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Major sub-categories: Angle, inclination, tilt | Distance | Edge, Alignment | Form, dimension, size, volume | Gap | Length, Displacement | Light barriers, curtains | Limit / position indicators | Presence | Position | Position angular | Position linear | Proximity | Thickness

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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
Powerful eddy current measuring system for small measuring ranges

Powerful eddy current measuring system for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive eddyNCDT 3070 displacement measuring system offers high performance and precision. It provides resolutions in the submicron range and operates with a frequency response up to 20 kHz. The inductive measuring system...

2020-08-03
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
New confocal sensors for precise distance and thickness measurements

New confocal sensors for precise distance and ..

Micro-Epsilon: The next generation of confocal sensors from Micro-Epsilon is designed to precisely determine distances and the thickness of transparent materials. The confocalDT IFS2407-3 and the confocalDT IFS 2404/90-2 solve multiple new...

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
Weld-immune magnetic field sensor

Weld-immune magnetic field sensor

Balluff: Welding is a harsh environment: Flying sparks as well as metal and weld splatter can cause heat damage or stick to the sensors and cables and impair their functionality. High welding currents generate magnetic interference fields which...

2020-07-24
The specialist for confectionery and baked goods packaging machines: The new DRT 25C from Leuze

The specialist for confectionery and baked ...

Leuze electronic: The primary and secondary packaging of confectionery and baked goods can be challenging: The new DRT 25C dynamic reference diffuse sensor from Leuze solves precisely this problem in an innovative and reliable way: with unique...

2020-07-24
Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding Technology

Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Reliably High Sensing Range in All Installation Situations. The VariKont series from Pepperl+Fuchs enables higher sensing ranges, regardless of the type of installation and the mounting material. Actively detecting the metal...

2020-07-21
Failsafe position measurement with digital interfaces

Failsafe position measurement with digital ...

Balluff: Wherever additional safety is required in an application or machine availability and technical function security need to be significantly increased, redundant systems offer significant advantages. This applies as well to the BTL7 multiple...

2020-07-17
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
maxon drives are heading to the Red Planet with NASA's Perseverance rover

maxon drives are heading to the Red Planet ...

maxon motor: In July, NASA will be sending its fifth rover to Mars. Its main mission is to collect soil samples that will be analyzed on Earth at a later time. The rover will also carry a helicopter that will perform the first flights on the Red Planet....

2020-07-03
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
Bearing-Free IO-Link Rotary Encoder for Ex Areas

Bearing-Free IO-Link Rotary Encoder for Ex Areas

Turck is now also offering a variant of the contactless QR24 encoder for use in explosion protected areas Zones 2, 22 and 3GD. Contactless measurement considerably outperforms bearing guided optical encoders in dust-laden environments since...

2020-07-01
Reliable in the long term – non-contact hand detection in automatic sanitizers

Reliable in the long term – non-contact hand ...

Baumer: Everybody knows them, and right now they are more in use than ever: automatic hand sanitizers. Inside, optical miniature sensors with background suppression from Baumer ensure reliable and safe hand detection at switching distances from 15...

2020-06-26
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
HeavyDuty rotary encoders – the high precision heavyweight champions

HeavyDuty rotary encoders, the high precision ..

Baumer: HeavyDuty rotary encoders from Baumer Hübner are the "original". More than half a century ago, Baumer Hübner developed this type of particularly reliable and robust rotary encoders. Since then they have been used in all...

2020-06-17
Miniature strain sensors measure large forces even in confined spaces

Miniature strain sensors measure large forces ..

Baumer: The miniature-format strain sensors DST20 complement the Baumer portfolio by adding a compact and cost-efficient solution for measuring large forces above 10,000 N even in confined spaces. With their dimensions of 28x12x10 mm, the DST20...

2020-06-15
Senix Offers Custom Object Detection Systems

Senix Offers Custom Object Detection Systems

Senix: Senix ToughSonic® Ultrasonic Sensors, perhaps the most versatile and flexible sensors available today, can be used in a wide variety of Object Detection applications. Senix has a wide variety of Object Detection Systems that can be...

2020-06-15
Roll feed and winding web length measurement made easy: Wachendorff LMSMA length measurement systems optimise length, position and speed feedback

Roll feed and winding web length measurement ...

Variohm: Extensively proven over several years for precise measurement of web length, position and speed in numerous roll winding and web-based machinery applications, Wachendorff’s LMS range of length measurement systems includes a novel...

2020-06-10
Safety laser scanners PSENscan from Pilz now with ROS package for dynamic navigation in production logistics - Simple, more dynamic navigation!

Safety laser scanners PSENscan from Pilz ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz now goes beyond safe, productive monitoring of stationary or mobile danger zones, offering new possibilities for the production logistics sector. Availability of the ROS (Robot...

2020-06-09
New actuator for a new dimension in safety!

New actuator for a new dimension in safety!

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: Thanks to RFID transponder technology, the coded safety switches PSENcode from Pilz combine maximum manipulation protection with the smallest space requirement. A new feature is a further solution for space-critical...

2020-06-08
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
With precision and reliability to the top

With precision and reliability to the top

Baumer: Tacho generators in drives of mountain railways and ski lifts are exposed to enormous strain. Nevertheless, they must perform for precise and reliable speed measurement. This is why manufacturers rely on HeavyDuty solutions from Baumer...

2020-06-01
Combined Displacement and Inclination Sensor posiwire® WST85

Combined Displacement and Inclination Sensor ...

ASM Sensors: In many applications both displacement and inclination must be determined. Usually two different sensors need two be applied to capture both parameters, even if the variables need to be measured at the same spot of the machine. In...

2020-05-27
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
Magnetic Encoder System SIL 2

Magnetic Encoder System SIL 2

Balluff: With the BML05RP, Balluff offers a magnetically encoded displacement encoder especially for safety-related applications. It is TÜV Rheinland certified and features both an analog and a safe absolute SSI or BISS-C interface. Thanks to...

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
Specialized in packaging machines for confectionery and baked goods: The new DRT 25C from Leuze

Specialized in packaging machines for ...

Leuze electronic: Sensors must continuously and reliably detect a wide range of products and films on the conveyor belts of primary and secondary packaging machines for confectionery and baked goods (HFFS, FS, Thermoform, or VFFS). The packaging...

2020-05-13
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