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The Benefits of Safety Engineering

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Compliance and ongoing assessments, aided by integrated controls and communication profiles such as PROFIsafe, can enhance workplace safety and productivity. Safety regulations and advancements in machine safety standards have dramatically…

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Boeing Dreamliner Soars with Safety Lifecycle Management

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aerospace automation provider Advanced Integration Technology incorporated SIMATIC Safety PLCs and Profinet communication for more efficient, compliant automation. Integrating control and safety requires a holistic safety mindset built around Safety Lifecycle Management,…

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Industrial Ethernet: Five Critical Issues

Thursday, July 31, 2014

There are numerous advantages to using Ethernet on the plant floor and some critical issues to consider for a successful implementation. The major automotive manufacturers are moving exclusively…

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Nine Ways PROFINET Offers the Most Complete Industrial Ethernet

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Not all industrial Ethernet protocols are the same. Read these nine reasons to learn the distinct advantages of Siemens leading solution. There are a number of Industrial Ethernet…

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Powerful New CPU and Firmware for SIMATIC S7-1200 Controllers

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Simatic S7-1217C: New S7-1200 controller for the high-end performance range Line driver inputs and outputs to switch stepping motor controls New firmware version 4.0 for all Simatic S7-1200…

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Nonstop Coffee Pods

Thursday, June 12, 2014

  A new packaging plant for coffee pods fulfills several customer wishes at once: the machine is about 25% more efficient than previous plants, and it does not…

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Why Swap Old Fieldbus Networks to Industrial Ethernet?

Thursday, May 1, 2014

PROFINET eases network management, speeds implementation, overcomes cable-run limits and auto-configures new hardware. And that’s just for starters… Ethernet has long dominated business networks, and it is now…

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UPS Modules Offer PROFINET/Ethernet Connectivity

Thursday, May 1, 2014

The SITOP UPS 1600 family of Uninterruptible Power Supply modules includes: higher output currents in smaller form factor, extra power capability, and improved interface options including PROFINET/Ethernet ports…

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How the Right Industrial Ethernet Simplifies the Transition from Fieldbus

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Engineers tasked with changing from fieldbus to Industrial Ethernet find great relief in making that transition using PROFINET. Many of the concepts and engineering tools which are used…

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PLCs and Networks Combine to Improve Safety

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Safety PLCs Connected to Systems Using PROFINET Provide High levels of Protection Safety has become an important aspect of equipment design over the past several years, but it’s…

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