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Press Releases 2017

Logo SPS IPC Drives Press Kit SPS IPC Drives (Division Process Automation, English)

This press kit contains releases on the PROFINET gateway that seamlessly integrates device and process data, the featurephone and tablet series, and the new Bebco EPS® 7500 series Ex pzc /Type Z purge solution.

(November 2018)

Logo SPS IPC Drives Press Kit SPS IPC Drives (Division Factory Automation, English)

This press kit contains releases on IO-Link set to become global standard for Industry 4.0, R200 and R201 photoelectric sensors, PXV 2-D absolute positioning system, support for maintenance processes using RFID, and Industry 4.0 technologies in a Solution Park.

(November 2018)

Handshake SAP and Pepperl+Fuchs Strengthen Their IoT Cooperation in the Process Industry

SAP and Pepperl+Fuchs are planning to strengthen their IoT cooperation in the process industry. This was announced by the two companies at the ACHEMA trade fair in Frankfurt. The cooperation includes coordinated development of joint solutions, as well as sales and implementation.

(June 2018)

Achema Logo Press Kit ACHEMA 2018 (Division Process Automation, English)

This press kit contains releases on condition monitoring and predictive maintenance with innovative industry 4.0 applications, an innovative GRP Enclosure Series for electrical explosion protection, the expanded and updated VisuNet Modular Monitor System, mobile real-time solutions by ecom, safety relays with diagnostics and the future-oriented interface PROFINET gateway.

(June 2018)

ACHEMA 2018 Press Kit ACHEMA 2018 (Division Factory Automation, English)

This press kit contains releases on valve position monitoring with the F31K2, an aligned cable protection system, and the F25, the compact open solution for valve position feedback on small valve actuators and manual valves.

(June 2018)

HANNOVER MESSE Logo Press Kit HANNOVER MESSE 2018 (Division Process Automation, Englisch)

This press kit contains releases on new K-System safety relays with diagnostic function, line fault transparency and dual redundancy, the ruggedized industrial tablet Tab-Ex 02® from the Pepperl+Fuchs brand ecom, and configuration and delivery options for terminal boxes and local control units.

(April 2018, Press-Kit-HMI-2018-PF-PA-ENG)

HANNOVER MESSE Logo Press Kit HANNOVER MESSE 2018 (Division Factory Automation, English)

This press kit contains releases on new optical sensors for longer operating distances, absolute positioning systems for safety applications, I4.0 solutions for day-to-day production, new RFID read/write heads with IO-Link, and IO-Link from Pepperl+Fuchs in general.

(April 2018, Press-Kit-HMI2018-PF-FA-ENG)

Human Machine Interface VisuNet Significant Enhancements to the HMI Modular System for Explosion-Hazardous Areas

HMI systems must satisfy the strictest requirements to be used in explosion-hazardous areas. With this in mind, Pepperl+Fuchs has developed a modular system offering perfectly coordinated solutions for even the most demanding application scenarios. The company now has a wealth of new developments for the VisuNet GXP portfolio to present at SPS IPC Drives.

(November 2017, PR-2017-43268PA-ENG)           

Intrinsically Safe Mobile Device ecom Presents Real-Time Solutions for Efficient Asset Management

ecom, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, addresses the topics of asset tracking and automation in times of digital transformation at SPS IPC Drives 2017. The specialist for industrial communication, mobile computing and explosion protection demonstrates how companies can implement and put IIoT-solutions to profitable use.

(November 2017, PR-2017-43262PA-ENG)

Ex de Solution Electrical Installation from Products to Solutions

When it comes to the electric equipment for process plants with explosion hazardous areas, Pepperl+Fuchs is a well-known supplier for many years. This experience has led to a range of outstanding electrical components. They combine compact dimensions with a well thought-out design and are developed for fast and easy installation.

(November 2017, PR-2017-42857PA-ENG)

Inductive Positioning Sytem F90 Inductive Positioning System PMI F90 Is Ready for Industry 4.0

The new PMI F90 inductive positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs can precisely detect the absolute position of one actuator as well as the distance between two. Thanks to IO-Link technology, the system has comprehensive communication functionality and is equipped for I4.0 applications. Patented multi-coil technology guarantees maximum measurement accuracy.

