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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
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
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
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
ToughSonic REMOTE Sensors Guide New Hydroplaning Solar Boat Design

ToughSonic REMOTE Sensors Guide New Hydroplaning

Senix Corporation is once again a proud sponsor of the Solar Boat team at Technical University Delft in the Netherlands. Senix ultrasonic sensors play a key role in controlling the hydrofoiling process which, in turn, provides much of the...

2019-09-10
ToughSonic® Level & Distance Sensors

ToughSonic® Level & Distance Sensors

Senix: ToughSonic 3, 12, 14 and 30 ft. versions are now available in either 1.0” NPT or 30mm threaded versins. These flexible and versatile distance and level sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet...

2019-09-09
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
ToughSonic® 14 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 14 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! ToughSonic sensors...

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
ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration. Built rugged as...

2019-05-08
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
NEW !!  ToughSonic® 12 Level & Distance Sensor

NEW !! ToughSonic® 12 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors with SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! This new...

2019-03-18
ToughSonic® 50 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! These sensors are...

2019-03-06
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
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
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
Factor 1 Sensors in a Plastic Threaded Barrel

Factor 1 Sensors in a Plastic Threaded Barrel

Turck: Inductive sensors in a plastic threaded barrel design and an antivalent output have been added to Turck's uprox series of factor 1 sensors that offer the same large switching distance to all metals. The new sensors combine the benefits of a...

2018-11-09
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