October 2010

Special Report: Process Control and Information Systems

Building and installing a reliable industrial Ethernet infrastructure

Here are six practical guidelines to consider

Shuman, B., Belden

With industrial Ethernet becoming the preferred data communications infrastructure for mission-critical industrial automation and control, the challenge is to design a system made to withstand extreme and often hazardous environmental conditions. Built on the same standards-based networking platform as enterprise Ethernet (Ethernet LAN standard IEEE 802.3), industrial Ethernet provides secure and seamless interoperability when connecting the plant to the central administration office and the Internet. As a result, more companies in the oil, gas and petroleum-related industries are looking to leverage the capabilities of Ethernet communications across all their operations. Perhaps no other

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