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CAN modules for mobile machines

CiA member Palfin (China) has developed several modules for mobile machines, some of them in close cooperation with Chinese OEMs. The company presented a selection of these products at the SIAF exhibition in Guangzhou.

THE COMPANY LOCATED IN SHANGHAI designs and manufactures products with CAN interface on demand of OEMs. Some of these devices are application-specific others are sold as off-the-shelf units. Especially human machine interfaces (HMIs) are often very specifically developed for a single application. Nevertheless, some parts of these products can be reused for other mobile machines (HSXXX series). For example, the Evision2 unit featuring a TFT display comes with J1939 connectivity and provides GPS functionality.
The Chinese company, distributor of Epec (Finland), Gemac (Germany), and Graf Syteco (Germany), offers also generic I/O modules. The HE100 comes as most of the other unit for mobile machines in an IP65-rated housing. It features several PWM outputs and some generic analog inputs as well as outputs with 12-bit resolution.
In addition, the company distributes and integrates the products by Axiomatic (Canada), Penny + Giles (UK) as well as TTcontrol into mobile machine control systems. Axiomatic offers a braod range of I/O modules, gateways for J1939 and CANopen. Penny + Giles is focused on CAN-based joystick, while TTcontrol supplies control units with CANopen interfaces. Key customers of Palfin include the market-leading construction machine builders, Sany, XCMG, and Zoomlion. But also Liugong, Lovol, Sandvik, and Terex as well as XGMA are on the customer list.

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