PROFINET 

APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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RESOURCES

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PI Introduces PROFINEWS App

PROFINEWS App lets users receive up-to-date information about PI and its technologies directly on their devices anytime, anywhere in the world.

Video: MinutePROFINET: Performance 4 of 4

The fourth installment on Industrial Ethernet performance explains a feature in PROFINET known as Scheduling and how it enhances Industrial Automation speeds.

Video: MinutePROFINET: Performance 3 of 4

Part 3 of 4 addresses the topic of Bandwidth Reservation in PROFINET, and how the practice not only increases, but guarantees high performance.

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WHITE PAPERS

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Implementing Ethernet Technology in Industrial Applications

By Turck

This white paper analyzes three diverse protocols—EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and PROFINET—to assist users in selecting the ideal communication solution for their application requirements.

Drives and Motion with Profinet

White paper describes the combining of PROFINET (PI) with PI PROFIdrive, PROFIsafe and PROFIenergy profiles to form a high-performance, flexible, and scalable drive technology.

The Ten Commandments of Industrial Ethernet

By B&B Electronics

Advice on ten Ethernet topics, including dealing with hackers, maintaining documentation, resolving IP addresses, working with $20 routers bought at a Big Box store, separating office and factory networks, empowering legacy equipment, working with wireless and multiple Ethernet protocols, and more.

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CASE STUDIES

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Fast PROFINET device implementation in Windows

Industrial Ethernet Book
Unglaube integrated the PROFINET Device Protocol Stack from Softing Industrial Automation into their Data Matrix code reader system.

Smart PROFIBUS Monitoring Leads to Fast Results

Spuntech Industries’ North Carolina plant has a Profibus network that runs seven PLCs with approximately 350 nodes. To help diagnose problems, Spuntech installed Trebing + Himstedt’s TH LINK hardware and TH SCOPE diagnostic software.

Plant Asset Management with FDT and PROFIBUS

The Littleton/Englewood Wastewater Treatment in Colorado had 35 gateway access points to monitor and troubleshoot all the instruments and processes within the Profibus network. They replaced the gateways with Trebing + Himstedt’s TH LINK devices.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

June 23, 2014 - June 26, 2014
Orlando , FL, USA


The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.

September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
Chicago , IL, USA


From robotics and automation services, to micro sensors and nanotechnology, Industrial Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial automation.

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TRAINING

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April 30, 2014
Lenexa , KS


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

May 15, 2014
Waukesha , WI


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

June 5, 2014
Beachwood , OH


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).