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  1. IO-Link benefits
  2. System integration
  3. PLC connection

Controller integration with PLC startup packages

PLC startup packages

Use our startup packages to set up IO-Link systems in combination with industrial controllers from various manufacturers.

Download the following contents for free:

  • Setup guide for fast integration into the fieldbuses
    (PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, POWERLINK, Modbus TCP and AS-i)
  • Example programs and function blocks (Step7, TIA, RS Logix)
  • Read and write cyclic process data
  • Execute acyclic commands
  • Device description files (GSDML, ESI, EDS)
  • Operating instructions

IO-Link sensors provide a multitude of functions. To actually use them, they have to be individually implemented in the PLC. This is at present very time and cost intensive, in particular as regards the implementation of the required user interfaces. ifm provides ready-made programming examples and apps. Configuration and setup is considerably facilitated and errors are avoided.

Find the right startup package for your fieldbus!