FL-net is an industrial-use open network built on Ethernet and common memory systems. FL-net Version 3 (Ver.3) has been established for device level networks in addition to controller level network of FL-net Version 2 (Ver.2). FL-net Ver.3 defines I/O devices mounted on FL-net Ver.2, and allows flattening of networks.
■ 31 companies support the open network developed in Japan.
■ FL-net has a solid track record as a multiple vendor controller systems.
■ Easy configuration of independent controller systems.
■ Easy configuration of real-time control systems.
■ Allow data exchange even when the applications of destination stations are unknown.
■ Certification is done based on conformity tests at certification facility in Japan.