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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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.
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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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!
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.
The difference between proxies and gateways is nuanced, but it can have a big impact on how your PROFINET automation system functions.