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Fanuc America has introduced an upgrade package for out of date industrial PCs running on operating systems older than Windows 10.

The Panel i Replacement Program retrofits Fanuc CNCs with a new industrial PC available with touch or non-touch LCD display, solid-state drives and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.  

Fanuc CNCs running on obsolete operating systems, such as Windows 7, XP or older, are no longer supported by Microsoft and therefore not receiving critical updates. If machines connect to an online network, this can leave sensitive manufacturing equipment open to major cybersecurity breaches. Retrofitting industrial PCs on these machines allows businesses to securely connect their CNCs to their network and take advantage of Industrial Internet of Things data.

“To stay competitive, you need real-time operational information from your CNC machines to make data-driven decisions,” says Jon Heddleson, general manager of factory automation for Fanuc America. “But we realize there is a lot of legacy CNC equipment still in use today. To fill this critical cybersecurity need, this program allows Fanuc CNC users to unlock IIoT advantages by connecting their machines to the business network in a safe and secure way.”

The Panel i Replacement Program also provides two screen size options, a faster CPU, more memory and larger storage.

Fanuc Panel i Replacement Program

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