The IO-Link Community met for joint testing at an IO-Link Plugfest at Festo last month. The event was a total success! Nearly 90 participants brought their latest products.
When speaking about wireless PROFINET communications for industrial automation, there are a variety of architectures available depending on the application. Overall, there are 4 main possible architectures: P2P, P2M, WDS, and Mesh.
The difference between proxies and gateways is nuanced, but it can have a big impact on how your PROFINET automation system functions.
PI and its 100+ international co-exhibitors are looking forward to your visit at SPS/IPC/Drives Fair in Hall 5, Stand 210, this November... Find out more about the event right here and get connected with the organization!
PI North America celebrated 24 years at their General Assembly Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The meeting updated members on the organization's initiatives, future plans, and technology trends. PI North America continues its mission to educate and assist.
PROFINET is in demand in the water industry, especially in the context of Water 4.0 -the digitalization initiative of the German water industry. Read this application story from the Marienheide Wastewater Treatment Plant on their PROFINET installation and all the benefits it brought...
In general, the process automation industry has many complex requirements. Some process networks require continuous production. With the Configuration in Run (CiR) feature, you can tackle those requirements on the fly.
Standards save time and money. On the drive level, probably the best example of successful standardization is the vendor-neutral drive profile: PROFIdrive.