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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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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. The TFD-4000 Series utilizes a magnetic position marker to provide a stroke...

2018-09-18
A compact and space-saving solution

A compact and space-saving solution

Leuze electronic: With the 412B series in metal housing, Leuze electronic presents a slim, cylindrical M12 sensor design that is especially well suited for use in tight installation spaces, as occur in, e.g., material flow or in packaging...

2018-09-07
Sofis Uses Pepperl+Fuchs Sensors for Precise Position Feedback on Manual Valves

Sofis Uses Pepperl+Fuchs Sensors for Precise ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Sofis, the experts for valve operation applications in the process industry, relies on Pepperl+Fuchs sensors for its latest solution called “Valve Position Indicator” (VPI). VPI provides an overview of manual valve...

2018-09-04
Despite dirt and temperatures! - Magnetic safety switch PSENmag from Pilz now also as a stainless steel variant

Despite dirt and temperatures! - Magnetic safety

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The automation expert Pilz is expanding its product group for non-contact, magnetic safety switches PSENmag to include a stainless steel variant. The new variant reliably monitors safety gates and positions in harsh...

2018-08-30
Magnetically coded position measurement system BML-SL1

Magnetically coded position measurement ...

Balluff: The new BML SL1 absolute measuring system from Balluff is the right choice wherever positions and end-of-travel need to be determined with high accuracy, fast and precisely over travel distances of up to 8 meters. Regardless of whether...

2018-08-29
Stepped Hole Inner Diameter Measurement System

Stepped Hole Inner Diameter Measurement System

RIFTEK: Based on the order of our Chinese partner, the system continues of our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. This gauge is intended for stepped hole measurement. It consists of two stages measuring...

2018-08-24
New Customizable Angle Sensors

New Customizable Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 2800 Series of sensors that measure angular position. These sensors convert rotational angle into an analog or digital output. Digital interface options include J1939 CANBus as well as SPI and PWM. The J1939...

2018-08-21
Robust Magnetic Incremental Encoder for Harsh Environments

Robust Magnetic Incremental Encoder for Harsh ..

ASM Sensors: Rotational position needs to be detected in many applications such as mobile machines or packaging machines. However, many encoders are not suited for rough environmental conditions as typically given in these applications such as...

2018-08-15
Upgraded Leaf Spring Hole Inner Diameter Measurement Machine

Upgraded Leaf Spring Hole Inner Diameter ...

RIFTEK: The upgrade and production of a set of Machines is made by the order of Rassini, Mexico, who is a lead designer and manufacturer of suspension and brake components for the global automotive industry. That's...

2018-08-13
Reliable navigation with safety laser scanner RSL 400

Reliable navigation with safety laser scanner ..

Leuze electronic: The new RSL 400 safety laser scanner with detailed measurement value output for AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle) navigation is the result of many years of experience in the development of safety technology. This compact device from...

2018-08-13
Absolute encoders with EtherNet/IP for maximized system uptime

Absolute encoders with EtherNet/IP for maximized

Baumer: With PROFINET, EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP, the EAL 580 absolute encoders by Baumer offer the largest selection of real-time Ethernet interfaces. In plant and mechanical engineering, EAL580 encoders not only stand out by latest communication...

2018-08-10
Simply safe

Simply safe

Leuze electronic: The new safety laser scanner RSL 400 PROFIsafe with PROFINET interface offers simple integration into industrial networks. In addition to secure communication, this enables easy diagnostics and configuration via central access...

2018-08-08
Flat Washer (Spacer) Thickness Measurement System

Flat Washer (Spacer) Thickness Measurement ...

RIFTEK: The System is developed on the order of one of the lead designers and manufacturers of the thermoelectric modules. The task was to develop and to produce precision automatic machine for contactless measurement of...

2018-08-06
Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large Reading Window and Codes Enhance Performance of 2-D System

Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2018-08-03
New eCompass Series for Unmanned Vehicles & Marine Equipment

New eCompass Series for Unmanned Vehicles ...

Jewell Instruments is proud to introduce the eCompass series, a product family of precision electronic compasses for the unmanned vehicle and marine industries. eCompass Capabilities: The eCompass series includes four different models, each with a...

2018-07-30
Laser sensors for high precision distance measurements on metals and rough surfaces

Laser sensors for high precision distance ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1750LL laser sensor is used in high precision distance measurements of metallic and structured surfaces. Their oval-shaped light spot makes it possible to compensate for physical interferences and to output stable...

