PROFIBUS


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PROFIBUS

(PROcess FIeldBUS) An industrial control network used for factory automation, process control, motion control and safety networks. Using a master/slave architecture, specialized "Profiles" are used to support each of these areas. Introduced in 1993, PROFIBUS provides services at layers 1, 2 and 7 of the OSI model, although layer 2 also provides some functions of layers 3, 4 and 5. Physical layer 1 can be RS-485, RS-485-IS, MBP or fiber.

PROFInet is an Ethernet-based version of PROFIBUS that is designed to interface with the IT department. Governed by PROFIBUS International (PI), Karlsruhe, Germany, the PROFIBUS Trade Organization in the U.S. is located in Scottsdale, AZ. For more information, visit www.profibus.com.
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James Robinson, industrial engineering programme leader, said: "We're delighted to be welcoming PROFIBUS and PROFINET International to North Wales.
PI North America is a non-profit, member-supported automation organization for fieldbus and Industrial Ethernet, specifically PROFIBUS and PROFINET.
La mayoria de las publicaciones relacionadas con Profibus en Colombia y los paises vecinos se limitan a describir la interconexion de equipos de fabricantes extranjeros usando el protocolo (Cordoba y Sandoval, 2007; Otanez, 2009; Echeverri y Grisales, 2013).
To prevent a single bus failure from affecting the entire PROFIBUS network, the converters feature a Bus Fail Safe that detects and recognizes noise signals.
The companies said that the solution integrates the commercial TMG PROFIBUS DP slave protocol stack on Freescale's QorIQ P1025 multicore processor in a Freescale Tower System development platform module, called the TWR-P1025.
This is the first accredited Profibus training centre in the Middle East.
PROFIBUS (Process Field Bus) is a standard for industrial automation technology.
This integrated, low- power device eliminates the need for an external PROFIBUS, ASIC or FPGA, which saves development time and cost while improving system performance.
PROFINET, the standard industrial Ethernet, and PROFIBUS protocols are used for machine tool communication.
The M12 shielded panel-mounted male or female connector is pre-assembled for Profibus and Ethernet users.
The new components support SERCOS, Interbus and PROFibus standards and give high levels of ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection.
The Digi Probe System allows 1 to 512 connections and the possibility to connect the modules by USB, RS232, Ethernet, Wireless LAN, or Profibus to any user's PC.