CANopen Fieldbus system

What is CANopen?

CANopen is an open fieldbus standard based on CAN which is used mainly in automation technology. CANopen enables communication between devices made by different manufacturers without any special interface adaptations.

CANopen Products

CANopen ASi Gateways

CANopen ASi-3 gateways in stainless steel provide an interface for a CANopen fieldbus. These ASi gateways are available in various versions with IP20 protection rating.

CANopen ASi

Figure Model

"IP20":
Protected against solid foreign bodies having a diameter of 12.5 mm or larger and against finger contact, not protected against water.


"IP40":

Protected against solid foreign bodies having a diameter of 1.0 mm or larger, protected against access with a wire, no protection against water.

"IP54":

Protection against dust in damaging amounts, complete protection against contact, protection against splashing water in any angle.


"IP65":
Dust-tight, full protection against contact, protection against spray water (jet) from any angle.

"IP67":

Dust-tight, full protection against contact, protection against temporary immersion.

Protection rating

Communication interface between fieldbus and gateway:

interfaces for standardized fieldbus systems in industrial automation. Bihl+Wiedemann offers a wide range of gateways for common fieldbus interfaces:

 

  • PROFIBUS
  • PROFINET
  • EtherNet/IP+ Modbus TCP
  • BACnet/IP
  • DeviceNet
  • ControlLogix
  • Compact-/MicroLogix
  • EtherCat
  • POWERLINK
  • CC-Link
  • CANopen
  • RS 485 Modbus
  • OPC UA server

 

Fieldbus interface
Standard devices

"Single Master":

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-5/ASi-3 Master.

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-3 Master.

"Double Master":

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-5/ASi-3 Masters.

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-3 Masters.

Safety devices

"Single Master" :

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-5/ASi-3 Master.

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-3 Master.

"Double Master" :

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-5/ASi-3 Masters.

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-3 Masters.

"Optional ASi Safety coupling circuit" :
2 ASi networks, 1 ASi-3 Master.

Number of ASi networks, number of ASi Master

" yes, max. 4 A/ASi network ":

Data decoupling integrated in the gateway. Cost-effective power for 2 ASi networks with 1 power supply (optionally supply of multiple Single Gateways by 1 power supply).

Operation with short cable lengths with standard 24 V power supply possible.


" yes, max. 8 A/ASi network ":

Data decoupling integrated in the gateway. Cost-effective power for 2 ASi networks with 1 power supply (optionally supply of multiple Single Gateways by 1 power supply).

Operation with short cable lengths with standard 24 V power supply possible.


"yes, optimized for 2 x NEC class 2 power supplies"

Data decoupling integrated in the gateway. Optimized for use with 2 x UL certified 30 V/3 A power supplies with power limitation <100 W (BW4223). In combination 2 separate NEC Class 2 compliant ASi circuits are created.


"no, max. 8 A/ASi network, redundant supply ":

1 ASi power supply per ASi network. Gateway is powered in normal operation from one of the two ASi power supplies.

Should one ASi power supply fail, switching to the other ASi power supply allows all the diagnostics functions to be maintained and the unaffected ASi network continues to operate.


" no, max. 8 A/ASi network ":

1 ASi power supply per ASi network.

Integrated decoupling, ASi current measurement in the gateway

Access to ASi master and safety monitor via own software from Bihl+Wiedemann using the diagnostic interface (e.g. USB, RJ45, RS232). For certain devices with Ethernet-based fieldbus (PROFINET, EtherNet/IP), there is also the option of diagnostics and configuration directly via the fieldbus interface.

 

The latest version of the device description file of the gateway/gateway with integrated safety monitor (GSD, GSDML, EDS, etc.) is available in the "Downloads" section of the respective device.

Diagnostic and configuration interface

Detects whether the same address has been assigned to two ASi nodes. Frequent error when using a handheld addressing device.

Recognition of duplicate ASi addresses

Checks the ASi line for interference effects such as noise, external voltages, ...

ASi fault detector

Using a C-program offers the possibility to run mini-PLC functions with a gateway.

Programming in C
Article No.
BWU1823
Gateway
IP20
CANopen
2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-3 Masters
yes, max. 4 A/ASi network
RS 232
yes
yes
no
BWU1822
Gateway
IP20
CANopen
2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-3 Masters
no, max. 8 A/ASi network, redundant supply
RS 232
yes
yes
no
BWU1821
Gateway
IP20
CANopen
1 ASi network, 1 ASi-3 Master
no, max. 8 A/ASi network
RS 232
yes
yes
no

 

Safety, CANopen ASi Gateway

Safety, CANopen ASi

Figure Model

"IP20":
Protected against solid foreign bodies having a diameter of 12.5 mm or larger and against finger contact, not protected against water.


"IP40":

Protected against solid foreign bodies having a diameter of 1.0 mm or larger, protected against access with a wire, no protection against water.

