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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.

Jul 14, 2013

Safety at Work offers exceptional flexibility for EDM or External Device Monitoring.  But what if things don't go right?  What if the feedback EDM signal doesn't come back?  Part 2 of our EDM discussion covers these topics.

  • - Reset of error condition -- Local reset using the SERVICE or SET button on the Safety Monitor
  • - Reset by data bit -- The reset can also be accomplished by looking at a data bit on the network
  • - Limited error lock -- Offers additional flexibility to deal with errors during the startup
  • - Safe drives -- Some safe drives cannot operate on electronic safe outputs