Upcoming Webinar: PROFINET Network Design

PROFINET Network Design-Webinar

PROFIBUS & PROFINET North America and the PROFI Interface Center will be hosting an hour-long webinar on May 21st, 2019. The webinar will cover topics from the PROFINET Network Design Guideline. There will be a short overview of PROFINET, followed by in-depth sections on network design rules and best practices. The webinar will include content to help you pick devices and network components, plan a reliable and efficient topology, consider special design aspects, and much more.

Date: Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:00 MST

Cost: Free

Register HERE and invite your colleagues!

Table of Contents

  1. PROFINET overview
  2. Device selection
    1. Device types and roles
    2. Conformance classes
    3. Real-time and IRT requirements
    4. Timing and other requirements
  3. Network topology
    1. PROFINET topology options
    2. Transmission media: cables, connectors, and wireless
    3. Preferred devices
    4. Switch types
  4. Special design aspects
  5. Device parameters
  6. Performance considerations
  7. Resources
  8. Q&A

Register HERE and invite your colleagues!

More on PROFINET Installation Guidelines:

Prior to starting a PROFINET project, PI offers PROFINET installation guidelines and planning tools -free of charge.  These guidelines were designed by engineers for engineers. They help users with the design, installation, and commissioning of a PROFINET system. They contain tips and specifics that are often overlooked. The webinar will be covering topics from the design guideline:

PROFINET Design Guidelines

The design guideline focuses on the design and layout of a network and planning of the network load.  This includes how to organize the network topology depending on types of devices and also on the functions of them (for example RT or IRT motion traffic, wireless, power over Ethernet, etc.).  Also, it discusses both real-time and non real-time (TCP/IP) network load and how to measure and plan it.