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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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Miniature, Ruggedized MEMS Tiltmeter

Miniature, Ruggedized MEMS Tiltmeter

Jewell Instruments: The 875 Mini Tuff Tilt Series is the newest addition to Jewell’s tiltmeter (inclinometer) line for geophysical & geotechnical applications. This is an affordable and durable tilt solution in a miniaturized package to...

2017-09-20
Compact Touchless Position Sensors

Compact Touchless Position Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the TFD Series of touchless linear position sensors provide wear-free operation in tight spaces. Maximum sensor dimensions are 40 x 27 x 7 mm thin. The TFD-4000 Series utilizes a magnetic position marker to provide a...

2017-09-18
After more than 20 years…

After more than 20 years…

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The UPR series from SNT Sensortechnik AG is probably one of the longest built ultrasonic sensor families. It has been produced for more than 20 years and more and more variants have been introduced to the market. Its...

2017-09-15
Edge detection with ultrasonic sensors

Edge detection with ultrasonic sensors

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The exact determination of the position of edges of any kind is important in many production, assembly and logistics processes in the industry. Various sensor principles can be used for this purpose. Ultrasonic sensors are...

2017-09-08
Improve Encoder Performance With EtherNet/IP

Improve Encoder Performance With EtherNet/IP

Kuebler Inc.: As industrial automation networks go, EtherNet/IP has more than its share of advantages. It’s fast. It’s flexible. It’s easy to set up. It’s robust. Those advantages, however, come at a price. Users have to...

2017-08-30
Maximize Slip Ring Lifecycle and Performance

Maximize Slip Ring Lifecycle and Performance

Kuebler Inc.: Do your slip rings run trouble free for their expected lifecycle? If you answered “no,” you’re not alone. Many engineers who work with rotating machines experience slip ring problems or downtime at some point. The...

2017-08-30
A02H Hollow Shaft Incremental Encoder

A02H Hollow Shaft Incremental Encoder

Kuebler Inc.: Expanding on its line of versatile incremental encoders, Kuebler now offers a ruggedized hollow shaft alternative for use in harsh environments. The A02H model features a tough and compact design, making it ideal for tough industrial...

2017-08-28
New US Production Site in Charlotte, NC

New US Production Site in Charlotte, NC

Kuebler Inc. now assembles German engineered, high quality incremental encoders in the USA. The unique diversity of the Sendix 5000/5020 incremental encoders enables you to find the optimal encoder quickly for any application and...

2017-08-28
When were your Light Curtains last tested?

When were your Light Curtains last tested?

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: Light curtains are commonplace in today’s manufacturing and packaging facilities. They fall into the category of ESPE (Electro Sensitive Protective Equipment). They use AOPD (Active Opto-electronic Protection Devices)...

2017-08-17
Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Baumer: In machine tool spindles, miniature grippers, or robotics, space runs out in a hurry. Every integrator knows the pain of trying to get cable runs to work in the system, without compromising the sensor performance. With its new IFRM 03...

2017-08-16
Laser sensor LAH-G1 - optical distance sensors with measurement value display

Laser sensor LAH-G1 - optical distance sensors

Waycon: The analogue laser sensor LAH-G1 is setting new standards in optical distance measurement. Thanks to its sophisticated CMOS line sensor, the LAH-G1 series gives particularly precise measurements with a resolution of up to 0.5 µm....

2017-08-15
Model 820 Shallow Water

Model 820 Shallow Water

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems announce the model 820 Shallow Water, a high-precision submersible tiltmeter for use in shallow fresh and salt water applications. Using an absolute gravity referenced electrolytic sensor, the 820 delivers superior...

2017-08-14
New Geotechnical Tiltmeter for Shallow Water Environments

New Geotechnical Tiltmeter for Shallow Water ...

Jewell Instruments: The 820 Shallow Water Series is the most recent addition to Jewell Instruments’ electrolytic tiltmeter line for geophysical and geotechnical applications. This is a waterproof tilt solution that provides civil engineers a...

2017-08-08
Smart Measuring of Sheet Thicknesses and Rubber Belts with PosCon 3D light section sensor

Smart Measuring of Sheet Thicknesses and ...

