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Compact Field Unit PA (CFU) V1.1

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Product name:
Compact Field Unit PA (CFU) V1.1

Shortdescription:
The SIMATIC Compact Field Unit (SIMATIC CFU) is a smart field distributor for use as an I/O device on PROFINET of an automation system.

Product types:
Link/Coupler/Gateway/Proxy

Technology & Profiles:
PROFINET

Certification number:
PROFINET Z12390

Company:
Siemens AG

Gleiwitzer Str. 555
90475 Nürnberg
Germany

Dirk Vielsäcker
Tel +49 911 895 0
www.siemens.de

Illustration:
Product description:

The SIMATIC Compact Field Unit (SIMATIC CFU) is a smart field distributor for use as an I/O device on PROFINET of an automation system. SIMATIC CFU has the following interfaces:

  • Fieldbus connections for PROFIBUS PA field devices
  • Freely configurable channels (digital inputs/outputs for sensors or actuators)

 

Most important functions:

System interfacing over the Industrial Ethernet standard

  • Redundant PROFINET connection (S2) for maximum availability
  • Connection versatility with PROFINET BusAdapter (for example electrical, optical or mixed)

Combination of digital fieldbus and discrete I/Os

  • 8 × digital fieldbus (PROFIBUS PA)
  • 8 × digital inputs/outputs, freely configurable

Ready for distributed use

  • For installation in hazardous areas up to zone 2-22
  • Extended temperature range of -40 to +70 °C
  • Conformal coating
  • Can be used at altitudes of up to 4 000 meters
  • Enhanced interference immunity in accordance with NAMUR recommendation NE21
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