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

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|

For which Applications is the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D Vision Sensor with Stereo Vision Technology Suitable?

The stereo vision version of the SmartRunner Explorer 3-D is best suited for applications that have a short detection range but require maximum precision. Learn more about the applications for the 3-D vision sensor with stereo vision, such as part presence detection and completeness check.

By |July 28, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Monitoring Inclination and Acceleration in Dynamic Applications with the Inertial Measurement Unit IMU F99

Whether for steering angle limitation on wheel loaders or the control of AGVs—the F99 inertial measurement system is the ideal solution for inclination and acceleration monitoring in dynamic applications. Learn about six application examples for the inertial measurement unit.

By |July 19, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

How to Reliably Monitor Valves on Hydrogen Pipes

Pepperl+Fuchs offers a whole range of solutions for reliable monitoring and feedback on the valve positions on hydrogen transport pipes. But which solution is best for which application? Find out about the different product solutions how to reliably monitor valves on hydrogen pipes, whether indoors, outdoors, or in hazardous areas.

By |July 06, 2023|Applications, Explosion Protection, Industrial Sensors|

Vision Sensors—Use Cases for Industrial Vision in the Automotive Industry (Part 4)

Learn three examples and the advantages of vision sensors in the automotive industry. The detection of fasteners in automotive construction, optical identification in the high-temperature range, and the detection of components in car body construction are only a few of the use cases for industrial vision in the automotive industry.

By |June 16, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Ethernet-APL—8 FAQs about Plant Performance with Digital Communication

Ethernet-APL enables continuous communication and fast data transmission from the field level to the process control system and the cloud. As with all modern technologies, questions also arise. We answer eight frequently asked questions about the plant performance with digital communication and what users should look for when building an Ethernet-APL network.

By |May 31, 2023|Explosion Protection, Industry 4.0, Technologies|

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