Migrating to Industrial Wireless
for Cranes and Heavy Industry
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Agenda
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Application Coverage
The Challenges
Customer Needs
Moxa Solutions
Real Cases
Product Briefs
Trusted Business Value
from Moxa
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Application Coverage
„ By Industry Sectors
► Steel / Mine
► Construction
► Offshore & onshore oil
► Harbor / shipyard
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Application Coverage
„ By Crane Type
► Mobile crane
► Tower crane
► Crawler crane
► Loader crane
► Gantry crane
► Dockside crane
► Special transport
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The Challenges:
Beyond Cable Replacement
„ Cable Installation
► Hard-wired network connectivity
on moving cranes is impractical
► Installing cable in hard-to-wire
plants is expensive (ex: mining)
► Integrate with existing network
for investment protection
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The Challenges:
Beyond Cable Replacement
„ Maintenance and Operation Tasks
► Cable damage from wear and tear
► Degrade signal integrity
► Ongoing maintenance becomes a
financial burden
► Machine downtime during
maintenance
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The Challenges:
Beyond Cable Replacement
„ Critical in Harsh RF Environments
►Electromagnetic noise and
environmental interferences
(ex: large motors and conductors)
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The Challenges:
Beyond Cable Replacement
EMI Noise and Environmental Interferences
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Customers Needs:
Go Wireless, Stay Productive
„ Ensure
Interoperability, Future-proof Investment
► Crane control (PLC) moves from proprietary to TCP/IP Network
Device
Conventional Protocol
Future Protocol
Crane Control
System (PLC)
Modbus (Europe, USA, Asia)
Profinet (Europe)
DeviceNet (USA, China)
Modbus TCP/IP
Ethernet IP
Ethernet IP
Video
Camera
PTZ camera /
Coaxial cable
IP camera
Phone
Phone line
IP phone
► Radio moves from proprietary to IEEE 802.11 WLAN standards
Î A standard TCP/IP network environment
Î Higher data transfer rate and less interference
Î Flexible Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint topologies
Î Reduce cost and complexity of deploying multi-vendor solution
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Customers Needs:
Go Wireless, Stay Productive
„ Lower Installation Cost
► Easy and fast installation
thanks to wire-less
► Simplify the connection
between cranes, operators,
and plant networks
► Extend or replace a wired
infrastructure
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Customers Needs:
Go Wireless, Stay Productive
„ Reduce Maintenance Costs
► Less maintenance due to no
cable damage
► Save labor while maintaining
operating efficiency
► Protect humans, machines,
and materials
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Customers Needs:
Go Wireless, Stay Productive
Maintenance Between Wire and Wireless
Maintenance
Items
Wired
Wireless
Cable Installation
From US$20
to US$2,000 per foot
0
Site Survey Man
Power (Quarterly)
0
<30mins (<USD100
>USD100
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Manpower
(2 Months)
>3 hours (>USD5,00)
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Personnel
Injuries
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Cable
Replacement
Cost (2 Months)
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Source: 2009 CIP Network
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Customers Needs
Go Wireless, Stay Productive
„ Ensure Network Availability and Reliability
► Prevent critical data loss or delay
(ex: emergency)
► Improve fail safe and redundant operations
► Access operational information in real time
► Interference immunity for optimized signal
strength, effective range and data transfer rate
„ Expand More Applications
► Integrate IP camera for
video surveillance
► Access voice over wireless
► Converge IT infrastructure
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Fully Redundant Technology
►WLAN redundancy using dual RFs in 2.4 and / or 5 GHz bands
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Fully Redundant Technology
► Ethernet redundancy via RSTP and Moxa Turbo Ring
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Fully Redundant Technology
►Power redundancy with redundant power inputs and PoE
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Stable Data Throughput and
Efficient Data Traffic Management
► Ensure a stable throughput for demanding applications
► Industrial QoS to prioritize delay-sensitive and
mission-critical traffic
Supplier
MOXA
Others
Standard
IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Proprietary
Frequency
2.4G / 5GHz
900 MHz
Spread Spectrum
DSSS OFDM
FHSS
Throughput
25 Mbps
115 kbps
Security
WEP/WPA/WPA2
none
Roaming
100 ms
none
RF redundancy
Dual RF
none
Distance
10 km
40 km
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Seamless Roaming Technology
► Fast handover for uninterrupted connection
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Industrially Hardened Design for Severe Environments
► Immune to EMS noise with metal
housing
► IP68 rated for outdoor use
► Operating temperature: -40° to 75°C
Item
► Shock- and vibration-proof design
► Redundant power inputs and PoE
► Long-range transmitting up to 10 km
Moxa Wireless Products
Normal Industrial Devices
