PROFINET Security: Easy and Affordable

With view towards a future with increased networking, for example by Industrie 4.0, situations may arise in which the traditional cell-protection and defense-in-depth concepts alone are not sufficient. Read this Tech Tip for details on PI's approach to PROFINET security.

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Hydraulics with IO-Link

The open IO-Link standard establishes continuous communication with sensors and actuators irrespective of the fieldbus used. Now, even hydraulic proportional valves can be intelligently, easily and cost-effectively integrated with bi-directional digital communication.

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An Introduction to PROFINET Cabling

In this Tech Tip, you can learn all about a crucial piece of infrastructure in PROFINET networks: the cabling. Copper and fiber optics considerations together with the different cable types and applications are covered.

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New Video: PROFINET vs Ethernet Comparison

What is the difference between PROFINET and Ethernet? Can you give us a PROFINET vs Ethernet comparison? We get these questions quite often. They can be difficult to answer because PROFINET and Ethernet are complementing technologies, not competing technologies. A new white-board video resolves these common questions. Watch it today!

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New Slide Set: PROFINET for Process Automation

PROFINET is opening up a world of possibilities in the Process Automation industry. This new technical slide set describes the challenges of process applications, the implementation of PROFINET, case studies, and much more. Download the document and learn about PROFINET in PA.

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Learn All About IO-Link – the Basics

A simple move to turn IO-Link- enabled sensors and actuators into “smart sensors” by connecting them to an IO-Link master will support communication and data sharing, preparing you to handle the next generation of machines, data and technology like Industry 4.0 and IIoT.

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