is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance
and topology flexibility.
Why use EtherCAT?
EtherCAT Technology Group
The ETG is a global organization in which OEM, End Users and Technology Providers join forces to support and promote the further technology development.
Who we are
May 2018 | ETG exhbits at IAMD - Integrated Automation Motion & Drives Beijing tradeshow from May 9-11 in Hall 1-20. The ETG Joint Booth shows various EtherCAT products and solutions from more than 20 different companies. More...
May 2018 | We cordially invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, TSN, and especially EtherCAT to participate in an exclusive EtherCAT Seminar at 'Der Hamburger und Germania Ruder Club' in Hamburg, Germany, on May 15, 2018. More...
Apr 2018 | The approach to TSN as introduced by the EtherCAT Technology Group is now supported by key TSN technology providers and major switch manufacturers: Moxa, Hirschmann, Hilscher and Xilinx will all implement the EtherCAT TSN stream adaptation functionality in their TSN switches and infrastructure products. This will allow users to directly connect EtherCAT slave devices and entire networks to heterogeneous TSN domains without any change or modification to the EtherCAT devices. More...
Apr 2018 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet and especially EtherCAT to participate in our free-of-charge Seminar in Turkey, taking place in Istanbul on Wednesday, May 9. More...
Apr 2018 | At Hannover Messe 2018 we present EtherCAT technology together with 70 co-exhibitors in hall 9, stand D18. Our ETG Joint Booth impresses with record-breaking 500 products and solutions with EtherCAT. More...
Mar 2018 | We invite all interested end users and system integrators to the free of charge Industrial Ethernet Seminars SEA at venues in Singapore (March 21), Thailand (March 23), Vietnam (March 26) and Malaysia (March 27 & 28). More...
Feb 2018 | We cordially invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, and especially EtherCAT, to participate at our free-of-charge full-day EtherCAT Technology Day in the Netherlands, taking place in Eindhoven on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. More...
Feb 2018 | We cordially invite you to visit us from February 27 to March 1 at this year’s embedded world in Nuremberg, Germany. Come to our stand in hall 3A, booth #215 and experience why EtherCAT technology is the best Industrial Ethernet technology available for embedded systems! More...
Jan 2018 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0 & IoT and especially EtherCAT to participate in EtherCAT Seminars in India from Feb 20-24. More...
Nov 2017 | This year three out of the five EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) offices celebrated their 10th anniversary. More...
Latest Product Entries
May 2018 | Optimized human-machine interaction from Schleicher Electronic Berlin employing the EtherCAT® real-time field bus systems, combined in one single hand-held control device, finally makes it possible to connect said device to the controls of different manufacturers.
Apr 2018 | StepSERVO™ closed loop stepper technology enables these motor and drive systems to outperform conventional open loop stepper motors in terms of torque, acceleration, efficiency, smoothness, and more - from Applied Motion Products.
Mar 2018 | Drive system 120 V DC from ACD. With the drive modules is the selection of safety function according to EN 61800-5-2 with Safety over EtherCAT possible.
Mar 2018 | The MicroNode™ I/O product line from MKS provides a high density, compact and economical I/O solution.
Mar 2018 | MKS Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC) from MKS merge the features of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and Industrial Personal Computers (IPC).
Mar 2018 | The PPCA pressure controller from MKS provides pressure measurement and control for critical process applications such as backside wafer pressure control, transport chamber pressure control and process gas panel pressure balancing.
Mar 2018 | MultiTherm™ 2000 Modular Temperature Controller provides a modular architecture (based on the MKS Automation Platform) for temperature control that can be easily configured for single zone or multi-zone temperature control applications.
Mar 2018 | General Purpose, Multi-gas, Multi-range, Metal-sealed Mass Flow Controllers from MKS with a Meter Option for Flow Rates up to 50 slm.
Mar 2018 | The GPCA from MKS is a metal-sealed pressure controller well suited for a wide variety of applications requiring pressure control capability from 500 Torr to 100 psi.
Mar 2018 | The e-Baratron® EtherCAT® capacitance manometer continues that progression of high performance into networked systems, using industry-standard EtherCAT digital communications to connect to complex process tools.
Mar 2018 | The DELTA™ III Flow Ratio Controller is a critical process control instrument in the MKS line of digital control, web-browser products.
Mar 2018 | The EtherCAT-master interface, integrated in the powerful platform of SD3 from SIEB & MEYER, allows controlling external sensors, actuators or digital inputs and outputs.
Mar 2018 | With the servo amplifier SD3 SIEB & MEYER offers a solution for complex drive tasks as high-dynamic positioning applications or servo-driven fastening and press technology.
Mar 2018 | The Sitara™ AMIC110 SoC from TI is a multiprotocol programmable industrial communications processor capable of a true DDR-less EtherCAT slave controller implementation.
Mar 2018 | KSJ CPU+FPGA based Master Stack is developed for high speed, low jitter systems and available in FPGA SoCs such as Xilinx Zynq and Intel Cyclone V.