Belden's Lumberg Automation Brand Adds the LioN-R Series for PROFINET and EtherNet/IP Applications

Belden's Lumberg Automation Brand Adds the LioN-R Series for PROFINET and EtherNet/IP Applications

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has extended its Lumberg Automation product line in the Americas region to include three new I/O modules featuring industrial protection class IP67. They provide secure connection between actuators/sensors and control units even under the harshest environmental conditions. Providing additional support for real-time (RT) and isochronous real-time (IRT) communication, the modules offer 16 digital channels configured as inputs, outputs or a combination of both. All versions come with an encapsulated metal housing, vibration-resistant M12 connection technology and short-circuit proof outputs. Galvanic separation between the I/O channels and the LAN connection ensures reliable data transmission. The behavior of output channels in the event of a fault can be defined via a fail-safe function (PROFINET). What's more, the easy diagnostics concept allows faults to be located swiftly. An integrated dual-port switch (10/100 Mbit/s) allows both line and ring topologies.

Designed to operate in more extreme environments, the I/O modules have an operating temperature range of -10°C to +60°C and a 24VDC power supply for industrial environments.

Both LAN ports are equipped with four-pole M12 connectors with D coding. The 16 I/O sockets, each of which can send and/or receive two digital signals, have five-pole A-coded M12 connectors. To prevent confusion, both the I/O connectors and the network ports are color-coded.

The IP address for the modules is set up via the BOOTP or DHCP protocol. The controller user interfaces can be used for direct configuration of the modules. The optimum arrangement of the I/O slots makes them easy to use, even with T distributors.

Hiyam Wakeem, product manager for Lumberg Automation, adds insight to the LioN-R for PROFINET: "Key differentiator features relative to the competition are the fail safe function, high temperature range and full galvanic isolation. LioN-R can be integrated with the Lumberg LioN-Link product offering."

She goes on to add, "LioN-R modules for the EtherNet/IP application are ruggedized and provide maximum security for EtherNet/IP data communication, guaranteeing highly productive machines and systems."

  • For more information on LioN-R modules for PROFINET applications, download the Product Bulletin.

  • The Product Bulletin the LioN-R modules for EtherNet/IP applications is also available for download.

Lumberg Automation products are designed for dependable signal transmission—even in harsh industrial environments. Since the early 1980s, industrial automation customers have trusted the Lumberg Automation brand to deliver the quality connectors and wiring components necessary for maximum reliability of their dynamic automation technologies. Lumberg Automation products have outstanding compact design, chemical resistance and high mechanical and electrical loading capacity. From single- and double-ended cordsets to centralized or decentralized field bus components, the Lumberg Automation brand offers reliable solutions.

About Belden

St. Louis-based Belden Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets cable, connectivity, and networking products in markets including industrial automation, enterprise, transportation, infrastructure, and consumer electronics. It has approximately 6,800 employees, and provides value for industrial automation, enterprise, education, healthcare, entertainment and broadcast, sound and security, transportation, infrastructure, consumer electronics and other industries. Belden has manufacturing capabilities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, and a market presence in nearly every region of the world. Belden was founded in 1902, and today is a leader with some of the strongest brands in the signal transmission industry. For more information, visit

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Jim Krachenfels, 510-850-2767
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