EuroBlech : Beckhoff Trade Show TV
At EuroBlech, PC- and cloud-based control specialists from Beckhoff demonstrated how easy system-integrated IoT and data analysis solutions can be implemented in sheet metal working applications. beckhoff.com/sheetmetalworking/
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The highly efficient drive system for modular machines and machines without control cabinets combines servo drive and motor in one unit.
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Sheet metal working
High performance built-in: PC-based control from Beckhoff for all control and drive applications in sheet metal working