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Pepperl+Fuchs Podcasts

Pepperl+Fuchs’ TechTalk helps listeners gain an insight into modern automation technologies by focusing on AS-Interface (Actuator Sensor Interface) and its associated safety technology, Safety at Work. TechTalk covers topics that range from hardware selection to installation and maintenance. Control engineers familiar with AS-Interface will get the latest news on specification enhancements, hear about new products, and familiarize themselves with established and cutting-edge troubleshooting methods, tips, and tricks.  Users who are interested in applying these technologies will learn what it takes to set up an AS-Interface system, how Safety at Work improves safety systems, and why those technologies have the potential to save time and money during all phases of a project.

May 25, 2014

The AS-Interface G12 module family has many unique features, making it the preferred solution in many instances. In this episode, Tim and Helge discuss  favorite advantages to remember:

  • --Completely tool-less installation – Installing the module on the flat cable does not require a screwdriver. This even includes the...


May 18, 2014

In this episode, Helge and Tim cover the unusual and exceptional AS-Interface G11 module family. Immediately obvious is the unique round housing, which offers many important advantages for an AS-Interface system.

  • --Sturdy mounting base – You need to see this. The base is exceptionally sturdy, easy to work with, and...


May 11, 2014

This week Helge and Tim take a close look at the G10 modules, the smallest full featured AS-Interface module line on the market:

  • --Size – The G10 housing is by far the smallest AS-Interface module on the market. It is so small that you may not even have to mount it at all—just drop it in the cable tray.
  • --High IP...


May 4, 2014

In this episode, Helge and Tim run down the list of the six most important AS-Interface benefits - explained in about one minute each:

  • --2-conductor cable – Easy to run, low cost, fast installation, no expensive connectors.
  • --Topology-free – Run cable anywhere in any shape to simplify layouts and make planning easy...