To better serve the engineers that trust our products, Turck has created an ever expanding library of white papers to address common technical issues and questions. Click on a topic below to download a PDF of the corresponding white paper.
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This white paper discusses the key criteria to consider in choosing harsh-environment connectivity products, specific design considerations for automotive, mobile equipment and oil and gas applications, and best practices in choosing a robust and reliable solution.
This white paper examines the rapid growth of Industrial Ethernet for higher-level industrial control applications, and how solutions from Turck are specifically designed to meet these challenges.
This white paper examines the many challenges that sensors and cordsets encounter in harsh welding environments, and offers suggestions for proper device management.
This white paper examines the Field Logic Controller (FLC), a new category of control that brings cost-effective logic programming to the device level.
This paper will explain the basics of which sensors are commonly used for level detection, and the considerations you should be aware of for your next level detection application.
This white paper identifies the various units of pressure measurement, while discussing when and why certain pressure measurements are used in specific applications.
Quick Disconnect vs Hard-Wiring: Selecting a Connectivity System for Your Industrial Application [PDF, 1.97 MB]
This white paper defines hard-wiring and QD systems, while providing a detailed comparison to illustrate the benefits of QD wiring in industrial environments.
This white paper addresses the differences between AWM recognized cable and UL listed cable, describing the testing requirements that listed cables must satisfy while also highlighting the benefits associated with ITC and PLTC cables, such as durability, reliability and longevity.
Industrial Track and Trace: Choosing the Technology that Measures Up to Your Application Demands [PDF, 1.74 MB]
This white paper provides a detailed comparison between RFID and vision identification technologies, describing the individual operating principles, assessing performance capabilities and identifying application suitability. With this knowledge, manufacturers can easily ascertain the ideal track and trace technology for their applications.
Identifying the Right RFID: Why Knowing the Difference Between HF and UHF is Important for your Industrial Applications [PDF, 1.69 MB]
This white paper explains how RFID technology operates, and breaks down high-frequency and ultrahigh frequency RFID. The white paper also highlights the distinct strengths and weaknesses of each frequency, along with identifying the industries and applications that suit each technology best.
This white paper provides an in-depth explanation of how sensors utilizing the resistance inductance capacitance (RLC) technology enhance position sensing in industrial applications. By offering a detailed performance comparison of widely used linear and rotary positioning sensors, this paper serves as an industry guide for choosing the ideal solution for virtually any application.
With an advanced design that lacks a ferrite core, Factor 1 technology provides flexibility in both mounting and performance capabilities. Delivering extended range, recessed mounting capabilities, unique housing styles and washdown suitable properties, Factor 1 sensors offer a viable replacement option for standard proximity sensors to better meet today’s diverse and demanding application requirements.
As one of the most widely used networking technologies, Ethernet connects more than 85 percent of LAN connected PCs and workstations, providing a flexible solution that delivers real-time data and status updates to ensure constant information accessibility and instantaneous data transfer.
Elevating Ethernet Intelligence: Implementing Ethernet Topology in Industrial Applications [PDF, 0.13 MB]
By understanding the need for enterprise connectivity, including the various challenges and considerations associated with implementing network protocols, users can maximize data acquisition and management capabilities.
This white paper defines pressure, identifying how it is applied and measured. The paper also highlights how pressure sensors affect process environments and how they are applied in specific applications.
Assembled vs. Overmolded Cordsets: Understanding the Advantages for Your Connectivity Application [PDF, 0.44 MB]
This white paper will discuss the differences between assembled and overmolded cordsets, offering a comparison of the technologies and providing a detailed description of the advantages offered with overmolded cordsets.
This white paper provides an overview of twisted pair cable, examines the use of bonded pair cables, and compares bonded pair to non-bonded pair cable with illustrated, detailed examples of the effects of cable flex.
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