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PROFINET in Process Automation with SIMATIC PCS 7

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By integrating SIMATIC PCS 7 Version 9.0 and a variety of hardware and software innovations, the functionality of PROFINET has been significantly extended in the PCS 7 version. In this entry, you will find an overview of all of the relevant information for implementing PROFINET solutions in SIMATIC PCS 7.


PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0 – Guidelines and Blueprints

This documentation is intended as a guide and describes the most important topics and functions when using PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7.

Core contents

  • PROFINET functionality in SIMATIC PCS 7
  • Blueprints – recommended PROFINET network configurations as a planning template for different subsystems
  • Guidelines for implementing PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7
  • PROFINET Tools in the Lifecycle overview
  PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 - Guidelines and Blueprints (5,3 MB) 


Introductory Videos

The following videos are intended as introduction into the topics PROFINET in process automation, Blueprints and technology icons for redundancy.

PROFINET in Process Automation

When used as a fieldbus, PROFINET meets all the requirements of process automation, offers many advantages compared to PROFIBUS DP and thus forms a future-proof platform for plants in the process industry.


Efficient plant planning with PROFINET Blueprints

The PROFINET Blueprints are scalable, modular and tested standard configurations, which support you in planning your PROFINET network.


PROFINET Technology Icons for System Connection and Topology

For easy orientation, icons are used to visualize the possible functions and uses of the IO Devices in the context of SIMATIC PCS 7.


Further Entries about PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0

Service Bridge – Setting-up and Configuration

The Service Bridge is a specially configured switch that allows dedicated temporary access from the plant bus to the fieldbus for extended commissioning and diagnostic puposes. In this entry, you will find the instructions for configuring a SCALANCE XC-200 switch as Service Bridge as well as the prepared configuration files.

Core contents

  • Configuring the Service Bridge
  • Prepared configration files
  • Way of functioning and information on working with the Service Bridge 
  • Configuration of the Firewall using the example of SCALANCE S623 
Service Bridge – Setting-up and Configuration 

 

Function Overview of PROFINET Devices in SIMATIC PCS 7

In this FAQ, you will find an overview of which PROFINET devices support the different PROFINET functions.
 Function Overview of PROFINET Devices in SIMATIC PCS 7

 

Configuring the ET 200SP HA in PCS 7 based on different configuration examples

In this application example, we will show the configuration of the ET 200SP HA on the basis of different configurations.

Core contents

  • General information about SIMATIC ET 200SP HA
  • HW Config of the ET 200SP HA (standard and highly available).
  • Signal configuration of the input and output module
  • Hot swapping and addition of modules in ongoing operation
  • Configuration and CFC engineering of multiHART areas and HART variables 
 Configuring the ET 200SP HA in PCS 7 based on different configuration examples 


Easy and flexible device integration with SIMATIC CFU

This application example describes how you can standardize and decentralize your subsystems by using SIMATIC PCS 7, 
the SIMATIC CFU, Siemens process instrumentation and control module types.

Core contents

  • Configuration and parameter assignment of the SIMATIC CFU
  • Standardization of a storage container, including automation solution
  • Procedure for multiplying a plant section 
Integration of PROFIBUS PA devices in PCS 7 with the Compact Field Unit 


Integration of a SINAMICS S120 into SIMATIC PCS 7 via PROFINET

In this application example, we will show you how to configure a SINAMICS S120 drive system in SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0 via PROFINET.

Core contents

  • Integration of a SINAMICS S120 in PCS 7 via PROFINET
  • Integration of the solution Template
  • Engineering with the Solution Template
  • Operator control and monitoring of the drive system 
Integration of a SINAMICS S120 into SIMATIC PCS 7 via PROFINET 


Process automation with the SIMATIC PCS 7 CPU 410-5H controller

In this document, scenarios are described which explain relevant functions of the CPU 410-5H Process Automation Additionally you will gain an overview of important configuration steps and hints.

Core contents

  • Advantages of the CPU 410-H
  • Configuring the communications interface and establishing the connection between the ES and the AS
  • Type Change in RUN (TCiR) function and Configuration in Run (CiR/H-CiR)
  • Configuration of the PN/Ethernet interfaces
  • Upgrade with CPU 410 Expansion Packs (Process objects and PN Red License)
 
Process automation with the SIMATIC PCS 7 CPU 410-5H controller


BANY PROFINET Analyzer functions and application cases

In this application example, the function modules of the BANY PROFINET Analyzer are presented using various application cases.

Core contents

  • Frame recording with filters and triggers
  • Online and offline stress test
  • Value tracking
  • Live list
 BANY PROFINET Analyzer functions and application cases


FAQ

Instructions for Updating the CPU 410 Operating System85196540 
Function Overview of PROFINET Devices in SIMATIC PCS 7 V9.0109747976 
How many IO modules can you configure in an ET 200SP HA station?109760425
What should you watch out for when configuring the PROFINET MRP ring with regard to RSTP packages (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)?109759619
Which controllers can be used to set up a PROFINET field bus in PCS 7?82948099 
How do you use the PROFIBUS optical cables for PROFINET?109754843 
What should you watch out for with configured topology and the use of non-CiR-compatible IO devices?109749355 
Which quantity frameworks and configuration guidelines apply for high-precision time stamping with an accuracy of 1 ms when using the ET 200SP HA and PROFINET?109750520 
How do you provide the power supply for the SIMATIC Compact Field Unit PA (CFU PA)?109757358 
How do you prepare STEP 7 for the export of topology data/flows for SINETPLAN?109740338 
How do you use the PROFIBUS optical cables for PROFINET?109754843 
Which connector do you use to connect fiber-optic cables to the optical interface of network components and terminals?35146578 