(November 2017, PR-2017-42501FA-ENG)

RFID system for tire building Tailor-Made RFID Read/Write Heads for Optimum Reading

A custom-built RFID system from Pepperl+Fuchs enables efficient tracking and tracing of semi-finished products in tire manufacturing. With a specialized ring-shaped housing design, the F198 HF read/write head is the key to the perfect application solution.

(November 2017, PR-2017-42190FA-ENG)

SmartRunner Light Section Sensor Saves up to 32 Detection Profiles

SmartRunner light section sensors are camera-based plug&play devices that users can easily commission without the need for specialist knowledge. The light section procedure delivers highly precise results and is suitable for detection tasks for which objects or process situations are characterized by height profiles and edge curves.

(November 2017, PR-2017-42188FA-ENG)

Sensor Data as a Service Online Sensor Data Optimizes Business Processes

Sensors collect data from silos, containers, and mobile machines, and make this data available on the Internet. The result is the Internet of Things (IoT), which makes it possible to manage machines, track goods, and optimize storage. At SPS IPC Drives 2017, Pepperl+Fuchs will be presenting components that can be used to make sensor data available online.

(November 2017, PR-2017-42186FA-ENG)

PXV Safe Positioning System Positioning with Maximum Reliability

The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in relation to track switches and changes to the code tape. Precise positioning is guaranteed at all times.

(November 2017, PR-2017-42183FA-ENG)

ecom presents Mobile Worker Concept ecom presents Mobile Worker Concept

In order to exploit the productivity and profitability made possible by Industry 4.0, no single component is crucial; rather, an integrated, compatible portfolio of solutions based around the networked "mobile worker."

(March 2017, PR-2017-35592PA-ENG)

High-End Surge Protection M-LB-5000 High-End Surge Protection M-LB-5000

Diagnostics and modularity with an installation width of just 6.2 mm: These features are combined in the new M-LB-5000 surge protection system from Pepperl+Fuchs. By offering these features, the single-channel modules support increased plant availability and optimize total operating costs.

(March 2017, PR-2017-34837PA-ENG)

New Products for Switching and Control in Hazardous Areas New Products for Switching and Control in Hazardous Areas

For years electrical switching devices for hazardous areas have been a focus for Pepperl+Fuchs. For Hannover Fair the portfolio for electrical explosion protection has been significantly expanded and updated.

(March 2017, PR-2017-34401PA-ENG)

Portfolio of Optical Subminiature Sensors Now Complete Portfolio of Optical Subminiature Sensors Now Complete

R2/R3 and R2F/R3F with side or front optics in a small housing, flat-pack versions, and the world's flattest laser sensors make the even the most demanding application solutions possible …

(March 2017, PR-2017-33825FA-ENG)

Pepperl+Fuchs F99-Fusion (IMU360D-F99) Accurate Levelling, Even During Acceleration, Braking, and Cornering

The Pepperl+Fuchs F99-Fusion (IMU360D-F99) is optimized to provide gyroscopically stabilized inclination, rotational rate and acceleration data without any filter caused delay …

(March 2017, PR-2017-33823FA-ENG)

UC-F77 Ultrasonic Sensor with Wide Measuring Range and Comprehensive Communication UC-F77 Ultrasonic Sensor with Wide Measuring Range and Comprehensive Communication

The new compact UC-F77 ultrasonic sensor series from Pepperl+Fuchs combine a wide detection range with a minimal dead band. The parameters of these sensors, including the beam width, are very easy to adjust directly on the device. An IO-Link interface forms the basis for Industry 4.0. …

(March 2017, PR-2017-33821FA-ENG)

Incremental Rotary Encoders with New BlueBeam Technology Incremental Rotary Encoders with New BlueBeam Technology

The new BlueBeam technology for incremental rotary encoders with optical sensing principle increases efficiency when generating signals. Specially developed blue emitter LEDs, combined with modern and more finely structured sensing chips, allow a more energetic penetration depth of the blue light in the chip …

(March 2017, PR-2017-33819FA-ENG)

Ethernet IO Modules with Multiprotocol Functionality Ethernet IO Modules with Multiprotocol Functionality and M12 Power Plugs: Now Also with Integrated Eight-Way IO-Link Master

The new Ethernet IO modules from Pepperl+Fuchs support all common Ethernet protocols, such as PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, and EtherCAT, in a single device. The integrated IO-Link master function allows comprehensive diagnosis and parameterization …

