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ComNet Sets New Standard for Hardened Transmission Equipment

ComNet Sets New Standard for Hardened Transmission Equipment

ComNet Introduces 18-Port Managed Ethernet Switch designed for use in Hazardous Locations

 

Leeds, UK. Sept 14, 2012, ComNet Europe Ltd of Leeds in the United Kingdom, a USA-based and a leading provider of fibre optic and Ethernet network solutions has introduced a new eighteen port hardened managed Ethernet switch. The ComNet CNGE2FE16MS is an environmentally hardened Managed Ethernet Switch that is compliant with UL standards EN60950-1 and UL Class 1, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D for Hazardous Locations. This is the first switch from ComNet that meets the standards set for use in industrial applications where concentrations of flammable gases, vapors, or dusts occur. The all-new CNGE2FE16MS makes available sixteen copper 10/100 Mbps TX ports and two Gigabit optical FX ports that utilize easily interchangeable small form factor pluggable optic (SFP) devices as optical interfaces. Exclusive to this new generation of ComNet managed Ethernet switches is ComRing. ComRing is the latest network recovery technology that allows the network to re-route transmission in the event of a network interruption in under 30 milliseconds.

ComNet has established itself as a leader in transmission equipment for harsh environments. Meeting these new US standards continues to reinforce that position


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