Rolls_Steel Mill

Steel Mill Executes No-Risk Control System Conversion

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Prism Systems explains how a phased, rack-by-rack implementation kept the mill’s PLC-and-PROFIBUS network up and running. When a major steel manufacturer found its operations hampered by a highly…

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New Modules Connect Optical and Electrical PROFIBUS Networks

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Siemens Industry has released two new optical link modules specifically designed for PROFIBUS networks. The new modules, the OLM P22 which is designed for use with plastic fiber…

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Transitioning from Fieldbus to Ethernet: Benefits and Requirements for the Plant Floor

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Ethernet long ago became the de facto network standard for enterprise office networks on the strength of its performance, wide availability, openness and cost-effectiveness. For many of the…

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Finding Harmony on the Factory Floor

Sunday, November 1, 2009

PROFINET, PROFIBUS team up to link entire enterprise. Over the past several years, Ethernet has made an impressive footprint on the plant floor, becoming the de facto standard…

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