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IO-Link with Bihl+Wiedemann: Easy, Flexible & Cost-efficient

IO-Link with Bihl+Wiedemann

IO-Link Products

ASi-5 Module with integrated IO-Link Master with 4 Ports, IP67

  • Convenient parameter assignment via Bihl+Wiedemann software suites
  • Transmission of up to 4 × 16 Bit Process Data in 1,27 ms
  • Up to 32 bytes of cyclic process data
  • 4 × IO-Link Ports, e. g.:

ASi-5 Module with integrated IO-Link Master with 4 Ports, IP20

  • Convenient parameter assignment via Bihl+Wiedemann software suites
  • Transmission of up to 4 × 16 Bit Process Data in 1,27 ms
  • Up to 32 bytes of cyclic process data
  • 4 IO-Link Ports (BWU3843)

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ASi-5 / IO-Link Master

  • Convenient parameter assignment via Bihl+Wiedemann software suites
  • Transmission of up to 4 × 16 Bit Process Data in 1,27 ms
  • Up to 32 bytes of cyclic process data
  • 1 IO-Link Port Class A (BWU4748), Power supply of IO-Link ports out of ASi
  • 1 IO-Link Port Class B (BWU4088)

  • 2 IO-Link Ports, e. g.: 1 IO-Link Port Class A, 1 IO-Link Port Class B (BWU4077)

ASi-5/ASi-3 Gateways with Safety Monitor

  • Compatible with existing networks

  • 1.27 ms cycle time for up to 384 input and 384 output bits
  • Most powerful platform by Bihl+Wiedemann
  • ASi Safety integrated
  • Safe fieldbus protocol

ASi-5/ASi-3 Gateways in Stainless Steel

  • Compatible with existing networks
  • 1.27 ms cycle time for up to 384 input and 384 output bits
  • Cost-effective solution for all standard applications from Bihl+Wiedemann
  • Feldbus systems, e. g.:

StarterKit ASi-5 / IO-Link

(BW4211, BW4229)

  • Set consisting of:
    • 24 Volt ASi-5/ASi-3 PROFINET Gateway (BWU3847) or 24 Volt ASi-5/ASi-3 EtherNet/IP + Modbus TCP Gateway (BWU3849), also Gateways to other fieldbus systems selectable
    • ASi-5 Module with integrated IO-Link Master with 4 Ports, IP67, M12 (BWU4067)
    • ASi Substructure Module in IP67, 45 mm (BWU2349)
    • Bihl+Wiedemann Software Suite for Configuration, Diagnostics and Commissioning (BW2902)

  • Starter kit is shipped fully assembled and wired in a convenient case
  • Cost-effective version for starting with ASi-5
  • Sufficient space for installing your own IO-Link sensor

Compatible with all common fieldbuses

  • PROFINET
  • EtherNet/IP + ModbusTCP
  • EtherCAT
  • POWERLINK
  • Sercos

 

Safe fieldbus protocols are supported

  • PROFIsafe
  • CIP Safety
  • Safety over EtherCAT

 

Jochen Bihl explains why ASi and IO-Link are ideal partners on the field level. With ASi-5 Module with integrated IO-Link Master by Bihl+Wiedemann you can incorporate intelligent IO-Link sensors and actuators into ASi – right where they are located.


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Jochen Bihl introduces the ASi-5 Module with integrated IO-Link Master with 4 ports from Bihl+Wiedemann. The ASi-5 module can transmit up to 32 bytes of I/O cyclic data – which fits IO-Link perfectly. By default the modules transmit over AS-i a total of 8 bytes – 2 bytes per port – in 1.27 ms.

 

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IO-Link is an integral part of ASi-5. Paul Werge, Product Manager at Bihl+Wiedemann presents the new ASi-5 Module with inetgrated O-Link Master at Hanover Fair 2019. The new ASi-5 Module with integrated IO-Link Master is able to integrate any IO-Link devices into ASi. Up to 32 bytes of process data can be configured.

 

Video length: 1:43

 

 

IO-Link Safety solutions from Bihl+Wiedemann

IO-Link Safety is an extension of IO-Link. There is an additional safety communication layer on the master and device side. These become the "Fail-Safe (FS) master" and "Fail-Safe (FS) device". Bihl+Wiedemann is in the process of developing its own "FS master". IO-Link is already a perfect match for the safety components of Bihl+Wiedemann.

FAQs about IO-Link

The open IO-Link interface requires only a simple standard industrial cable. Intelligent sensors and actuators can be connected in a cost-efficient manner on an unshielded three- or five-wire cable. For point-to-point communication, each IO-Link device needs an IO-Link master.

The IO-Link master handles the communication to the intelligent sensors and actuators. It enables parameterization, diagnostics and access to the cyclic data by means of a connection to the control system.

Reduced machine-related costs

A cost-efficient standard cable establishes a connection up to 20 meters long between the IO-Link master and IO-Link device.

 

High machine availability

Downtimes are reduced because when a defective IO-Link device is replaced, its parameters are automatically transferred to the new sensor by the IO-Link master or control system.

 

Efficient operation

IO-Link devices can be positioned in the machine directly at the work site. These do not have to be accessible for parameterization.

 

Demand-oriented maintenance

Continuous diagnostic data of the entire process lengthen maintenance intervals, since systems and machines need to be maintained much less frequently due to the automatic readjustment via IO-Link

 

More information about the advantages of IO-Link

No. IO-Link is a point-to-point connection between an IO-Link master and an IO-Link device (sensor or actuator). The connection's cable length can be up to 20 meters.

IO-Link is mainly used in industrial production automation for communication with sensors and actuators.

It is possible to extend existing bus systems. As a prerequisite, the system mapping of IO-Link for the respective bus system must be already implemented. It is particularly easy to use IO-Link in conjunction with the ASi intelligent wiring system. Thanks to piercing technology, corresponding IO-Link masters can be easily retrofitted where they are needed.

Do you have questions about IO-Link solutions from Bihl+Wiedemann?

We would be happy to assist you.

 

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