Sercos to hold Free Technical Webinars

  • May 07, 2014
  • News

May 7, 2014 - Sercos International, supplier of the Sercos automation bus, has scheduled  three technical webinars for May and June that will provide interested parties profound insight into the technology. Rigobert Kynast, Technical Leader Sercos III Communication at Bosch Rexroth AG, will start the webinars with a tips & tricks session at 16 hrs CET on May 19. He will explain how Sercos can be implemented quickly and easily and will focus on the following points:

  • Installation of a Sercos network
  • Identification of the profiles
  • Configuration and diagnosis of slave devices
  • Redundancy and hot plugging
  • IP communication via the UC channel
  • Tools

The second webinar, headed by Kynast, will take place at 16 hrs CET on May 26 and will focus on the topic “Functionality of Redundancy.”  The webinar will discuss the requirements for redundancy in the ring, how a cable break is recognized and how it should be reacted to, how communication via two lines works, and switching the telegram assessment. Kynast will also explain how the system recognizes that a cable break has been removed and the ring topology is being restored. The third webinar covers the topic “Connection Mechanisms.” It takes place at 16 hrs CET on June 3. Kynast will explain what Sercos defines as a connection, what connection structures there are in a telegram, and how a connection is positioned in the telegram. In the News & Events section of, you can find additional information on the content of the webinars as well as the opportunity to register. After each presentation, which will last approximately half an hour, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the content of the presentation. For more information, please refer to our eNewsletter or visit our website. About Sercos International Sercos International is an association of users and manufacturers that is in charge of technical development, standardization, certification and marketing for the Sercos automation bus. Conformance tests guarantee that Sercos implementations are standard-compliant ensuring that devices from different manufacturers are interoperable. Based in Germany, the organization presently has more than 90 member companies located around the world and has national liaison offices in North America and Asia. About Sercos The SErial Realtime COmmunication System, or Sercos, is one of the world’s leading digital interfaces for communication between controls, drives and decentralized peripheral devices. Sercos has been used in machine engineering for approximately 25 years and is implemented in over 4 million real-time nodes. With its open, manufacturer-independent Ethernet-based architecture, Sercos III is a universal bus for all automation solutions.

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