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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.

How is a type code from Pepperl+Fuchs structured?

How Is a Type Code from Pepperl+Fuchs Structured? Our product portfolio of thousands of sensors includes: inductive, capacitive, magnetic field and ultrasonic sensors as well as sensors for special applications. To help you find the right sensor for your applications, we explain below how a type code from Pepperl+Fuchs is composed. Type codes from Pepperl+Fuchs are composed of three categories for the above sensors: In the first category, a distinction is made between functional principles (sensor type), application-specific features (type of use), installation situation (flush/non-flush) and the sensing distance. In the second category, a distinction is made [...]

By |April 10, 2019|Knowledge Base|

What Are the Differences between the K-System and the H-System?

Pepperl+Fuchs offers two extensive product families for safely transmitting signals between the field and control levels: the K-System and the H-System. Get to know the differences between and benefits of these two systems, and explains for whom each system is most suitable.

By |March 27, 2019|Knowledge Base, Explosion Protection|

What Are Industrial Thin Clients? Part 2/2—The Benefits

Over the past decade, thin clients have become more and more popular in process automation and industrial applications. The trend toward virtualization makes thin clients an especially cost-effective solution as they allow users to access applications and information stored on centralized systems such as servers. Learn more about the benefits of thin clients in this blog post.

By |February 28, 2019|Explosion Protection, Knowledge Base|

What Are Industrial Thin Clients? Part 1/2—How It Works

Explosive atmospheres, harsh environments, extreme temperatures—the process industry places unique demands on the people and technology working in the sector. This also applies to thin clients, as they are known in office applications. Unlike traditional PCs, thin clients run applications on remote servers rather than on the local hardware, and only transmit image information and user inputs over the network.

By |February 12, 2019|Explosion Protection, Knowledge Base|

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