Industrial Ethernet refers to the use of standard Ethernet protocols with rugged connectors such as SPE (single-pair Ethernet) T1 or Cat 8, used in heavy duty applications. Connectors can be pre-assembled or field-attachable for copper and fiber optic cables. Industrial Ethernet incorporates industrial Ethernet protocols such as PROFINET®, EtherNet/IP®, EtherCAT®, SERCOS III, and POWERLINK®.
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Specifying locking M12 push-pull connectors has become easier with the arrival of a unified standard that ensures compatibility across manufacturers. Locking M12 push-pull connectors are a common choice for industrialRead More
Cat6 and Cat6A cables are serving today’s most demanding high-speed applications. But Cat8 is on the horizon. The early iconic yellow Ethernet cable has a much diminished presence in consumerRead More