PROFINET in Process Automation – The Specifics

Specifically, how do we expect PROFINET to be the enabler for Industrie 4.0 in the Process Industry? What is the strategy for transitioning your networks to PROFINET in the future?

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New Products – August 2017

There are lots new products to announce this month from: Belden, BEx-Solution, Laumas, Phoenix Contact, SICK, Tolomatic, and Vivace. Find what you need!

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The PROFINET Community Comes Together for Testing

Rigorous testing and certification ensures PROFINET devices 'just work' on the plant floor. Why then hold Plugfests? Because they allow device manufacturers to test PROFINET 'systems' as a whole.

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IODDfinder Contains Nearly all IO-Link Devices

How easy is it for you to find that IO-Link IODD file you're looking for? Well, in just six months after its introduction, more than 80% of all IO-Link devices on the market can be found in the IODDfinder, the central database for IODDs.

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Flexible Muffler Production with IO-Link [App Story]

Data access all the way down to the sensor level was of paramount importance to a manufacturer of mufflers for buses and large trucks in Turkey. With IO-Link gateways and hubs, multiple sensors can be linked up to controllers transparently and with minimal wiring.

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