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Pepperl+Fuchs Tech Blog

Welcome to our blog. Here you will find current articles on the topics of industrial automation and sensor technology.

3 Factors that Influence Double Sheet Detection

Double sheet sensors are used to monitor layers of materials as they are fed into machines. While the default settings for Pepperl+Fuchs’ double sheet sensors are suitable for over 90% of all usable materials, it is important to consider the following factors before choosing which settings to use: environmental conditions, material characteristics, and alignment accuracy. Each of these can affect measurement accuracy in double sheet detection and must be accounted for.

By |January 17, 2020|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|Applications|

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|Industry 4.0, IO-Link, Technologies|

The Benefits of Modules with Line Fault Transparency

Highly automated systems in sensitive areas of the process industry must ensure that pumps, valves, and active cooling systems are switched on safely at all times. In this blog post, we explain the advantages plant operators have with using line fault transparency (LFT) modules from Pepperl+Fuchs.

By |November 26, 2019|Explosion Protection|

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