FEATURED ARTICLESin PROFINET
Rethinking Panel-mounted Push Buttons & Signaling Devices
By Bill Lydon, Editor
This year Siemens launched a new line of panel controls and indicators named the SIRIUS ACT. This product line overhaul was...
Profinet diagnostics: organisational issues
Control Engineering Europe
By Dr Christopher Anhalt, Softing Industrial Automation
There is no ultimate all-in-one tool that can automatically...
Profibus and Profinet troubleshooting
By Carl Henning
One of the strengths of fieldbuses and industrial Ethernet protocols in general, and Profibus and Profinet in particular,...
PROFINET diagnostics: flying blind or efficient maintenance?
Industrial Ethernet Book
By Christopher Anhalt, Softing
Diagnosing problems with PROFINET networks raises technological and organizational...
- EtherNet/IP leads Industrial network market shares
- CLPA and PI to cooperate on IIoT
- Endress+Hauser starts Open Integration partner program
- PI North America adds Barry Lynch to board of directors
- Harting adds Profinet to all products
- PROCENTEC opens office in Brescia, Italy
- Industrial networking trends point to global expansion
- Deutschmann promotes Dominik Litzinger to Head of Software Development
- Profinet claims 10 million devices installed
- A stepped approach to securing automation systems
- HMS Anybus CompactCom certified for PROFINET 2.31
- Deutschmann UNIGATE gateways certified for Profinet
PRODUCT NEWSin PROFINET
Siemens releases Sinetplan network planner for Profinet simulation
The Sinetplan network planner is aimed at plant designers, constructors and operators and supports them from the planning stage, through...
ASI introduces Ethernet cable for industrial applications
Industrial Ethernet Cat5e, Profinet and Cat6A cable is rated for 600 Volts.
Emerson adds PROFINET to DeltaV distributed control system
The DeltaV system now connects directly to motor center and variable speed drive applications
Elite adds Vibration Monitoring and Profibus Network health checks to its support services.
FDI specification, developer tools and common host components are now available for automation suppliers to develop products and host systems...
Netilities graphical software tool is useful for engineering, monitoring and troubleshooting PROFINET installations.
WHITE PAPERSin PROFINET
By Markus Bladh, HMS Industrial Networks
According to our latest market research, PROFINET and PROFIBUS are two of the most dominant networks on...
This white paper analyzes three diverse protocols—EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and PROFINET—to assist users in selecting the ideal...
White paper describes the combining of PROFINET (PI) with PI PROFIdrive, PROFIsafe and PROFIenergy profiles to form a high-performance, flexible,...
CASE STUDIESin PROFINET
Pumps & Systems
By Matthias Borutta, Phoenix Contact
The Smurfit Kappa Kraftliner Piteå paper plant in northeast Sweden installed motor...
Process & Control Engineering
The Thompson & Redwood plant in Australia uses a S7-300 PLC with integrated Ethernet port connected to WinCC SCADA...
Industrial Ethernet Book
Unglaube integrated the PROFINET Device Protocol Stack from Softing Industrial Automation into their Data Matrix code...
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