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

Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Balluff: The BOS 21M photoelectric sensor family features a universal form factor, an especially rugged housing and various function principles that make it highly flexible even in harsh industrial environments. It stands out with generous range...

2020-10-26
Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement results in industrial environments

Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement ..

Micro-Epsilon: With displacement and position measurements of conductive objects, capacitive sensors provide highly accurate results. The measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon are tailored to the high requirements in industrial environments....

2020-10-20
High-performance controller for inductive displacement sensors and gauges

High-performance controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive induSENSOR MSC7602 and 7802 multi-channel systems open up multiple new application possibilities. For applications in machine building and automation, numerous inductive displacement sensors and gauges from...

2020-10-19
Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors for demanding measurement tasks

Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The mainSENSOR measuring principle from Micro-Epsilon unites the advantages of two sensor types. Based on the combination of inductive sensors and magnetic sensors, reliable and durable sensor solutions for displacement, distance...

2020-10-19
Double sheet detection made simple: two ultrasonic sensors, three sizes, various object materials

Double sheet detection made simple: two ...

Baumer: Two product families, many possible solutions: The high-performance ultrasonic sensors U300 and U500/ UR18 from Baumer offer a multitude of integrated functions and adjustment options. These allow the sensor to be optimally adjusted to the...

2020-10-08
ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved Temperature Compensation

ToughSonic RTTC System Provides Improved ...

Senix Corporation: Senix ultrasonic sensors have a temperature sensor inside the sensor technique to compensate for changes in ambient air temperature. As the ambient air warms or cools, the sensor body temperature follows slowly, and the embedded...

2020-09-23
Senix ToughSonic Sensors are Tough Enough for a Critical Floating Dry Dock

Senix ToughSonic Sensors are Tough Enough ...

Senix Corporation: A dry dock is a narrow land-based basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform. Dry docks are used for the construction, maintenance, and...

2020-08-26
ToughSonic Ultrasonic Sensors are Tough, and they’re Smart too

ToughSonic Ultrasonic Sensors are Tough, and ...

Senix Corporation: DID YOU KNOW? That users can customize over 60 Parameters to tailor Senix ToughSonic Ultrasonic Distance & Level sensors to any application. With SenixVIEW Filter options users can improve sensor performance in most...

2020-08-19
Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Turck: Inductive safety sensors with two OSSD (output switching signal device) outputs complete Turck's portfolio for safety technology. The proximity switches enable users to also exploit the benefits of contactless and thus wear-free position...

2020-08-04
Displacement detection of hydraulic diving platforms

Displacement detection of hydraulic diving ...

Micro-Epsilon: In the water sports center in Leipzig, athletes and future Olympic athletes train in water diving. In order to achieve optimal training results, height-adjustable diving platforms are used. These enable the athletes to jump from...

2020-08-03
Laser distance sensors for precise robot positioning

Laser distance sensors for precise robot ...

Micro-Epsilon: In series production of vehicles, numerous production steps are automated and are performed using modern manufacturing processes based on innovative technologies. Precise sensors are indispensable in this respect. They enable high...

2020-07-31
A Superior Sensor for Non-Contact Water Level Measurement

A Superior Sensor for Non-Contact Water Level ..

Senix Corporation: Senix ToughSonic® Ultrasonic Transmitters perform water monitoring with “non-contact” technology that monitors the water surface from above. These sensors are used in open air, closed tanks, and in stilling tubes...

2020-07-29
Tank Level Measurement AND Control

Tank Level Measurement AND Control

Senix Corporation: Senix ToughSonic Sensors.. Offer cost-effective, continuous, non-contact tank level measurement and control for small and large tanks. They easily install at the top of the tank, are not immersed in the liquid, and can measure...

2020-07-15
New: Ultrasonic sensor series UFA2 - Miniature distance sensors and proximity switches

New: Ultrasonic sensor series UFA2 - Miniature

Waycon: As the successor of the UFA series, the ultrasonic sensors of the UFA2 series offer improved linearity (<0.4 % compared to <1 %) while maintaining the same measuring range of 20...200 mm. Unlike their predecessors, the UFA2 sensors...

2020-07-15
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
All ToughSonic Sensors are now available as Serial Only Sensors !!

All ToughSonic Sensors are now available as ...

Senix is excited to announce that have expanded our line of Serial Only sensors, formerly our REMOTE line of sensors, to include every model of our ToughSonic level and distance sensors. These new Serial Only Models have several benefits:

2020-03-03
Water Level Sensors Provide Real-time Flood Warnings in Iowa

Water Level Sensors Provide Real-time Flood ...

Senix: The IFC needed a reliable and cost-effective way to get accurate, real-time stream-level readings. Project Engineer Daniel Ceynar decided to try Senix ultrasonic sensors because they had been used for years for water level measurement in...

2020-03-02
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
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
Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation ...

Senix: Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have...

2020-01-31
ToughSonic® 50 REMOTE Level Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 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...

2020-01-30
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
Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Turck: Inductive measurement sensors with IO-Link and a voltage output complete the range of Turck's sensor portfolio. The flexibility of the new analog sensors offer users a range of different application scenarios. The devices can firstly be...

2019-11-18
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