Application Story: Fortescue Metals

Development of Fortescue Metals Group’s (FMG) 60mtpa (Million Tons Per Annum) Solomon Iron Ore Project in Western Australia’s Pilbara was completed in just over two years – including the construction of two new mines, primary and secondary crushers, two ore processing facilities, PROFINET & PROFIBUS control networks, 15km of overland conveyors, rail, and other infrastructure.

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Softing PROFIBUS Tester in Action

A significant number of end-users and manufacturers that run PROFIBUS networks have standardized on Softing’s reliable diagnostic toolset. One example is one of the largest retail store chains in the US. Recently, this retail chain has decided to upgrade its existing fleet of PROFIBUS testers to a newer version under a trade-up program offered by […]

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Application Story: Stäubli Robots

Industrial robots are increasingly taking over tasks that were previously reserved for machine tools or special-purpose processing machines. For this reason, users are calling more and more for the consistent integration of robot systems in machines with respect to handling systems, function, and communication technology. This can be achieved with the help of PROFINET. Consistent […]

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