2018-07-27
Measuring the height of pressed-in pins (Through Hole Technology)

Measuring the height of pressed-in pins ...

Micro-Epsilon: In order to inspect the height of pressed-in contact pins on PCBs immediately after the assembly process, scanCONTROL laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are used. These create a 3D profile of each PCB. Faced with miniature targets,...

2018-07-27
Sensata Technologies Introduces Industry’s First Explosion Proof Stackable Multi-Turn Encoder

Sensata Technologies Introduces Industry’s ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, has launched the first explosion proof stackable multi-turn encoder for use in oil and gas applications. The new encoder, BEI Sensors’ model MAAX,...

2018-07-26
A new performance class in inductive displacement measurements

A new performance class in inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The eddyNCDT 3060 inductive measurement system is based on eddy currents and enables fast, precise displacement measurements in industrial environments. More than 400 sensor models can be combined with the eddyNCDT 3060. Based on...

2018-07-25
Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Balluff: Generating, transporting and processing information are central tasks in the Industry 4.0 environment. The basis for all the information is intelligent sensors which provide the required input. With their BOS 21M ADCAP will be showing a...

2018-07-20
Upgrade of Thickness Measurement System

Upgrade of Thickness Measurement System

RIFTEK: The system is intended for precise measuring of thickness of sheet materials such as tapes, boards, plates, and so on. It is a stand-alone software and hardware system that contains laser sensors (or contact...

2018-07-18
AP20S - Smart position indicator for reliable linear adjustments in production machines

AP20S - Smart position indicator for reliable ..

SIKO GmbH: Compact and equipped with the latest interfaces – The new SIKO AP20S position indicator is extremely easy to integrate. In combination with the MS500H linear magnetic sensor with external connection, it is ideally equipped to...

2018-07-04
Variohm add two Contelec non-contacting angle encoders to expanding range: Vert-X-E models offer a wide range of options and programmability for maximum application flexibility

Variohm add two Contelec non-contacting angle ..

Variohm EuroSensor has added two non-contacting models to its wide range of high accuracy angle encoders. Both are from Variohm’s Swiss distribution partner, Contelec AG, and feature separate magnet and sensor components for continuous...

2018-07-03
Ultrasonic Sensors UPK – Different housing styles for flexibility

Ultrasonic Sensors UPK – Different housing ...

Waycon: WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH adds the UPK product line to its product range of ultrasonic sensors. The plastic or stainless steel housings are protected up to IP67 and feature a connector or cable output for flexibility. The sensors...

2018-06-28
SGH technology: Wire-based variable position measurement in hydraulic and telescopic cylinders

SGH technology: Wire-based variable position ...

SIKO GmbH: With the new wire-actuated encoders SGH25 and SGH50, Siko has expanded the measuring spectrum of the SGH series, which can now measure lengths ranging from zero to five meters. This is made possible by an innovative, cable-based...

2018-06-25
ams announces automotive-grade sensor IC for shifter position detection in hybrid, battery-powered and conventional vehicles

ams announces automotive-grade sensor IC for ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today released the AS5200L, a dual-die magnetic rotary position sensor with an I2C interface that enables the development of new space-saving...

2018-06-22
Customized Solutions: MetaPot membrane sensors for numerous applications

Customized Solutions: MetaPot membrane sensors

Metallux: Due to customers’ demands Metallux offers a wide range of sensor products in different sizes and designs. The Sensor company offers membrane sensors in various applications in industry, medical and automotive...

2018-06-20
Multiple-Beam Safety Light Barriers with Increased Detection Range and IP67 Protection

Multiple-Beam Safety Light Barriers with ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The highest quality standards and reliable protection of personnel and machines—that is what Pepperl+Fuchs‘ multiple-beam safety light barriers stand for. The safety sensors create a two-dimensional detection zone of up...

2018-06-19
SmartRunner Matcher Extended—The Specialist for Profile Comparisons

SmartRunner Matcher Extended—The Specialist ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The increasing use of robotics in manufacturing creates both opportunities and challenges: More and more processes need to be able to adapt to changing objects and conditions. This requires flexible sensor solutions like the...

2018-06-18
New Touchless Angle Sensors With CanBus Interface

New Touchless Angle Sensors With CanBus ...

Novotechnik introduces the RFC4800 Series of touchless angle sensors measuring angular position up to 360°, revolution counter and speed—with J1939 CANBus interface in addition to CANopen. Features include programmable zero point offset,...

2018-06-13
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