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Stay at the Cutting Edge of Digital Transformation with the Red Lion FlexEdge

FlexEdge by Red Lion embodies the revolutionary innovations that are continually transforming how information is communicated, monitored and controlled. A highly scalable IIoT platform, FlexEdge includes secure networking features along with powerful automation capabilities including industry-leading protocol conversion, IIoT cloud connectivity, multichannel alerts, visualization, data logging, and IEC 61131 control.

The FlexEdge platform will help ensure that your capital investments stay relevant and by allowing you to connect your equipment’s proprietary protocols to modern, open standards like OPC UA for enterprise visibility. The protocol driver library continues to add further value by unlocking the data already available in existing equipment, and the simplicity of Red Lion’s Crimson software allows you to quickly respond to new needs without costly redevelopment.

In addition, compared to fixed-function devices that require organizations to understand multiple products or systems, FlexEdge can easily adapt and scale as application needs change. Up to 10 hot-swappable I/O modules can be added, providing high-density analog, discrete, PID, relay and SSR options. As connectivity requirements change and new standard emerge, up tto three communication sleds can also be added, including multi-radio cellular, WiFi, ethernet serial, and USB connectivity.

FlexEdge is Powered by Crimson: The All-In-One Software Solution

  • Quickly set up powerful applications using a straightforward step-by-step process to configure communications protocols and define data tags
  • Eliminate the need for multiple configuration tools with an all-in-one environment
  • Includes an extensive library of point-and-click device drivers to establish communications between virtually any equipment in mere seconds
  • Built with a gateway and protocol converter to Ethernet-enable any connected device
  • Utilize multilingual capabilities, allowing OEMs to use a single database for global markets
  • Comes with a complete library of over 5,000 industrial graphics in over 60 categories with the ability to add custom images specific to your application

FlexEdge was designed for you.

With a rugged enclosure with a side operating temperature range of -40 degrees to 75 degrees Celcius and a Haxardous Location (HaxLoc) Certifications including UL Class 1, Division 2 and ATEX/IECEx, the FlexEdge can be implemented in a variety of industries including:

  • Machine Builder/OEM
  • Manufacturing
  • Factory Automation
  • Packaging
  • Water/Waste Water
  • Power & Utilities
  • Automotive
  • Oil & Gas

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