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Learn more about the products and technologies for the electrical explosion protection of your plant on the Pepperl+Fuchs blog. As an innovator in the field of process and plant automation, Pepperl+Fuchs not only enables secure signal transmission from the field to the process control level, but also the fast transmission of large amounts of data from hazardous areas to the cloud via Ethernet-APL. In this section, we go into detail about the use and advantages of explosion protection components for the automation of your processes.

Explosion Protection

Learn more about the products and technologies for the electrical explosion protection of your plant on the Pepperl+Fuchs blog. As an innovator in the field of process and plant automation, Pepperl+Fuchs not only enables secure signal transmission from the field to the process control level, but also the fast transmission of large amounts of data from hazardous areas to the cloud via Ethernet-APL. In this section, we go into detail about the use and advantages of explosion protection components for the automation of your processes.

Smart-Ex® 03 Intrinsically Safe Smartphone with All-Around USB-C Interface

The Smart-Ex 03 intrinsically safe, 5G-capable Android smartphone features the USB 3.1 Type-C standard interface and offers you a complete desktop experience via a multiport adapter. Learn more about the advantages the USB-C connector offers for your digital applications.

By |February 14, 2024|Categories: Explosion Protection, Applications, Safety|

PROFINET Gateways for Remote I/O Systems—Spotlight on Four PROFINET Functions

PROFINET makes your installed device base and control technology compatible with IIoT applications. The PROFINET gateways for the LB and FB remote I/O systems from Pepperl+Fuchs offer four relevant PROFINET functions for plants that require high availability. Learn more about the benefits of PROFINET for remote I/O systems.

By |November 08, 2023|Categories: Industry 4.0, Explosion Protection|

How to Easily Implement Intrinsic Safety with Ethernet-APL

In the definition of Ethernet-APL, intrinsic safety is an integral component which enables all market participants to use this type of protection worldwide and to operate devices of any manufacturer in a network. Learn more about the ease of realizing an intrinsically safe Ethernet-APL network with just three steps.

By |October 04, 2023|Categories: Safety, Explosion Protection, Industry 4.0|

How to Reliably Monitor Valves on Hydrogen Pipes

Pepperl+Fuchs offers a whole range of solutions for reliable monitoring and feedback on the valve positions on hydrogen transport pipes. But which solution is best for which application? Find out about the different product solutions how to reliably monitor valves on hydrogen pipes, whether indoors, outdoors, or in hazardous areas.

By |July 06, 2023|Categories: Applications, Explosion Protection, Industrial Sensors|

Ethernet-APL—8 FAQs about Plant Performance with Digital Communication

Ethernet-APL enables continuous communication and fast data transmission from the field level to the process control system and the cloud. As with all modern technologies, questions also arise. We answer eight frequently asked questions about the plant performance with digital communication and what users should look for when building an Ethernet-APL network.

By |May 31, 2023|Categories: Explosion Protection, Industry 4.0, Technologies|

How to Select an Enclosure Protection Vent for Purge and Pressurization Systems

An enclosure protection vent (EPV) is required for purge and pressurization systems. Have you ever wondered why there are several different types of enclosure protection vents for the same purge and pressurization system? In this blog article we will explain why an EPV is required and how to choose the right vent for your purge and pressurization system.

By |May 22, 2023|Categories: Explosion Protection|

How to Select the Right Purge and Pressurization System

Selecting the right purge and pressurization system to protect your plant from ignition sources in potentially explosive gas or dust atmospheres can be a challenging task. Learn how to choose a purge and pressurization system considering Class/Division or Zone and the features that fit your application needs.

By |March 31, 2023|Categories: Explosion Protection|

What Is Purging and Pressurization?

Purging and pressurization is a safe and cost-effective type of explosion protection that allows electrical equipment to be used in a standard enclosure in potentially explosive atmospheres. Find out more about the Ex p type of protection and the functional principle of pressurized enclosures in explosive gas and dust atmospheres in our blog article.

By |October 13, 2022|Categories: Explosion Protection, 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.

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

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: Knowledge Base, Explosion Protection, Industry 4.0|

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|

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