New ProductsJanuary 5, 2021

PROFINET Performance without Compromise

Red Lion NT4008 switches

Red Lion has introduced NT4008, a new 8-port Gigabit managed Industrial Ethernet switch series.

The NT4008 series switches are certified to meet PROFINET PNIO v2.34 Conformance Class-B standards to ensure seamless integration into PROFINET networks using standard PLC configuration and management tools.

Red Lion’s NT4008 are UL Class 1, Division 2 and ATEX listed for use in hazardous and ordinary locations, ABS certified for shipboard applications and EN50155 certified for rail applications, ensuring reliable operation in nearly any environment. The IP-30 metal DIN-Rail enclosures, redundant 12–58 VDC power inputs, wide -40 to 75°C operating temperature ranges and up to 50G shock resistance handle even the most extreme industrial conditions.

With copper and fiber options in both Fast Ethernet and Gigabit configurations, as well as advanced security and traffic control, Red Lion’s NT4008 combines the power of PROFINET real-time data exchange with the performance and trusted reliability only Red Lion can deliver. This helps to ensure the success of Industry 4.0 initiatives worldwide.

For a wide range of applications, the ST-IPm-8460 can be easily configured to meet specific needs. Dual power inputs and support for redundant Ethernet networks help increase uptime while a multitude of communication ports and supported protocols enable connectivity to a variety of field devices.

In addition to featuring an open source Linux programming platform, users can customize applications using IEC 61131-3 languages including structured text, ladder diagram, function block diagram, instruction list and sequential function chart. Advanced debugging and workbench features include version control, XML project item import, project creation/validation scripting, template creation, project visualization and extended protocol support, all designed to easily support large, complex projects across multiple devices

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