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Whether positioning, detecting, capturing, measuring, identifying, navigating, transmitting data, or troubleshooting and diagnosing via software—discover solutions for various applications in the field of industrial sensors and explosion protection. Do you want to measure distances, configure devices, monitor the status of your system, or avoid plant downtime with predictive maintenance and diagnostics? We support you in a variety of use cases and show you several application solutions.

Applications

Whether positioning, detecting, capturing, measuring, identifying, navigating, transmitting data, or troubleshooting and diagnosing via software—discover solutions for various applications in the field of industrial sensors and explosion protection. Do you want to measure distances, configure devices, monitor the status of your system, or avoid plant downtime with predictive maintenance and diagnostics? We support you in a variety of use cases and show you several application solutions.

Pallet Detection on Roller Conveyor Systems—Optical or Ultrasonic?

Until recently, customized solutions were required to detect different pallet types on roller conveyor systems. The Pallet Detector from Pepperl+Fuchs now allows flexible switching between two technologies. This enables different types of pallets to be detected using a single solution. Find out which version is most suitable for which type of pallet!

By |February 06, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

How to Assemble the VOS 2-D Universal Vision Sensor for Your Application

The VOS 2-D universal vision sensor portfolio offers high scalability on the hardware side, from simple vision applications to more demanding tasks. In this blog article, you will get an overview of the VOS hardware components as well as the criteria for the optimal mix so that you can tailor your vision sensor exactly to your application.

By |December 13, 2022|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

4 Sensor Applications to Control a Metal Coil Feeding Line

Controlling a metal coil feeding line with the right sensor technology minimizes machine downtime while maximizing part quality and yield. Get to know different sensor principles in four applications to control a metal coil feeding line.

By |November 03, 2022|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Choosing the Right BlueBeam Rotary Encoder for Your Application

Pepperl+Fuchs BlueBeam rotary encoders offer high accuracy, which is particularly useful in applications where even minimal deviations lead to reduced performance. BlueBeam rotary encoders from Pepperl+Fuchs offer a unique level of precision—but which version is best suited for your application? This blog article will give you a concise overview.

By |August 22, 2022|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Machine Guard Monitoring in the Food Processing Industry

In the food processing industry, size reduction equipment is widely used to process foods from their original shapes and sizes into their final forms, like shredded cheese, sliced and diced vegetables, potato chips, and peanut butter. Pepperl+Fuchs offers a safety system for machine guard monitoring combined of a safety monitor and magnetic field sensors for use in hazardous areas.

By |July 25, 2022|Categories: Safety, Applications|

Valve Position Feedback with Dual Inductive Sensors

Dual inductive sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs ensure reliable and fault-free valve position feedback—even under the most demanding environmental conditions. Find out in this blog article which dual inductive sensor is the optimal solution for your process application.

By |June 30, 2022|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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.

By |March 21, 2022|Categories: Applications, Explosion Protection|

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: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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, Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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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