PI White Paper: Drives and Motion with PROFINET
Drives/PROFIdrive , PROFINET
PROFINET, the "Industrial Ethernet" communication system based on standard Ethernet, combines with the PROFIdrive drive profile, which has already been used successfully with PROFIBUS for decades, as well as other technologies such as device and application profiles, to form the basis for an extremely high-performance and future-proof drive technology.
This “Drive Technology with PROFINET” has a comprehensive range of applications, scalable performance with cycle times as short as a few ?s, and user-friendly, cost-effective implementation. This makes it the ideal solution for all drive tasks.
All of the technologies used originated from, and are supported by, working groups of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI), the world’s largest community of manufacturers and users of automation technology.