Showing posts from November, 2015

Procentec Product Training Day

Today was the last Procentec training day for 2015 and we have a packed class of 10 attendees from companies such Sick Automation, Columbus Stainless and Xaloo Technologies.  There is no charge for the training, but its recommended that one has done the certified PROFIBUS Installer Course or is already experienced with PROFIBUS.   The the course is broken into three main sections: 1) PROFIBUS network components 2) Troubleshooting with ProfiTrace 3) Preemptive maintenance with COMbricks PROFIBUS network components is really about the cool stuff that system integrators and end-users of PROFIBUS don't know about. How to correctly wire a repeater  (a common problem we find when doing callouts), using multi-channel repeaters ( ProfiHub ), when to use active terminators and running segment at different baud rates with ProfiSwitch  is all part of the section. Learn to design your networks in a more robust manner using ProfiHubs! Troubleshooting with ProfiTrace starts off with

Anybus Industrial Communication News

Anybus® CompactCom™ 40-series awarded “Best Network Technology” in Automation Inside’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 The Automation Inside Portal ( is a leading global resource for the automation industry, connecting buyers and suppliers in the field. Their annual Readers’ Choice Awards for 2015 has selected the Anybus CompactCom 40-series as the winner of the Best Network Technology category. About the awards The Automation Inside Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 gathered 30 nominated solutions from 24 automation companies and after voting by Automation Inside’s readers in 35 countries, Anybus CompactCom 40-series was recognized as “Best Network Technology 2015.” About Anybus CompactCom 40-series The Anybus® CompactCom™ 40-series is the latest embedded networking solution from HMS Industrial Networks. It is available in three form factors – Chip, Brick and Module – and offers multi-network connectivity through a single development project, li