The new modular VisuNet FLX HMI operator workstation is part of a comprehensive range of operation and monitoring systems from Pepperl+Fuchs for ATEX/IECEx Zone 2/22 and Division 2 (global certifications pending), and non-hazardous areas. This product suite provides a range of solutions that allows the automation specialist to offer total flexibility in the field.
The new platform is tailored to the needs of the petrochemical, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. The fully modular design enables the configuration of HMI solutions to maximize functionality.
The devices in the new VisuNet FLX series can be ordered in three basic configurations, depending on the user specification.
1. HMI system: complete HMI system (various display options in Full HD) combined with a thin-client, PC, or direct monitor unit, including stainless steel housing in a hygienic design. Suitable for stand-alone installation, such as on a pedestal or support arm.
2. Panel PC: display (various display sizes in Full HD) combined with a thin-client, PC, or direct monitor unit for panel mounting.
3. Box PC: stand-alone PC or thin client for direct installation in a switch cabinet.
In combination with the numerous pending certifications (e.g., ATEX, IECEx, NEC500) and the extensive Pepperl+Fuchs partner network, the VisuNet FLX series offers a flexibly scalable, expanding platform for HMI solutions that can be used worldwide.
With 6300 employees worldwide, Pepperl+Fuchs recorded sales of EUR 715 million in 2019. The Group is one of the leading companies for industrial sensor technology and explosion protection. The headquarters in Mannheim, Germany, represents the core of the company’s technical expertise, where engineers and specialists research and develop the latest technologies and products. Originally a small family business founded in 1945, Pepperl+Fuchs is now represented on all continents by more than 40 subsidiaries. Our global presence gives us the best of both worlds: the highest technical standards plus efficient, cost-effective production facilities. Pepperl+Fuchs has developed into a partner for worldwide users of automation technology, and offers the most comprehensive portfolio of tried-and-tested components for the demands of manufacturing automation and process automation.