Classified as MICE Level 3, the environment requires industrial grade cable and connectivity rated as high as IP67 and IP68 for maximum ingress, dust and vibration protection. Siemon offers a variety of industrial-grade connectivity for the automation island that features special chemical-resistant jacketing materials.
The automation island is the harshest environment in an industrial manufacturing facility. Considered the heart of production, automation islands include the machinery needed to carry out the various production tasks. For example, an automation island could be a conveyer system, stamping machine or robotic arm.