IO-Link Integration for PROFINET
PROFINET , IO-Link
It is the purpose of this document to map the IO-Link technology according to IEC 61131-9 into PROFINET in such a manner that the user benefit is maximized through standardization.
From a PROFINET point of view this can be achieved through pursuing the following objectives:
• IO-Link mechanisms should be transformed into PROFINET mechanisms to hide the differences as much as possible ("virtual PROFINET devices");
• "Look & Feel" of the deviations should be harmonized across manufacturer borders through standardization;
• It should be possible to use one of the IO-Link Tools (PDCTs) for several IO-Link Masters from different manufacturers/brands through standardized interfaces to the Masters.
Differences between V1.1 and V1.0 of edition 2 of the “IO-Link Integration into PROFINET” are:
- New structure of the specification with clear, consequent, and seamless descriptions;
- Introduction of a PROFINET life cycle manager covering all phases of operations and use cases (former “dynamic characteristics”);
- Improved and comprehensive diagnosis mapping methods;
- General adaptation of the new Standardized Master Interface;
- Data Storage and automatic tool changer moved to clause “Mapping Application”;
- New clause “Standardized methods for IO-Link” under clause “IOL_CALL”:
- Clause “Overview of mandatory and optional features” totally remodeled;
- New dummy Annexes for IO-Link Safety and IO-Link Wireless
- All “Coding of records” summarized in Annex D
10. Update of GSDML template to show the user view
Order No: 2.832
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