HIGHLIGHTS 2020

Creative solutions for a smart world

Phoenix Contact Highlights 2020

With our future-oriented innovations, we are paving the road to the networked world for you. Be inspired by new products that create real added value in your application.

Roland Bent - Phoenix Contact-Group, CTO

Highlights and technology trends 2020

Our intelligent components are the basis for your future-oriented concepts: Intelligent buildings are created through solutions using our IoT-based Emalytics building management system. Intelligent automation is based on the open PLCnext Technology ecosystem. Our expertise and our range of services optimize your control cabinet manufacturing systems with integrated production concepts.

Creative solutions for a smart world

Digitalizing building automation

Digitalizing building automation

With the IoT-based Emalytics management platform, you can break away from the classic structures of building automation and create added value for your intelligent building.
  • Concepts, solutions, and products for efficient operation with a high level of user comfort
  • IoT-based Emalytics building management system for all of the planning and life cycles of your building
  • Broad product range combined to create a tailor-made solution for building automation
Our offer
Ecosystem for industrial automation

Ecosystem for industrial automation

PLCnext Technology is the ecosystem for industrial automation. Combining an open control platform, a modular engineering software, and a digital software market place means that you can easily adapt to changing demands
  • Direct connection to the Proficloud
  • New opportunities: AXC F 1152 for a cost-effective introduction, high-performance AXC F 3152 controllers for high-performance demands
  • Extend PLCnext Control with Ethernet or INTERBUS modules
Software marketplace
Production concepts for control cabinet manufacturing

Production concepts for control cabinet manufacturing

Take advantage of the opportunities presented by digitalization for your control cabinet manufacturing and view processes in a new light. The comprehensive COMPLETE line system will support you in the process.
  • Consistent data flow with the digital twin
  • Assistance systems support all processes in control cabinet manufacturing with ergonomic design and intuitive guidance for employees
  • Advice during the design of your innovative production solutions
Optimise processes
CrossPowerSystem for 400 V distribution

CrossPowerSystem for 400 V distribution

Minimize wiring outlay with CrossPowerSystem, the open platform for modular and functional control cabinets. Three-phase devices are mounted onto the power distributor via Plug and Play.
  • Modular system with a more compact design compared to conventional power distribution
  • 24 V supply with additional protection through eight independent channels
  • Adapter rail with integrated DIN rail for mounting distributor terminal blocks up to 35 mm²
CrossPowerSystem
Axioline Smart Elements I/O modules

Axioline Smart Elements I/O modules

The Axioline Smart Elements are compact, plug-in, and system-independent I/O elements. The modules only have I/O functionality. Communication with the respective I/O module is implemented in combination with a backplane.
  • Eight or 16 terminal points over a surface area of just 15 x 62 mm
  • Backplanes with four or six slots for up to 32 channels
  • Combine Axioline F modules and Axioline Smart Elements together in any way in an I/O station
AXIOLINE SMART ELEMENTS
I/O systems for the process industry

I/O systems for the process industry

Two complimentary I/O systems allow you to automate both the production process and the analysis of data in the field of process technology.
  • Axioline P: High-availability I/O system with hot-swap capability, comprising of redundant PROFINET bus couplers and both digital and analog I/O modules
  • Axioline F: Monitoring and optimization; a robust I/O system that features a broad range of modules used to connect sensors and actuators all the way to zone 0
Axioline P
IoT-capable energy measuring devices

IoT-capable energy measuring devices

EMpro energy measuring devices can be configured and integrated into your network in minutes. Benefit from the simple, direct connection of conventional Rogowski coils, and from the many practice-oriented web server and device functions.
  • Widely-used REST architecture enables easy development of system integration and individual data access through configurable querying
  • Versions with direct cloud connection for interaction with the devices from anywhere, at any time
  • Save, process, and visualize measurement and device data in the cloud
Measure energy
Surge protection for measurement technology

Surge protection for measurement technology

The TTC-6P-4, a member of the TERMITRAB complete product family, is the narrowest pluggable surge protection solution for 4-conductor applications in the world. It protects applications in the field of measurement and control technology reliably against overvoltages.
  • Extremely compact with an overall width of 6 mm
  • Easy function monitoring on-site or optionally via remote signaling with optical monitoring
  • No effect on the measuring signal during maintenance or when replacing the surge protection module
Surge protection
Mobile label printer

Mobile label printer

With the THERMOMARK GO label printer and the MARKING system app, you can create markings directly on-site. Use the app to easily design labels on your smartphone or tablet and to control the thermal transfer printer.
  • Immediate marking on site saves long journeys
  • Intuitive operation via smart device via Bluetooth 5.0 or NFC
  • The MARKING system app guides you through the entire marking process and features ideally-tuned solutions for every application
Mobile printing
M12 POWER connectors

