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Industrial Networking Applications
Power Automation
The field of power automation is composed of the following
fundamental systems: power generation, power transmission,
and power distribution. For each of these systems, Moxa offers
device networking products to facilitate different power automation
Power Substation Automation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-2
Automatic Meter Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-3
Renewable Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-4
Transportation Automation
Many advanced and cost-effective options are available to improve
the efficiency of transportation systems through automation. A wide
selection of Moxa products can be used for intelligent transportation
system (ITS) applications of almost any size and scope.
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IP-based Train Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-6
Factory Automation
Every manufacturing facility has two essential components: the
production line and the facility itself. Moxa offers the right device
networking products for automating both production line management
and facility monitoring operations.
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Oil and Gas Automation
Oil and gas production can be divided into three stages: upstream,
midstream, and downstream. From drilling to refining, Moxa products
can be used to optimize efficiency, productivity, reliability, and safety at
any stage of oil and gas production.
Oil Refinery Monitoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-8
Industrial Networking Applications
Power Substation Automation
Reliability, speed, and real-time response are critical for communication between devices at a power plant or power substation. Use Moxa products to
build a truly industrial-grade network backbone that supports real-time monitoring and control.
Industrial Networking Applications > Power Substation Automation
The DA-681 embedded computer is a
protocol gateway that handles multiple
devices running different protocols for
front-end data computing and protocol
The PT-7728 Gigabit modular Ethernet
switch forms a network ring for redundancy,
ensuring superior reliability for complex,
high voltage substation environments
through IEC 61850-3 and IEEE 1613
T DA-682 embedded computer serves as
a embedded backbone host and central
for data analysis, processing, and
back to the control center.
The IMC-101 industrial media converters
provide industrial grade media conversion
between 10/100BaseT(X) and 100BaseFX
(SC/ST connectors).
The IKS-6726 Gigabit modular rackmount
Ethernet switch uplinks with the network
ring and connects with embedded
computers; its industrial, rugged design is
ideal for harsh environments.
The IMC-101G industrial Gigabit media
converters provide reliable and stable
10/100/1000BaseSX/LX/LHX/ZX media
conversion in harsh industrial environments.
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Industrial Networking Solutions
Automatic Meter Reading
A great deal of time and effort is wasted when technicians need to make regular in-person visits to take manual power meter readings. Automated
meter reading systems have become an increasingly popular alternative and can be established by using Moxa products to connect power meters to
central management workstations.
The ioLogik E2210 Active Ethernet I/O
collects readings from power meters
through event-based messaging, allowing
system administrators to actively retrieve
data for better management.
The AWK-3121 provides wireless connection
for Ethernet-enabled devices in addition to
standard STP/RSTP support for looping
protection and redundant communication
The NPort® W2150 Plus collects data
from the power meters over RS-232 or
RS-485 connections, and then transmits the
encrypted data to central servers over a WiFi
Industrial Networking Applications > Automatic Meter Reading
The W325 embedded computer stores
metering data, converts it from proprietary
protocols to the standard protocols used by
the automation system, performs front-end
computing, and then transmits the data to
central servers via GSM/GPRS.
The OnCell G3150 cellular IP gateway makes
use of high speed wireless GSM/GPRS/
EDGE technologies and provides secure
TCP/IP connection to your remote power
meters over cellular networks.
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Industrial Networking Applications
Renewable Energy
Rising fuel costs and global warming have led to rapid growth in worldwide demand for renewable energy. In response to the worldwide search for
alternative sources of energy, solar power and wind power have emerged as two of the most viable options. Moxa provides a wide range of networking
solutions to help harness the power of these invaluable resources.
Industrial Networking Applications > Renewable Energy
The W321 and UC-7112 embedded
computers can be used as front-end
controllers that connect to the PV inverter,
AI and counter input module, and power
meter. They can also be used for remote
monitoring, data acquisition, data logging,
and protocol conversion.
The UC-8410 embedded computer is used to
control, manage, and remotely monitor the
equipment making up a solar power system.
With Active OPC server, the ioLogik E2242
Active Ethernet I/O proactively updates event
messages to the control center with realtime stamps over the network, effectively
integrating it with a real-time SCADA/HMI
Moxa’s NPort® 5210 device server can
convert industrial serial devices inside a
wind turbine into Ethernet devices.
The V468 and IA260 embedded computers
can serve as the central controller for
mapping and tracking the Sun in solar power
plants, and sending data back and forth
between the tracker and control center.
The UPort™ 1610-16 converters can
connect 16 RS-232 devices to your
workstation/laptop by USB. With Moxa’s
own CPU, the UPort™ 1610 offers USB 2.0
connectivity, 128 bytes FIFO, and HW/SW
flow control.
The EDS-408A 3-fiber Series Ethernet
switches provide network redundancy in the
form of a fiber ring topology with super fast
recovery time < 20 ms for reliable Ethernet
network communication in wind farms.
Moxa’s CB-108 connects an industrial PC
directly to multiple RS-232 devices. All
Moxa’s PC/104 and PC/104-Plus modules
provide a reliable, high performance solution
for serial communication
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Industrial Networking Solutions
Fleet Management
Managing large fleets of trucks or buses around the country requires a scalable system that is designed for maximum mobility and efficiency. By taking
advantage of Moxa’s wide selection of products, a management system can be established to fit nearly any requirement and size.
The W345 collects data from the onboard
GSM/GPRS and transmits the data wirelessly
over cellular networks to the control center.
The NPort® W2150 Plus allows collected
data on the EM-1240 to be transferred
wirelessly to the central server when the
vehicle is at the station.
