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Automation in the real world

Every day, millions of ifm sensors are used in a variety of plants and machines worldwide. Our communication and control systems are the basis for a problem-free process flow. Learn how and in what target industries our customers use ifm systems and how former challenges have become real success stories.

Get inspired and find out how you can implement your requirements on an automated system using our solutions, easily and reliably.

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Application report: Opel

O3D – View from the top

3D camera replaces several sensors for position monitoring

Application report: Gregoire

Grape harvesting machine

Automatic grape harvesting with ifm

Application report: HeiVi AG

Thoughts outside the box

Cold storage management using "zero flow" control

Application report: ifm ecomatic

Production line for joining and dosing processes

Sensors monitor the application of 2-component media.

Application report: IVECO

Condition-based maintenance

Diagnostics in the body shop

Application report: Starrag Technology

Digital upgrade with IO-Link

More information from the sensor

Application report: demo factory Aachen

Thermal flow meter with IO-Link for machine tools

In the production of the demo factory in Aachen various metal sheets of different thicknesses are processed.

Application report: Ramaplast

Energy management, -efficiency, -saving and -monitoring

Energy management as in the case of the company RAMAPLAST

Application report: SFH

SFH optimise plant using IO-Link solutions from ifm

ifm and SFH: Successful cooperation in digitisation of the machines

More success stories from our customers

The focus of "Application Reports 2019" is on showing how applications can be solved quickly and easily using ifm products. Read, for example, how our 3D camera is used as a driver assistance system that automatically prevents collision and ensures safety in public streets. Or you can learn how a company in Switzerland could efficiently reduce their energy cost in cold storage management.

What is your success with ifm?

Have you implemented an interesting application with hardware or software from ifm? How do our sensors help to optimise your process operations? Let us know! We will be happy to present your solution in the next issue of "Application Reports". Present your know-how to a broad audience! Of course, this will be free of charge for you.