Thursday, October 1, 2020

UPDATE 1 OCT 2020

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MQTT is a new-ish topic in the automation space
but I have struggled to find a way to display it,
is "actually" working with a SIEMENS S7-1200....
Luckily my home automation works on MQTT so plug in a PLC,
configure and record a video, See below.

SIOS Link - https://lnkd.in/eEG6nYj

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/marcus-riley-683743a6_mqtt-siemens-s7-activity-6707187507450175488-eQaV


How does a "smart" motorbike work? 
With the help of MindSphere, the Industrial #IoT as a Service Solution,
it sends data to the cloud, so Petra Fuchsíková can improve her racing strategy and riding style.

Check out this new and efficient assistant  https://sie.ag/3bG6EWE  


Mister Automation Ep34: Tips & Tricks - Work with TIA Add-Ins
www.youtube.com/watch?v=XanaXWKM71A


Digital Enterprise Services explained
www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYvpLvoJ8OE  


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Smart inter-connectivity is the key to the #industrial Internet of Things ( #IIoT )
https://new.siemens.com/global/en/products/automation/pc-based/iot-gateways/simatic-iot2050.html


Introducing Low-Code to Industrial Automation with Mendix and Industrial Edge  
https://www.mendixworld.com/session/introducing-low-code-to-industrial-automation-with-mendix-industrial-edge/


Leveraging IoT-based solutions
Here are a few of the top IoT-based solutions to focus on in order to realize immediate value from the IoT:

1. Condition Monitoring
2. Asset Management
3. Predictive and Prescriptive Maintenance
4. Digital Twins
5. Low-Code Application Development

More at https://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/media/global/en/Leveraging-IoT-based-solutions_tcm27-83107.pdf


Leverage industrial IoT to make the move to predictive maintenance
https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/mindsphere/predictive-maintenance/


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2020-09-17
ID: 109780322
Cybersecurity - Defense in depth concept for the Water and
Waste Water Industry
Critical infrastructure facilities require special IT- and
OT-security solutions that ensure uninterrupted plant availability,
real-time capability of critical IACS functions and
comprehensive constantly updated protection against threats.
These requirements can be met by coordinated, broadly diversified
and comprehensive concepts with components and systems suitable
for industrial use.

For products:6ES7658-...58-....

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109780322




2020-09-14
ID: 109741418
Project Check for TIA Portal: Check against programming style guides
Code quality is a fundamental pillar in the software development,
which is encouraged by the help of standards, guidelines, suggestions,
or “best practice” examples.
Checks, analyses, and tests can provide information about gaps,
errors or potential for optimization.

For products:6ES7822-1A.06-..

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109741418



2020-09-16

ID: 109477036
Burner application example for TIA Portal (Burner library)
The Burner application example for TIA Portal (Burner library)
supports you in the creation of Oil burner, Gas burner and
Solid matter burner applications with single or multi-burner.

For products:F-CPUs

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109477036



2020-09-08
ID: 109762616
Door interlocking for distributed industrial control panels
according to UL 508A and NFPA 79
To protect persons from injuries caused by electricity,
control panels that are operated in USA must be designed
so that they ensure proper protection against direct contact.
This means that no live parts can be touched under
normal operating conditions.

For products:3SU1152-6AA40-1AA0, 3SU1050-4BC01-0AA0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109762616



2020-09-08
ID: 109779805
Test Suite Advanced: Example for the Application Test of Code Blocks
The Test Suite allows the user to configure and run
automatic application tests in the TIA Portal.
The application example shows you the creation and
execution of a test case for a function block.

For products:6ES7822-1A.06-..

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109779805



2020-09-07
ID: 106665159
How do you run a remote session together with
Siemens Industry Technical Support?
Technical Support provides you with the option
of running Remote Support using "Desktop Assistance".
Desktop Assistance gives you fast and effective support
for remote diagnostics and troubleshooting
in the automation system of your machine or plant.

For products:6SL3072-0AA00-0AG0, 6ES7658-...08-....,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/106665159


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2020-09-03
ID: 109746530
Image downloads for HMI operator panels
Download HMI operator panel images.

