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Belden Connectors Enable Fast, On-Site PROFINET Connections

Field Attachable Connectors from Lumberg Automation Makes PROFINET Set-Up Easy with Insulation-Displacement Technology Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched two connectors from Lumberg Automation – designed specifically for establishing industrial Ethernet connections in applications with challenging conditions, such as railway and on machine. The RSCIS 4D/9 and […]

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PI Certifies Communication Module for PROFINET IO Version 2.31

Device Passes Most Stringent Levels of Testing for Conformance Class C and Netload III Hilscher Gesellschaft für Systemautomation mbH and Hilscher North America, Inc. are pleased to announce that the comX 51CA-RE communication module has successfully been tested against PROFINET IO Version 2.31 and certified for conformance by PI (PROFIBUS and PROFINET International). In addition […]

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New generation of high-reliability UHF readers for production and logistics

Simatic RF650R for logistics applications Simatic RF685R and RF680R for production environments Simatic RF685R with integrated adaptive antenna Extensive diagnostic functions for high plant availability Reduced expenditure during commissioning, integration and maintenance Siemens is launching a new generation of RFID readers for the ultra-high frequency (UHF) band. The three new devices in different functional and […]

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Newsletter Merger

Welcome to the new, combined edition of PROFINEWS (global edition) and PROFINEWS North American Edition. The combined newsletter has a new look and a new home here at www.profinews.com. It features the most-read articles, other articles from this issue, and the AllThingsPROFI twitter feed in the right hand column. The editorial team includes members from […]

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Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has become a hot topic for many in our industry over the past year. Whether you call it Industry 4.0 or Internet of Things or Industrial Internet, if you can’t get the data there is no IIoT. That data needs to be acquired: reliably, in real-time, with alarms, with […]

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