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

Pallet Detection on Roller Conveyor Systems—Optical or Ultrasonic?

Until recently, customized solutions were required to detect different pallet types on roller conveyor systems. The Pallet Detector from Pepperl+Fuchs now allows flexible switching between two technologies. This enables different types of pallets to be detected using a single solution. Find out which version is most suitable for which type of pallet!

By |February 06, 2023|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Changeover from ASi Gateway K20 to KE5: IIoT-Ready In 3 Steps

The multiprotocol-capable AS-Interface gateway type KE5 makes your AS-Interface network ready for IIoT applications. Learn how to switch from the legacy type K20 ASi gateway with PROFINET interface to the IIoT-ready ASi-3 gateway KE5 in three steps.

By |January 25, 2023|Industry 4.0, Industrial Sensors|

How to Assemble the VOS 2-D Universal Vision Sensor for Your Application

The VOS 2-D universal vision sensor portfolio offers high scalability on the hardware side, from simple vision applications to more demanding tasks. In this blog article, you will get an overview of the VOS hardware components as well as the criteria for the optimal mix so that you can tailor your vision sensor exactly to your application.

By |December 13, 2022|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

4 Sensor Applications to Control a Metal Coil Feeding Line

Controlling a metal coil feeding line with the right sensor technology minimizes machine downtime while maximizing part quality and yield. Get to know different sensor principles in four applications to control a metal coil feeding line.

By |November 03, 2022|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

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