Technology overview

  • EtherCAT is a highly flexible Ethernet network protocol that is developing at a rapid rate and growing at en even faster clip.
  • A principle called “processing on the fly” gives EtherCAT high speed operation, greater efficiency, and a handful of other unique advantages.
  • A partnership between the IEG and the International Electrotecnical Commission (IEC) has led to standardization throughout EtherCAT’s history.

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