HiL steering unit testing

    Together with ZF Friedrichshafen AG, the Cologne, Germany-based Akka DNO GmbH has developed a high-performance Hardware-in-the-Loop test system that acquires necessary data via high-end measurement technology directly integrated in PC-based control technology from Beckhoff.

  • Peter Huber and Bystronic, Switzerland: PC-based control in retrofit of sheet metal warehouse for laser cutting system

    Peter Huber and Bystronic, Switzerland: PC-based control in retrofit of sheet metal warehouse for laser cutting system

    Through the use of PC-based control for an upgrade the facility now meets current requirements with improved availability and enhanced remote maintenance capabilities.

  • Genesis Systems Group, USA: PC Control and One Cable Automation streamline inspection of large aerospace components

    Genesis Systems Group, USA: PC Control and One Cable Automation streamline inspection of large aerospace components

    The Genesis Systems Group develops robotic systems for non-destructive inspection (NDI) of large components for large and small aircraft, satellites and even full-size rockets. PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology not only enables high accuracy and high throughput for automated testing of safety-critical components, but also offers considerable savings with regards to cabling and installation.