Network rigidity and availability should be the core focus of any automation engineer who is tasked with maintaining a plant's PROFIBUS communication system.
There are four main areas to focus on that will assist in improving your 9's score on any given network:
1) Training Fundamentally important, ensuring that all personnel who work with the network have the necessary training and know-how. Your local PROFIBUS / PROFINET Training Center will have a set of certified courses to ensure that all attendees are competent to handle installations and design scenarios. The following courses should be considered for PROFIBUS networks:
Certified PROFIBUS Installers CourseFoundation PROFIBUS Training Course, imparts knowledge on the PROFIBUS specifications, installation guideline…