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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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Ultra-flat, Contact-less: Position Sensor for Space-restricted Applications

Ultra-flat, Contact-less: Position Sensor for ..

ASM Sensors presents a contact-less ultra-flat magnetostrictive position sensor for space-restricted applications such as in mobile machines or industrial vehicles. posichronPCFP25 is an absolute, non-contact and wear-free position sensor with...

2019-05-10
Application report: Efficient and process-controlled access guarding without muting sensors

Application report: Efficient and process- ...

Leuze electronic: Innovative strength, a down-to-earth culture and strong commitment are the values that have made WITRON – based in the Upper Palatinate region of Germany – the company that it is today: worldwide one of the market leaders in...

2019-05-10
Senix ToughSonic sensors used in StormSense flood monitoring solution

Senix ToughSonic sensors used in StormSense ...

Senix ToughSonic sensors have been integrated and installed by Valarm Inc. in the StormSense flood monitoring and forecast system in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. “We’re pleased the City of Virginia Beach is using ToughSonic...

2019-05-09
Sensors – High-quality standard solution instead of expensive special solutions

Sensors – High-quality standard solution ...

Baumer: Shorter and shorter product life cycles, wider product portfolios, increasing customer demands for individualization – these are the challenges facing manufacturing companies today. If you want to keep up with international competition, you...

2019-05-08
ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration. Built rugged as...

2019-05-08
Precision sensors for motor feedback

Precision sensors for motor feedback

SIKO GmbH: Interview article: Safety, precision, and a high degree of integration with magnetic sensors for motor feedback systems. In the discussion, Andreas Wiessler, MagLine division head at SIKO, explains what is special about the motor...

2019-05-06
lpc+ ultrasonic sensors with Smart Sensor Profile

lpc+ ultrasonic sensors with Smart Sensor ...

microsonic GmbH packs two output stages into an M18 threaded sleeve. The user can now choose between the version with two push - pull switching outputs or the version with one push - pull switching output and one analog ue output 0 - 10 V or 4 -...

2019-05-03
Universal sensor controller for inductive displacement sensors

Universal sensor controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The induSENSOR MSC7401 controller is used for displacement and distance measurements in automation technologies and machine building. The controller is compatible with the inductive LVDT and LDR measuring gauges and displacement...

2019-04-29
NEW: confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 for maximum precision

NEW: confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 for maximum ...

Micro-Epsilon: The confocal confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 sensor opens up new fields of application in precision, confocal displacement and thickness measurements. Resolutions up to 3 nm enable this compact sensor to perform measurements at the highest...

2019-04-26
NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The world’s smallest draw-wire sensor enhances the Micro-Epsilon product range. With a weight of only 8 g and a size of just 19 x 19 mm, the wireSENSOR MT19 is used for displacement and distance measurements with a measuring...

2019-04-26
Tuff Tiltmeter

Tuff Tiltmeter

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems announce model 875 mini tiltmeter meeting IP67 waterproof rating and compliant to ROHS. Using MEMS technology the lightweight package measures 52 x 58 x 35 mm high. Available in single or dual axis, 3 different models...

2019-04-25
Monitoring mold deformations in aluminum die-casting

Monitoring mold deformations in aluminum ...

Micro-Epsilon: Inductive eddyNCDT displacement sensors (eddy current) are used to monitor gaps in aluminum die-casting processes. These precision sensors from Micro-Epsilon increase the service life of the tools involved and product quality, while...

2019-04-25
Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology for hydraulic and telescopic cylinders

Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology ...

SIKO GmbH: Mathias Roth, Industry Manager Mobile Automation at SIKO explains in an interview what distinguishes SGH technology and what its advantages are compared to other systems. In summary: What is special about SGH technology? A: With the...

2019-04-24
Compact Hollow Shaft Angle Sensor

Compact Hollow Shaft Angle Sensor

Novotechnik introduces the new WAL 340 hollow shaft angle sensor that provides absolute, rotary position. Sensor dimensions are 32 x 39 mm. A unique notch that is built into the housing aids alignment. The WAL 340 has a measurement range of 0 to...

2019-04-18
A smart sensor of outstanding performance

A smart sensor of outstanding performance

SensoPart: Thanks to excellent sensor characteristics with a class 1 laser, a wide scope of functions and intuitive use, SensoPart’s triangulation sensor FT 55-RLAM represents a new generation of distance sensors. The sensor is available in...

