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Which Applications Can Be Solved with the VOS Vision Tool Set?

The camera-based 2-D universal vision sensors of the VOS series offer flexible configuration and open up the possibility for users to solve particularly complex automation tasks as well as multiple tasks with just one vision sensor. In this blog post, we will show you which software features the VOS sensors offer and the applications for which they are suitable.

By |August 02, 2021|Categories: Industrial Sensors, Applications|

Reliable Linear Distance Measuring Using Cable Pulls

The modular cable pulls from Pepperl+Fuchs master a variety of challenges where other sensors reach their limits. In this blog post, you will find out which cable pull is the right one for which application.

By |March 31, 2021|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Sinking and Sourcing with Smart Transmitter Power Supply for Analog Input Applications

When selecting an intrinsic safety barrier for an analog input application, one of the biggest issues customers face is differentiating between sinking and sourcing. These terms are used to refer to where the power of the current signal is coming from. Not sure what they mean? Keep reading.

By |January 26, 2021|Categories: Applications, Explosion Protection|

Easy Configuration and Device Management with Pepperl+Fuchs Software PortVision® DX

PortVision® DX is a device management software that allows easy configuration of all DeviceMaster® serial gateways, ICE2 and ICE 3 series IO-Link masters, and managed RocketLinx® Ethernet switches from Pepperl+Fuchs.

By |December 17, 2020|Categories: Industry 4.0, Applications|

Securing Cargo on AMRs and AGVs

Picking up, securing, and safely transporting cargo is the most important task of any automated guided vehicle (AGV) or autonomous mobile robot (AMR). Whether metal racks, containers or pallets: In this article you will learn which sensor technology is best suited for the which kind of cargo.

By |December 02, 2020|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

AMR Glass Detection with Ultrasonic Sensors

Autonomous mobile robots, AMRs, typically use LiDAR sensors for the detection of objects. This can create challenges when surrounded by transparent materials like glass. Ultrasonic sensors can be used to solve even these most complex tasks.

By |October 20, 2020|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Durability Test for Pepperl+Fuchs Connectors

Wherever extreme temperatures, heavy contamination, aggressive substances or mechanical loads prevail, connectors must be sufficiently rugged and resistant. In this blog post, you will learn which tests our connectors for mobile equipment applications have to pass in our in-house test laboratory.

By |December 13, 2019|Categories: Applications|

Three Ultrasonic Sensors for Effective Level Measurement

Storage tanks and silos in many different industries require overfill prevention and continuous level measurement to prevent equipment damage and downtime. This means a broad range of materials, such as chemicals, sludge, and gravel, must be reliably detected to maintain optimal process flows. Ultrasonic sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs are designed to detect and measure the fill level of liquids and solids, no matter their storage location.

By |September 13, 2019|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

How to Align the Sensing Face of the Inductive Sensor VariKont

The inductive sensors of the VariKont series are available in different housings. In this blog post, we explain how you can quickly and easily align the sensing face depending on the design.

By |September 03, 2019|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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