The UPort™ 1450 connects a laptop and
multiple devices for SNG data collection,
allowing command centers to gather
intelligence and other data with greater
Industrial Networking Applications > Fleet Management
The CP-118U connects a PC to a large
number of devices for station management,
including a ticket printer, scanner, vehicle
sensor, and modem.
The AWK-4121-T allows information from
the vehicle’s data collection devices to be
downloaded wirelessly when the vehicle
arrives in the station.
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Industrial Networking Applications
IP-based Train Control
Moxa’s industrial Ethernet products, wireless solutions, serial-to-Ethernet device servers, and embedded computers are ideally suited for IP-based train
control systems. High port density Ethernet switches and outdoor wireless access points can establish a robust network for rolling stock, along-track,
and ground station applications.
Industrial Networking Applications > IP-based Train Control
The AWK-4121-T industrial IEEE 802.11a/b/g
outdoor wireless AP/Bridge/Client provides
wireless communication capability at speeds
up to 100 km/hr with Turbo Roaming under
500 ms.
The DA-662-I communication embedded
computer can be used as an intelligent
control platform to handle daily operation
aboard trains and ensure reliable
performance for rail transport systems.
The IKS-6726 industrial rackmount
Ethernet switch meets EN50155/EN50121-4
certifications, guaranteeing high adaptability
and reliable Gigabit speeds for severe
conditions including vibrations, shocks, and
wide operating temperatures from -40 to
The AWK-3121 industrial IEEE 802.11a/b/g
wireless Access Point/Bridge/Client can be
installed in each car to provide seamless
wireless connection to railway stations and
control systems.
The NPort® 6650-32 collects data from
PLCs via RS-232 or RS-485 connections and
then transmits the data to central servers.
The TN-5500 series M12 managed Ethernet
switches with EN50155/50121-3-2/50121-4
certification are tough enough to withstand
critical vibrations and shocks, ensuring
robust communication between all Ethernetenabled devices over a network.
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The VPort 25 IP camera has a vandal-proof
design, IP66 protection, -40 to 50˚C operating
temperature, and Power-over-Ethernet
capability, which is ideal for constructing a
secure surveillance system aboard trains.
Industrial Networking Solutions
Production Line Management
By incorporating monitoring devices into a centralized control network, manufacturers can achieve significant gains in productivity. Moxa offers
products that directly or wirelessly connect CNCs, robots, AGVs, sensors, PLCs, RTUs, and other devices to management networks.
The NPort® 6650-32 collects serial data
from meters and sensors transmitting the
data to central servers.
The EDS-508A Ethernet switch forms a
redundant Ethernet network with a recovery
time under 20 ms, connecting Ethernet
devices for non-stop daily operation.
The CP-104EL connects an industrial PC
directly to multiple PLCs, meters, RTUs, and
other monitoring devices.
The VPort 351 video encoders feature
wide operating temperature from -40 to
75°C, fiber support, and fanless design for
distributed IP surveillance systems.
The IMC-101 converts 10/100BaseT(X) to
100BaseFX fiber optic connections.
The ioLogik E2214 I/O device provides
event-driven alarm messaging with real-time
stamps, Click&Go configuration, and SNMP
support for real-time monitoring and local
control of meters and sensors.
The NPort® S8455I-MM-SC integrates 2
fiber ports, 3 Ethernet ports, and 4 RS232/422/485 serial ports, connecting both
Ethernet and serial devices to an Ethernet
network for redundancy.
The AWK-3121 and NPort® W2150 Plus can
connect primary workstations and factory
equipment to a wireless network.
The MGate MB3170 is designed to integrate
Modbus, TCP, ASCII, and RTU devices in
almost any master/slave combination.
The IA262-I features DIOs to control
conveyer belts, VGA connectors to display
and collect scanned data, and is also capable
of computing and sending data to the
control center.
The UPort 1410 converters can connect 4
RS-232/422/485 devices to your workstation
by USB.
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Industrial Networking Applications > Production Line Management
The EDS-728 offers up to 4 Gigabit ports,
advanced network control, and scalability for
a high-performance network backbone.
Industrial Networking Applications
Oil Refinery Monitoring
Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are deployed in complex oil refining processes to connect the entire system of controllers for communication and
monitoring. Moxa’s industrial networking products, with Class I Division 2 and DNV/GL certifications, extended operating temperature, redundancy
technology, and intelligent management features, can develop a hazard-free Ethernet network for non-stop system operation and monitoring in oil
Industrial Networking Applications > Oil Refinery Monitoring
The EDS-728 modular Gigabit managed
Ethernet switch establishes dual redundant
Ethernet networks for a DCS that offers
media modules flexibility and supports Turbo
Ring redundant technology with a recovery
time less than 20 ms.
The NPort® IA5000 series industrial serialto-Ethernet device server connects PLCs,
sensors, and other serial-based devices to
an Ethernet network and ensures reliable
communication due to its industrial rating
and wide operating temperature design.
The EDS-510A Gigabit managed Ethernet
switch is ideal for constructing a redundant
fiber-optic Ethernet network with high
bandwidth and reliability, thanks to its
support for up to 3 Gigabit ports, -40 to
75°C operating temperature, and industrial
ratings (Class I Division 2, DNV/GL).
The ioLogik E2214 Active Ethernet I/O
product delivers event-driven reporting with
time stamp for precise status updates and
real-time alarm management.
The VPort 254 industrial video encoder, with
-40 to 75°C operating temperature, Class I
Division 2 certification, and redundant power
inputs, connects analog cameras over a
Gigabit network for real-time video streaming
and robust surveillance.
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