As noted by the company, this resource confronts the reality that:
All Industrial Ethernet applications are designed to work on twisted pair copper or fiber cabling similar to that used in “regular” Ethernet, with some modifications for the factory environment.
The International Standards Organization (ISO) and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) developed a set of specifications to define potential environmental conditions within industrial sites.
With more than half of Industrial Ethernet problems being related to cabling, it can be difficult to troubleshoot.
Free to download upon completion of a short form, the new digital poster outlines:
-- Industrial cable topologies
-- Common connector types
-- Industrial Ethernet connectors
-- TIA, ISO and PROFINET wiring color codes
-- Common cable testing methods