PPMA 2023: Beckhoff takes control

Automation and control technology specialist, Beckhoff UK, will exhibit at the PPMA Show on September 26 to 28, 2023 on stand F70, showcasing its popular MX-System — a pluggable system for control cabinet-free automation.

Also on the stand will be Beckhoff’s XTS linear transport system, which offers a proven drive solution in which magnetically driven movers move along a travel path of fully integrated modules. An industrial PC with TwinCAT automation software enables independent control of these movers, resulting in a transport system that is ready for operation immediately after assembly. The XTS system will be equipped with no cable technology (NCT), allowing for contactless, continuous power supply and synchronous real-time data transmission to the XTS movers.

In line with PPMA’s machine vision focus, Beckhoff will have two of its vision systems on its stand — one multicolour inspection system and one backlight inspection system, both equipped with a 2.5 Gbit/s camera. These systems integrate into Beckhoff’s control platform thanks to them being equipped with TwinCAT Vision.

Finally, Beckhoff will showcase its PC- and EtherCAT-based automation technology for embedded control. This includes a range of fieldbus components for all common I/Os and fieldbus systems, motion drive systems for positioning tasks and industrial PCs and panels for all applications.

“PPMA is a core event in Beckhoff UK’s calendar,” explained Rachael Duckworth, marketing manager at Beckhoff UK. “It’s a great opportunity for us to make new connections and catch up with existing customers, while showcasing the latest that Beckhoff has to offer in automation and control.”

If you’d like to arrange a meeting with Beckhoff UK ahead of PPMA, or you’re unable to attend but would like to speak to an expert, you can contact the team on +44 (0)1491 410539 or email info@beckhoff.co.uk to find out more information.

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