For products:HMI Devices (TIA Portal)

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/gb/en/view/109746530

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2020-09-21
ID: 109768730
SIMATIC Automation Compare Tool - for the comparison of LAD/FBD blocks
With immediate effect, the SIMATIC Automation Compare Tool is provided for download.
With this tool, you can compare LAD/FBD blocks,
which have been provided for versioning with VCI,
with the current blocks in the TIA Portal project.

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109768730


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2020-09-02
ID: 109781646
SIMATIC S7-1200/S7-1500: Download error:
Why is the loading aborted while MC_POWER is active?
A modified (instance) data block cannot be loaded in RUN
if it contains instance data of a MC_Power command
and the associated axis is enabled
(MC_Power.Status and . StatusWord.X0 (Enable) are TRUE).

For products:6ES7513-1AL00-0AB0, 6ES7211-1HD30-0XB0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/gb/en/view/109778288


2020-08-31
ID: 109781206
How do you load a Comfort Panel (TIA Portal Advanced)
via PN/IE using a VPN tunnel?
You want to load a Comfort Panel via PN/IE and
are connected to the plant via a VPN tunnel.
However, the Comfort Panel is not in the
"Extended download to device" window and
so it is not possible to load the Comfort Panel.
This FAQ response shows you how to load a Comfort Panel
via PN/IE using a VPN tunnel.

For products:6AV210.-....3-0, 6AV210.-....4-0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ni/en/view/109781206



2020-09-11
ID: 23678970
Which PROFINET nodes support the extended PROFINET
diagnostics and what do you have to configure?
With the extended PROFINET diagnostics
it is possible to have functions like the diagnostics
and parameterization of integrated Ethernet interfaces
(fiber-optic diagnostics and topology configuration, for example).

For products:6GK5302-7GD00-4GA3, 6AG1214-1AG40-4XB0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/23678970

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2020-09-11
ID: 36752540
Which PROFINET nodes support automatic commissioning
(device replacement without interchangeable medium)
with topological configuration and device replacement
without topological configuration?
Automatic commissioning
(device replacement without interchangeable medium)
with topological configuration and device replacement
without topological configuration?

For products:6SL3244-0BB13-1FA0, 6SL3544-0FA21-1FA0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/36752540

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2020-09-11
ID: 102325771
Which IO controllers and IO devices support the following
functions in STEP 7 (TIA Portal): IRT, prioritized startup,
MRP, MRPD, PROFIenergy, Shared device, MSI/MSO, I device,
clock-synchronized mode, system redundancy and option handling?
An overview shows which PROFINET functions you can configure
in STEP 7 (TIA Portal) for the PROFINET IO controllers and IO devices.

For products:102325771

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/102325771

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2020-08-30
ID: 109780526
Description freely programmable IO-Link electronic module
for the ID key switch
This article contains a statement about the freely programmable
IO-Link electronic module for the ID key switch

For products:3SU1400-1GE10-1AA0

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109780526


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2020-09-08
ID: 67384964
SIMATIC Ident Configuration Guide
08/2020, Operating Instructions

For products:6GT2821-6AC40, 6GT2091-4LH20,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/67384964


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2020-09-08
ID: 109781285
Sales and delivery release for SIMATIC PN/MF Coupler V5.0
The PN/MF Coupler V5.0 has been released for delivery. 
It offers deterministic data exchange between PROFINET and 
EtherNet/IP controllers that is easy to configure, even across network limits.

For products:6ES7158-0AD01-0XA0, 6ES7158-3AD10-0XA0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109781285

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2020-09-23
ID: 109778635
Delivery release SIMATIC Field PG M6, Edition 2020, with TIA Portal V16
Update: S5 support option is still available.
The pre-installed SIMATIC automation software means that
the Field PG M6 device can always be used immediately.
Within the context of the start of delivery of the SIMATIC Field PG M6,
Edition 2020, it is possible to use latest engineering functions of TIA Portal V16.
In addition, interessting new hardware ordering options are offered.

For products:6ES7718-.....-0..., 6ES7718-0....-0...,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109778635


Tuesday, September 1, 2020

SELAMAT HARI MALAYSIA 2020

 




UPDATE 1 SEP 2020


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LOGO! Small but WOW.......



Thanks to Edge functionality that will be available in the future, 
it will be easy to integrate SIMATIC IOT2050 in Industrial Edge solutions from Siemens.

