IO Link and Profinet
What is IO-Link?
IO-Link is a short distance, bi-directional, digital, point-to-point, wired (or wireless), industrial communications networking used for connecting digital sensors and actuators to either a type of industrial fieldbus or a type of industrial Ethernet.
IFM and Siemens offers the widest product portfolio of IO-Link sensors, masters and software.
What are the advantages of using IO-Link within a conveyor system?
The IO-Link system offers decisive advantages as a digital interface for connecting sensors and pneumatic actuators. (Phil, can you elaborate?)
What is Profinet?
Profinet is an industry technical standard for data communication over Industrial Ethernet, designed for collecting data from, and controlling equipment in industrial systems.