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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 31, 2013

AS-Interface is a topology-free network allowing the network cable to be routed in just about any shape desirable.  Repeaters, and in some cases terminators, allow the creation of very large networks -- 1000 m or more.

  • - Segment length
  • - Extending networks using repeaters
  • - Can we build a ring?
  • - AS-Interface in a Hurry -- Segments and Networks on YouTube 
  • - Using an AS-Interface terminator