2019-04-15
New Electronic compass

New Electronic compass

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: ETLG Inertial Aerosystems announce the eCompass strap down electronic compass. It combines a precision 3-axis solid state magnetometer and a rugged 2 axis electrolytic tilt sensor to provide accurate, compensated heading...

2019-04-11
Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors Help Farmers Reduce Risk and Increase Profits

Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors ...

Senix: Farming can often be a business of high-risk, low profit margins, and lots of debt. Researchers are now experimenting with high-throughput automated plant phenotyping, a technology that reduces the risks and increases the profits of...

2019-04-08
Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Waycon: The distance sensors of the LAS-T5 series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik enable reliable, reproducible measurements, e.g. for factory automation, in keeping with the Industry 4.0 theme. Alongside positional measurements in industrial...

2019-04-03
Technical report -

Technical report - "Safety at work – how can ...

Leuze electronic: For a while now, sensors are not only a matter of process control – today one of their primary tasks is to link processes together. With its extensive range of Safety@work products, Leuze electronic optimizes collaboration between...

2019-04-02
6 Reasons Why Inclinometers Have Wide Application on Power Transmission Tower

6 Reasons Why Inclinometers Have Wide ...

Vigor Technology: The transmission tower is a high-rise structure, which is very sensitive to the oblique deformation and has high requirements for uneven settlement of the foundation. The common structural forms of the transmission tower...

2019-04-02
NEW !!  ToughSonic® 12 Level & Distance Sensor

NEW !! ToughSonic® 12 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors with SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! This new...

2019-03-18
Factor 1 Sensor for the Food and Beverage Industry

Factor 1 Sensor for the Food and Beverage ...

Turck is presenting a new Q130WD uprox sensor with wash-down features. Compliant with the requirements of the food and beverage industry, the rectangular proximity switch offers the highest degrees of protection (IP68/IP69K) and can be used at...

2019-03-15
Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders from SMC

Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders ..

Turck's portfolio of magnetic field sensors is being expanded: The BIM-UNC product series was specially optimized for perfect mounting in the C-groove pneumatic cylinder of SMC. BIM-UNC sensors can be inserted from the side into the groove with...

2019-03-14
Sensata Technologies Introduces Well-Sealed, Easy to Install Modular Hall Effect Sensors

Sensata Technologies Introduces Well-Sealed, ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, has launched the new ACW4 Single Turn and TCW4 Multi Turn Absolute Hall Effect Sensors, which feature an over-molded, two-part modular construction that...

2019-03-07
ToughSonic® 50 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! These sensors are...

2019-03-06
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2019

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2019

Balluff: The products and applications exhibited at the Hanover Exhibition 2019 (Hall 9, Booth F53) will make Balluff's focus clear: the concrete benefits of Industry 4.0 solutions based on IO-Link, industrial network technology, machine vision,...

2019-03-04
New-Inductive-Technology Position Sensors

New-Inductive-Technology Position Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the TF1 Series of touchless position sensors that are based on patented new-inductive technology. The sensors are unaffected by strong magnetic fields and metal flakes or filings present in a user’s...

2019-02-28
Geotechnical tiltmeter for underwater applications

Geotechnical tiltmeter for underwater ...

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems announce the model 820 Shallow Water series in their electrolytic tiltmeter line, designed for geophysical and geotechnical applications. Manufactured by US based Jewell Instruments, this waterproof tilt solution provides...

2019-02-28
Inclination Sensor Monitors Tower Crane in Real Time to Prevent Rollover Accident

Inclination Sensor Monitors Tower Crane in ...

Vigor Technology: With the development of the construction industry, the mechanization of construction has increased year by year. Tower crane is a kind of machinery that can realize vertical and horizontal transportation of materials, especially...

2019-02-28
New Honeywell Switches Reduce Risk of Explosions in White Goods, Hazardous Environments

New Honeywell Switches Reduce Risk of Explosions

Honeywell announced a new Micro SwitchTM series designed for use in household appliances and other hazardous locations where flammable gasses may be present. The V15W2 Basic Switch is an explosion-proof-rated, snap-action, electromechanically...

2019-02-27
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