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APL White Paper


Developments are underway to realize an Advanced Physical Layer (APL) for Ethernet that can be used in process automation and instrumentation to connect field devices in remote and hazardous locations.

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04/06/2018 Ethernet-To-The-Field_DE_FINAL.pdf pdf 535 KB
04/06/2018 Ethernet-To-The-Field_EN_FINAL.pdf pdf 516 KB

Our well-known PI technologies

PROFIBUS is a standardized, open, digital communications system for all areas of application in manufacturing and process automation.

PROFINET is the innovative open standard for Industrial Ethernet. It satisfies all requirements of automation technology..

IO-LINK is an independent sensor / actuator interface solution for use with PROFIBUS and PROFINET.