CAN (Controller Area Network) is a serial bus system, which was originally developed for automotive applications in the early 1980’s. The CAN protocol was internationally standardized in 1993 as ISO 11898-1 and comprises the data link layer of the seven layer ISO/OSI reference model.
CAN Controller Area Network in Automation
CANopen is a CAN-based higher layer protocol. It was developed as a standardized embedded network with highly flexible configuration capabilities.
In the year 1992, several companies founded the CAN in Automation (CiA) non-profit group, in order to provide technical, product and marketing information.
CANopen-based dust-filtering systems
Hesch (Germany) has developed an industrial dust-filtering systems. The HE 5750 host-controller provides a CANopen NMT master interface to communicate to the sub-layered valve units operating the dust-filters. The entire system can be controlled by means of the Profibus or Modbus interfaces. The embedded filter control software supports the reduction of emission values and energy costs.
The valve controllers are uses to pulse solenoid valves in industrial dust extraction technology. They are controlled via an embedded CANopen network by means of the HE 5750 host-controller. The NMT slave units are attributed locally and technically to one filter chamber each. This concept adapts to any desired number of filter chambers and valves.
CAN in Automation (CiA)
Kontumazgarten 3 DE-90429 Nuremberg, Germany.
A world leader in power and automation technologies the have advanced solutions in Industrial Robotics. ABB known once as ASEA Brown Boveri, is a Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland
ABB – Power and Industrial Technologies
Power and Energy –
Electrical components related to electric equipment and systems like transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, cables etc. Systems and Automation Services for distribution grids, power plants, substations etc.
Industrial Automation –
Automation products like drives, motors and generators. Instrumentation and power electronics too. Process Control Systems and Industrial robots.
ABB Communication Networks – Power T&D Solutions
ABB offers a full range of communications solutions. These solutions fulfill the highest demands with respect to safety, reliability, and real time response.
The ABB group
Affolternstrasse, 44 Zurich, CH-8050 Zurich, Switzerland.
They are a Developer and Manufacturer of data acquisition, signal conditioning and data communication products for industrial applications. They have Comprehensive High Technology solutions for Data Systems for demanding environments and precision requirements.
Dataforth Corporation – Industrial Data Acquisition
Products include Data Acquisition Systems, Sensors and conditioning for Accelerometers, Frequency, True RMS, Digital Thermistor, Thermocouple, RTD, Strain Gage, Digital Data Communication Products, Line Drivers and Converters.
Dataforth’s DSCL series of isolators, along with the DSCP and SCTP product lines, provides a complete family of loop and universal AC/DC powered isolator and transmitter models in component, DIN rail, panel, and head-mount packages.
DSCL Series Industrial Loop Isolators and Transmitters
They protect valuable measurement and control signals as well as connected equipment from noise, transient power surges, internal ground loops, and other hazards present in industrial environments.
3331 E Hemisphere Loop Tucson, Arizona (AZ) 85706-5011 USA.
Manufacturers of Hydraulic Magnetic and Thermal Circuit Breakers, Electrical Switches and Assemblies, and Advanced Systems including Power Distribution Centers, Digital Switching Systems, and Electronic Controls.
Carling Technologies – Switch and Circuit Breakers
Hydraulic/Magnetic circuit breakers provide highly precise, reliable and cost effective solutions to most design challenges. They are considered temperature stable and are thus not appreciably affected by changes in ambient temperature.
Hydraulic/Magnetic Circuit Breakers
The C-Series remote operated circuit breaker consists of a custom designed remote operated motor modulecoupled to a C-Series hydraulic/magnetic circuit breaker.
The remote operated circuit breaker (ROCB) offers the convenience of remote ON, OFF, and Reset capability combined with the safety and accuracy of a standard magnetic current sensing device.
Carling Technologies Inc
60 Johnson Ave Plainville, CT 06062-1177, USA