Smart Control (China) presented on the CiA joint booth at Bauma 2019 its CANopen products. The portfolio comprises host controllers, I/O modules, HMIs, sensors, gateways.
Smart Control is a major supplier for Sany. The company located in Shanghai was founded in 2005 and is ISO 9001 certified. They provide the Ecore CANopen host controller as well as the IP67‑rated eMod I/O device. The Ecore controller is designed to meet SIL‑2 safety requirements. The HMI (human machine interface) series comes with 4,2‑inch screens up to 10,4‑inch touch displays. Some of them provide besides CAN interfaces also an Ethernet port. There is also a CAN-connectable instrument cluster available.
Additionally, the Chinese manufacturer supplies special-purpose devices such as the Epower energy management controller, customizable keypads, GPS modules. All are equipped with CAN interfaces. The provided dual-axis tilt sensor comes in an IP67-rated housing and features CANopen connectivity. The draw-wire sensors for linear length measuring and the rotary encoders provide CAN interfaces, too. The displacement sensor with a 0,1‑mm resolution supports CANopen, J1939, and Isobus (ISO 11783 series). It can measure stroke length of up to 3 m.
The mentioned products are used in truck-mounted cranes, excavators, rotary drilling rigs, and loaders. Other applications include refuse-collecting vehicles and fire‑fighting trucks. The products also can be used in forklifts and for containing handling equipment.
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