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Press Releases 2015

 VisuNet remote monitors (RM) Lightweight Design with Extra-Large Display

In 2007, Pepperl+Fuchs launched the VisuNet remote monitors (RM)—the first network-based thin client solution for hazardous areas. The company has continued to develop this technology and is once again setting standards in the market with the VisuNet GXP and the latest RM Shell 4.0 firmware …

(November 2015; PR-2015-16132PA-ENG)

Solution Engineering Centers (SEC), control equipment, enclosures Hazardous Area Installations from Emergency Stop to Complex Control System

Safe protection of humans and installed assets in hazardous areas is predicated on a multitude of international, regional and company-internal regulations and standards. In order to meet these requirements and find the most efficient control equipment for any specific application the world-wide located Solution Engineering Centers will supply the solution …

(November 2015; PR-2015-17515PA-ENG)

New Switch Amplifiers as 6 mm Signal Conditioners New Switch Amplifiers as 6 mm Signal Conditioners

The SC-System from Pepperl+Fuchs is a product family of signal conditioners for nonhazardous areas. The compact modules require little space in the switch cabinet, offer high-quality three-way-isolation, and are easy to install. The latest addition to the range is a single-channel switch amplifier, which is suitable for all commercially available binary sensors…

(November 2015; PR-2015-16562PA-ENG)

Purge and Pressurization, Bebco EPS 6500 Series Pepperl+Fuchs Purge and Pressurization Solutions Raise the Bar for the Process Automation Industry

As the leaders in purging technology, Pepperl+Fuchs has combined the latest in technology and innovation to dramatically simplify operation of electrical components within hazardous locations, resulting in fully automatic, globally certified purging solutions – the Bebco EPS 5500 Series, and the all-new Bebco EPS 6500 Series …

(November 2015; SPS_6500)

G20 AS-Interface Motor Modules with Direct Connection G20 AS-Interface Motor Modules with Direct Connection

The robust housing of the G20 motor module is <30 mm tall so that it can be easily integrated in the mounting strip. It has a direct connection for two DC roller motors and two congested track scanners. This solution does not require any cables to be run from the mounting strip, reducing the amount of assembly work needed and enabling the perfect system design …

(November 2015; PR-2015-16057FA-ENG)

 R100 and R101 series photoelectric sensors Innovative Features and Intelligent Functions Combined in an Innovative Product Architecture

Pepperl+Fuchs will unveil the R100 and R101 series—a new generation of standard photoelectric sensors in a compact design—at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair. They are the first series to feature a new, innovative product architecture, and combine a host of state-of-the-art technologies in a compact space …

(November 2015; PR-2015-15949FA-ENG)

F192—UHF Read/Write Head for Large Detection Ranges F192—UHF Read/Write Head for Large Detection Ranges

UHF read/write heads from Pepperl+Fuchs function reliably even under harsh ambient conditions, while still offering a high level of flexibility. The F192 is supplementing the product family with its outstanding properties to also cover logistics applications in the future and achieve read distances in excess of 2 m …

(November 2015; PR-2015-15855FA-ENG)

From the Field Level, to Mobile Devices, to MES or ERP From the Field Level, to Mobile Devices, to MES or ERP

SmartBridge provides an additional communication path from the field level without the need for costly wiring or installation work. This allows smartphones or tablets to be used as convenient operating tools and for sensor and actuator data to be made available at the MES and ERP level.

(November 2015; PR-2015-15824FA-ENG)

 Cable Pulls and Cable-Pull Rotary Encoders Cable Pulls and Cable-Pull Rotary Encoders

The cable-pull rotary encoder portfolio from Pepperl+Fuchs is characterized by modular product architecture. The range offers a wide variety of variants for almost every field of application. Optimally coordinated components signify a long service life and ensure reliable processes with regard to linear distance measuring and positioning.

(November 2015; PR-2015-15822FA-ENG)

UMB800 Ultrasonic Sensor, EHEDG-Certified Devices for Hygiene Applications, umb800, IP68/IP69K Compact Ultrasonic Sensor in Solid Stainless Steel

The UMB800 from Pepperl+Fuchs is the world's smallest ultrasonic sensor in solid stainless steel. It is made entirely from FDA-compliant materials. With its large detection range and highly compact design, it opens up new automation possibilities in hygienic applications …

(November 2015; PR-2015-15820FA-ENG)

Easy mounting: Easily mount the F31K2 onto standard actuators without additional assembling aids. Valve Position Monitoring - Open Solutions for Ease of Mounting

The latest generation of dual sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs monitors the valve position of valve actuators in a reliable and contactless process. These valve actuators are primarily used to achieve rotary movements in fittings, valves, and flaps in industrial applications …

(June 2015, PR-2015-13103FA-ENG)

Ex de control panel A Comprehensive Portfolio for a Variety of Applications

The range of applications in potentially explosive areas is virtually limitless. Even for standard applications, completely different sets of requirements exist depending on industry sector and country-specific guidelines. With its comprehensive portfolio of explosion protection equipment, Pepperl+Fuchs can offer the right solution for all scenarios …

(June 2015, PR-2015-12763PA-ENG)

Remote-I/O-Systems Remote-I/O-Systems

Remote-I/O-Systems take into account the requirement to "gather" the input and output points in the field near the sensors and actuators. As a result, these systems are often installed in hazardous areas in Zone 2 or Zone 1 …

(June 2015, PR-2015-13210PA-ENG)

