WIKA unveils CTL-S700 controllers
By Hannah Sundermeyer23 January 2023
WIKA Mobile Control has introduced a new CTL-S700 series of safety controllers.
These controllers offer many interfaces and I/Os for safety-relevant machine control tasks and can be used in safety-critical applications according to: IEC/EN 61508 Parts 1-7:2015 SIL 2, EN ISO 13849:2015 PL d and EN 62061:2005 + AC:2010 + A1:2013 + A2:2015 SILCL 2
Available in four different configurations, the CTL-S700 series offers up to 64 inputs and 56 outputs providing versatility for a variety of applications. These cost-effective controllers feature CODESYS 3.5 SIL 2 programming and a data logger that collects all relevant operating data. Multiple CANopen safety and Ethernet interfaces are also available.
Controllers from the CTL-S700 series are equipped with an 300 MHz Aurix TC299TX processor, up to 64 MB flash, 2.7 MB SRAM and 32 kB FRAM. With an IP66/67 protection rating, a robust cast aluminum housing and high shock and vibration resistance, these controllers are designed for use in harsh environments making them a perfect fit for mobile cranes, telehandlers, MEWPs, forestry equipment and other mobile machine applications.