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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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Optimized PICMA® Chip Actuators for Ultrasound Applications in Medical Technology

Optimized PICMA® Chip Actuators for Ultrasound

PI Ceramic (PIC) manufactures new ring chips in multilayer technology that allow resonant operation. This means that it is possible to generate oscillation with frequencies of up to 100 kHz with an operating voltage of a few volts – a...

2018-02-16
6-point Inner Diameter Measurement System, RF040-65/115 Series

6-point Inner Diameter Measurement System ...

RIFTEK: Inner Diameter measurement is a common task and RIFTEK offers various measurement sensors and systems intended to solve the task. Our systems are based on two principles, namely RF096 systems with rotating laser...

2018-02-07
For high-precision positioning

For high-precision positioning

maxon motor presents a top-of-the-range high-resolution encoder. The ENX 16 RIO offers an impressive resolution of up to 65,536 counts per turn in a compact and rugged housing. Requirements on encoders are becoming more and more demanding. This...

2018-02-06
Bourns New 24 mm Potentiometer Capable of Up to 1 Million Shaft Revolutions

Bourns New 24 mm Potentiometer Capable of Up ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, released a new 24 mm potentiometer designed for use in light industrial applications such as test and measurement, communications, clean energy and select medical and...

2018-02-05
New Heavy Duty Redundant Angle Sensors

New Heavy Duty Redundant Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the RFX 6900 Series of touchless rotary sensors. These magnetic sensors are design for use in mobile, safety-related and  extreme environment applications. Housing of the RFX 6900 Series is anodized aluminum and sealed...

2018-01-31
O300 miniature laser sensors for the precise detection of very small objects and gaps

O300 miniature laser sensors for the precise ...

Baumer :The new O300 miniature laser sensors with IO-Link by Baumer are the specialists for the reliable detection of very small objects and gaps. Thanks to a laser beam which focuses to within 0.1 mm and the high repeat accuracy of 0.1 mm,...

2018-01-26
Jewell Instruments Sensors Blog

Jewell Instruments Sensors Blog

Jewell Instruments: Introducing the Sensors Blog of precision inertial products and principles. Read this blog for advice and to have common questions answered regarding inclinometers, accelerometers, their applications and best practices. There...

2018-01-24
Motion Controller expanded with EtherCAT

Motion Controller expanded with EtherCAT

maxon motor: Your drive specialist, maxon motor, is equipping its EPOS4 positioning controllers with additional connectivity options. They can now be integrated into any EtherCAT network as a slave by using an expansion board. EPOS4 positioning...

2018-01-23
Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for explosion hazard areas

Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for ...

Balluff: Control and shut-off valves are used for oil and gas transmission in refineries and petrochemical plants. The valve position is regulated using the position measuring systems, because they are extremely reliable, especially in very harsh...

2018-01-15
Novel and compact alternative for linear measurement: Novotechnik’s TFD-4000 series short-stroke touchless transducer

Novel and compact alternative for linear ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Novotechnik’s TFD-4000 series short-stroke linear transducers are an ideal and economic solution where minimal size, high environmental protection, extremely long life and high reliability are key factors for medium to...

2018-01-15
Magnetic encoder system BML-S1G SIL2

Magnetic encoder system BML-S1G SIL2

Balluff: Visitors found many new things in the expanded linear measurement system from Balluff, including the magnetic encoder system BML-S1G SIL2 designed especially for safety applications. It is TÜV Rheinland certified and features both an...

2018-01-10
Absolut Analog Magnetic Scales MXAX and MXAZ

Absolut Analog Magnetic Scales MXAX and MXAZ

Waycon: The MXAX and MXAZ magnetic scales are absolute linear measuring systems for minor linear displacements up to 1250 mm. They’re ideal for harsh environmental conditions (heavy-duty sensor) occurring in commercial vehicles with...

