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Industrial Ethernet

The use of Industrial Ethernet hardware and communication protocols has become the backbone for automation and machine control networks, along with its use in corporate networks, throughout industry. The emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0, along with emerging technologies such as Single Pair Ethernet, has solidified its position as a key technology driving digital transformation for smart manufacturing.

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Industrial Ethernet is the use of Ethernet in industry using communication protocols that provide determinism and real-time automation machine control. Protocols for Industrial Ethernet include EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, POWERLINK, SERCOS III, CC-Link IE and Modbus TCP. Industrial Ethernet is also deployed in a wide range of controllers, networking equipment and computers utilizing Ethernet cabling and connectors for automation or process control.

EtherNet/IP Network Portion of ACHEMA Pulse Ethernet-APL Multivendor Demonstration.

Ethernet-APL: the future of process automation connectivity

Competition and cost pressures combined with Industry 4.0 have made device health status, operations analytics and predictive maintenance …

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New standard for PROFINET cables on robots

Ethernet cables have to cope with a lot when used in industrial robots. However, common Ethernet cables have …

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Engenuity EZVision

Integrated data and control delivers reliable automated pressure testing

An oil & gas OEM uses integrated data and control to deliver reliable automated pressure testing. Integration on …

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Kovarna Robot

Cables create reliable connections in the forge

The VIVA Forging Company relies on LAPP for cables. Its Czech Republic forging operation uses cables in its …

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Industrial Ethernet Connectors and Cables Product Showcase

Industrial connectors and cables are in a period of rapid innovation. Along with the emergence of Single Pair …

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HARTING T1 Industrial Interface

Single Pair Ethernet Update: Possibilities and Applications

A coalition of industrial companies is working toward a single vision, and backing Single Pair Ethernet and the …

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New innovations in hybrid connectors expand the power transmission capabilities beyond what today’s SPE connectors can achieve using PoDL.

Getting More Power Out of Single Pair Ethernet

New innovations in hybrid connectors expand the power transmission capabilities beyond what today’s SPE connectors can achieve using …

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Single Pair Ethernet connectors

SPE Changing the Face of Industrial Communication

Single Pair Ethernet is more than just new connectors. SPE has become the connector standard for the network …

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