Fanuc Focas Ethernet

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Overview

Product Overview

The Fanuc Focas Ethernet device driver provides data exchange between OPC clients and Focas CNCs. The driver also supports the unsolicited communications mode of the Fast Ethernet card. Kepware automatically optimizes your data acquisition based on client demand. Data integrity is ensured with our extensive error handling.

This driver uses and requires either the Focas 1 or the Focas 2 interface libraries that are available from FANUC America Corporation. (The Focas2 Library combines both Ethernet and HSSB capabilities.) Although it is not required that the library is installed in order to create a server project, the project will not run without it. This software may be obtained from a FANUC distributor, or by calling 1-888-FANUC-US (1-888-326-8287).

Performance

  • Supports Focas 1 Ethernet interface library (Fanuc part number A02B-0207-K732
  • Supports Focas 2 Ethernet and HSSB (High Speed Serial Bus) interface library (Fanuc part number A02B-0207-K737)
  • Supports the PMC data area of the i series CNC controllers
  • Supports NC data via cnc_rdparam (read parameter) tag
  • Supports diagnostic and alarm data via cnc_diagnoss and cnc_alarm2 tags
  • Supports axis data via cnc_rdaxisdata tag
  • Supports path data via cnc_setpath and cnc_getpath tags
  • Supports Unsolicited data reporting

Protocols

  • FOCAS Ethernet

Supported Devices

  • FANUC Power Mate i
  • FANUC Series 0i
  • FANUC Series 15
  • FANUC Series 15i
  • FANUC Series 16
  • FANUC Series 16i
  • FANUC Series 18
  • FANUC Series 18i
  • FANUC Series 21
  • FANUC Series 21i
  • FANUC Series 30i
  • FANUC Series 31i
  • FANUC Series 32i
  • Open Addressing

Available Languages

  • English

Application Support

  • DDE Format CF_Text and AdvancedDDE
  • NIO Interface for iFIX
  • OPC .NET Service (OPC .NET) Version 1.00
  • OPC Alarms and Events (OPC AE) Version 1.10
  • OPC Data Access (OPC DA) Versions 1.0a, 2.0, 2.05a, and 3.0
  • OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) Clients
  • SuiteLink and FastDDE for Wonderware

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