Maintaining pa networks dave tomlin

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Maintaining pa networks dave tomlin

  1. 1. 21/08/2013 1 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 DIAGNOSTICS and MAINTENANCE of PROFIBUS PA NETWORKS Dave Tomlin Hitex UK dtomlin@hitex.co.uk www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Universal diagnostic software supports multiple tools for PROFIBUS DP & PA PROFIBUS Monitor BC-502-PB PA Diagnostic Monitor BC-230-PB DP + PA Protocol Analyser BC-450-PB PROFIBUS Tester 4 BC-600-PB
  2. 2. 21/08/2013 2 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 BC-230-PA PROFIBUS PA Monitor Universal tool for setup and commissioning, documentation, acceptance testing, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting on PROFIBUS PA networks. Hazardous Area Approvals:  FM USA and Canada: Class I Division 2 Groups A, B, C and D T4 Class I Zone 2 Group IIC T4 Class I Division 1 Groups A, B, C and D T4 Class I Zone 0 and 1 Ex/AEx ia IIC T4  ATEX Ex ia IIC T4  ATEX Ex nL IIC T4  ATEX Ex ic IIC T4 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 BC-4x0-PB Protocol Analyser for PROFIBUS DP & PA 4 PROFIBUS Protocol Analyzers  Test the bus communication on  PROFIBUS DP and PA segments  during operation.  Easy to Use  All Bus Device States at a Glance   Complete Event Log   Diagnostic Messages in Plain Text   Long‐Term Trend Recording  Test report generation
  3. 3. 21/08/2013 3 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Functionality with supported buscheck tools www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Network status – Protocol tab Select segment, master or slave levels:
  4. 4. 21/08/2013 4 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Network status – Protocol tab If the correct GSD files are available for identified devices, the device type, error messages, configuration and parameters can be displayed in plain text. All exchanges between masters & slaves are logged with a time stamp other tools reading hexadecimal  only PB‐DIAG‐SUITE reads clear text www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Trend Analysis The trend analysis feature is used for finding rare or sporadic faults over a prolonged period of time. It covers both bus communication and signal quality.
  5. 5. 21/08/2013 5 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Expert functions - Frames The frame analysis function provides powerful trigger and filter settings for analyzing individual frames www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PROFIBUS Diagnostics Suite Test report Based on the network status, a detailed test report including all graphics can be generated from an active test tool, or from a file. The test report can be printed or exported as a PDF or an Excel file
  6. 6. 21/08/2013 6 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 PB-USB Universal PROFIBUS Interface with High-Speed USB Port Optimised for :  Network Configuration  Device Parameterisation  PLC programming  Plant maintenance  Data acquisition www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 Application Note
  7. 7. 21/08/2013 7 www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066  Hardware  Test Tools  Application Notes  White Papers  Tech Tips  Training  Consultancy  Design Services  Friendly advice! And finally....consult the experts for: www.hitex.co.uk 024 7669 2066 Hitex UK Ltd Millburn Hill Road Warwick University Science Park Coventry CV4 7HS Tel: 02476 692066 Fax: 02476 692131 Email: info@hitex.co.uk www.hitex.co.uk Thank you!

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