Hannover Fair 2005: Pepperl+Fuchs exhibits intelligent linear path measurement

Hannover, Germany—To provide accurate, high-resolution, non-contact position sensing, even in harsh environments, Pepperl+Fuchs is exhibiting its intelligent F90 linear path measurement system at Hannover Fair 2005 this week.

04/12/2005


Hannover, Germany— To provide accurate, high-resolution, non-contact position sensing, even in harsh environments, Pepperl+Fuchs is exhibiting its intelligent F90 linear path measurement system at Hannover Fair 2005 this week.

Proximity switches already have proven their reliability in the many applications, but continuous position sensing is being demanded more frequently than simple binary signals, according to the company. Consequently, Pepperl+Fuchs reports that it has combined these requirements with the proven capabilities of inductive sensors, and created a reliable inductive linear path measurement system that masters even critical positioning tasks.

F90 is based on precise evaluation of several coil systems. The basic version returns a continuous current and voltage signal. Besides high resolution and accuracy, F90 also features minimal temperature drift, due to its integrated temperature compensation. Unlike conventional systems, F90 isn’t linked to a ferrite target. The activator can be designed in any type of metal, similar to an inductive proximity switch. Another advantage over conventional path measurement systems, based on the magnet inductive principle, is F90’s insensitivity to horizontal shifting of the target and vibration, which don’t cause F90 to lose any accuracy.

Beyond the analog current and voltage output of the basic version, F90’s convenience version also offers two separate switching points that can be programmed directly on the device with a teach-in process.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Jim Montague, news editor
jmontague@reedbusiness.com





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Big Data and IIoT value; Monitoring Big Data; Robotics safety standards and programming; Learning about PID
Motor specification guidelines; Understanding multivariable control; Improving a safety instrumented system; 2017 Engineers' Choice Award Winners
Selecting the best controller from several viewpoints; System integrator advice for the IIoT; TSN and real-time Ethernet; Questions to ask when selecting a VFD; Action items for an aging PLC/DCS
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.
Motion control advances and solutions can help with machine control, automated control on assembly lines, integration of robotics and automation, and machine safety.
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Big Data and bigger solutions; Tablet technologies; SCADA developments
SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
click me