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...
- 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
- HMS ranks Industrial networks
- FieldComm and PI find a home for FDI technology
PRODUCT NEWSin PROFINET
EVT adds Profinet to EyeVision sotware
EyeVision 3.1.12 LTS image processing software now supports Profinet and an SQL data base.
Metz Connect announces M12 D-Code plug for PROFINET and EtherNet/IP
M12 Cat. 5 plug with D-coding is designed for assembly in the field.
Balluff releases PROFINET based IO-Link master block
The extra-long PROFINET based IO-Link master block has 16 IO-Link ports.
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.
Both a PROFIBUS forum and a PROFINET forum are available to the general public to ask questions and seek answers.
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...
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.
This FREE one-day 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. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).