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Electric drives
When it comes to simplicity and costs, pneumatics is unmatched by any other form of technology. It can be used worldwide without any problems and without the need for extensive specialist know-how. If the requirements for speed, acceleration and ...
Main page
Welcome to the German language Knowledgebase Wiki from Festo. In this Wiki you can find many articles on basic technical principles as well as answers to questions about our product portfolio. These range from pneumatics via electrical drive ...
Electric rotary/lifting module EHMB
Rotary modules can be used for several purposes. They can align or change the orientation of a part; they can also be used to create a compact complete handing unit. The basis for this is a rotary module with a stable bearing, which turns the ...
Electric short-stroke cylinder ADNE-LAS
Many systems require short but dynamic movements between two end positions. For example on a testing machine where components tested as "bad" have to be removed from the continuous manufacturing process. That is why Festo has integrated a linear ...
Safety in pneumatics
At Festo, quality has many aspects – one of these is handling machines safely. This is the reason for our safety-oriented automation technology. These components ensure that optimum safety is achieved in the workplace. Festo has offered products ...
Certification
Certification as a passport for the global market - international certification and the meaning of logos on rating plates. Those who develop popular products must address the topic of international certification. More than 30,000 standards ...
Certification
Certification as a passport for the global market - international certification and the meaning of logos on rating plates. Those who develop popular products must address the topic of international certification. More than 30,000 standards ...
EMC Construction advice
EMC Construction advice EMC

General use of EC directives

1.10
11/22/2016
Proportional Valve Technology
Proportional Valve Technology MPYE,VPWP, VPCF,VPPX,VPPM,MPPES,VPPE,VPPL,MPPE,VEAA,VEAB

This file offers detailed technical information about the

proportional valves.

1.10
6/5/2018
Holding and break-away forces on suction cups
How are the holding force and break-away force calculated? In order to determine the required holding force, you need the calculated mass, the system acceleration and the friction coefficient. The holding force required depends on the load ...
Photovoltaics for beginners
Photovoltaics and solar thermal energy. These are catchwords which we read almost daily in the newspapers. Festo supports the manufacturing processes which are part of these technologies in a number of different ways. But what are the actual ...
EMC - Checklist
EMC - Checklist General

A checklist to avoid EMC trouble

 

1.10
8/8/2017
Valves
Pneumatics without valves is like driving cars without motors - possible in theory, but unimaginable in practice.The function of valves is generally limited to controlling the flow direction or the quantity of air. Valves can be subdivided into ...
Linear motors
Today, linear motor technology is considered the most innovative drive technology for handling and automation systems. But how old is this technology? The first patent for a linear motor was registered in 1885 by Dr. Th. Burger in Berlin. The ...
Electric linear motor cylinders DNCE-LAS and DFME-LAS
Festo is the specialist for pneumatics. Therefore it is only logical that Festo has launched linear motor cylinders to the market with the same design as the pneumatic cylinders. However, one restriction must be made clear from the start: no ...
Safety Sub-Functions SS1-t: STO, Cat. 4, up to PL e Servo Drive CMMT-AS-…-S1
Safety Sub-Functions SS1-t: STO, Cat. 4, up to PL e Servo Drive CMMT-AS-…-S1 CMMT-AS-…-S1

Safety Sub-Functions SS1-t: STO, Cat. 4, up to PL e

Servo Drive CMMT-AS-…-S1

1.10
2/26/2019
Safety Sub-Functions STO, Cat. 4, up to PL e Servo Drive CMMT-AS-…-S1
Safety Sub-Functions STO, Cat. 4, up to PL e Servo Drive CMMT-AS-…-S1 CMMT-AS-...S1

Safety Sub-Functions STO, Cat. 4, up to PL e Servo Drive CMMT-AS-…-S1

1.10
2/26/2019
Safety Sub-function
Safety Sub-function PUS, Category 1, up to PL c

PUS Category 1, up to PL c

 

1.1
1/8/2019
Configuration of CMMT-AS-EC(PN) to run 3rd party motor
Configuration of CMMT-AS-EC(PN) to run 3rd party motor CMMT-AS-...EC

This document describes how to configure and run 3rd party motors in combination with CMMT-AS-..-EC drive.

1.20
1/23/2019
Malfunction codes VTEM
Malfunction codes VTEM Festo Motion Terminal (VTEM)

The following tables contain all the malfunction codes and sub-codes relevant to the application that can be stored in the diagnostic memory of the Festo Motion Terminal (VTEM).

1.20
10/15/2018
Safety Sub-functions
Safety Sub-functions STO, PUS, Category 1, up to PL c

STO Category 1, up to PL c

PUS Category 1, up to PL c

12/31/1999
Safety Sub-Functions in Connection with Motion Terminal VTEM
Safety Sub-Functions in Connection with Motion Terminal VTEM Motion Terminal VTEM

Safety Sub-Functions in Connection with Motion Terminal VTEM

1.33
11/23/2018
EHMD - Application Commissioning
EHMD - Application Commissioning EHMD-40-RE-GE, EHMD-40-RE-GP

Application note for commissioning the EHMD-40 and

connectivity to the costumer system

1.10
6/5/2018
Assembly YXMx Compact handling system
Assembly YXMx Compact handling system YXMx

Describes the assembly, adjustment and cabling of the compact handling system

1.10
12/23/2016
Cylinder actuation
As there are as many different circuit diagrams for the control of cylinders as there are different applications, only a few standard circuit diagrams are shown in this article. This products mentioned are only an example, and must be selected ...
Safety Sub-functions
Safety Sub-functions SSC, PUS, Category 1, up to PL c

SSC Category 1, up to PL c

PUS Category 1, up to PL c

1.0
1/8/2019
Servo press kit YJKP - Commissioning Anybus X-gateway Modbus PROFINET
Servo press kit YJKP - Commissioning Anybus X-gateway Modbus PROFINET YJKP

Commissioning of the Anybus X-gateway Modbus-TCP PROFINET in connection with the servo press kit YJKP:

- Electrical commissioning

- Mechanical commissioning

- Software commissioning

1.20
2/14/2017
EHMD - Application Example
EHMD - Application Example EHMD-40-RE-GE

Application note for application example for the EHMD-40 to be used for a decapping and recapping.

1.10
6/5/2018
Synchronisation
Synchronisation CMMS-AS; CMMS-ST; CMMP-AS; CMMD

Synchronisation of two controllers via I / O, Profibus and CAN

1.10
1/28/2016
I-Port event/error list
I-Port event/error list CMMO-ST-...LKP; CTEU-...

A list of CMMO events and errors are transmitted via I-Port

1.10
1/17/2018
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