"IP54":

Protection against dust in damaging amounts, complete protection against contact, protection against splashing water in any angle.


"IP65":
Dust-tight, full protection against contact, protection against spray water (jet) from any angle.

"IP67":

Dust-tight, full protection against contact, protection against temporary immersion.

Protection rating

Communication interface between fieldbus and gateway:

interfaces for standardized fieldbus systems in industrial automation. Bihl+Wiedemann offers a wide range of gateways for common fieldbus interfaces:

 

  • PROFIBUS
  • PROFINET
  • EtherNet/IP+ Modbus TCP
  • BACnet/IP
  • DeviceNet
  • ControlLogix
  • Compact-/MicroLogix
  • EtherCat
  • POWERLINK
  • CC-Link
  • CANopen
  • RS 485 Modbus
  • OPC UA server

 

Fieldbus interface
Standard devices

"Single Master":

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-5/ASi-3 Master.

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-3 Master.

"Double Master":

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-5/ASi-3 Masters.

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-3 Masters.

Safety devices

"Single Master" :

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-5/ASi-3 Master.

1 ASi network, 1 ASi-3 Master.

"Double Master" :

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-5/ASi-3 Masters.

2 ASi networks, 2 ASi-3 Masters.

"Optional ASi Safety coupling circuit" :
2 ASi networks, 1 ASi-3 Master.

Number of ASi networks, number of ASi Master

" yes, max. 4 A/ASi network ":

Data decoupling integrated in the gateway. Cost-effective power for 2 ASi networks with 1 power supply (optionally supply of multiple Single Gateways by 1 power supply).

Operation with short cable lengths with standard 24 V power supply possible.


" yes, max. 8 A/ASi network ":

Data decoupling integrated in the gateway. Cost-effective power for 2 ASi networks with 1 power supply (optionally supply of multiple Single Gateways by 1 power supply).

Operation with short cable lengths with standard 24 V power supply possible.


"yes, optimized for 2 x NEC class 2 power supplies"

Data decoupling integrated in the gateway. Optimized for use with 2 x UL certified 30 V/3 A power supplies with power limitation <100 W (BW4223). In combination 2 separate NEC Class 2 compliant ASi circuits are created.


"no, max. 8 A/ASi network, redundant supply ":

1 ASi power supply per ASi network. Gateway is powered in normal operation from one of the two ASi power supplies.

Should one ASi power supply fail, switching to the other ASi power supply allows all the diagnostics functions to be maintained and the unaffected ASi network continues to operate.


" no, max. 8 A/ASi network ":

1 ASi power supply per ASi network.

Integrated decoupling, ASi current measurement in the gateway

Access to ASi master and safety monitor via own software from Bihl+Wiedemann using the diagnostic interface (e.g. USB, RJ45, RS232). For certain devices with Ethernet-based fieldbus (PROFINET, EtherNet/IP), there is also the option of diagnostics and configuration directly via the fieldbus interface.

 

The latest version of the device description file of the gateway/gateway with integrated safety monitor (GSD, GSDML, EDS, etc.) is available in the "Downloads" section of the respective device.

Diagnostic and configuration interface

Detects whether the same address has been assigned to two ASi nodes. Frequent error when using a handheld addressing device.

Recognition of duplicate ASi addresses

Checks the ASi line for interference effects such as noise, external voltages, ...

ASi fault detector

Using a C-program offers the possibility to run mini-PLC functions with a gateway.

Programming in C

An externally connected relay (contactor) can be monitored by connecting the feedback loop to the EDM input.

Inputs digital, EDM
Inputs Safety, SIL 3, Cat. 4 Inputs safety, expandable to Outputs Safety, SIL 3, cat. 4 Safety outputs, independent according to SIL 3, expandable to Safety communication Article No.
BWU2804
Gateway with integrated Safety Monitor
IP20
CANopen
1 ASi network, 1 ASi-3 Master
yes, max. 4 A/ASi network
Ethernet diagnostic
yes
yes
optional
6
3 x 2 channels
max. 31 x 2 channels, max. 1891 in max. configuration
6 release circuits, 6 x electronic safe outputs
max. 31, max. 991 in max. configuration
Safe Link

 

CANopen Master Simulator

The CANopen Master Simulator is a simple, universal tool for exchanging data with CANopen devices from virtually any manufacturer without a CANopen master, by just using a PC and the delivered hardware. Input data can be read and output data written without any additional entries or files.

 

In addition, the CANopen Master Simulator can be used of course to read and write special objects. It is also possible to search a complete CANopen line for any connected devices. The digital I/O data are represented in hex and binary as well as ASCII characters. Analog I/O data are represented in decimal. Output data can be sent consistently.

 

Included with the CANopen Master Simulator package is the CAN dongle. The CAN dongle is the ideal interface converter between the USB port on the PC and CANopen. The dongle is very compact and is powered by the USB port on the PC. This also makes it ideal for portable use with a laptop or notebook.