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Metal Data Matrix Code Bars—the Rugged Solution for Your Positioning System

For PGV and PXV positioning systems in harsh industrial environments, Pepperl+Fuchs has developed Data Matrix code bars made of printed aluminium. In this blog article, you will learn how these code bars can make your positioning solution more durable and rugged.

By |May 10, 2022|Categories: Industrial Sensors|

M8 and M12 Connectors in New Design—for Simplified Installation and Maintenance

Pepperl+Fuchs has recently introduced a new, optimized design of M8 and M12 connectors. In this blog article, you will learn more about the benefits of this new design—from installation to maintenance.

By |April 27, 2022|Categories: Knowledge Base|

eDIAGNOSTICS App—Simplifying Mobile Device Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Intrinsically safe mobile devices from Pepperl+Fuchs' brand ecom have become an integral part of everyday work life in many process plants and hazardous areas. To support the reliability of the mobile devices, ecom developed the eDIAGNOSTICS app—a diagnostic tool to optimize the technical support for the mobile devices Smart-Ex® 02 and Ex-Handy 10.

Monitoring the Condition of Your Plants With Vibration Sensors

To enable long-term monitoring of vibrations, Pepperl+Fuchs recently launched a new portfolio of vibration sensors. You can find out what distinguishes these products in the following blog article. Using a wind turbine as an application example, we will also show you how you can use vibration and acceleration sensors in combination to keep an eye on both long-term and short-term changes in vibration.

By |February 11, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

When Does it Make Sense to Use a Vibration Sensor?

Pepperl+Fuchs recently launched a new portfolio of sensors for vibration monitoring. In this blog article, you will learn more about how vibration sensors work. Learn how you can use these sensors to monitor the condition of your machines and perform predictive maintenance.

By |February 04, 2022|Categories: Industrial Sensors, Industrial Sensors, Industrial Sensors, Industrial Sensors, Industry 4.0|

Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance with IO-Link Rotary Encoders

With the ENA**TL-**IO-Link, Pepperl+Fuchs was one of the first manufacturers to launch an absolute rotary encoder with IO-Link interface. Learn how you can benefit from easy configuration and integration with this IO-Link rotary encoder, while at the same time monitoring the status of your plants in a cost-effective manner.

By |December 17, 2021|Categories: IO-Link|

Ethernet-APL Simply Explained—How Parallel Communications Work

Ethernet Advanced Physical Layer, Ethernet-APL for short, is the physical layer for transmitting data into the field of process plants. Learn how parallel communication works today and what possible options there are to access data.

By |November 23, 2021|Categories: Industry 4.0, Industry 4.0, Knowledge Base|

Precise Position Detection with the PXV Absolute Positioning System

In this blog article, we take a look at what makes camera-based linear positioning with the PXV system so unique and how the combination of the 2-D camera system with the Data Matrix code tape ensures precise position detection and maximum process reliability.

By |November 09, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

SIL 3 Current Drivers for Intrinsically Safe Signals – Minimal Hardware Costs and Improved Test Intervals

Pepperl+Fuchs' innovative SIL 3 current drivers featuring Ex ia control circuits make complex workarounds implementing redundancy via two SIL 2 control circuits a thing of the past. Most importantly, the new isolated barriers can improve the test intervals of SIL 2 shutdowns. Read this blog article to find out exactly how.

By |October 29, 2021|Categories: Safety, Explosion Protection|

PS1000 Industrial Power Supplies in Redundant Architectures up to Zone 2/Div. 2

Industrial power supplies of the PS1000 series are used everywhere in automation technology where high system availability, redundancy and economic efficiency are required. The PS1000 series includes 1- and 3-phase power supplies as well as modules with built-in redundancy and redundancy modules. In this blog article, we take a closer look at the advantages and functionalities of these modules and support you in setting up your redundant power supply.

By |October 19, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Setup, Installation and Commissioning of the 5500-MAN Manifold Valve System for Fully Automatic Pressurized Enclosure Systems

In this two-part video series, Chris Romano, Product Manager for Purge and Pressurization, shows you the intended use, setup, installation and commissioning of the 5500-MAN-** manifold valve system for the fully automatic pressurized enclosure systems of the 5500 and 7500 control units from Pepperl+Fuchs in a live demo. What is the 5500-MAN-** manifold valve system and how does it work with the 7500 or 5500 control unit? Also, see what is included with this manifold valve system.

By |September 14, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

How RFID with IO-Link Eases Machine Access

The use of RFID for machine access control and operation is nothing new. Depending on the application, different frequency ranges are used, either LF, HF, or UHF. Recently, there has been a trend that HF read/write heads with IO-Link are increasingly being used for precisely these applications. In this blog article we take a closer look at this topic and show you possible use cases.

By |August 30, 2021|Categories: Applications, IO-Link, RFID, Technologies|

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