Real-life Example - Durability Tests
Let’s look at a real-life example for IOLITE use.
Automotive durability test benches require hundreds of input channels for very precise data acquisition. They need to record force, torque, linear or angular motion, and more - and everything must be acquired with high precision and fast sample rates.
Typically, the data acquisition devices are connected to PLCs which control the tests via analog outputs. So each analog output from signal conditioning is connected to inputs of PLC. Hundreds of signals … hundreds of cables … long set-up times and lots of work to connect everything.
But with IOLITE, only a single Ethernet digital interface is required to capture all of this data in real-time and then perform actions via IOLITE analog, digital or CAN outputs.
As a final touch, Dewesoft software monitors the performance of the controller, making sure that the controller and actuators are working flawlessly.
IOLITE is perfect for Industry 4.0 automation, automotive test benches, aerospace component testing, structural monitoring and alarming - just to name a few applications.
We are very happy that this dual bus technology is recognized and used already in the testing of the most advanced systems in the world, including testing a new engine for the most powerful European rocket ever built.