HF read-write module with IO-Link
Contrinex

HF read-write module with IO-Link

Powerful HF-RWMs with IO-Link make system integration easy

HF RWMs with IO-Link extend the Contrinex system in the direction of Industry 4.0. They can be operated either as IO-Link devices or in standard I/O mode (SIO) with conditional binary outputs. In SIO mode the conditional output switch enables either tag detection or data block comparison.

These extremely flexible plug-and-play RWMs have been specifically designed for easy, cost-effective integration into existing control systems. All HF RWMs are fully compatible with ISO/IEC 15693.

Oliver Schleicher

Oliver Schleicher
Managing Director
Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany

Product Category

Technologies

Application Fields

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Key Facts

  • Contrinex HF-RFID system (13.56 MHz), compatible ISO/IEC 15693
  • IO-Link V1.1 compatibility
  • Sizes M18 (R/W distance up to 42 mm) and M30 (R/W distance up to 60 mm)
  • Robust metal threaded housings with PBTP sensing faces, insensitive to dirt, non-embeddable
  • 2 x PNP output in SIO mode, configurable
  • Integral M12 4-pin connector
  • RWM reconfigurable remotely or via a Master Tag

Applications

  • Manufacturing (Industry 4.0)
  • Warehousing and logistics
  • Conveyor systems
  • Automated storage and retrieval
  • Inventory management
  • Asset management
  • Work-in-process tracking
  • Healthcare facilities

Swiss sensor specialist Contrinex is a multinational group with over 600 employees worldwide. The product range includes conventional standard sensors as well as high-performance devices that push detection properties to their physical limits.

  • Performance: high and low-frequency RFID systems to meet the most demanding requirements of industry
  • Networkability: full range of interface devices; direct connection to RS485 bus (HF)
  • Difficult environments: full-metal tags; tags for temperatures up to 250 °C; tags embeddable in metal
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High Temperature Tag
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