What really is an 'Edge Device'?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1n5Zo8Bf1U

How does Industrial Edge differ to traditional dBASE acquisition approaches?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMla-V4bcdY

The best Industrial Edge use case
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFjYrCCD5cc

What are the benefits of Industrial Edge for UK manufacturers?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdBiGo_gfsU



SITRANS store IQ: stop guessing!
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NfaQNA9gsY


Smart Buildings for IT/OT
www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qJ9UoAIcKk



Learning automation playfully with LOGO!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N7AawGARHg&feature=youtu.be




Demo model SITOP PSU6200 + SEL1200 - Introduction
www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2JdtiVrX-4  

Demo model SITOP PSU6200 + SEL1200 - Overload
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH3nFavdb5M  

Demo model SITOP PSU6200 + SEL1200 – Reset and manual shutdown
www.youtube.com/watch?v=EojPtjeq7es  

Demo model SITOP PSU6200 + SEL1200 – Short-Circuit
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATDS3jf_3n8  

Demo model SITOP PSU6200 + SEL1200 – High inrush current
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7dlNvmgVvg  


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Product news LOGO!
LOGO! goes cloud with the logic module series 8.3.
The direct cloud connectivity opens up
new possibilities for automation projects.

https://press.siemens.com/global/en/pressrelease/logo-goes-cloud?elqTrackId=26f72710cd9e459b94524d21934b7877&elq=8ed980a3a5a54ca690dbd35ade40bde2&elqaid=31851&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=15027



Can a logic module help to fight against Covid-19?
Andalucía Respira chose Siemens control and
power supply technology for their respirator project.

https://press.siemens.com/global/en/pressrelease/siemens-contributes-control-and-power-supply-technology-andalucia-respira-project?elqTrackId=6db1c1571deb4cc190fadec5f41b85f0&elq=8ed980a3a5a54ca690dbd35ade40bde2&elqaid=31851&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=15027


Get flexibility into production
How to standardize automation?
SIMATIC S7-1200 brings flexibility into production
with recipe management.

https://ingenuity.siemens.com/2020/06/standardization-for-dairy-products/?elqTrackId=9b9dad34e0074d268194515d5231ea5f&elq=8ed980a3a5a54ca690dbd35ade40bde2&elqaid=31851&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=15027  



Emergency ventilation with SIMATIC
GPAinnova developed an emergency ventilation device in record time
with SIMATIC S7-1200

https://new.siemens.com/global/en/company/stories/industry/respiratory-emergencyventilation-gpainnova.html?elqTrackId=c07bc3e6544845e39e3dfd691bb3d349&elq=8ed980a3a5a54ca690dbd35ade40bde2&elqaid=31851&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=15027  


The integrating factor - Greater connectivity for S7-1200
The new firmware 4.4 has added OPC UA to the many communication options


The free library for good HMI design

The HMI Template Suite provides templates, images and objects
to help you create a modern, and intuitive HMI design

https://new.siemens.com/global/en/products/automation/simatic-hmi/hmi-template-suite.html 



Engineering and Simulation in the Cloud
- despite in the home office

Continuing to work on machines and promote development during these difficult times at home office?
This is possible with TIA Portal engineering and simulation software in the cloud.

https://new.siemens.com/global/en/products/automation/industry-software/automation-software/tia-portal/virtual-commissioning/simulation-cloud.html 



Optimizing engineering by means of Continuous Integration
Lower costs and better software quality with the " Continuous Integration " process for automation 



Apps for production machines and plants
https://new.siemens.com/global/en/products/automation/topic-areas/simatic/simatic-apps.html


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2020-08-12
ID: 67295801
Data Exchange between S7 Station and PC Station
with SIMATIC NET OPC Server
The SIMATIC NET OPC server provides an OPC COM server
and an OPC UA server for standardized access
to the SIMATIC NET industrial communications networks.

For products:6GK1700-0AA12-0AA0, 6GK1700-0AA12-3AA0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/67295801

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2020-08-03

ID: 109778780
Industrial Edge applications in conjunction with the
SIMATIC HMI Unified Comfort Panel
This application example provides you with free edge apps
for your SIMATIC HMI Unified Comfort Panel.
Using the included documentation, you can commission them
directly on your operator device and test them out.

