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Distance measurement

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

The all-seeing detector

The all-seeing detector

SensoPart: SensoPart’s new laser proximity sensor FT 55-RLHM with background suppression (BGS) detects surfaces of any kind and identifies the smallest objects with remarkable reliability. “Detect all” is one of the operating...

2020-07-02
Senix Offers a Wide Range of OEM & Custom Sensors

Senix Offers a Wide Range of OEM & Custom ...

Senix Corporation, makers of the smart and rugged ToughSonic line of ultrasonic noncontact sensors, is also a value-add partner for your OEM and Custom Sensor needs! For over 30 years, Senix has been engineering and manufacturing custom ultrasonic...

2020-06-26
The superior sensors - U500 and UR18 ultrasonic sensors

The superior sensors - U500 and UR18 ...

Baumer: Ultrasonic sensors are the all-round talents of sensor technology. They are resistant to soiling and allow the reliable detection of objects regardless of the color and surface finish. When it comes to transparent or high-gloss objects in...

2020-06-05
Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ambient light suppression

Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ...

Balluff: The new BOD 24K laser distance sensor from Balluff ensures detection and positioning of objects of various kinds. For example in contour detection, distance determination or orientation monitoring in assembly applications. Thanks to the...

2020-05-21
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...

2020-05-15
New: Laser distance sensor LDI – reliable measurement of long distances

New: Laser distance sensor LDI – reliable ,,,

Waycon: The laser distance sensor series LDI quickly and reliably measures long distances up to 150 m, even under challenging conditions, with highest precision of up to ±1 mm. Not even dark measuring surfaces are able to influence the...

2020-05-05
Smart laser sensors in miniature design

Smart laser sensors in miniature design

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220, 1320 and 1420 laser triangulation sensors from sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon set a new standard for displacement and distance measurements. With a miniature light spot size, these small, smart and precise...

2020-04-16
Going beyond limits: Ultrasonic sensors U500/UR18 feature the shortest blind range at yet long sensing distance available on the market

Going beyond limits: Ultrasonic sensors U500 ...

Baumer: Thanks to the unique sensor element, the sensor families U500 and UR18 with IO-Link are not only more robust than all comparable sensors on the market, but their extremely short blind range at yet very long sensing distance brings...

2020-03-27
Sensors that inspire: All-digital AlphaProx inductive distance sensors nominated for electronics award

Sensors that inspire: All-digital AlphaProx ...

Baumer: Delivering the largest choice of digital secondary data of present-day market, the AlphaProx inductive distance sensors convinced the editorial team of the “Elektronik” magazine. Nominated in the category "Measurement and...

2020-02-18
Shear and tensile strength of structural adhesives

Shear and tensile strength of structural ...

Micro-Epsilon: The shear and tensile strength of high strength, high stiffness structural adhesives is, among other things, inspected via a so-called double tube sample. The testing machine on the one hand displaces the samples in an axial...

2020-02-03
Precise and efficient thickness measuring systems for hot rolling

Precise and efficient thickness measuring system

Micro-Epsilon: The thicknessCONTROL MTS 820x and MTS 920x thickness measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon offer a new and efficient solution for measurement tasks in hot rolling mills. They enable high precision measurements on thick and thin...

2020-02-03
Blue Laser Technology for demanding measurement tasks

Blue Laser Technology for demanding measurement

Micro-Epsilon: For measurement tasks on demanding surfaces, Micro-Epsilon has developed the Blue Laser Technology. It is used for optical displacement and distance measurements on red-hot glowing, organic or (semi-)transparent objects. These Blue...

2020-01-31
Leaving nothing to chance – inductive IO-link sensors provide comprehensive diagnostic data for the greatest process safety

Leaving nothing to chance – inductive IO-link ..

Baumer introduces fully digitized inductive IO-link sensors with the most comprehensive diagnostic data on the market. In addition to sensor temperature, operating voltage, and operating time, the sensors also collect the number of boot cycles,...

2020-01-30
Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab product portfolio

Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab ...

Eddylab: The laser distance sensors with integrated electronics are suitable for non-contact displacement and distance measurement even on the most demanding surfaces. With different sizes, teachable measuring ranges between  10 mm and 13 m...

2019-12-11
Capacitive measuring gauge for high precision gap measurements

Capacitive measuring gauge for high precision ..

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT MD6-22 from Micro-Epsilon is a capacitive measuring device designed for mobile, high precision gap and distance measurements. Robust but lightweight, this dual-channel handheld gauge is used for commissioning, service...

2019-10-30
New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts 3D  adoption in smart phones, HABA and IoT

New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions and a leader in all three forms of 3D sensing including Structured Light, Time of Flight and Active Stereo Vision (ASV) introduces a new ASV...

2019-10-17
Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression

Photoelectric mini-sensors with background ...

Balluff: The series BOS Q08M and BOS R01E series photoelectric mini-sensors with their small, bright light spot are used for reliable object detection in many areas of application, especially where mounting space is at a premium. Through-beam,...

2019-10-11
New draw-wire displacement sensor for industrial serial applications

New draw-wire displacement sensor for ...

Micro-Epsilon: Designed for applications involving high volumes, the new wireSENSOR WPS-Kxx draw-wire displacement sensors measure distance and position precisely. The K series combines high performance sensors for indoor and outdoor applications...

2019-10-02
Monitoring metal sheet infeed during the pressing process

Monitoring metal sheet infeed during the ...

Micro-Epsilon: In cold forming processes, deep drawing is considered a decisive step in the production process. optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors measure the metal sheet infeed during pressing, as this parameter is crucial for the quality...

2019-09-30
ams launches extended operating range dToF module enabling smartphones with space-saving accurate distance measurement

ams launches extended operating range dToF ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces the release of the world’s smallest integrated module for direct time-of-flight (ToF) distance measurement providing accurate...

2019-09-27
confocalDT IFS2405-6: Measure precisely from a safe distance

confocalDT IFS2405-6: Measure precisely from ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new, confocal chromatic confocalDT IFS2405-6 sensor is used for high precision displacement and thickness measurements on diffuse, reflecting and transparent materials. The new model completes the IFS series with a measuring...

2019-09-27
optoNCDT 1220: New standard for industrial automation

optoNCDT 1220: New standard for industrial ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220 from Micro-Epsilon is a laser sensor with an attractive price/performance ratio, high measurement accuracy and ease of use. Suitable for OEM and serial applications in automation technology, this miniature sensor...

2019-09-26

Launch of world’s smallest digital IR proximity

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launches the world’s smallest digital proximity sensor module. The ultra-small package of the TMD2635 occupies just 1mm3 of volume and...

2019-09-16
Quality all along the line

Quality all along the line

Baumer: Precise, non-contact inline-measurements by optical distance sensors without process interruptions are vital in high-quality product manufacture. In measurements on demanding surfaces such as galvanized or brushed metal, the OM70 laser...

2019-09-13
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
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