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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|

5 Ways to Use K-System Interface Technology in Wastewater Treatment Plants

The K-System portfolio from Pepperl+Fuchs can be used to streamline processes at wastewater treatment plants. K-System interface technology comes in every signal variation, ranging from simple isolators to highly functional modules. Here are five ways the K-System portfolio can be used in wastewater treatment plants …

By |August 07, 2019|Categories: Applications, Explosion Protection|

Inclination Sensors: Pointing Solar Power in the Right Direction

Solar power is one of the most important answers to the question of renewable energy. Pepperl+Fuchs' high-precision inclination sensors can make solar power plants even more productive ...

By |July 25, 2019|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Can Ultrasonic Double Sheet Sensors Be Used for Label Detection?

Ultrasonic double sheet sensors help ensure continuous, error-free processes in a range of industrial applications. They are used to prevent more than one layer of material from being fed into a machine. The same technology behind double sheet detection can also be applied to label detection applications.

By |June 06, 2019|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Five Reasons to Use Industrial RFID in Your Meat Processing Plant

If you want to establish internal food traceability in a meat processing plant, you face a number of challenges: Diverse processes, harsh environmental conditions, hygiene requirements and different transport routes demand a flexible and at the same time reliable technology. Industrial RFID offers a solution for this and also, depending on the application, other additional benefits.

By |May 12, 2016|Categories: Applications, RFID|

Ten Application Examples for RFID in Industrial Automation

RFID is one of the most versatile technologies in industrial automation. Whatever industry you may be thinking of—it is highly likely that RFID will be used there. We have compiled ten RFID applications that give you ideas for possible applications and demonstrate the advantages of this identification technology.

By |March 30, 2016|Categories: Applications, RFID|

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