Surge Power Input
L-N : 1k, L/N-PE : 2kV
L/N-PE : 0.5kV
Surge Signal ports
2kV
1kV
ESD (Electrostatic discharge)
Air : 8kV, Contact : 6kV
Air : 8kV, Contact : 4kV
EFT (Electrical Fast Transient or Burst)
Power : 2kV, Signal : 2kV
Power : 0.5kV, Signal : 0.5kV
Radio Frequency, Electromagnetic, field
immunity Test
20V/m for 80-1,000MHz
3V/m for 80-1,000MHz
Radio Frequency, Conducted
10V for 0.15 to 80 MHz
3V for 0.15 to 80 MHz
Vibration/Shock
(3.5~8m/s^2) / (5g)
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Moxa Solutions: Absolutely Reliable
Industrial WLAN Connectivity
„ Tailor-made RF Band Service
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Customer Business Benefits
„ Minimize Cost, Maximize Productivity
► Minimum operation costs
► Maximum crane productivity
► High efficiency, availability,
and reliability
► Safe and reliable crane control
► Optimized ROI with cost-effective,
future-proof solutions
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Real Case 1:
Wireless Ladle Transfer Crane in Steel
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Real Case 1:
Wireless Ladle Transfer Crane in Steel
„ At a Glance
► Industry: Steel
► Region: USA / China
► Customer needs:
• Save cable maintenance cost
• Avoid data loss to maintain steel quality
• Widely distributed network with seamless connectivity
• Stable data throughput (>15Mbps)
• Level 3 EMS and wide temperature
► Moxa Solutions:
• Redundant wireless technology
• Turbo Roaming for seamless mobility
• Bridge or simple mesh networking
• -40 to 75oC, IP68 and high EMI
• Wireless and wired networking
► Products: AWK-5222/6222, EDS-208A
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Real Case 2:
Fully Automated Staker/Reclaimer in Mine
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Real Case 2 :
Fully Automatic Staker / Reclaimer in Mine
„ At a Glance
► Industry: Mine
► Region: China
► Customer needs:
• Lower cable maintenance cost
• Transfer signals from material handling PLC to operator’s cab
• Avoid signal loss during moving
• Reliable and safe operation in hostile mine environments
► Moxa Solutions:
• Dual RF design for WLAN redundancy
• IP68 rated for dustproof and waterproof
• -40 to 75oC, and Level 3 for high EMS
► Products: AWK-5222/6222
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Real Case 3:
Reliable Mobile WLAN in Underground Mine
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Real Case 3:
Reliable Mobile WLAN in Underground Mine
„ At a Glance
► Industry: Underground Mine
► Region: China / USA
► Customer needs:
• Reliable, real-time connection with full coverage
from underground mine to surface control center
• Operate in the 4.9 GHz band to avoid interferences
• Over 1 km data communication
• Video data transfer rate at 15 Mbps
• Designed for underground mine conditions
► Moxa Solutions:
• Dual RF design for WLAN redundancy
• Turbo Roaming for seamless mobility
• Tailor-made RF band service
• -40 to 75oC, IP68, and up to 10 km data transfer
• Wireless and unmanaged wired network
► Products: AWK-5222/6222, EDS-205A
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Product Brief: Wireless Solution
Dual RF Solution
AWK-6222 series
IP68 Dual RF AP/Bridge/Client
„ WLAN Standards: IEEE 802.11a/b/g
„ Fully Redundant Solutions:
• Wireless / Ethernet / Power redundancy
Outdoor
„ Seamless Mobility:
• Turbo Roaming for seamless handover
AWK-5222 series
Dual RF AP/Bridge/Client
Indoor
„ Smooth Network Traffic:
• QoS (WMM), VLAN, multi-SSID,
and up to 25 Mbps throughput
„ Interference-free Solution:
• 2.4 and / or 5 GHz RF bands
• Level 3 EMS
• Robust metal housing
„ Industrially Hardened Design:
• IP68, –40 to 75°C, and 10 km transmitting
„ Mounting Flexibility: Pole, Rail, Wall Mounting
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Product Brief: Wireless Solution
Single RF Solution
AWK-4121 series
IP68 AP/Bridge/Client
„ WLAN Standards: IEEE 802.11a/b/g
„ Fast Roaming for Seamless Mobility
„ Smooth Network Traffic:
Outdoor
• QoS (WMM), VLAN, and
up to 25 Mbps throughput
„ Interference-free Solution:
• Level 3 EMS
AWK-3121 series
• Robust metal housing
AP/Bridge/Client
„ Industrially Hardened Design:
Indoor
• IP68, –40 to 75°C, and 10 km transmitting
„ Mounting Flexibility: Pole, DIN-Rail, Wall Mounting
„ Certifications: C1D2/ATEX Zone 2
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Product Brief: Wired Solution
Rugged Unmanaged Networking
EDS-208A/205A series
5 and 8-port
Rugged Unmanaged Ethernet Switches
„ Configurable 100-TX & 100-FX
„ -40 to 75°C Operating Temperature
„ Dual redundant 12/24/48 VDC and
18 to 30 VAC power inputs
„ C1D2/ATEX Zone 2 and DNV/GL Rating
„ Slim IP30 Aluminum Housing
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Trusted Business Value from Moxa
Trusted Single
Source
Trusted
Partnership
► A single source
for wireless and wired
LAN solutions
► 23-year proven
experience in
Industrial Networking
►Sustained value with
upgradeable,
standards-based
solutions
► Client reference:
Caterpillar,
Siemens,
Tenova,
Yokogawa,
TianQiao
Trusted Quality
Trusted Service
► 5-year warranty
► Tailor-made
RF band service
► Strong technical
experts who
understand unique
customer needs
► Branch offices and
distributors over 60
countries
► Strict 24-hour dynamic
burn-in policy
► Certifications:
C1D2/ATEX Zone 2,
DNV, EN60950,
UL508, IEC 61850,
EN50155, e/E mark
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You
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