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General PI Terms

Description:
This overview is intended to help with the correct spelling and typing of some very often used terms. You can read the terms online and download the list as a word-file (see below).

For publications of PI in English, American English is applied. The correct spelling and typing (capital / small letters, blanks) for the following terms is:

PROFIBUS
PROFIBUS PA
PROFIBUS DP
PROFIBUS DP-V0
PROFIBUS DP-V1
PROFIBUS DP-V2

PROFIenergy
PROFIsafe
PROFIdrive

PROFINET
PROFINET Device
PROFINET Controller
PROFINET Supervisor

IO-Link

PI (PROFIBUS & PROFINET International)
RPA (Regional PI Association)

PICC (PI Competence Center)
PICC for PROFIBUS
PICC for PROFIBUS for Process Automation
PICC for Drives and Motion Control for PROFIBUS (PROFIdrive)
PICC for Safety Technology for PROFIBUS (PROFIsafe)
PICC for PROFINET
PICC for Drives and Motion Control for PROFINET (PROFIdrive)
PICC for Safety Technology for PROFINET (PROFIsafe)

PITL (PI Test Laboratory, PI Test Lab)
PITL for PROFIBUS
PITL for PROFINET

PITC (PI Training Center)
Certified PROFIBUS Installer
Certified PROFIBUS Engineer
Certified PROFINET Installer
Certified PROFINET Engineer

www.profibus.com
www.profinet.com

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 with all automation technologies.