(March 2017, PR-2017-33817FA-ENG)

The presence sensor forms a continuous detection field, DoorScan Uncompromising Safety and Highest Level of Convenience: DoorScan from Pepperl+Fuchs

Automatic doors are an integral part of modern building technology. Sensor solutions used in this field must fulfill demanding requirements. This is where the DoorScan from Pepperl+Fuchs sets the benchmark. The solution combines maximum safety with optimum flexibility and a perfect installation concept …

(January 2017, PR-2016-32150FA-ENG)

Flexibly adjustable protection and detection field, MotionScan Sensor Open Quickly, Close Safely—with the Two-in-One MotionScan Sensor for Automatic Sliding Doors

The two-in-one MotionScan sensor from Pepperl+Fuchs combines managing large numbers of people with the ability to safely identify and protect individuals simultaneously. The large radar detection field detects approaching persons early and ensures doors open in a timely manner …

(January 2017, PR-2016-32152FA-ENG)

Time-saving mounting due to the convenient wall bracket and locking plate for adjusting the detection field, RAVE radar RAVE—The Extremely Robust Radar Motion Detector with Degree of Protection IP67

In the field of door, gate and elevator construction, Pepperl+Fuchs provides a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance sensors. In addition to the "RaDec" and "RMS" product families, the new RAVE radar motion detector supplements the radar sensor portfolio with an extremely robust model …

(January 2017, PR-2016-32154FA-ENG-)

smart HMI The smart HMI system for nonhazardous areas

With the increasing digitization and networking of automation systems, the importance of HMI-based systems is also growing in process automation. The VisuNet GXP from Pepperl+Fuchs represents the new generation of intelligent thin client solutions – innovative and perfectly tailored to the special requirements of Industrie 4.0 …

(November 2016, PR-2016-29065PA-ENG)

SC-System: compact signal conditioner with high conditioning safety, Rotation speed monitor Rotation speed monitor in the 6 mm enclosure design now with restart inhibit

The SC-System's family of signal conditioners by Pepperl+Fuchs can now be used even more comprehensively: the single rotation speed monitor with just a 6 mm installation width processes digital input signals of all binary sensors currently on the market and is now fitted with a restart inhibit …

(November 2016, PR-2016-29070PA-ENG)

Pepperl+Fuchs joins forces with mobile explosion protection pioneer ecom instruments Pepperl+Fuchs joins forces with mobile explosion protection pioneer ecom instruments

Mannheim, 24th October, 2016 – Pepperl+Fuchs, a globally leading company in explosion protection by intrinsic safety and in industrial sensors, today announced the takeover of ecom instruments GmbH, the world market leader for mobile industrial devices for hazardous areas …

(October 2016, PR-2016-29969PA-ENG)

Explosion Protection Equipment Portfolio Wide Portfolio for Manifold Applications

In explosion hazardous areas the diversity of applications is almost limitless. Pepperl+Fuchs offers optimal solutions for virtually all requirements due to a comprehensive portfolio of explosion-protected components and customized systems.

(October 2016; PR-2016-29520PA)

Thin Client Solution VisuNet RM GXP Extra Smart for Industry 4.0

The goal is to offer users solutions that meet all the challenges of Industry 4.0. With this in mind, Pepperl+Fuchs continues to lead the way in developing innovative technologies. The most recent example is now being shown at the Hannover Messe trade fair: the smart thin client solution VisuNet RM GXP with new RM Shell 4.1 …

(April 2016; PR-2016-21276PA-ENG)                                                                                         

Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment Electrical Explosion Protection Equipment

Pepperl+Fuchs was awarded the status of ‘Qualified Potential Supplier’ by TOTAL S.A., the fourth-largest global oil and gas company with operations in more than 130 countries. The scope of qualification covers junction boxes, control panels and components for electrical installations in hazardous areas …

(April 2016; PR-2016-21273PA-ENG)

WirelessHART adapter Flexible WirelessHART Adapter

Pepperl+Fuchs has expanded its WirelessHART product range to include the BULLET WirelessHART adapter. This adapter makes it possible to communicate data including measurements, diagnostics, and parameterization from 4 mA … 20 mA and HART field devices in a completely wireless process.

(April 2016; PR-2016-21269PA-ENG)

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