New Videos – MinutePROFINET

Two brand new videos have been published on the MinutePROFINET YouTube channel: "Why TSN Makes Sense" and "OPC UA in PROFINET Networks". Watch these minute-long explanations filled with knowledge and insights!

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PROFIBUS at Minus 50 Degrees [Tech Tip]

A PROFIBUS installation in a very cold location was experiencing some challenges. The network was constantly failing, costing serious amounts of time, resources and money. The cause and solution to the problem may surprise you! Read this Tech Tip to learn more...

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New White Paper: Security Extensions for PROFINET

Users, integrators and manufacturers will come together with a coordinated and viable security concept to make industrial communication with PROFINET fit the Industry 4.0 requirements. Download the white paper and become a part of the conversation.

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Understand Switches to Master Industrial Networking [Tech Tip]

Networking is constantly increasing as more and more devices are exchanging data. In addition, a growing number of sensors are in use to determine all maintenance-relevant information and network loads are increasing. Dedicated switches can help manage the ever-increasing amounts of network data.

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A Guide to PROFINET Development

Generally, development tends to be faster for new devices if the wheel isn’t reinvented each time. The Easy Way to PROFINET brochure offers an overview of the development process and provides a list of solution providers for PROFINET integration.

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New Documents Just for You

For training classes, marketing, sales, or just for your own knowledge - PI has published many new freely downloadable documents. Check them out!

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Roadmap for Adding PROFINET to Your Device

Planning a development roadmap for a PROFINET project is critical for a smooth process and on-time product release. There are a few basic steps that you should follow. This article will guide you through the process to develop a successful roadmap!

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Wireless PROFINET Architectures [Tech Tip]

When speaking about wireless PROFINET communications for industrial automation, there are a variety of architectures available depending on the application. Overall, there are 4 main possible architectures: P2P, P2M, WDS, and Mesh.

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