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Find out more about industrial sensors and various operating principles for automating your plant on the Pepperl+Fuchs blog. We highlight their respective advantages in a variety of applications and support you in selecting the right sensor, identification, or positioning system. Dive deeper into the world of sensors, industrial communication, and the integration into your plant.

Industrial Sensors

Find out more about industrial sensors and various operating principles for automating your plant on the Pepperl+Fuchs blog. We highlight their respective advantages in a variety of applications and support you in selecting the right sensor, identification, or positioning system. Dive deeper into the world of sensors, industrial communication, and the integration into your plant.

Easy Integration of MODBUS Serial Devices into the Cloud

MODBUS networks are widely used in industrial automation processes. Learn how to connect your MODBUS serial devices to industrial Ethernet networks and the cloud with the serial gateways of the DeviceMaster® series.

By |October 31, 2023|Categories: Industry 4.0, Industrial Sensors|

Ultrasonic Double Sheet Sensors with IO-Link Make Material Layer Detection Simple and Reliable

When it comes to reliably detecting sheets of various materials such as paper, plastic, wood, sheet metals, or even highly reflective solar wafers in industrial processes, ultrasonic double sheet sensors offer an ideal solution. This is now easier than ever with two new series of IO-Link double sheet sensors in M18 or M30 design.

By |October 12, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors, IO-Link|

For which Applications is the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D Vision Sensor with Time-of-Flight Technology Suitable?

The SmartRunner Explorer 3-D with time-of-flight is ideal for applications that require a longer detection range and fast data acquisition. Learn more about two application examples, such as pallet pocket detection in material handling and tire measurement and positioning, for example, in automated parking garages.

By |August 09, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

For which Applications is the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D Vision Sensor with Stereo Vision Technology Suitable?

The stereo vision version of the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D is best suited for applications that have a short detection range but require maximum precision. Learn more about the applications for the 3-D vision sensor with stereo vision, such as part presence detection and completeness check.

By |July 28, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Monitoring Inclination and Acceleration in Dynamic Applications with the Inertial Measurement Unit IMU F99

Whether for steering angle limitation on wheel loaders or the control of AGVs—the F99 inertial measurement system is the ideal solution for inclination and acceleration monitoring in dynamic applications. Learn about six application examples for the inertial measurement unit.

By |July 19, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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|

Vision Sensors—Use Cases for Industrial Vision in the Automotive Industry (Part 4)

Learn three examples and the advantages of vision sensors in the automotive industry. The detection of fasteners in automotive construction, optical identification in the high-temperature range, and the detection of components in car body construction are only a few of the use cases for industrial vision in the automotive industry.

By |June 16, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Vision Sensors—Use Cases for Industrial Vision in Material Handling (Part 3)

Whether it is the adjustment of automated-guided vehicles, the positioning of stack carriers, or the removal control during order picking processes—material handling faces a multitude of challenges. To meet these, Pepperl+Fuchs offers a broad portfolio of vision sensors in material handling. Learn more about three application examples from storage and material handling in this blog article and discover the solution for your industrial vision task.

By |April 25, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Vision Sensors—Three Examples for Industrial Vision in Material Handling (Part 2)

Whether control, positioning, or monitoring—the tasks of vision sensors in storage and material handling could hardly be more diverse. Pepperl+Fuchs offers a comprehensive portfolio in the area of industrial vision for the various requirements of these tasks. In this blog article, you will gain insights into three applications for vision sensors in material handling and learn what advantages the products used can also offer for your application.

By |April 13, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Vision Sensors—Three Examples for Industrial Vision in the Automotive Industry (Part 1)

Whether for automatic component inspection, code reading on vehicle components, or the positioning of electric monorail systems—the application areas of vision sensors are as diverse as the portfolio of industrial vision. Learn more about three application examples of vision sensors in the automotive industry.

By |March 08, 2023|Categories: Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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|

Changeover from ASi Gateway K20 to KE5: IIoT-Ready In 3 Steps

The multiprotocol-capable AS-Interface gateway type KE5 makes your AS-Interface network ready for IIoT applications. Learn how to switch from the legacy type K20 ASi gateway with PROFINET interface to the IIoT-ready ASi-3 gateway KE5 in three steps.

By |January 25, 2023|Categories: Industry 4.0, Industrial Sensors|

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