PROFIsafe Applied in Largest Working Ship
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PROFIsafe Applied in Largest Working Ship

With a length of 382 meters and a width of 124 meters, the Allseas Pioneering Spirit is the largest work ship in the world. With the help of a PROFIsafe safety PLC and PROFIsafe safety encoders, a safety system monitors the position and speed of the lifting systems to ensure movement within preprogrammed parameters.

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Aluminum Wire Maker Benefits from Managed Switches

As an independent specialist for aluminum wires and rods, Drahtwerk Elisental is asserting itself in an intensely competitive global market. An important modernization milestone was achieved via automating existing machines with PROFINET and managed switches.

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Cotton Gin Increases Yields [App Story]

When your factory can only run three months out of the year, there’s no question that your primary mission must be to get the maximum yield out of your raw materials. Recently, Milstead Farm Group Inc upgraded their cotton gin facility to feature a state of the art PROFINET network.

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PROFINET Diagnostics in E-commerce [APP STORY]

In India, a leading e-commerce company was facing intermittent communication issues with their PROFINET-based drives in a number of their warehouses. It was discovered that not following proper installation procedures and not using industrially rated components proved to be the causes.

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Modular – with Safety [APPLICATION STORY]

AWL-Techniek is an automated welding and connection-lines machine builder offering scalable safety technology directly on the modules of its M-Line machine platform. Modularity is implemented even down to the IP67 IO-Link and safety blocks.

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PROFIBUS at India’s Largest Brewery

One of the world’s largest beer manufacturing plants in Bannur, India was experiencing intermittent PROFIBUS communication losses in their packaging division. As is often the case, poor installation practices were found and corrected to bring the line back to 100% productivity.

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Wireless PROFINET + PROFIsafe in the Building Materials Industry

When laying grey cobblestones in road construction, probably only a few people realize that this is the serial product of a highly automated industrial process. But that is exactly how it is - and PROFIBUS, PROFINET and PROFIsafe are all involved, including wireless connections.

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Increasing Uptime and Reducing Network Failures [App Story]

A large plywood manufacturer in Uttarakhand, India, was experiencing costly downtime due to network errors. After identifying critical issues using a PROFIBUS diagnostics tool, the customer made key installation and design changes to eliminate the errors.

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