For products:6AV2153-....1-6, 6AV2128-3GB06-0AX0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109778780

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2020-08-03
ID: 109476153
Remote Access to SIMATIC HMI Operator Panels
Whether for the purpose of servicing or evaluating production data,
working on site involves travel time and, above all, travel expenses.
To keep these as low as possible, SIMATIC HMI Panels provide you
with the option of remote maintenance and remote control.
The "Sm@rtServiceMonitor" tool provides additional security.

For products:6AV2124-1MC01-0AX0, 6AV2124-0JC01-0AX0,...

=> https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109476153

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2020-07-28
ID: 109480750
Monitoring of Machine Vibration Variables with
a SIPLUS CMS1200 SM 1281 Condition Monitoring System
To protect a machine efficiently against mechanical damage
during operation and detect such damages at an early stage,
the machine has to be monitored permanently.

For products:6AT8007-1AA10-0AA0

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109480750

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2020-07-31
ID: 109779762

LOGO! - Modbus/TCP Communication using the Example of SENTRON PAC
This application example offers a completely configured connection 
for LOGO! 8 ("LOGO!" for short) for communication with 
a Modbus/TCP-compatible device. 
In this application example, a SENTRON 7KM PAC3200 is used.

For products:7KM2112-0BA00-2AA0, 6ED1055-1NB10-0BA2,...

https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/my/en/view/109779762

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2020-07-31

ID: 109778776
LOGO! - S7 Connection with LOGO! Client and S7-1200/1500 Server
This application example offers a completely configured
S7 connection for LOGO! 8 ("LOGO!" for short)
for communication with a SIMATIC S7 controller.
You will use a LOGO! switching program connected to an S7 project,
where you can test the connection and can freely expand it.

For products:6ES7513-1AL00-0AB0, 6ED1055-1NB10-0BA2,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109779762

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2020-07-28
ID: 109780514
Assembly of an IE FC RJ45 Plug 4x2 (Video)
This video shows you the assembly of an 8-wire IE FC TP line
with the new IE RJ45 Plug 4x2 connector.

For products:6GK1901-1BB12-2AB0, 6GK1901-1BB12-2AA0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109780514


2020-08-27
ID: 109780314
Fail-safe transmission of safety-related parameters 
via web server / HMI
A safety relevant value is specified by using a non-safety HMI 
or webserver and transferred to an F-CPU. 
As the connection between the HMI or webserver and 
the F-CPU is considered to be non-safe, 
data corruption could result in an unwanted value 
being transferred to the F-CPU , 
which can cause dangerous situations in the machine.

For products:3SU1000-4WS10-0AA0, 6ES7515-2FM00-0AB0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109780314


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2020-07-29
ID: 109746530
Image downloads for HMI operator panels
Download HMI operator panel images.

For products:HMI Devices (TIA Portal)

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109746530


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2020-08-25
ID: 109740240
Configuration examples for unique network-wide and 
CPU-wide PROFIsafe addresses
Various plant configurations have different requirements 
for the network-wide and CPU-wide uniqueness of PROFIsafe addresses. 
This document explains the requirements taking different 
configuration examples.

For products:6ES7151-8FB01-0AB0

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109740240

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2020-08-24
ID: 109779993
SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE: Positioning accuracy and position resolution 
of a Motion Control application with SIMATIC S7-1200/S7-1500.
Calculation of the positioning accuracy and position resolution 
of a Motion Control application with the SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE drive system 
and SIMATIC S7-1200/1500

For products:6BK1630-1BA10-0AA0, 6BK1136-6AB00-0BU0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109779993

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2020-08-24
ID: 109780313
Under which node IDs do you find the type descriptions of the 
SIMATIC data types in the OPC UA server of a SIMATIC S7-1200 / S7-1500?
On every OPC UA server you will find for every variable and 
for every variable type the corresponding type definition 
under a specific Node Id in the address space. 
This entry lists the Node Ids of the type definitions of the 
SIMATIC data types of the OPC UA server of a SIMATIC S7-1200 / S7-1500.

For products:6ES7217-1AG40-0XB0, 6ES7212-1AE40-0XB0,...

= > https://support.industry.siemens.com/cs/ww/en/view/109780313