M12 POWER connectors

For the first time, the compact M12 POWER connectors with Push-Lock connection allow easy and reliable conductor connections in AC and DC applications without tools. You can select the cable lengths freely on-site.
  • Open and close clamping chambers using a lever and connect flexible conductors with or without ferrules conveniently and without tools
  • Assign litz wires precisely with the color and numerical coding in the connection area and avoid connection errors
  • Long-term stable and vibration-resistant PE connection and optional shielding for increased safety
M12 connectors
Thermal management for electronics housings

Thermal management for electronics housings

Through the timely online simulation of the thermal conditions in electronic devices, printed circuit board layouts can be optimized. The prefabricated system of ICS housings and ICS heatsinks enables efficient heat dissipation, even with high packing densities.
  • Comprehensive range of services for electronics housings simplifies and accelerates development processes
  • Customer-specific heatsinks ensure reliable heat dissipation
  • Devices can be used in thermally demanding applications
Individual housings
Electric vehicles: DC charging up to 80 kW

Electric vehicles: DC charging up to 80 kW

The charging connectors are consistently designed for modern DC home charging stations in garages and carports as well as small DC charging stations in the public and commercial sector.
  • Sophisticated design and compact dimensions
  • Sealing concept prevents moisture from penetrating into the connector or the cable
  • Conforming with the established Combined Charging System (CCS), the charging cables can be used practically anywhere in the world
Charging cables
Gateway for PROFICLOUD

Gateway for PROFICLOUD

The Cloud IoT Gateway integrates new and existing systems without additional engineering effort.
  • Easy process connection
  • Collect, process, and monitor sensor and process data securely in the Proficloud
Cloud-Computing
FO data connectors

FO data connectors

Fiberglass in accordance with IEC 61850 has been the standard in intelligent substations for a long time. M17 MPO connectors are used here for real-time data transmission.
  • FO data connectors for intelligent power grids
  • Reliable operation with robust connectivity and high-level EMC protection
MPO connectors
Unmanaged Switches

Unmanaged Switches

Ethernet networks are growing and placing new demands on components. The new Unmanaged Switch 1000 range provides the ideal solution.
  • Gigabit support
  • Prioritization of data traffic
  • Slim design and flexible mounting
Unmanaged Switches
Security routers

Security routers

Protect your networks against cyber attacks with the entry-level FL MGUARD 1100 security products.
  • Security routers for simple network safeguarding
  • Expert knowledge not necessary
  • Intelligent functions: Easy Protect Mode and automatic Plug-and-Learn firewall-rule creation
Security
SPE: Ethernet down to the field level

SPE: Ethernet down to the field level

Ethernet is the leading communication standard for data networks at the corporate and operational level. With the advent of Single Pair Ethernet (SPE), this established technology is now also moving down to the field level.
  • Device and cable connectors for IP20 and IP67 degrees of protection
  • Device connections in the process industry: PCB terminal blocks with screw or Push-in spring connection, as well as PCB connectors and headers support APL (Advanced Physical Layer)
Single Pair Ethernet
Digitalizing building automation

With the IoT-based Emalytics management platform, you can break away from the classic structures of building automation and create added value for your intelligent building.

  • Concepts, solutions, and products for efficient operation with a high level of user comfort
  • IoT-based Emalytics building management system for all of the planning and life cycles of your building
  • Broad product range combined to create a tailor-made solution for building automation
Our offer

Ecosystem for industrial automation

PLCnext Technology is the ecosystem for industrial automation. Combining an open control platform, a modular engineering software, and a digital software market place means that you can easily adapt to changing demands

  • Direct connection to the Proficloud
  • New opportunities: AXC F 1152 for a cost-effective introduction, high-performance AXC F 3152 controllers for high-performance demands
  • Extend PLCnext Control with Ethernet or INTERBUS modules
Software marketplace

Production concepts for control cabinet manufacturing

Take advantage of the opportunities presented by digitalization for your control cabinet manufacturing and view processes in a new light. The comprehensive COMPLETE line system will support you in the process.

  • Consistent data flow with the digital twin
  • Assistance systems support all processes in control cabinet manufacturing with ergonomic design and intuitive guidance for employees
  • Advice during the design of your innovative production solutions
Optimise processes

CrossPowerSystem for 400 V distribution

Minimize wiring outlay with CrossPowerSystem, the open platform for modular and functional control cabinets. Three-phase devices are mounted onto the power distributor via Plug and Play.

  • Modular system with a more compact design compared to conventional power distribution
  • 24 V supply with additional protection through eight independent channels
  • Adapter rail with integrated DIN rail for mounting distributor terminal blocks up to 35 mm²
CrossPowerSystem

Axioline Smart Elements I/O modules

The Axioline Smart Elements are compact, plug-in, and system-independent I/O elements. The modules only have I/O functionality. Communication with the respective I/O module is implemented in combination with a backplane.

