IO-Link has evolved greatly and the ability to have a meaningful impact on applications is continuing to grow.
Originally it was developed to support sensors and actuators. This was the genesis of the technology and was able to establish a baseline for industrial users.
As it has continued to be developed, the level of devices that utilize the technology has grown.
Devices that utilize IO-Link technology:
- Proximity Sensors
- Temperature Sensors
- Pressure Sensors
- Flow Sensors
- Inclination Sensors
- Linear Positioning Sensors
- Ultrasonic Sensors
- Photoelectric Sensors
- Inductive Couplers
- Stack Lights
- Pilot Devices
- In-line Circuit Breakers
This is not an exclusive list and is growing as the technology evolves. What it indicates is the number of applications and flexibility that is at your fingertips in the future.
As smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 initiatives take off the ability to access more relevant data to make decisions intensifies. IO-Link is a technology that can impact applications all over industrial facilities.
The best way to get started is by connecting with our team of experts so we can review your specific applications and brainstorm together on the best solution available.