Industrial Automation

Industrial communication protocols

Industrial communication protocols are essential for seamless data exchange and control in automation systems. Protocols like Modbus Serial and TCP/IP, Profibus, DeviceNet, and HART facilitate communication between devices in various industries. Ethernet and WirelessHART offer robust networking solutions. Concepts like VLAN, VPN, and OPC ensure interoperability. Proper cabling, troubleshooting strategies, and understanding devices like hubs, switches, routers, and gateways are vital. This foundation enables efficient automation, making industries smarter and more efficient. 

Industrial communication protocols

Visit to learn more, and the list of articles with links that follows is quite informative with regard to the communication protocols.








Fiber optics

RS-232 RS-422 or RS-485 protocols

Wireless communication

Other communication protocols

Trouble shooting communication system

Hardware used in communication


Sundareswaran Iyalunaidu

With over 24 years of dedicated experience, I am a seasoned professional specializing in the commissioning, maintenance, and installation of Electrical, Instrumentation and Control systems. My expertise extends across a spectrum of industries, including Power stations, Oil and Gas, Aluminium, Utilities, Steel and Continuous process industries. Tweet me @sundareshinfohe

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