  • Eight or 16 terminal points over a surface area of just 15 x 62 mm
  • Backplanes with four or six slots for up to 32 channels
  • Combine Axioline F modules and Axioline Smart Elements together in any way in an I/O station
Smart Elements

I/O systems for the process industry

Two complimentary I/O systems allow you to automate both the production process and the analysis of data in the field of process technology.

  • Axioline P: High-availability I/O system with hot-swap capability, comprising of redundant PROFINET bus couplers and both digital and analog I/O modules
  • Axioline F: Monitoring and optimization; a robust I/O system that features a broad range of modules used to connect sensors and actuators all the way to zone 0
Axioline P

IoT-capable energy measuring devices

EMpro energy measuring devices can be configured and integrated into your network in minutes. Benefit from the simple, direct connection of conventional Rogowski coils, and from the many practice-oriented web server and device functions.

  • Widely-used REST architecture enables easy development of system integration and individual data access through configurable querying
  • Versions with direct cloud connection for interaction with the devices from anywhere, at any time
  • Save, process, and visualize measurement and device data in the cloud
Measure energy

Surge protection for measurement technology

The TTC-6P-4, a member of the TERMITRAB complete product family, is the narrowest pluggable surge protection solution for 4-conductor applications in the world. It protects applications in the field of measurement and control technology reliably against overvoltages.

  • Extremely compact with an overall width of 6 mm
  • Easy function monitoring on-site or optionally via remote signaling with optical monitoring
  • No effect on the measuring signal during maintenance or when replacing the surge protection module
Surge protection

Mobile label printer

With the THERMOMARK GO label printer and the MARKING system app, you can create markings directly on-site. Use the app to easily design labels on your smartphone or tablet and to control the thermal transfer printer.

  • Immediate marking on site saves long journeys
  • Intuitive operation via smart device via Bluetooth 5.0 or NFC
  • The MARKING system app guides you through the entire marking process and features ideally-tuned solutions for every application
Mobil printing

M12 POWER connectors

For the first time, the compact M12 POWER connectors with Push-Lock connection allow easy and reliable conductor connections in AC and DC applications without tools. You can select the cable lengths freely on-site.

  • Open and close clamping chambers using a lever and connect flexible conductors with or without ferrules conveniently and without tools
  • Assign litz wires precisely with the color and numerical coding in the connection area and avoid connection errors
  • Long-term stable and vibration-resistant PE connection and optional shielding for increased safety
M12 connectors

Thermal management for electronics housings

Through the timely online simulation of the thermal conditions in electronic devices, printed circuit board layouts can be optimized. The prefabricated system of ICS housings and ICS heatsinks enables efficient heat dissipation, even with high packing densities.

  • Comprehensive range of services for electronics housings simplifies and accelerates development processes
  • Customer-specific heatsinks ensure reliable heat dissipation
  • Devices can be used in thermally demanding applications
Individual housings

Electric vehicles: DC charging up to 80 kW

The charging connectors are consistently designed for modern DC home charging stations in garages and carports as well as small DC charging stations in the public and commercial sector.

  • Sophisticated design and compact dimensions
  • Sealing concept prevents moisture from penetrating into the connector or the cable
  • Conforming with the established Combined Charging System (CCS), the charging cables can be used practically anywhere in the world
Charging cables

Gateway for PROFICLOUD

The Cloud IoT Gateway integrates new and existing systems without additional engineering effort.

  • Easy process connection
  • Collect, process, and monitor sensor and process data securely in the Proficloud
Cloud-Computing

FO data connectors

Fiberglass in accordance with IEC 61850 has been the standard in intelligent substations for a long time. M17 MPO connectors are used here for real-time data transmission.

  • FO data connectors for intelligent power grids
  • Reliable operation with robust connectivity and high-level EMC protection
MPO connectors

Unmanaged Switches

Ethernet networks are growing and placing new demands on components. The new Unmanaged Switch 1000 range provides the ideal solution.

  • Gigabit support
  • Prioritization of data traffic
  • Slim design and flexible mounting
Unmanaged Switches

Security routers

Protect your networks against cyber attacks with the entry-level FL MGUARD 1100 security products.

  • Security routers for simple network safeguarding
  • Expert knowledge not necessary
  • Intelligent functions: Easy Protect Mode and automatic Plug-and-Learn firewall-rule creation
Security

SPE: Ethernet down to the field level

Ethernet is the leading communication standard for data networks at the corporate and operational level. With the advent of Single Pair Ethernet (SPE), this established technology is now also moving down to the field level.

  • Device and cable connectors for IP20 and IP67 degrees of protection
  • Device connections in the process industry: PCB terminal blocks with screw or Push-in spring connection, as well as PCB connectors and headers support APL (Advanced Physical Layer)
Single Pair Ethernet