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Distance measurement

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Distance measurement:

Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines Flood Warning System

Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines ...

Senix Corporation announced the expansion of the Philippines Flood Warning System, which relies on Senix’s ultrasonic level and distance sensors to monitor coastal, river and urban flooding. Senix water level sensors play a key role in...

2019-07-18
Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Baumer: Inductive sensors very often form the basis for the reliable control of machines and systems. In applications where non-ferrous metals such as aluminum need to be detected at the same working distance as steel, Factor 1 inductive sensors...

2019-07-10
Ultrasonic Sensors in Agricultural Automation

Ultrasonic Sensors in Agricultural Automation

Senix: Back in the 1980’s, brothers Mike, Gregg and Don Tvetene were working at their family-owned Tvetene Turf Farms in Billings, Montana. The business was faced with a critical labor shortage at the same time that it was experiencing huge...

2019-06-11
Senix ToughSonic sensors used in StormSense flood monitoring solution

Senix ToughSonic sensors used in StormSense ...

Senix ToughSonic sensors have been integrated and installed by Valarm Inc. in the StormSense flood monitoring and forecast system in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. “We’re pleased the City of Virginia Beach is using ToughSonic...

2019-05-09
Universal sensor controller for inductive displacement sensors

Universal sensor controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The induSENSOR MSC7401 controller is used for displacement and distance measurements in automation technologies and machine building. The controller is compatible with the inductive LVDT and LDR measuring gauges and displacement...

2019-04-29
NEW: confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 for maximum precision

NEW: confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 for maximum ...

Micro-Epsilon: The confocal confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 sensor opens up new fields of application in precision, confocal displacement and thickness measurements. Resolutions up to 3 nm enable this compact sensor to perform measurements at the highest...

2019-04-26
NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The world’s smallest draw-wire sensor enhances the Micro-Epsilon product range. With a weight of only 8 g and a size of just 19 x 19 mm, the wireSENSOR MT19 is used for displacement and distance measurements with a measuring...

2019-04-26
A smart sensor of outstanding performance

A smart sensor of outstanding performance

SensoPart: Thanks to excellent sensor characteristics with a class 1 laser, a wide scope of functions and intuitive use, SensoPart’s triangulation sensor FT 55-RLAM represents a new generation of distance sensors. The sensor is available in...

2019-04-15
Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors Help Farmers Reduce Risk and Increase Profits

Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors ...

Senix: Farming can often be a business of high-risk, low profit margins, and lots of debt. Researchers are now experimenting with high-throughput automated plant phenotyping, a technology that reduces the risks and increases the profits of...

2019-04-08
Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Waycon: The distance sensors of the LAS-T5 series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik enable reliable, reproducible measurements, e.g. for factory automation, in keeping with the Industry 4.0 theme. Alongside positional measurements in industrial...

2019-04-03
Senix Ultrasonic Sensors Guide Oracle Boat to America’s Cup Victory

Senix Ultrasonic Sensors Guide Oracle Boat ...

Senix: Oracle Team USA won the 2013 America’s Cup race with one of the most efficient sailing vessel ever built. Oracle Team USA’s AC72-class yacht, USA-17, was a 100’ long, 90’ wide and 223’ tall carbon fiber...

2019-02-11
ToughSonic® 14 REMOTE Level Sensor

ToughSonic® 14 REMOTE Level Sensor

Senix: REMOTE sensors are designed for level and distance measurement in remote monitoring and other demanding outdoor applications. Surge protection assures reliable performance in lightning prone areas, and they consume less power than our other...

2019-02-11
Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large Irrigation Project

Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large ...

Senix Corporation, maker of ToughSonic® ultrasonic level and distance sensors, announces the continued expansion of Murray Irrigation’s historic irrigation automation project. Murray Irrigation, Australia’s largest privately owned...

2019-01-15

ams introduces world’s smallest 1D time-of- ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces the world’s smallest integrated 1D time-of-flight distance measurement and proximity sensing module. The sensor is ideal for...

2019-01-09
Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools

Monitoring the clamping position in machine ...

Micro-Epsilon: Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools is an extremely important and critical measurement task. In order to avoid incorrect machining and the high resulting costs, the position of the tool must be detected. Here, the...

