Simatic RF620R is equipped with an integrated UHF antenna and up to two external UHF antennas can be connected to the Simatic RF630R. With Simatic RF communication modules, the devices can be integrated directly into Simatic S7 as well as Profinet/Profibus communication networks.
For this purpose, standard function blocks are available for the Step 7 engineering software. The two stationary readers from the Simatic RF600 family can be installed in constricted spaces thanks to their compact design and they can be used in harsh industrial environments due to the high degree of protection (IP65). The new devices are capable of reliable selective "tag" identification and secure data communication.
They are suitable for directly identifying objects at short to medium write/read distances of up to three meters. The main application areas of the readers are applications using Simatic automation technology and transponders according to the standards EPC Gen2 and ISO 18000-6C. These applications are typically found in production control, material handling control and in tracking and tracing.
The new readers now allow the setting up of process chains which are completely equipped with UHF technology according to ISO and EPC standards, from goods receipt, through production, to goods issue.
Gerhard Stauss | Siemens Industry Automation
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