Energy Distribution


Retrofitting and interconnectivity

With Ixxat SG-gateways, existing systems, new equipment and control systems can be connected to each other in a smooth and fast way – regardless of communication technology or manufacturer brand. 

Energy distribution application

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Retrofitting of
existing assets

The SG-gateways enable easy retrofit of existing switchgear and other components to your protocol of choice.

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Easy configuration

A user focused interface with no need for programming knowledge or external software makes this the perfect multitool in the field of communication within energy distribution applications.

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Technical service

If you need help with the energy protocol configuration, our excellent technical service department is at your side during the whole project.


SG-gateway with 4-Port Switch

Multi connectivity in one small device

The SG-gateway supports the communication protocols used in the energy sector, including IEC60870-5-104, DNP3 and IEC61850 and enables connectivity for numerous different energy devices in different networks. On top of that the simultaneously usable OPC-UA and MQTT functionality empower direct integration into the companies’ cloud-based applications.

The 4-port switch enables routing of any of the Ethernet-based protocols between 2 separate IP networks.

In addition to the IEC and DNP3 protocols, other electric equipment in the field can also be connected via Modbus TCP and RTU.

Order codes: ASG2014, ASG2010, ASG2008, ASG2006, ASG2004, ASG2002, ASG2000

Ixxat SG-gateway Switch

Features & benefits

  • Easy way to route and convert different protocols in any direction
  • Supports several communication protocols (IEC61850, IEC60870-5-104, DNP3, Modbus, OPC-UA, MQTT)
  • Connectivity via Ethernet
  • Easy web-based configuration using any standard browser 
  • Onboard WebPLC for easy data conversion and control functions
  • Robust metal housing for stand-alone operation with DIN rail mounting
  • Global technical support and consulting services
  • Range of cybersecurity features including password protection, user management, and OpenVPN
  • Continuous software maintenance by HMS, devices can be upgraded in the field
  • Easy export and import of configuration to ease volume installations

4-Port Switch

  • Hardwired to second internal Ethernet interface
  • All Ethernet-based protocols and features are also available via the integrated switch
  • 4 x RJ45 10/100BaseT connectors

Additional interfaces

ETHERNET INTERFACE

  • 10/100 Mbit/s
  • DHCP server
  • SNTP
  • NAT routing
  • SNMP manager

SERIAL INTERFACE

  • Selectable RS-232/485
  • Serial baud rate 300 bps - 187,5 kbps

SECURITY FEATURES

  • OpenVPN client
  • TLS data encryption
  • Integrated Firewall
  • Password protection with password policy
  • Support for user roles
  • Root access authentication
  • Usage of standard ports for easy integration into firewalled environments

MODBUS/TCP

  • Supports Modbus TCP Client/Server
  • Connects up to 128 server devices and supports 4096 values

MODBUS RTU

  • Supports Modbus RTU Master/Slave
  • Connects up to 128 serial Modbus RTU slave devices and supports up to 4096 values

DNP3 (Optional)

  • Outstation: 1 TCP link, up to 4 local/master links
  • Up to 4096 data objects (each data object with value, quality and timestamp)

IEC61850 (OPTIONAL)

  • Client/Server
  • Goose Publisher/Subscriber
  • Up to 4096 data objects (each data object with value, quality and timestamp)
  • 32 server devices supported in Client configuration

IEC60870-5-104 (OPTIONAL)

  • Client/Server functionality
  • Up to 4096 data objects (each data object with value, quality and timestamp)
  • 32 server devices supported in Client configuration
  • Support for IEC60870-5-104 redundancy according to Norwegian User Convention

OPC-UA

  • Micro Embedded Device Server Profile
  • UA-TCP, UA-SC, UA-Binary protocol and encoding
  • Up to 128 groups, 4096 values
  • Up to 4 concurrent client sessions

MQTT

  • Client version 3.1 and 3.11
  • Flexible for own definition of payloads
  • Last will, QoS, Keep alive interval
  • TLS encryption

Configuration interface

The application logic can be realized on the device either using the integrated graphical web editor or by using a predefined configuration loaded to the device. The graphical web editor is a very intuitive and easy to use interface to program software applications and configure the gateway. No engineering tools are required and it can easily be accomplished by service technicians.

