Having consistent diagnosis in Process Automation brings to customers great potential saving in the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) phase. The German-based process industry end-user association NAMUR has published a recommendation, NE 107 (“Self-Monitoring and Diagnosis of Field Devices”).
To follow these requirements, investigations and perspective on EtherNet/IPTM will be needed.
This paper will go through to these requirements.
Paper and presentation from the 2014 ODVA Industry Conference & 16th Annual Meeting
Olivier Wolff, Endress+Hauser Process Solutions AG