I/O systems PSSuniversal

Two solutions for automation and safety

I/O systems

Alongside the proven technology of the first generation I/O systems PSSuniversal with head modules and corresponding I/O modules, the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 is continuing the success story. Improvements to mechanics, handling and diagnostics show the way to the new universal generation.

The communication modules PSSuniversal and PSSuniversal 2 are used for decentralised networking and for transferring safety-related and non-safety-related signals at field level. Using PSSuniversal, a wide range of applications can be implemented by connecting up to 64 I/O modules. You can connect the communication modules to the PLC controllers PSSuniversal or other higher level controllers.

PSSuniversal – Proven technology used worldwide

Communication modules for PSSuniversal

The decentralised I/O system PSSuniversal is the solution for periphery expansion. It is connected to the higher level controller as remote I/O.

I/O modules PSSuniversal

Using our I/O modules, you can adapt your controllers and I/O systems individually to your requirements.

IP67 modules for solutions without control cabinet

With the modules PSS67 I/O and PDP67 with protection type IP67, Pilz offers solutions for applications decentrally and directly in the field. You can install the modules directly on the machine. This optimises the work involved in programming and wiring. The module electronics are fully encapsulated. As such they are dust-tight and protected against temporary immersion. They save time, money and space in the control cabinet.

IO Link Master can master data exchange 4.0

Thanks to the new IO Link Master module for the remote I/O System PSSuniversal 2 you can now connect IO Link devices to the system. The open, worldwide standardised IO technology supports networked production in the spirit of Industrie 4.0. Your benefits: Automated parameterisation and expanded diagnostics!

For the communication of the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 with I/O Link devices such as sensors and actuators, Pilz offers the IO Link Master module PSS u2 ES 4 IOL. The open IO technology is standardised worldwide to IEC 61131-9 and enables networked production in the spirit of Industrie 4.0. You can connect the IO Link Master module PSS u2 ES 4 IOL to PROFINET and to Ethernet/IP head modules.

The connection of up to four IO Link devices for standard applications is made via four Standard IO Link ports on the master module. The configuration of the IO Link devices can be stored in the IO Link master and simply transferred when exchanging during service. This is time-saving; it reduces errors and plant downtimes!

I/O Link Master module for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2: Order now!

I/O Link Master module for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2

New head module with EtherNet/IP interface for the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2

Remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2

The remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 has been expanded by a head module with EtherNet/IP interface. So the open system adapts perfectly to your existing system environment. Exchanging the head module is quick and easy: To do this, save your configuration data locally on a microSD card. Then you can easily transfer the data to the new head module with EtherNet/IP interface. The I/O modules can be used universally in an identical manner for a wide variety of safety protocols.

In the remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2, various technical and mechanical improvements have been implemented to give the user specific time and cost savings. Safety is a basic function of the system, as is always the case with Pilz. In addition to the EtherNET/IP head module with CIP Safety, you have a further head module with PROFINET PROFIsafe interface.

PSSuniversal 2 – The next generation

PSSuniversal 2 communication modules

The remote I/O system PSSuniversal 2 is the open solution for your periphery expansion. You can connect it to all the common industrial communication protocols. This means it is ideally suited for incorporation into your exiting control architecture.

PSSuniversal 2 I/O modules

Our electronic modules enable individual adaptation to your existing system – simple, flexible and granular.

PSSuniversal 2

Modular and flexible for every application – Your benefits

  • Communication for control via common fieldbus protocols
  • Functions for safety and automation are processed decentrally at field level
  • Fast commissioning and simple configuration due to independent periphery test
  • High flexibility due to modular system design
Modular and flexible for every application

Technical features

  • Temperature-resistant modules
  • Common industrial communication protocols
  • Open system
  • Real-time Ethernet SafetyNET p
  • Digital and analogue processing
  • Fast installation, fast module change (also during operation)

Industry uses – worldwide

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