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PROFINET Installation Guidelines



PROFINET Design Guideline
PROFINET Assembling Guideline
PROFINET Commissioning Guideline

PROFINET Planning Redundancy Guideline   NEW

As the name indicates, the Installation Guidelines are intended to provide information on how to properly install and to commission PROFINET wiring and to provide practical guidance on the best ways to achieve this.

The presentation of information in these documents has been kept as simple as possible. Accordingly, background knowledge about PROFINET mounting and cabling is not required. However, a basic technical knowledge of electrical installation is assumed. The operating principle of PROFINET is not discussed in the Installation Guidelines. If you require this information, please use the respective documents of PI or corresponding technical literature.

These documents do not replace any existing document. The previous documents of PI remain in effect.

PROFINET Design / Planung
Version: 1.53
Order No.: 8.062 / 8.061
Language: English / German

Use of the network load calculation tool is described in the Planungsguide / Design guide.

PROFINET Assembling / Montage
Version: 2.12
Order No.: 8.072 / 8.071
Language: English / German

PROFINET Commissioning / Inbetriebnahme
Version: 1.53
Order No.: 8.082 / 8.081
Language: English / German

PROFINET Planning Redundancy / Planung Redundanz   NEW
Version: 1.00
Order No.: 8.132 / 8.131
Language: English / German

Disclaimer / License:
License for supply of Specifications

Licensee acquires this license solely from PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V., having its principal place of business in Karlsruhe, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “Licensor”).

1. Specifications

1.1 Subject of this license agreement is each technical specification issued by the Licensor, in electronic form (hereinafter referred to as “SPECIFICATION”). Software is provided in object code only.

1.2 The SPECIFICATION distributed hereby has been developed by members of the Licensor. Licensor hereby notifies Licensee that the SPECIFICATION is not an industrial standard acknowledged by any standardization body or otherwise and may be further enhanced.

2. Rights and Duties of Licensee

2.1 Licensor hereby grants to Licensee the right to use the SPECIFICATION exclusively for developing and supporting products compliant with the SPECIFICATION. Licensee may copy the SPECIFICATION for this purpose and for data backup purposes.

2.2 Licensee shall not be entitled to modify, decompile, reverse engineer or extract any individual parts of the SPECIFICATION, unless this is permitted by mandatory copyright law. Furthermore, Licensee shall not be entitled to remove any alphanumeric identifiers, trademarks or copyright notices from the SPECIFICATION and, insofar as Licensee is entitled to make copies of the SPECIFICATION, Licensee shall copy them without alteration.

2.2 Licensee shall not be entitled to publish, market or distribute the SPECIFICATION. However, Licensee shall be entitled to transfer the right to use the SPECIFICATION granted to it to a third party, provided that Licensee concludes a written agreement with the third party in conformance with all of the conditions contained in this Section 2 and on the proviso that Licensee does not retain any copies of the SPECIFICATION.

3. Liability of Licensor

3.1 Licensor shall have no obligation to enhance the SPECIFICATION and shall assume no liability in case the SPECIFICATION or future versions thereof shall not be approved as an industrial standard.

3.2 The SPECIFICATION is delivered free of charge "as-is” to all members of the Licensor. Any liability and warranty for the SPECIFICATION - irrespective of the legal reason therefore - e.g. as to quality or title, its correctness, absence of defects, absence of claims of third party rights or in relation to its completeness and/or fitness for any specific purpose is excluded.
The Licensor is not liable for damages due to the use of the SPECIFICATION or for damages which have been caused by the design of hardware or software according to the information provided within the SPECIFICATION. Any liability for consequential, special or indirect damages including, but not limited to, loss of profit, loss of use and business interruption, regardless of the theory of law, are excluded.

3.3 The aforesaid exclusion of liability shall not apply as far as there is a legally binding liability, e.g. under product liability legislation, in cases of intent, of gross negligence, of injury of life, body or health or wilful hiding of a defect, or due to violation of major contractual obligations. However, liability for damages arising from the violation of major contractual obligations shall be limited to the foreseeable damage normally covered by a contract, unless in cases of intent or gross negligence. No change in the burden of proof to the detriment of Licensee is involved by the aforesaid provision.

4. Place of Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

4.1 The sole place of jurisdiction shall be the principal place of business of Licensor.

4.2 All relations arising out of the contract shall be governed by the substantive law of Germany, to the exclusion of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

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# Date Filename Type Size
02/12/2022 PROFINET_Design_Guideline_8062_V153_Sept22.pdf pdf 7 MB
14/02/2011 zip 1 MB
02/12/2022 PROFINET_Planungsrichtlinie_8061_V153_Sept22.pdf pdf 7 MB
14/02/2011 zip 1 MB
02/12/2022 PROFINET_Assembling_8072_V212_Sept22.pdf pdf 2 MB
02/12/2022 PROFINET_Montagerichtlinie_8071_V212_Sept22.pdf pdf 2 MB
02/12/2022 PROFINET_Commissioning_8082_V153_Sep22.pdf pdf 2 MB
02/12/2022 PROFINET_Inbetriebnahme_8081_V153_Sept22.pdf pdf 2 MB
06/07/2023 PROFINET_Planning_Redundancy_8132_V100_May_23.pdf pdf 2 MB
06/07/2023 PROFINET_Planung_Redundanz_8131_V100_Mai_23.pdf pdf 2 MB