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W5a profibus pa device configuration using fdt, andy smith

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PROFIBUS PA Device set up and Commissioning using FDT/DTM and EDDL based tools

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W5a profibus pa device configuration using fdt, andy smith

  1. 1. Products Solutions Services Device set up and commissioning …using an FDT – Field Device Tool
  2. 2. Profibus UK conference 2013 The FDT Group • The FDT Group formed in 2003 • open • independent • non-profit • association of 61 international companies • Owner of the FDT Technology • Responsible for maintenance, further development, and promotion of FDT Technology • Responsible for certification and compliance testing of FDT products • Dedicated to establishing and maintaining FDT Technology as an international standard with broad acceptance within the automation industry • Open to all companies that wish to participate www.fdtgroup.org
  3. 3. Profibus UK conference 2013 FDT Group members
  4. 4. Profibus UK conference 2013 What is FDT/DTM? • FDT / DTM • FDT = Field Device Tool (frame application) • Follows a published standard specification • DTM = Device Type Manager (device driver) • Compatible with an FDT frame application • Open standardised technology independent of device or system supplier • Independent of device type sensor, actuator, remote I/O, drives, etc. • Full support of installed base • Independent of communication protocol Ethernet, HART, PROFIBUS, Foundation Fieldbus, etc. • Vertical integration by nested communication
  5. 5. Profibus UK conference 2013 How does FDT/DTM technology work? The network topology is built up using a combination of CommDTM’s and Device DTM’s 5 7 Ethernet 1 2 Profibus DP 6 6 DTM 4 DTM 6 CommDTM 5 DTM 3 DTM 7 Ethernet CommDTM 2 Profibus PA 43
  6. 6. Products Solutions Services Device set up and commissioning

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