The PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO) is planning the next PI-Konferenz, as an in-person event at the House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). On March 22 and 23, 2023, the eighth PI-Konferenz will be held with the aim of presenting PI technologies for the digital transformation.
PI is rapidly developing the PROFINET Tester for members to help simplify product certification. This test tool is also used by PI test labs for certification testing of devices and controllers. Therefore, device manufacturers can get a handle on how their product performs against the test tool before submitting it for certification.
Leading robot experts and PLC manufacturers from more than 20 companies met in Nuremberg, Germany in November to exchange ideas about activities in, and the future of, robot programming. The basis is the Standard Robot Command Interface (SRCI): a standardized data interface between PLCs and robot controllers.
For 2023, PI North America has announced its PROFINET One-Day Training Class schedule, three dedicated IO-Link workshops, a planned PROFINET Plugfest, plus omlox exhibiting at ProMat. Find an event in your area and participate today.
What are the basic components of an integrated control and safety (ICS) system? What are the key differences between a safety network and a safety-by-wire solution? Get these questions answered and more in this Tech Tip.
We've heard a lot about Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) over the years - all the way from what TSN is, to how TSN is the answer to Ethernet network convergence. This article looks at how TSN has become such a key technology and why we no longer ask if TSN will happen, but when.
The expanded reach of PROFINEWS in 2022 has led to a significant increase in readership. Is your company a member of PI? Have an interesting PROFI-related story to share? Need a way to announce new products in 2023? Contribute your material by sending an email to the editor today.
Many users wish they could combine the advantages of flow-rate metering and piston metering in one rotary filling machine. Tölke, a specialist in packaging machinery, has pulled off this feat by using PROFINET and LinMot linear motors and servo drives.