www.pc-control.net 1 | 2003 10 products 31 worldwide The new product family expands the Beckhoff control range by an extra performance class. The Bus Terminal Controllers series BX are positioned as micro controllers. Through a wide variety of integrated interfaces for the fieldbus, I/O and peripheral levels, the controllers are an inexpensive alternative for a large number of applications. The company Alfred H. Schütte GmbH & Co. KG complements its PC product line with the A 36 PC CNC controlled multi spindle automatic machine. The machine is managed by Beckhoff control technology, i.e. an Industrial PC with TwinCAT NC I automation software and the newly developed AH2000 hydraulic controller with extremely small positioning tolerances. 6 title The principle of PC-based automation is established in most areas of automation. Beckhoff offers a wide range of Industrial PC variants. The introduction of the C63xx series control cabinet PCs shows further developments are possible.