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Sensor Solutions for Material Handling

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Comprehensive Portfolio

From high rack warehouses to conveyor technology—our comprehensive product portfolio offers the ideal solutions for your individual applications. You'll enjoy easy handling and seamless integraton into your application process.
Pepperl+Fuchs offers tailor-made solutions for their customers.

Tailor-Made Solutions

Pepperl+Fuchs continuously engineers new solutions for material handling, tailored to the demands of the industry and our customers.
Long-time expertise in material handling.

An Experienced Leader

With more than 70 years of experience in industrial automation, Pepperl+Fuchs has successfully solved diverse applications und continuosly develops new technologies, all designed to make your processes more efficient.
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Your success is important to us: Create safe and efficient processes and bring your plant to an Industry 4.0 level with intelligent sensor technology from Pepperl+Fuchs!

Positioning



Positioning systems for use in material handling.


PXV positioning system for use in material handling.
Positioning system PXV enables reliable positioning

The DataMatrix positioning system PXV is equipped with a 2-D-read head, consisting of a camera module with a built-in light unit. The read head reads and decodes position marks that are printed as two-dimensional Data Matrix codes on a self-adhesive code band … Learn more

safePXV positioning system for use in material handling.
Safe positioning in accordance with SIL 3/PL e

For the first time, the safePXV positioning system allows absolute positioning in accordance with SIL 3/PL e using only one sensor. Due to its easy handling, it is suitable for a wide range of applications—like exact positioning of electric monorail conveyors (EMC) in assembly lines, or for use in stacker cranes … Learn more

WCS positioning encoding system for use in material handling.
Precise positioning in harsh environments

The absolute WCS positioning encoding system reliably determines the location of transport units and transported goods. A robust outdoor version is designed for outdoor areas with harsh conditions, like ports, offshore applications or in waste incineration plants … Learn more

Conveyor Technology

Conveyor technology in material handling.


G20 AS-Interface module for use in conveyor technology.
Decentralized motor roller control

The sturdy housing of the G20 AS-Interface Module is < 30 mm high and easily integrates into the mounting rail. In addition to a direct connection for two DC motor rollers, it comes with two congested track scanners. It is ideally suited for controlling speed, direction, and start/stop functions used on material handling conveyors … Learn more

Ethernet IO modules with IO-Link master for use in conveyor technology
Increasing process transparency

Ethernet IO modules with IO-Link master offer a versatile automation solution and a real-time data transfer by quickly and easily connecting field devices with the upper-level bus system. Additionally, they feature comprehensive diagnostic functions that help improve transparency during the process … Learn more

Safety sensors for use in danger zones
Safety sensors for use in danger zones

Personnel protection is increasingly important in automated processes. Contract-free protective devices like safety light barriers with the corresponding safety control units ensure that a stop is applied when unauthorized access is detected or if a danger zone is breached … Learn more

Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated guided vehicles in material handling.


R2000 2-D-LiDAR sensor for use in automated guided vehicles.
Reliable navigation of automated guided vehicles

The R2000 2-D-LiDAR sensor delivers high-precision measurement data in dynamic applications like navigation of automated guided vehicles. The measurement range is up to 100 m … Learn more

safePGV in material handling.
Precise control of AGVs according to SIL 3/PL e

With its innovative technology, the safePGV is ideal for navigation of automated guided vehicles (AGV). Besides absolute positioning, the sensor provides all values needed for accurate control. In addition, it ensures the minimum distance between the AGVs at any time, guaranteeing the safety of personnel in the area … Learn more

Identification Systems

Identification Systems in Material Handling


RFID for use in material handling.
Increasing efficiency with RFID

Due to their resistance to dirt and dust and the different frequency ranges (LF, HF, UHF), RFID systems are used in diverse fields of applications. Whether for picking goods or during final automobile assembly—with an improved transparency, RFID systems reduce administrative errors and make processes more efficient ... Learn more

Optical identification systems for use in material handling.
Precise identification under demanding environmental conditions

Optical identification systems are easily adapted to different applications and reliably detect objects even under complex conditions—like in high speed or high temperature applications … Learn more

intrinsically safe mobile devices for use in material handling.
Safe identification in hazardous areas

With solutions for mobile safety and communication, customer applications can be quickly and easily digitized. Intrinsically safe mobile devices from ecom are available as handheld computers, barcode scanners and RFID readers, tablets, or smartphones that can be used in both harsh industrial environments and hazardous areas … Learn more

High Rack Warehouses

Material Handling High Rack Warehouse


R2000 Detection scanner detects broken pallets.
Safe and intelligent compartment assignment

Defective pallets can lead to collisions during automatic compartment assignment in high-bay warehouses, causing major property damage. Due to its extra plane scanning axis, the R2000 Detection scanner reliably detects and displays even small fragments of broken pallets … Learn more

LS682 optical data coupler ensures communication with rack feeders or shuttle cars.
Permanent communication with rack feeders or shuttle cars

Optical data couplers ensure a bidirectional Ethernet-based communication with rack feeders or shuttle cars. With a constant transfer rate, the LS682 optical data coupler enables a stable connection over a distance 300 m. It works completely wear-free and ensures smooth processes … Learn more

R10x Series of Photoelectric Sensors
Diffuse mode sensors ensure compartment detection in high rack warehouses

The R10x series of photoelectric sensors combines different photoelectric functions in one compact housing. These sensors can be easily adapted to the demands of a specific application. The diffuse mode sensors with background suppression are ideal for compartment detection … Learn more

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