Industrial White Papers

In more than 35 years working in the field of industrial communication we have gained experience in the practical application of many technologies. New developments are published in White Papers, which we make available for free download.

PROFINET For the Process Industry

The white paper informs about Ethernet-to-the-Field as a future-proof solution for Industry 4.0 applications in the process industry and provides an overview of systems and components already available for PROFINET integration.

Implementing Industrial Ethernet Field Device Functionality by Using FPGAs

This White Paper gives an overview of the implementation aspects of an Industrial Ethernet device based on FPGA technology and discusses the advantages of using this solution in comparison to conventional approaches. The aspects of using FPGAs for implementing individual Industrial Ethernet protocols are presented as well.

Referring Product or Softing's Solution: Industrial Ethernet Field Devices

Best Practice in PROFIBUS Network Diagnostics

This White Paper discusses the state-of-the-art of diagnosing PROFIBUS networks and provides helpful hints for avoiding a communication breakdown and resulting unplanned production downtimes.

Referring Product or Softing's Solution: TH LINK PROFIBUS, PROFIBUS Tester 5, PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite


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