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Beckhoff Automation (Pty) Ltd

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Beckhoff at SLAS 2023


Adaptive lab automation for breakthrough research and discovery

At SLAS 2023 in San Diego, Beckhoff will highlight the latest in adaptive automation technologies for state-of-the-art labs and research facilities. Experience the power of mechatronics for intelligent transport technologies, including the XPlanar Flying Motion system and the eXtended Transport System (XTS). See how a fully integrated EtherCAT and PC Control architecture powers the leading labs of today – and tomorrow.

Beckhoff will present these flexible, scalable automation solutions in booth 811 at the San Diego Convention Center.

XPlanar: secure an unbeatable competitive advantage with Flying Motion

  • 2D product transport with 6 degrees of freedom
  • free-floating planar movers
  • compact system design and reduced footprint

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XTS: maximum flexibility enables changeovers on the fly

  • flexible motion profiles
  • highly compact linear transport system
  • rapid format changes up to a lot size of one

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TwinCAT 3 Software Interface for LabVIEW

  • TF3710 function TwinCAT 3 Interface enables data exchange between LabVIEW™ and the standard TwinCAT runtime
  • ADS Client VIs for LabVIEW™ are provided, which enable ADS communication with the TwinCAT 3 runtime
  • contains an NTP Client VI that enables the time synchronization between LabVIEW™ and TwinCAT on the basis of the Network Time Protocol

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Full integration of high-end, robust measurement technology

  • low-cost versions in the new ELM314x economy line in the 1 kSps sampling class
  • allows the high-precision measurement of analog signals in the 10 V/20 mA range with an accuracy of 100 ppm over a wide temperature range
  • low cost per channel

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TwinCAT Vision: integrated image processing optimizes testing and production quality

  • TwinCAT Vision software that provides powerful image processing functions available as standard PLC function blocks on a universal platform
  • from object detection, measurement and identification through to pick-and-place and quality assurance
  • select and connect a variety of cameras that support the GigE Vision standard
  • vision system engineering and runtime directly in the machine control platform

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At a glance

San Diego, CA, United States
26.02.2023 – 28.02.2023
Beckhoff main stand:
Booth 811
Opening hours:
Sunday: 04:00 p.m. – 07:00 p.m.
Monday – Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.
Link to exhibition:
Headquarters United States
Beckhoff Automation LLC

13130 Dakota Avenue
Savage, MN 55378
United States

+1 952-890-0000

+1 877-894-6228