Jochen Bihl explains why AS-i and IO-Link are ideal partners on the field level. With AS-i / IO-Link modules by Bihl+Wiedemann you can incorporate intelligent IO-Link sensors and actuators into AS-i – right where they are located.
The need is growing to incorporate intelligent IO-Link sensors into AS-Interface – especially in exactly the location where they are needed. IO-Link Masters from Bihl+Wiedemann make this possible. Both systems supplement each other ideally: IO-Link with its point-to-point wiring and AS-i as a bus system.
Our IO-Link Masters – with 4 IO-Link Class A ports (model BWU2853) or with 4 Class B IO-Link ports (BWU3020) – are an ideal match for the IO-Link products from many manufacturers, including binary actuators and sensors as well as analog sensors.
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Flexible connection options for sensors as well as actuators with external voltage supply thanks to Class A and Class B IO-Link Masters.
Interoperability with IO-Link products from many manufacturers