New member Conductix Wampfler
With own companies and several partners Conductix-Wampfler is present in nearly all relevant countries. With about 1.000 employees across the globe, the group generated sales of over € 163 million in fiscal 2009.
Conductix-Wampfler’s core competence lies in the development, production, consulting and installation of solutions that provide tailor-made answers for all questions to do with energy supply and data transmission for moving consumers.
Conductix-Wampfler is continuing its effort to remain a commercial and technical leader in the Slip Rings market, with focus mainly on data transmission. For this reason the company decided to become a member of Safety Network International, after the development of a specific family of Slip Ring for Ethernet Transmission based on gold on gold sliding contact.
Furthermore a new product is available for contactless transmission of data with optical technology. This FORJ (Fiber Optical Rotary Joint), permits, associated to Conductix-Wampfler Media Converters, the transmission of Real Time Fast Ethernet protocols up to 50m of total Plastic Optical Fiber. Using an optical contactless solution, is without wear problems, highly reliable in any condition of use, also in harsh environment and suited to high Data Rate without any problems of electro-magnetic interferences.
Both FORJ and traditional Slip Rings are available also in Explosion Proof (ATEX-Ex) version.