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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.

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|

What Is Purging and Pressurization?

Purging and pressurization is a safe and cost-effective type of explosion protection that allows electrical equipment to be used in a standard enclosure in potentially explosive atmospheres. Find out more about the Ex p type of protection and the functional principle of pressurized enclosures in explosive gas and dust atmospheres in our blog article.

By |October 13, 2022|Explosion Protection, Knowledge Base|

IO-Link Device Offline Parameterization Using PACTware

When connected to an IO-Link master, IO-Link devices offer a variety of benefits to the control systems in a plant, such as online configuration and parameterization, simplified device exchange, and even data acquisition via OPC UA and MQTT. For commissioning and test reasons, however, you may wish to configure and parameterize an IO-Link device outside the plant. This blog article supports you in offline parameterization of IO-Link devices using PACTware.

By |September 16, 2022|IO-Link|

Choosing the Right BlueBeam Rotary Encoder for Your Application

Pepperl+Fuchs BlueBeam rotary encoders offer high accuracy, which is particularly useful in applications where even minimal deviations lead to reduced performance. BlueBeam rotary encoders from Pepperl+Fuchs offer a unique level of precision—but which version is best suited for your application? This blog article will give you a concise overview.

By |August 22, 2022|Applications, Industrial Sensors|

Machine Guard Monitoring in the Food Processing Industry

In the food processing industry, size reduction equipment is widely used to process foods from their original shapes and sizes into their final forms, like shredded cheese, sliced and diced vegetables, potato chips, and peanut butter. Pepperl+Fuchs offers a safety system for machine guard monitoring combined of a safety monitor and magnetic field sensors for use in hazardous areas.

By |July 25, 2022|Safety, Applications|

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