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When Does it Make Sense to Use a Vibration Sensor?

Pepperl+Fuchs recently launched a new portfolio of sensors for vibration monitoring. In this blog article, you will learn more about how vibration sensors work. Learn how you can use these sensors to monitor the condition of your machines and perform predictive maintenance.

By |February 04, 2022|Categories: Industrial Sensors, Industry 4.0|

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, Industry 4.0|

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|

5 Reasons for the Industrial Use of LoRaWAN Technology

As Industry 4.0 grows, interest in radio-based sensors is also increasing. LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) is one technology that is becoming more and more popular in this context and is attracting the attention of industrial companies.

By |October 23, 2020|Categories: Industrial Sensors, Industry 4.0, Technologies|

4 Ways to Digitalize Your Factory

4 Ways to Digitalize Your Factory Digitalization can be daunting. But with the right technologies, you can take the following steps to prepare your factory for Industry 4.0: 1) Connect Your Serial Devices to Ethernet If your factory uses barcode scanners, weight scales, RFID readers, or other equipment with a serial interface, a serial-to-Ethernet gateway will enable you to connect these devices to your system network. This gives you the ability to control, monitor, and communicate with the serial devices in your plant from a PLC or industrial PC. With web-based configuration, example programs, and windows-based management application, [...]

By |January 02, 2020|Categories: Industry 4.0, IO-Link, Technologies|

Four Scenarios for Using IO-Link Masters with OPC UA Interface

IO-Link master with OPC UA interface create a uniform basis for continuous information exchange from the field to the cloud. In this article, we will show you what applications are possible with the open data exchange standard.

By |December 06, 2019|Categories: Industry 4.0, IO-Link, Technologies|

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