Baumer: Measuring edge positions, object or column widths are important tasks in the part inspection process. With its innovative PosCon 3D light section sensors, Baumer is offering a simple and cost-effective alternative to complex laser...

2017-08-03
High-performance in a compact package

High-performance in a compact package

Leuze electronic introduces another member of the Global Beam family with the compact standard sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing. The new series is suitable for the reliable detection of objects in industrial environments - particularly...

2017-08-02
Inclination sensors – angular measurement in harsh environments

Inclination sensors – angular measurement in ...

Baumer: When it comes to tough outdoor use, many sensors reach their limits. Inclination sensors by sensor expert Baumer stand for maximum reliability and durability even in a harsh environment. Thanks to the extremely robust and resilient design,...

2017-08-02
Industrial Robots, Precise Speed Measurement with the LMSMA2x/3x

Industrial Robots, Precise Speed Measurement ...

Wachendorff: No human can do it as quickly and as precisely. Modern robots can move workpieces around at a speed that you could once only dream of. Precise measuring instruments are needed to avoid mistakes occurring due to the incredibly quick...

2017-08-01
Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

SIKO GmbH: The measurement of motor feedback is particularly important for large three-phase motors or torque motors. Now, with the MSAC501 absolute sensor, SIKO offers a truly absolute solution for precisely this application. The exact sensor...

2017-07-28
Curtiss-Wright introduces new CANbus Rotary Position Sensor

Curtiss-Wright introduces new CANbus Rotary ...

Penny + Giles: Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division has announced the launch of the NRH27C, a non-contact rotary position sensor which is suitable for use on specialty on- and off-highway vehicles utilizing CANbus...

2017-07-28
Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

RIFTEK: This System is developed by order of one of the major automotive components manufacturer. Assigned Task: The task was to develop and produce precise Measurement system for contactless measurement of geometry...

2017-07-26
Jewell Enters the JDI-100/200 into Tech Briefs Award Contest

Jewell Enters the JDI-100/200 into Tech ...

Jewell Instruments has entered the JDI-100/200 digital MEMS Inclinometer into the Electronics/Sensors/IOT category of Tech Briefs Create the Future 2017 Design Contest. Hundreds of manufacturers and inventors have entered their latest and most...

2017-07-10
microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor family in a hygienic design

microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor ..

microsonic GmbH: With its new pms hygiene sensors for the pharmaceutical and foodstuff industry, microsonic has incorporated four different measuring ranges in a single sophisticated and easy-to-clean stainless-steel design without crevices and...

2017-07-10
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement...

2017-07-05
New laser sensor provides high performance

New laser sensor provides high performance

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor designed for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to...

2017-07-05
New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The latest models in the magneto-inductive range of displacement sensors stand out due to their robust design combined with state-of-the-art sensor technology. The sensor design ensures its long term reliability. Furthermore, the...

2017-07-05
Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

maxon motor: NASA's next Mars rover will collect soil samples, seal them and deposit them on the Martian surface for future collection and transport back to Earth. Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for...

2017-07-04
Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Micro-Epsilon: Specially developed for displacement, distance and position measurements in OEM and high volume applications, the new capacitive capaNCDT 6112 controllers offer a unique combination of high speed and compact size. A bandwidth...

2017-07-04
One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm measuring range

One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 is by now also available with a measuring range of 500mm. It is therefore the smallest laser sensor in the market that offers such a large measuring range combined with high measurement accuracy. This smart laser...

2017-07-04
Accepting responsibility - for hygiene, safety and protecting the environment

Accepting responsibility - for hygiene, safety

Leuze electronic: Accepting responsibility - this is the company philosophy of Hamburg-based company Dr. Weigert, the developer and manufacturer of cleaning and disinfecting agents. Not only does this include responsibility for hygiene and...

2017-07-03
Experience, tradition and passion

Experience, tradition and passion

Leuze electronic: Experience, tradition and passion – these values ensure the five-star quality at the five-brother company Bühler Bedachungen und Bauspenglerei from Romanshorn in Switzerland, a business specializing in roofing and...

2017-06-30
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