The SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU 1518-4 PN/DP is the new flagship of the SIMATIC S7-1500 controller family. Featuring fastest clamp to clamp response times and quick bit processing speed, as well as high flexibility and scalability with up to 32 modules per station, it’s been designed for high-end applications and offers outstanding performance. With three PROFINET interfaces, the CPU 1518 also meets every need when it comes to communications. Together with PROFINET IRT and the high-performance backplane bus, the CPU S7-1518 achieves up to 250µs clock-synchronized cycle times.
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The ultimate plus in automation.
The SIMATIC S7-1500 controller series with the high-end CPU 1518 and the new controllers in compact design, CPU 1511C and CPU 1512C, is the new generation of controllers in the TIA Portal and a milestone for automation. It ensures highest efficiency and maximum usability for medium and high-end applications in machine and system automation.
Miele reports savings of up to 20% on engineering
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Brochure "SIMATIC S7-1500 plus TIA Portal" - Highlights
Brochure "SIMATIC S7-1500 plus TIA Portal" - Product range overview, includes"Compact CPU Flyer: CPU 1511C and CPU 1512C"
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