Optimize field wiring with decentralized IP 67 fieldbus system
LioN-Link from Lumberg Automation consists of bus coupler modules.
Lumberg Automation , a Belden brand, has introduced a line of modular IP 67 fieldbus systems.), 15 per branch, can be connected to the system for a total line extension of 100 meters per branch. Rear and lateral mounting and staggered ports permit easy installation of molded cordsets and field-attachable connectors. The products are suited for robotics, packaging machinery, material handling, and assembly applications.
– Edited by Renee Robbins , senior editor
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