18/09/2012 - Flexible RFID system with evaluation unit, antennas and transponder - ifm efector developed a new RFID system especially for production and conveying.
The robust evaluation unit is equipped with an integrated Profibus DP interface and a web server. Parameters can be easily set via a laptop. Due to the high protection rating IP 67 and a large temperature range, the unit also meets the requirements of harsh industrial environments.
The new RFID evaluation unit features four antenna terminals or digital I/Os. The antenna concept guarantees easy and quick connection of the LF and HF antennas by means of M12 connectors. Additionally,with a memory size of up to 2 Kbits, the product portfolio from ifm efector also offers HF transponders with 16 Kbits as a FRAM variant which can be rewritten an unlimited number of times.
The RFID system platform is widely used in production for identifying tools or monitoring production steps. Further applications can be found in quality assurance, the automotive industry as well as in automation and conveying. Easy use and flexible parameter setting allow the user to solve each identification task precisely and without any problems.