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Rockwell Automation Improves Operational Agility with New On-Machine Distributed I/O Solution.


Designed for On-Machine™ use in harsh environments, the ArmorBlock 5000™ I/O blocks with IO-Link technology offer scalability that will help reduce total installation time, cost, and unplanned downtime.


The industrially-hardened blocks offer ratings up to IP69K, three power variants, flexible mounting options, and IO-Link Class A and Class B ports. Integrated into Studio 5000, the new IO-Link master allows for easy sensor/actuator integration with IODD upload capability and automatic device configuration.


“With the increasingly complex manufacturing landscape, our customers are challenged to improve operational resilience while maintaining efficiency. Smarter technology is a key enabler for better enterprise visibility, leading to timely data-driven decisions,” says Sean Homan, business director of Asia Pacific Business Center, Rockwell Automation.


As of April 28, 2023, this product is open for order entry with a current lead time of 60 days. *


*Subject to change according to demand, production, and stock availability. 


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