There are many questions regarding TSN technology: What’s the guaranteed transfer time, latency and performance? Can I continue using existing technologies? When will the new technology be ready? PI provides concrete answers HERE.
The goal of APL is to bring Ethernet down to field level instruments in hazardous areas. Nowadays, existing field devices typically rely on limited fieldbus network infrastructures. The development of a two-wire-based advanced physical layer (APL) for Ethernet is running at full steam.
A PROFIBUS installation in a very cold location was experiencing some challenges. The network was constantly failing, costing serious amounts of time, resources and money. The cause and solution to the problem may surprise you! Read this Tech Tip to learn more...
This month Phoenix Contact and Turck feature new products. Learn about Phoenix Contact's modular proxy for direct connection to PROFINET and Turck's IMX12 series now available for non-intrinsically safe signals.
This month we are featuring several brand new products coming to the market! Check out the new offerings from Indu-Sol, PROCENTEC, Siemens, Schildknecht, SMC, and Schunk.
PROFINET and PROFIBUS PA jointly provide the best value in a new spirit bottling and packaging plant. Highly efficient motion control solutions, high availability, flexibility, scalable redundancy structures, and integration of a variety of process devices are among the many benefits.
Process automation has some special requirements that controllers and field devices have to fulfill. Turck supports PROFINET adoption in the process industries by launching the world's first IP67 I/O module with PROFINET S2 system redundancy.
IO-Link brings greater flexibility, efficiency, and easier handling to the new Fives Giustina grinding machines. With IO-Link and centrally-stored parameter recipes, format and product changes are easy and can be accomplished in the shortest possible time. Together with Balluff, the Italian manufacturer has made its machines Industry 4.0-capable.