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PROFINET - Test Specification for PROFINET


This document describes, which tests have to be done in an authorized PROFINET test laboratory to get a certificate for a new developed PROFINET device, PROFINET Controller and Active PROFINET Network Component.
Use of the PROFINET trademark, test and certification
PNO is entitled to grant licenses in respect of the trademark "PROFINET" (word formation trademark) applied for in the Federal Republic of Germany and in respect of all corresponding applications and/or registrations outside Germany (referred to hereinafter collectively as "TRADEMARK").
The Member is entitled, following certification of its equipment by PNO, to use the TRADEMARK on such certified equipment, relevant documentation, promotional material etc.
In order to obtain such a certificate the Member must have its equipment put through a certification test at a test laboratory accredited by PNO.
Once the certification test has been passed to the satisfaction of PNO, PNO shall issue certification to the Member.
The Member shall not in any country initiate any applications in respect of the TRADEMARK or any other trademarks that might be mistaken for it.
If the Member is intending to sell his certified products in countries in which PNO has no trademark application or registration, the parties shall agree upon which party shall bear the costs arising from such applications.
It is understood that this agreement does not provide the Member with any right in respect of the Trademark other than that of using the TRADEMARK in accordance with the provisions of this agreement, and that the Member shall not, out of use of the TRADEMARK, derive any claims against PNO.

Version: 2.34
Order No.: 2.572
Language: English

New draft in PI-Review:
Version 2.35
Order No: 2.572
Language: English

This draft is published for testing and review only.It must not be used for development purposes.
Comments to be submitted to, until November 13, 2017.

The final PROFINET test specification is included in the PROFINET test bundle, too.

 PROFINET Test Bundle

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06/04/2017 Testspec-PN_2572_V234_Feb17.pdf pdf 384 KB
11/08/2017 Testspec-PN_2572_d235_Aug17.pdf pdf 966 KB

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