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Hannover Messe 2012: Beckhoff Automation applies latest EtherCAT standard

May 3, 2012
By Mary Del

Joe Ottenhof, regional manager, Beckhoff Automation Canada Ltd., summarizes the technology offering on display at Hannover Messe 2012. Underpinning the company’s technology is EtherCAT, a fieldbus communications standard that offers 12.5 microsecond performance.

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