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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.

Oct 11, 2015

AS-Interface wiring mistakes happen. We recommend you use our AS-Interface Maintenance and Troubleshooting Guide to learn about some of the most common wiring mistakes for AS-Interface networks.

  • --Following up on AS-Interface TechTalk Podcast 126, make sure every AS-Interface segment has its own (and just one) power supply
  • --Connect the AS-Interface cable only to the AS-Interface connection points on the module
  • --Do not ground the sensor +, or sensor -, or sensor output to machine ground

Visit our website to download the Troubleshooting Guide.