The FDH-1 fieldbus diagnostic handheld Just One Touch of a Button

With the new FieldConnex® fieldbus diagnostics handheld (FDH-1) from Pepperl+Fuchs, the quality assurance process for fieldbus installations is even easier. Whether you are using the quick check mode or the highly specialized features for experts, the FDH-1 is a universal tool for user-friendly fieldbus diagnostics in process automation …

(June 2015, PR-2015-13346PA-FieldConnex)

Diverse projects can be realized with large electrical switch cabinets Everything from a Single Source

Pepperl+Fuchs is renowned for its high-quality explosion protection products. Through its network of Solution Engineering Centers (SECs), the company, based in Mannheim in Germany, provides engineering solutions and tailor-made system solutions for customers all over the world …

(June 2015, PR-2015-12766PA-ENG)

SC-System: Minimal footprint du to compact design Signal Conditioners for the SC-System: New Functions, Greater Convenience

The 6-mm-wide signal conditioners for the SC-System from Pepperl+Fuchs are equipped with a bus system for providing the power supply and communicating fault messages, as well as a universal splitter and a millivolt measuring transmitter. With these two new modules, the extremely compact signal conditioners are now available for all analog measuring signals …

(June 2015, PR-2015-13212PA-ENG)

LS682 optical data coupler Faster, Higher, Farther

Able to transfer data without wires or radio signals, across distances of up to 300 meters, without minimum distances, and at speeds of 100 Mbit/s: The LS682 optical data coupler far surpasses the performance of its competitors—and opens up new possibilities for high-bay warehouses …

(April 2015, PR-2015-11578FA-ENG)

The new cable pulls from Pepperl+Fuchs Linear Diversity

The new cable pull rotary encoders from Pepperl+Fuchs are available in different variants with a range of electrical interfaces. Robust magnetic rotary encoders ensure reliable measurement results …

(April 2015, PR-2015-11581FA-ENG)

KE5 AS-Interface Module with Push-in Front Connector KE5 AS-Interface Module with Push-in Front Connector

How could AS-Interface be made even better? By enhancing the convenience with which connections are established, speeding up the installation process, and saving on space in the switch cabinet — space that can be expensive. The central digit display is easy to read, even in the dark …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10820FA-ENG)

Connectivity Connection Technology for the International Market

However varied applications in the field of automation may be, the requirements placed on connection technology are just as complex. These applications range from use in general mechanical engineering scenarios, to welding technology and outdoor and mobile applications …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10818FA-ENG)

The SmartBridge adapter is looped into the sensor supply cable Tablets and Smartphones As Operating and Display Units for Sensors

The SmartBridge product uses extended communication channels and turns commercially available smartphones and tablets into user-friendly operating units for industrial sensors …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10816FA-ENG)

Control in the Field with WirelessHART Control in the Field with WirelessHART

While the first applications of wireless technology were limited to simply monitoring processes, now WirelessHART can be integrated into the regulating process for controlling ball valves, fans, and other mechanical devices …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10814PA-ENG)

signal conditioner SC-System Expanded

The 6 mm wide signal conditioner from Pepperl+Fuchs is being supplemented by two additional modules. A new universal splitter is used for the galvanic isolation, conversion, and distribution of standard signals. The measurement input provides a supply voltage for the operation of 2-wire signal converters …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10810PA-ENG)

Universal Barrier Simply Plug and Play — The Pepperl+Fuchs Universal Barrier

The new HiC2441 universal barrier from Pepperl+Fuchs can detect I/O requirements independently and automatically adjusts to the required signal type. No hardware or software adjustments are required. As the sole isolated barrier, the universal barrier can replace various traditional modules …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10808PA-ENG)

Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment

Safe installing, controlling and monitoring in hazardous areas by means of types of explosion protection Ex d, Ex e and Ex p – For more than 60 years is Pepperl+Fuchs world-wide well-known for high-quality products for explosion protection …

(April 2015, PR-2015-10812PA-ENG)

BB10 Thru-beam sensors by Pepperl+Fuchs Robust 13 mm Miniature Photoelectric Sensors with a Range of Extras

Optical sensors are used to safeguard a range of access points in indoor, transitional, and outdoor areas. In some situations, sensors are required to operate in extreme environmental conditions, which places increased demands on the devices. The thru-beam sensors in the BB10 series from Pepperl+Fuchs are optimized for door and manlock applications …

(March 2015, PR-2015-10828FA-Thru-beam)

R2000 2D Laser Scanner R2000 2D Laser Scanner for Mobile Applications

The 2D laser scanners in the R2000 series from Pepperl+Fuchs enable reliable navigation of automated guided vehicles—even without the use of reflectors …

(February 2015, PR2015-9943-FA-ENG)

F190 UHF Read/Write Head F190 UHF Read/Write Head for RFID with Switchable Polarization

The compact and robust F190 read/write head from Pepperl+Fuchs has an integrated antenna with switchable polarization. The head allows optimal adaptation to the application without replacing the hardware …

(February 2015, PR2014-2550-FA-ENG(1))

R2100 Multi-Ray LED Scanner R2100 Multi-Ray LED Scanner

The opening height of shutters has a significant impact on the energy efficiency of a building. This is a widely agreed fact that has been proven in numerous studies. But there is one aspect that still remains unclear: How far should a shutter actually open? The R2100 Multi-Ray LED Scanner presents a brand new solution to this problem …

(February 2015, PR-2015-11071FA-Multi-Ray LED R2100)

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