Ethernet protocols used for industrial applications, governing organizations, URLs

List of protocols, governing organizations, websites, and other useful URLs and articles from Control Engineering follows, with a table of industrial Ethernet protocols.

09/01/2011


Organizations in charge of Ethernet protocols used for industrial applications continue to add value through protocol extensions and updates, related networks, and gaining support of various network vendors and manufacturers.

Check each organization’s website for the latest information about capabilities of industrial Ethernet protocols and related industrial networks and extensions. See bottom of page for additional industrial Ethernet article links from Control Engineering.

Table of Ethernet protocols

Ethernet protocols

Governing Organizations

URLs

BACnet

BACnet International

www.bacnetassociation.org 

CC-Link IE

CC-Link Partner Association

www.cc-linkamerica.org 

EtherCAT

EtherCAT Technology Group

www.ethercat.org  

Ethernet Powerlink

Ethernet Powerlink Standardization Group

www.ethernet-powerlink.org 

EtherNet/IP

ODVA

www.odva.org 

FL-Net (OPCN-2)

Japan Electrical Manufacturers Association

www.jema-net.or.jp/English 

Foundation HSE

Fieldbus Foundation

www.fieldbus.org 

Mechantrolink III

Mechatrolink Members Association

www.mechatrolink.org.en/about/mecha4.html 

Modbus TCP

Modbus-IDA

www.modbus.org 

Profinet and Profinet IRT

PI North America

www.us.profinet.com 

SafetyNet

Safety Network International e.V.

www.safetynet.com 

SERCOS III

SERCOS North America, Sercos International

www.sercos.com 

SynqNet

Synqnet Interest Group

www.synqnet.org 

TCP/IP and UDP (native)

Internet Engineering Task Force

www.ietf.org 

VARAN

VARAN Bus Nutzerorganization

www.varan-bus.net/index_en.htm 

Source: Control Engineering, CFE Media, www.controleng.com 

Related links:
Also see table: Is Office Ethernet Hardware Tough Enough for Industrial Use? With a table of hardware characteristics. 

Also see: Who Puts the 'Industrial’ in Ethernet?

High Performance Industrial Networks - research

Plug into Industrial Ethernet Protocols 

Industrial Network Channel 

- Compiled by Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com.

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