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On the Path Towards Intelligent Manufacturing!

JUMO GmbH & Co. KG is now a member of the IO-Link community

PI 1999

On the Path Towards Intelligent Manufacturing!

The measurement and control technology manufacturer JUMO taps new potential in the area of communication technology. Being part of the IO-Link community now presents the company with many opportunities for achieving intelligent manufacturing.


IO-Link is the first globally standardized IO technology (IEC 61131-9) for communicating with sensors and actuators. The efficient point-to-point communication is based on the well-known three-wire sensor and actuator connection without further additional requirements for the cable material. IO-Link is consequently not a fieldbus, but the evolutionary further development of the previous proven connection technology for sensors and actuators.


The connection between the IO-Link master and device is performed via an unshielded three-core cable with a maximum length of 20 meters. Each port in the IO-Link master is able to process binary switching signals and analog values (e.g. 8-bits, 12-bits, and 16-bits). The serial IO-Link communication takes place via the same port. Among the many advantages are the simple wiring, automated parameterization, and extended diagnosis.


In addition, a particularly rapid initial startup of machines and plants along with a simple connection and exchange of standard sensors are possible thanks to IO-Link. Users no longer have to deal with the complex parameterization of sensors. Downtimes are minimized as a result. The remote diagnosis options are particularly convenient even in the sensor.

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Editorial Information

Michael Brosig
Phone: +49 661 6003-238
Email: Vorname Punkt Nachname at jumo Punkt net

Technical Information

Rainer Staaf
Phone: +49 661 6003-326
Email: Vorname Punkt Nachname at jumo Punkt net