2018-01-09
Ultra-compact triangulation laser sensors RF602 Series from RIFTEK

Ultra-compact triangulation laser sensors RF602

RIFTEK announces a new device Triangulation Laser Sensor RF602 Series. The distinctive feature of the sensors is a combination of ultra-compact design (45x30,5x17 cm), high sampling rate and linearity. As usual, sensors are available with RED (660...

2018-01-03
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
Baumer expands portfolio with HIPERFACE DSL®

Baumer expands portfolio with HIPERFACE DSL®

Baumer is the first company to implement HIPERFACE DSL®, expanding its unique industrial and HeavyDuty encoder portfolio with powerful motor feedback encoders featuring the world-renowned interface with one-cable technology. By opening up its...

2017-12-20
Inductive sensors based on eddy currents with new design

Inductive sensors based on eddy currents with ..

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful eddyNCDT 3001 eddy current sensors are now also available with an M18 housing and measuring ranges of 6mm and 8mm. This enlargement provides the sensors with increased flexibility in terms of their potential...

2017-12-18
Universal thickness measurement with extended measuring ranges

Universal thickness measurement with extended ..

Micro-Epsilon: The thicknessSENSOR for universal thickness measurement of strip and plate material is now well established. The new, extended measuring ranges up to 25mm with measuring widths up to 400mm provide this smart system with even more...

2017-12-15
Compact encoder offers high speed motion synchronisation for PLCs: Wachendorff covers PROFINET IRT in its WDGA absolute encoder range

Compact encoder offers high speed motion ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As a recent addition to its PROFINET IRT protocol variants, Wachendorff’s WDGA 58F absolute magnetic encoder features a minimum bus cycle time of 125 μs which is eminently suited to tightly synchronised multi-axis...

2017-12-14
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
Kaman Measuring Announces SMT-9700 Position/Displacement System Ideal for  Analytical and OEM Applications

Kaman Measuring Announces SMT-9700 Position ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its SMT 9700...

2017-12-05
Kaman Measuring Announces OEM-2306 Non-Contact Position Sensing System

Kaman Measuring Announces OEM-2306 ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its OEM-2306...

2017-12-05
A powerful and cost-effective drive

A powerful and cost-effective drive

maxon motor: Several different versions of the high-torque, brushless EC-i motors from maxon motor are now also available in small diameters. They are perfect for hand-held devices and applications in robotics. With the EC-i 30, drive specialist maxon...

2017-12-04
Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 Differential Measurement System

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-5100...

2017-12-04
Kaman Measuring Announces KD-2306 Non-Contact Displacement Sensing System

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-2306 Non-Contact ..

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-2306...

2017-12-01
Save Time and Improve Productivity with the digiVIT Advanced Digital Signal Conditioner from Kaman

Save Time and Improve Productivity with the ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the digiVIT digital variable...

2017-11-29
Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled at sps ipc drives 2017

Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled ...

SIKO GmbH, the measurement equipment manufacturer from Buchenbach, took an unusual step at exhibition stand 300 in hall 4a of sps ipc drives 2017 in presenting the disguised prototype of a sensor for motor feedback applications that is still under...

2017-11-28
Kaman Measuring Announces New Digital Differential Impedance Transducer (DDIT)

Kaman Measuring Announces New Digital ...

Kaman Precision Products: The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., the world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance position measurement systems, announces the release of a new eddy current measurement system,...

2017-11-27
The pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat from Pilz combines safe area monitoring with plant and machine operation -

The pressure-sensitive safety mat PSENmat ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: With PSENmat, the automation company Pilz is now introducing its own pressure-sensitive safety mat, developed in-house: A world first is the integrated position detection that provides the operator with a control function -...

2017-11-24
A Compact New Non-contact Proximity Measuring System Provides Greater Speed without Sacrificing Precision

A Compact New Non-contact Proximity Measuring ..

Kaman Precision Products: Manufacturing and design industries require increasing precision of measurement, and selecting the right non-contact proximity measuring system can be essential to a successful project that stays on time and on budget....

2017-11-23
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