Industrial WLAN

Industrial WLAN

Flexible wireless solution

Wireless LAN – the standard for wireless Ethernet. Benefit from the advantages of this fully-fledged technology in industrial applications.

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    Devices for industrial WLAN networks for the integration of mobile or interchangeable automation components in Ethernet networks.

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Digitalization of industry is close at hand which means that powerful industrial communication networks are required. Industrial WLAN is one of the key technologies here, and represents outstanding performance and reliability. We provide you with the necessary products, solutions and services for setting up reliable, wireless WLAN communication solutions. A complete WLAN infrastructure from a single source, or individual products for integration into existing WLAN networks – whatever your situation, you will not need to look any further.

Your advantages

  • Reliable wireless communication, thanks to MIMO antenna technology and data transmission rates of up to 300 Mbps (gross)
  • Suitable for safety applications, thanks to functionally safe data transmission via SafetyBridge or PROFIsafe
  • Flexible in application: optimized for industrial protocols such as Profinet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus-TCP and others
  • High-speed reliable roaming for mobile applications
  • Professional support during planning and realization, based on many years of experience

Typical WLAN network structure

Typical setup of a WLAN network

WLAN 5100 – the flexible WLAN solution for the control cabinet

WLAN 5100 installed in the control cabinet  

WLAN 5100 installed in the control cabinet

WLAN 5100 is the compact WLAN module for control cabinets or control boxes. External antenna connections allow flexible use of antennas to match the respective application. Thus, a broad range of antennas can be installed, whether unidirectional long-range antennas, omni-directional antennas for covering large areas, or leakage-cable antennas for track-guided electric monorail systems.

  • Compact design – suitable for control boxes in the field
  • Cluster management technology for the central configuration of all Access Points in a WLAN-infrastructure network
  • Three external antenna connections for the flexible use of antennas
  • Comprehensive convenient functions simplify commissioning and maintenance

WLAN 1100 – the WLAN solution for machine building

WLAN 1100 installed on a control cabinet  

The WLAN 1100 all-in-one solution

WLAN 1100 is the cost-effective WLAN turnkey solution with integrated antennas and wireless module in a single device. The wireless module is mounted easily onto machines or automated guided vehicle systems (AGVs) via single-hole mounting.

  • Quick and easy full WLAN reception at all times
  • Two integrated special antennas for reliable wireless communication in industrial environments.
  • Fast, easy installation, thanks to single-hole mounting
  • Extremely robust housing, impact resistant in accordance with IK08

WLAN EPA – enable WLAN-capability of devices quickly and easily

The Ethernet port adapter for use in the field  

The Ethernet port adapter for use in the field

The Ethernet port enables WLAN capability in industrial automation devices with Ethernet connection quickly and easily. The IP65 turnkey solution is installed directly in the field and connected to the automation device via an M12 Ethernet cable.

  • Compact IP65 module with integrated antenna
  • M12 connections for Ethernet and power
  • Easy installation in the field
  • Easy configuration, thanks to the Mode button
  • Maximum data throughput: 20 Mbps

WLAN antennas and accessories

Antennas suitable for our WLAN products  

Antennas suitable for our WLAN products

Good signal reception is decisive for high-speed and reliable wireless communication. Therefore, the installation of high-quality antennas that are suitable for the respective application is essential. We provide the ideal antenna accessories for every application.

  • Omni-directional antennas for a large-area wireless field in all directions
  • Directional antennas for a unidirectional wireless field over long distances
  • Leakage cable antennas for track-led applications, e.g. electric monorail systems

WLAN products in comparison

WLAN 5100WLAN 1100WLAN EPA
Mounting

IN THE control cabinet,
IN control boxes

ON control cabinets, machines, etc.

ON control cabinets, machines, walls

WLAN standards

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n

IEEE 802.11 a/b/g

Frequency bands and channels (*depending on country)

2.4 GHz, channel 1-13*

5 GHz: channel 36-165*

2.4 GHz, channel 1-13*

5 GHz: 36-165*

2.4 GHz, channel 1-11.

5 GHz client: channel 36-140

5 GHz Access Point: channel 36-48

Max. data rate (gross)

300 Mbps

300 Mbps

54 Mbps

Max. data throughput (net)

> 90 Mbps

> 60 Mbps

< 20 Mbps

Operating modes

Access Point, client, repeater

Access Point, client,

2 virtual Access Points

Client

(micro Access Point)

Maximum transmission power

19 dBm

20 dBm (incl. antennas)

16 dBm (incl. antennas)

Number of antennas

1 to 3 (external)

2 (internal)

1 (internal)

PHOENIX CONTACT (Israel) Ltd.

P.O.B. 1799 Industrial Park Hasharon
Quadima 60920
+972-9-8915700

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Cluster Management Technology

Configure Wireless LAN networks easily and securely.


The WLAN solution for machine building

Implementing a stable wireless reception quickly with the WLAN 1100.


WLAN 1100

Access Point and antenna in just one device.