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Common Application Profile C2C


The scope of this document is to describe PLC to PLC Communication. Since PLC is an abbreviation for Programmable Logic Controller, this type of communication is abbreviated as C2C (Controller to Controller Communication). C2C is the mechanism allowing two PLCs with PROFINET IO exchanging information in a vendor independent way, based on PROFINET V2.3.

Version: Draft 0.91
Order No.: 3.212
Language: English


This draft is published for testing and review only. It must not be used for development purposes.

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