Beckhoff at K 2019

Use Beckhoff control expertise to ensure your lead in plastics processing

Beckhoff will present its open PC- and EtherCAT-based automation technology at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. In combination with its well-established process and application expertise in the plastics industry, Beckhoff offers the perfect control technology for top-class plastics machines. All control functions are mapped in software on an integrated platform and enable complex applications to be realised with reduced engineering effort. Applications range from injection molding, blow molding and extrusion to additive manufacturing and integration of complete production cells. Secure M2M communication takes place via Euromap standards based on OPC UA.

Experience Beckhoffs highlights for the plastics industry in hall 11. We are looking forward to your visit!

Production cell expertise: all components for system integration

At K 2019 Beckhoff will present its control expertise for comprehensive system integration of heterogeneous production cells. An extensive range of scalable hardware and software components is available to implement innovative ideas for efficient production cell concepts. The integration of Euromap standards based on OPC UA into the Beckhoff control system ensures safe and reliable data exchange between heterogeneous cell components.

Production cell expertise: all components for system integration
Control expertise in plastics processing: the TwinCAT Plastic Application Components software library

Control expertise in plastics processing: the TwinCAT Plastic Application Components software library

TwinCAT Plastic Application Components consolidate Beckhoff‘s long-standing plastics expertise in a software library. At K 2019 Beckhoff will demonstrate how core functions of plastics machines can be controlled and visualized via proven software modules.
TwinCAT 3

Performance expertise: powerful control solutions based on standards

Performance expertise: powerful control solutions based on standards

With Beckhoff, machine manufacturers can be sure to benefit from a highperformance control solution based on standards. At the Beckhoff booth in hall 11, you can find out how the XFC eXtreme Fast Control Technology can be used to speed up machine control to 10,000 scans per second.
XFC

Interface expertise: M2M communication based on Euromap standards and EtherCAT

The open Beckhoff automation platform with integrated Euromap interface based on OPC UA guarantees safe and reliable M2M communication between heterogeneous plant components. EtherCAT, the global standard for real-time communication, offers maximum performance and flexibility when connecting peripheral devices.

Interface expertise: M2M communication based on Euromap standards and EtherCAT
IoT expertise: Euromap standards on all Beckhoff controllers and as retrofit option

IoT expertise: Euromap standards on all Beckhoff controllers and as retrofit option

Beckhoff has integrated the Euromap interfaces based on OPC UA into its automation platform for standardized communication between machines and host computers and for secure data transmission in cloud systems. The C6015 ultra-compact Industrial PC is suitable for upgrading older machine generations for the requirements of the digital factory. When used as an IoT Edge device, it can deal with data acquisition and compression.
C6015 ultra-compact Industrial PC

Trade show information

Düsseldorf, Germany
16 – 23 October 2019
Hall 11, Booth G21

Site Plan K

Main information

Beckhoff booth:

  • Hall 11, Booth G21

Opening hours:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.