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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.

Apr 28, 2013

Last week, Tim and Helge talked about the Safety at Work protocol and mentioned the Safety Monitor. In this episode, they discuss what the Safety Monitor does and why it is necessary.

  • - What is a SafetyMonitor?
  • - What is safety logic?
  • - How many safety devices per network
  • - Replacing a failed Safety Monitor (see
  • - Does every safety system need a SafetyMonitor?
  • - SIMON+, the safety configuration software