Pepperl+Fuchs has been recognized by Control Design magazine as the 2012 Reader’s Choice for technology excellence in the Intrinsic Safety Components and Industrial Enclosure Purge System categories. Control Design magazine’s Reader’s Choice awards are the result of an unaided survey of subscribers who have authority to specify, recommend, or purchase industrial automation and control products. Hardware and software categories are listed without any list of vendors, and participants are asked to indicate the single best vendor for the products he or she has experience with. Pepperl+Fuchs received 22% of reader votes in the intrinsic safety components category, and 41% in the industrial enclosure purge system category.
Intrinsic safety barriers are the core of Pepperl+Fuchs' product portfolio. The company offers the widest selection of intrinsic safety solutions to deliver safe, reliable and efficient signal transmission between field devices and the control system. In addition to their inherent power limitation, isolated barriers feature galvanic isolation between the signal loop and all other power loops.
Pepperl+Fuchs Bebco EPS Purge / Pressurization products offer a safe and economical approach to installing electrical equipment in hazardous locations. By creating a safe area inside a standard enclosure, general-purpose equipment can be used in hazardous (classified) areas. The Pepperl+Fuchs Systems and Solutions group can also design custom enclosure solutions to meet unique specifications.