2. Development
  3. Product Development Process


Product Development Process

The CC-Link Partner Association will support you from development to sales of CC-Link Family compatible products.

Partner Manufacturers
  • 1.開発検討
    1.Consider development

    Select the station type, certification class, development method, etc. It is possible to use various development methods provided by the corresponding development tool partner manufacturer.

  • Development support
    Development support

    For those who are developing CC-Link Family compatible products for the first time, we can introduce you to development tool partners and provide individual technical support on development methods. CLPA also offers seminars for developers.

  • Consulting

    In addition to consultation on product development, seminars sponsored by development tool partner manufacturers are also held. Please contact the manufacturer.

  • 2.Admission

    In order to develop and sell CC-Link Family compatible products, you must first become a regular member or higher of the CC-Link Partner Association.

  • 3.Development/Evaluation

    We provide detailed designs of hardware and software for products to be developed.

  • Provision of technical specifications and conformance test specifications
    Provision of technical specifications and conformance test specifications

    Provided free of charge by CLPA

    • Specifications for the development of CC-Link Family compatible products
    • "Conformance Test Specification" for conformance testing of developed products
  • Development tool sales/
    Technical support

    Support for technical questions in the process of development. Please contact the manufacturers.

  • 4.Do conformance tests
    4.Do conformance tests

    The manufacturer's test and the association's test are taken for each model based on the "Conformance Test Specifications". To facilitate the conformance testing process, the CC-Link Partner Association has test centers available in Japan and overseas.
    * A certificate will be issued after a conformance test is passed.

  • Conformance test application
    Conformance test application

    You can apply for the conformance test and check your progress from the Members Site.

  • Testing laboratory

    The member firms use the conformance test facilities to test CC-Link Family compatible products in various ways. The noise test, hardware test, software test and combined test among others enable verification of correct performance.

    Testing Laboratory
  • 5.Sales

    Products that have passed the conformance test can be sold as compatible products. If you wish to promote your product on the CLPA website, please register your product information on the Members Site.

  • Promotion

    By registering compatible product information, products can be published on the CLPA website.