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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 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...

2020-05-22
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
Inductive sensor LVDT LVPH - for hydraulic applications

Inductive sensor LVDT LVPH - for hydraulic ...

Waycon: With high quality inductive displacement transducers, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH demonstrates that precise sensors can also be used in harsh industrial environments. The inductive sensor LVDT LVPH from WayCon was...

2020-05-12
Compact, high-precision magnetic discs for absolute angle measurement systems

Compact, high-precision magnetic discs for ...

Balluff: The advantages of absolute measurement systems, such as immediate readiness when powered up, no loss of position after unplanned stops, and fast startup have long been known. With their BML BM 1 magnetic encoder system Balluff now offers...

2020-05-12
Not spoilt for choice - HeavyDuty encoders in crane and lifting applications

Not spoilt for choice - HeavyDuty encoders ...

Baumer: Baumer Hübner has established the class of extraordinarily resilient and reliable HeavyDuty encoders and offers a broad portfolio. Manufacturers of cranes and hoists are among the most frequent users of such sensors. And for good...

2020-05-06
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
New miniature drives for medical robots and multi-axis systems

New miniature drives for medical robots and ...

maxon motor: maxon is once again expanding its range of configurable drives with more brushless DC motors, gearheads, and encoders from the ECX series. There is also news on positioning controllers in the micro segment. The ECX series is growing with the...

2020-04-29
Inductive Sensor LVDT LVIG

Inductive Sensor LVDT LVIG

Waycon: The LVDT inductive sensor LVIG by WayCon is 20 mm in diameter and is made from nickel-plated steel. The rugged design and guided transducer bar allow for measuring ranges up to 200 mm without a problem. The articulated head...

2020-04-21
Laser scanner offers new performance level for series applications

Laser scanner offers new performance level ...

Micro-Epsilon: Precision, versatility and a compact design are often decisive characteristics in industrial series applications. The new scanCONTROL 2500 laser profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon are specially designed to meet these high...

2020-04-20
Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools

Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools

Micro-Epsilon: Faster, more precise, higher productivity - these are the key requirements when developing new machine tools. If, however, the tool is incorrectly positioned in these high-performance machines, this leads to massive machining errors...

2020-04-20
In position with IO link

In position with IO link

SIKO GmbH: In order to ensure that form, fill and seal and cartoning machines can be used flexibly, it is important, among other things, that the system is optimally adapted to changing packaging formats. ROVEMA, one of the leading manufacturers...

2020-04-17
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
New high-performance laser scanners

New high-performance laser scanners

Micro-Epsilon: The new scanCONTROL 30xx laser scanners offer the highest performance and are used for high speed and precise 2D/3D measurement tasks. These compact and lightweight profile sensors are equipped with the High Dynamic Range mode...

2020-04-15
A surefire adrenalin kick - Baumer POG 10 HeavyDuty encoders set the heart racing

A surefire adrenalin kick - Baumer POG 10 ...

Baumer: In Europe’s biggest roller coaster, the Helix at the Liseberg amusement park in Gothenburg, POG 10 HeavyDuty incremental encoders from Baumer monitor the speed of the carrriage's drive as it approaches the start ramp. The HeavyDuty...

2020-04-07
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
APPLICATION NOTE: SFM Technology Ltd choose Novotechnik non-contacting angle sensors from Variohm EuroSensor for apple harvester steering synchronisation

APPLICATION NOTE: SFM Technology Ltd choose ...

Variohm EuroSensor: The Somerset based Fruit Harvesting division of SFM Technology Limited, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of advanced fruit harvesting machines. Its SFM Samurai is a...

2020-03-24
Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR ...

Pepperl+Fuchs, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial sensors and sensor systems, presents the R2300 multi-layer scanner. The sensor for 3-D object detection impresses by offering incredibly high measurement density: the compact and...

2020-03-20
New corrosion management software for SONOWALL 70 ultrasonic thickness gage

New corrosion management software for SONOWALL

SONOTEC has launched the next generation software for corrosion measurement with the ultrasonic testing gage SONOWALL 70. The new software option helps to organize the collected measurement points and provides a clear visualization of the material...

2020-03-18

ams makes it easier to implement 3D features ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions and a leader on 3D face recognition capabilities for the mobile market, today makes it easier for OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to implement...

2020-03-05
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
One sensor, four encoders: New multi-unit axle encoder BPIV2 by Baumer for the railway industry

One sensor, four encoders: New multi-unit ...

Baumer: They deliver speed information to the driver's cab, regulate traction during start or make sure the wheels do not block when braking: For many train subsystems, precise wheel speed information is indispensable. Operating independently from...

2020-02-26
VG481V1 Back Biased Hall

VG481V1 Back Biased Hall

Honeywell: The VG481V1 contains a dual peak detecting circuit that is coupled with a Hall-effect element to detect the speed of a ferrous gear tooth target wheel. A biasing magnet provides a changing magnetic field as the target wheel moves past...

2020-02-25
Mapping Sensor – Precision in the smallest possible space

Mapping Sensor – Precision in the smallest ...

Balluff: For wafer mapping Balluff offers a highly precise photoelectric sensor which integrates perfectly into the end effectors. Especially designed for extremely thin end effectors, the compact BOH TI-R002 mapping sensor features an extremely...

2020-02-24
Compact laser light array with IO-Link

Compact laser light array with IO-Link

Balluff: When various objects have to be identified in production, packaging or in quality control, the compact and multi-functional BLA 16C laser light array is ideal. This through-beam sensor with IO-Link offers numerous measuring modes such as...

2020-02-21
Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq ...

Balluff: The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient...

2020-02-20
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
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