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

Data Matrix Positioning System PXV versus PCV—What’s the Difference?

Pepperl+Fuchs released the next generation of Data Matrix positioning—the PXV series. How does this Data Matrix positioning system differ from the proven PCV absolute positioning system?

By |June 09, 2020|Industrial Sensors, Knowledge Base|

Three Misconceptions about Safety Integrity Level

The safety integrity level, or SIL for short, is an indicator that makes risk reduction quantifiable. Plant and machinery can pose risks that are so dangerous that people and the environment should not be exposed to them under any circumstances. In this blog article, we look at three misconceptions about SIL.

By |March 18, 2020|Safety|

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|

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