Safety over EtherCAT Conformance Test Specification

This specification defines the FSoE Conformance Test in which the conformance of the FSoE Device under Test with the FSoE Specification is tested. An FSoE Device Vendor is responsible to integrate the FSoE Test into its overall test plan and shall perform and pass this test for the FSoE Device Release.

The ETG.7100 series consists of following parts:

ETG.7100 – Safety over EtherCAT Conformance Test Specification

  • Part 1: General Requirements
    • Overall assessment and approval procedure
    • FSoE Conformance Test Tool and FSoE test cases description
  • Part 2: FSoE Conformance Test Record
    • A set of test instructions for the performance of the FSoE Conformance Test and documentation of it at the same time
    • Approved by TÜV SÜD Rail
    • Part 2-1: General part with device type definition
    • Part 2-2: Slave Test Record and informative execution guide
    • Part 2-3: Master Test Record (under preparation)
  • Part 3: FSoE Test cases specification
    • Comprehensive test list for FSoE Master and FSoE Slaves
      (not available for download; is part of FSoE Conformance Test Tool, please contact conformance@ethercat.org)
    • Approved by TÜV SÜD Rail

Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) is the safety layer used for EtherCAT network devices. It is defined in IEC 61784-3 CPF12 and in ETG.5100.

Within the ETG.9100, the approval of conformance to the Safety over EtherCAT Specification is required. This shall be done with in-house tests and within an FSoE Test Center.

You may not copy, distribute or "mirror" the file or printed version of the document, or any part of it, without permission in writing from the ETG (EtherCAT Technology Group).

  Name Sprache Typ Datum Größe Ver. Status
Nur für Mitgliedermembers-yes ETG.7100 Safety over EtherCAT Conformance Test Specification EN PDF Jan 22, 2021 Release 
Nur für Mitgliedermembers-yes ETG.7100.1 Safety over EtherCAT Conformance Test Specification: General Requirements EN  PDF  Mar 04, 2013  0,30 MB 1.0.0  Release 
Nur für Mitgliedermembers-yes ETG.7100.2 Safety over EtherCAT Conformance Test Specification: Slave Conformance Test Record EN  ZIP  Jan 22, 2021  3,42 MB 1.2.5  Release 
Nur für Mitgliedermembers-yes EtherCAT Conformance Test Tool (CTT) - FSoE Test File Set EN  ZIP  Jan 22, 2021  0,08 MB 1.3.0  Release