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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.

Mar 17, 2013

Properly powering an AS-Interface gateway is import.  In this episode Tim and Helge cover various methods of applying power and explain advanced features offered by some modern AS-Interface gateway designs. 

  • - Black and yellow terminals on advanced gateway
  • - Considering voltage drop
  • - Power redundancy
  • - Advanced features of gateways
  • ---- Duplicate address detection
  • ---- Ground fault detection
  • ---- Noise detection