Downloads

SIMATIC CFU Firmware109754628
Firmware update: ET 200SP HA Interface Module IM155-6 PN109763483 
Download for SCALANCE XB-200, XC-200, XP-200, XF-200BA and XR-300WG Firmware V4.1109762982 
Hardware Upgrade Package (HUP) for SIMATIC Compact Field Unit (CFU)109749915 
Hardware Upgrade Package (HUP) for SIMATIC ET 200SP HA109762808 

 

Product notes

Update of EK-ERTEC 200P with ERTEC 200P-2 to firmware V4.5109749487
Smart field distributor – SIMATIC Compact Field Unit109749357
SIMATIC ET 200SP HA Distributed I/O system109747953

 

PROFINET tools for the system life cycle

When you use PROFINET, tools are available to support you at every stage of the project lifecycle. 
PlanningSINETPLAN (Siemens Network Planner)

Download trial version 

Manual

Video


SINETPLAN (Siemens Network Planner) is a tool for calculating the network load which can already be used in the planning phase.
 

CommissioningPrimary Setup Tool

Download and manual 

The Primary Setup Tool (PST) is a free tool for assigning device names and IP addresses.


PRONETA

Download and manual 

PRONETA is a free tool that makes it easier to commission PROFINET systems. In contrast to PST, PRONETA offers a graphical user interface with a convenient topology overview and additional functions, such as the I/O test.

Operation

SINEMA Server

Download trial version

Application example

Manual

Videos on SINEMA Server

SINEMA Server is a tool for 24/7 monitoring of Industrial Ethernet and PROFINET networks during operation.

Maintenance and diagnostics

Bus Analyzer (BANY)

Download and manual 

The Bus Analyzer (BANY) product helps you to analyze Ethernet/PROFINET network traffic. BANY consists of a combination of the BANY Scope software and its BANY Agent hardware. 


Manuals

PCS 7 manuals

Engineering System
In the PCS 7 Engineering System configuration manual, you can find information about how to configure the most important PCS 7 functions.

High Availability Process Control Systems
In the High Availability Process Control Systems function manual, you can find information about configuring high availability systems using the SIMATIC PCS 7 process control system.

System manuals

PROFINET system description
In the PROFINET system description manual, you can find general information about PROFINET. Please be aware that this is a general system manual for PROFINET. This means that some of the chapters do not apply to PCS 7 (amongst other things: I-Device, PROFIenergy, option handling, prioritized start-up, PROFINET CBA, isochrone mode).

PROFINET Industrial Ethernet
In the PROFINET Industrial Ethernet manual, you can find general information about Industrial Ethernet, the basis of PROFINET. Please be aware that this is a general system manual for Industrial Ethernet / PROFINET. This means that some of the chapters do not apply to PCS 7. 

Product manuals

AS 410 automation system

CPU 410 Process Automation
CPU 410-5H supports all of the PROFINET functions (S1, S2, R1, CiR, and SoE), which means that it is the basis for PROFINET in the PCS 7 V9.0 environment.


Distributed I/O

ET 200SP HA
The ET 200SP HA is the preferred choice as a distributed I/O in the case of a PCS 7 system with PROFINET.

ET 200M
The ET 200M distributed I/O system makes it possible to integrate standard and fail-safe signal modules.

SIMATIC CFU PA
The Compact Field Unit (CFU) is a field distributor for the process-oriented, distributed connection of digital I/O signals and PROFIBUS PA field devices to the PROFINET fieldbus.

 

SCALANCE Switches

Selected SCALANCE switches are recommended for use in the process industry.

XC-200 

XP-200 

XF204-2BA


Configuration manual XC-200, XF-200BA and XP-200 – Web Based Management

Configuration manual XC-200, XF-200BA and XP-200 – Command Line Interface

Other manuals

You can use the search function to find other manuals that refer to individual assemblies.


Training

In the SITRAIN training "PROFINET and H-Systems in the process automation" (ST-PCS7PNH) you learn how how to use PROFINET and high avaiable automation systems with SIMATIC PCS 7. The theoretical knowledge you will learn, will be reinforced with many practical exercises.

Core contents

  • Fundamentals Industrial Ethernet, PROFIBUS und PROFINET
  • Planning, developing and commissioning of simple and complex PROFINET networks on the basis of the PROFINET Blueprints
  • Configuration and Integration of PROFINET Devices (i. e. ET 200SP HA)
  • Use of new PROFINET functions: system redundancy R1, Configuration in Run CiR and high precision time stamping SoE
  • Diagnostic and Troubleshooting
  • Redundancy theory and high available automatition systems CPU 410-5H / S7-400H 
SITRAIN – PROFINET and H-Systems in the process automation (ST-PCS7PNH)


PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.x

In this documentation, we describe typical scenarios and options for using PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.x. You can find the successor to this document "PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 – Guidelines and Blueprints", which applies to PCS 7 V9.0, further up this page.

Core contents

  • Basic knowledge, like architecture, PROFINET terms, media and system redundancy, for example
  • Selection of suitable components (Approved Modules)
  • System limitations and restrictions
  • Parameterization and configuration in PCS 7 
   PROFINET in SIMATIC PCS 7 V8.x - Typical Architectures and Engineering (2,8 MB) 

 

Central PCS 7 summary page
http://www.siemens.com/onlinesupport/pcs7


Latest Changes
03/2019

  • Link to Application example "BANY PROFINET Analyzer functions and application cases" added