Turck’s IM18-CCM cabinet guards enabling centralised condition monitoring

Turck Australia has expanded its series of cabinet guards with the
addition of a narrow 18mm model – the IM18-CCM. The new cabinet guard reports
environment variables of control cabinets to higher-level IT systems for
centralised condition monitoring.

The integrated sensors in Turck’s latest cabinet guard monitor
temperature, air humidity and door distance, with the data sent via Ethernet to
higher-level IT systems. External devices such as vibration sensors for
monitoring states can also be integrated via Modbus RTU and CAN.

Particularly suitable for OEMs wanting to provide basic condition
monitoring values within their IT system, the IM18-CCM detects critical states
in the control cabinet directly in the field. Creeping changes or systemic
problems can also be detected through long-term evaluations.

The IM18-CCM thus bridges the gap between the OT and IT world by
enabling users to analyse the data material from the factory level directly
from their desks. The Linux platform of the IM18-CCM also allows installation
of customised condition monitoring software, enabling users to pre-process and
prepare measured values on the device for the specific requirements of the
application.

In addition to the IM18-CCM model in the cabinet guard series, Turck
also offers two 12mm devices, IM12-CCM and IMX12-CCM, which come with an
onboard condition monitoring software for monitoring limit states and long term
data series.

Please visit the Turck website for
further information.

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