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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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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
Linear Encoder in SMD-format

Linear Encoder in SMD-format

POSIC launches the IT5602L linear encoder, which comes in a tiny SMD-format.  Resolution and maximum speed are field-programmable and can be set down to 0.04 um and to 10 m/s respectively. The output signals are A and B in quadrature and an...

2018-06-13
The new generation of the Temposonics® R-Series is now available

The new generation of the Temposonics® R-Series

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC), celebrates the worldwide release of the fifth generation of Temposonics® R-Series. R-Series V continues the successful story of previous sensor generations by adding new...

2018-06-01
R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: With the R200 and R201 designs, the forward-thinking product design of photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs enables applications with longer operating distances. Just like the compact R100, R101, and R103 series, both new...

2018-05-30
Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio with new distance sensors

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio ...

Leuze electronic: With the new ODS 110/HT 110 and HRT 25B L distance sensors, Leuze electronic is expanding its series of distance sensors and offers its customers a large selection of different designs with long operating ranges and several...

2018-05-29
A flat motor for high torque

A flat motor for high torque

maxon motor: maxon's new brushless EC 90 flat motor features maximum torque in a compact design. This and all other drives in this series of motors are now also available with cables. The EC 90 flat has a diameter of 90 millimeters and is available in...

2018-05-22
Optical precision micrometer for restricted spaces

Optical precision micrometer for restricted ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoCONTROL 2520-46(090) extends the product range of optical precision micrometers. With the receiver able to rotate by 90°, the micrometer is ideal for installations with limited space. Furthermore, it is classified as...

2018-05-21
Capacitive thread sensors for demanding installation scenarios

Capacitive thread sensors for demanding ...

Micro-Epsilon has extended its product range of capacitive displacement and distance sensors by capacitive thread sensors. These are not intended for clamping but are screwed into a thread. This opens up numerous application possibilities, e.g....

2018-05-17
Precise alignment of the cathodes at the electron accelerator

Precise alignment of the cathodes at the ...

Micro-Epsilon: When further developing electron accelerators, high precision capacitive sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin uses capacitive sensors with a modular capaNCDT 6220 controller for this measurement task....

2018-05-17
New products and versions for the modular safety gate system from Pilz - safety gate sensor PSENmlock with series connection, pushbutton unit PITgatebox and escape release - systematic protection for every gate!

New products and versions for the modular ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The modular safety gate system from Pilz offers individual safety gate solutions that are ideally tailored to the requirements of the most varied applications. Users benefit from an economical series connection, rapid...

2018-05-14
Compact inclination sensors for harsh outdoor conditions

Compact inclination sensors for harsh outdoor ..

Baumer: Quite many sensors meet their limits when it comes to measuring angles in harsh outdoor conditions. Inclination sensors in robust industrial design by sensor expert Baumer ensure reliable measurements of tilt angles even in very demanding...

2018-05-02
Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application in harsh environments

Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application ..

Waycon: High demands are made on sensors, particularly in the area of mobile hydraulic applications. There is a growing demand for precise measuring processes in the area of mobile hydraulics, given that a reliable and safe...

2018-04-20
A powerhouse with great control characteristics

A powerhouse with great control characteristics

maxon motor: The drive specialists at maxon motor have developed the EPOS4 70/15 positioning controller, the most powerful model of the series so far, with a maximum output of 2.1 kW. However, there is exciting news from the field of BLDC motors as...

2018-04-19
Powerful laser sensor features large measuring ranges

Powerful laser sensor features large ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product range of the new optoNCDT 1750 laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon has been extended with new measuring ranges of 500mm and 750mm. With these additional models, the laser sensor can now be applied in fast, high precision...

2018-04-16
New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer service life

New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer ...

Micro-Epsilon: Compared to draw-wire sensors based on a conventional potentiometer, the new wireSENSOR WPS-MK88 U45R with a non-contact potentiometer achieves 8 times more working cycles, which extends the sensor’s service life to its...

2018-04-13
Inspecting the embossment depth of serial numbers

Inspecting the embossment depth of serial ...

Micro-Epsilon: Car body IDs are punched into the vehicle frame during a complex process, which enables unambiguous identification worldwide. The embossment depth is a critical quality and security feature. Due to their extremely small light spot...

2018-04-12
Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for drive technology, handling systems and robotics

Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: Magnetic motor feedback systems are proving themselves in numerous applications in linear drive technology, handling systems, circuit board assembly, robotics and in a wide range of automation solutions in the context of Industry 4.0....

2018-04-12
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...

2018-04-11
The new generation of confocal chromatic measuring systems

The new generation of confocal chromatic ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measuring tasks in the glass industry are often a huge challenge for sensors. The new confocal chromatic confocalDT 2421 / 2422 controllers ensure reliable, high speed and high precision distance and thickness measurements on...

2018-04-10
SGH25 - Wire-actuated encoder as integrated position sensor for hydraulic cylinders up to 2.5m

SGH25 - Wire-actuated encoder as integrated ...

SIKO GmbH: The new SGH25 wire-actuated encoder from SIKO is characterized by a measurement range up to 2.5m and an extremely long service life. The variety of interfaces meets the very highest requirements, even in applications that are critical...

2018-04-05
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff: Sensor specialist and provider of innovative automation solutions Balluff will be showcasing their expertise at the Hanover Exhibition. New cameras added to the portfolio: Balluff is expanding their Smart Vision Solutions line with 16...

2018-04-02
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