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

PROFINET Gateways for Remote I/O Systems—Spotlight on Four PROFINET Functions

PROFINET makes your installed device base and control technology compatible with IIoT applications. The PROFINET gateways for the LB and FB remote I/O systems from Pepperl+Fuchs offer four relevant PROFINET functions for plants that require high availability. Learn more about the benefits of PROFINET for remote I/O systems.

By |November 08, 2023|Industry 4.0, Explosion Protection|

Intelligent Valve Control with IO-Link in Conveyor Technology

Pneumatic valves are widely used in material handling systems. Learn how IO-Link valve connectors from Pepperl+Fuchs can make standard valves smart and add value to your application.

By |November 08, 2023|Applications, Industry 4.0, IO-Link|

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|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|Applications, Industrial Sensors, IO-Link|

How to Easily Implement Intrinsic Safety with Ethernet-APL

In the definition of Ethernet-APL, intrinsic safety is an integral component which enables all market participants to use this type of protection worldwide and to operate devices of any manufacturer in a network. Learn more about the ease of realizing an intrinsically safe Ethernet-APL network with just three steps.

By |October 04, 2023|Safety, Explosion Protection, Industry 4.0|

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|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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