2018-12-17
Confocal, compact sensor with high precision for OEM applications

Confocal, compact sensor with high precision ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new, confocal chromatic confocalDT IFS2404-2 sensor is used for high precision distance and thickness measurements of transparent materials. With a diameter of just 12 mm, the sensor can also be integrated into restricted...

2018-12-14
AlphaProx inductive distance sensors with IO-Link interface

AlphaProx inductive distance sensors with IO-...

Baumer: The new distance measuring inductive sensors AlphaProx with IO-Link interface from Baumer offer more than precise measurement technology. In addition to micrometer-precise distance values, two switching points, counter values, switching...

2018-12-06
New ultrasonic sensors from Baumer outperform with robust housings and IO-Link

New ultrasonic sensors from Baumer outperform ..

Baumer: Quality meets economy – with the new product families U500 and UR18 Baumer sets the highest standards in ultrasonic sensor technology. The sensors for distance measurement and object detection are characterized by a particularly...

2018-12-03
The world’s smallest optical distance sensor

The world’s smallest optical distance sensor

SensoPart: This sensor fits into even the tiniest of gaps:  No bigger than a sugar cube, the laser distance sensor FT 10-RLA from SensoPart is ideally suited to challenging measuring tasks, for example in semi-conductor assembly or robotics...

2018-11-27
eddylab‘s new LVDT digital controller for inductive transducers

eddylab‘s new LVDT digital controller for ...

Eddylab: As specialist in distance and position measurement technology eddylab GmbH will be presenting the new LVDT digital controller for the first time at the SPS IPC drives 2018 in Nuremberg. The inductive Transducers LVDT (linear variable...

2018-11-12
Inductive marine sensors for onshore and offshore systems

Inductive marine sensors for onshore and ...

Baumer: Inductive marine sensors by Baumer were specifically developed for use in harsh environments. In order to minimize the planning work involved in the development phase for onshore and offshore system manufacturers, these sensors already...

2018-11-01
Laser sensors for high precision distance measurements on metals and rough surfaces

Laser sensors for high precision distance ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1750LL laser sensor is used in high precision distance measurements of metallic and structured surfaces. Their oval-shaped light spot makes it possible to compensate for physical interferences and to output stable...

2018-07-27
A new performance class in inductive displacement measurements

A new performance class in inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The eddyNCDT 3060 inductive measurement system is based on eddy currents and enables fast, precise displacement measurements in industrial environments. More than 400 sensor models can be combined with the eddyNCDT 3060. Based on...

2018-07-25
Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Balluff: Generating, transporting and processing information are central tasks in the Industry 4.0 environment. The basis for all the information is intelligent sensors which provide the required input. With their BOS 21M ADCAP will be showing a...

2018-07-20
Capacitive thread sensors for demanding installation scenarios

Capacitive thread sensors for demanding ...

Micro-Epsilon has extended its product range of capacitive displacement and distance sensors by capacitive thread sensors. These are not intended for clamping but are screwed into a thread. This opens up numerous application possibilities, e.g....

2018-05-17
Powerful laser sensor features large measuring ranges

Powerful laser sensor features large ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product range of the new optoNCDT 1750 laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon has been extended with new measuring ranges of 500mm and 750mm. With these additional models, the laser sensor can now be applied in fast, high precision...

2018-04-16
The new generation of confocal chromatic measuring systems

The new generation of confocal chromatic ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measuring tasks in the glass industry are often a huge challenge for sensors. The new confocal chromatic confocalDT 2421 / 2422 controllers ensure reliable, high speed and high precision distance and thickness measurements on...

2018-04-10
OM70 High Performance Laser Distance Sensors

OM70 High Performance Laser Distance Sensors

Baumer :The new high performance OM70 laser point and laser line distance sensors from Baumer combine high-precision measurement technology and easy handling in the automation industry. Thanks to repeatable measurements in the sub-micrometer range...

2017-12-27
Precise thickness measurement in the plastics industry

Precise thickness measurement in the plastics ..

Micro-Epsilon: Combining an eddy current sensor and a capacitive displacement sensor in one housing, the unique concept of the new combiSENSOR from Micro-Epsilon enables high precision thickness measurements of plastics. Two measuring principles -...

2017-12-13
Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 laser sensors offer a unique combination of speed, compact size, performance and application versatility. Their high measurement accuracy and measuring rate enable dynamic measurements of displacement, distance and...

2017-12-12
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