 

Web-based configuration tool

Technical specifications

Dimensions  (L•W•H)
79 x 46 x 107 mm with included connectors plugged
Weight  350 g or 0.8 lbs
Operating temperature 0 to +55 °C  or  +32 to +131 °F
Enclose material
Powder-coated, aluminum-zinc hot-dipped steel, RAL 7021 
Power supply 24 VDC (+/- 15%); Weidmüller BL 3.50/03 (connector included)
Current consumption
120 mA at 24 V DC
Ethernet interface 1x 10/100 BaseT RJ45, link and traffic LED indicators
Switch 4 x 10/100BaseT RJ45, connected to second internal Ethernet interface
Serial interface 1 x RS232/RS485 (selectable), Weidmüller BL 3.50/08 (included)
SD-card microSD card SD/SDHC, push/push slot
Mechanical rating IP20, NEMA rating 1
Mounting DIN-rail (EN 50022 standard)
Always included protocols  Modbus TCP Client/Server, Modbus RTU Master/Slave, OPC-UA Server, MQTT Publisher/Subscriber, Kolibri (for HMS Hub connectivity)
Optional protocols  IEC61850 Client/Server, IEC60870-5-104 Client/Server, DNP3 Outstation
Config method  Integrated webserver 
Certifications CE, cUL, KC

Technical services


The Ixxat Energy Technical Services Team is always on your side. We offer different service levels to fit your needs and fill the knowledge gaps you have for your next project!

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Ordering information

Order Code  ASG2014 (IEC60870-5-104 client/server + IEC61850 client/server + DNP3 Outstation)
Additional Order Codes  ASG2012 (IEC61850 client/server + DNP3 Outstation)
ASG2010 (IEC60870-5-104 client/server + DNP3 Outstation)
ASG2008 (DNP3 Outstation)
ASG2006 (IEC60870-5-104 client/server + IEC61850 client/server)
ASG2004 (IEC61850 client/server)
ASG2002 (IEC60870-5-104 client/server)
ASG2000 (Entry-level device without any options)              
Included components 4 GByte microSD memory card 
Power connector (Weidmüller BL 3.50/3) 
Serial connector (Weidmüller BL 3.50/8)
CAN connector (Weidmüller BL 3.50/04)
Required software Ixxat IP configurator (for IP configuration - Freeware) 
Downloadable under Support | Files and Documents
Technical services             From getting started up to full support during the entire project. Our 
different service levels cover all your needs.

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Ixxat SG-gateway – the right choice for your energy distribution application!


Fields of application

Integration of components with IEC 61850, IEC 60870-5, DNP3, Modbus and GPIO interfaces into modern control rooms or industrial controllers from Siemens or Rockwell Automation. The Ixxat SG-gateways can either be used as versatile data gateways but also as miniature RTU with included data processing and control functions.

  • Substations  
  • Power plant components
  • Energy storage
  • Photovoltaic systems
  • Measuring instruments
  • and many more

All you need in one device

  • Flexible and unrestricted configuration of data flow between all available protocols
  • Multiple usage of available data through OPC-UA and MQTT compatibility
  • Optional remote access for configuration updates
  • Protocol conversion, data modification, alarms up to complex logic implementation
  • Several security mechanisms, including password protection, OpenVPN and TLS, to protect your data and network

Configuration – easy and intuitive

  • Adaptation and processing of data using a graphical programming interface
  • Simplified configuration by using wizards
  • Fast installation and adjustment of parameters in the field since no additional tools are required
  • Fast plug & play installation after configuration


Diagram- Energy plant connection


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