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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 22, 2015

In this week's discussion, Tim Cicerchi and Helge Hornis call out specific aspects of The AS-Interface Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide. The guide is a very useful booklet that helps new and experienced AS-Interface users during planning, installation, and troubleshooting. Tips include:

  • --Use certified modules
  • --Always follow the most basic installation rules .. there are not that many
  • --Do not use shielded or twisted cable

Download The AS-Interface Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide