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Position, dimension

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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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The new robust strain probe DSRK- Easy installation, reliable measurements and long service life

The new robust strain probe DSRK- Easy ...

Baumer: The new DSRK strain probe from Baumer is setting new standards in tie bar strain measurement. Retaining the excellent measuring performance of its predecessor, the DSRH with Strain-Mate technology, the DSRK uses the glued strain gauge...

2017-05-25
High Accuracy Triangulation Laser Sensors with Large Base

High Accuracy Triangulation Laser Sensors ...

RIFTEK: Our company is expanding the line of triangulation laser sensors and today we are introducing a new device: High Accuracy Triangulation Laser Sensors with Large Base, RF6001 model. New Triangulation Laser Sensors are intended to be used in...

2017-05-23
HEIDENHAIN-SPECTO ST 3087 RC for Time and Cost Savings through In-Process Measurement

HEIDENHAIN-SPECTO ST 3087 RC for Time and ...

HEIDENHAIN: The new HEIDENHAIN-SPECTO ST 3087 RC length gauge is particularly well suited for applications under harsh ambient conditions, e.g. in metal-cutting production areas. It has  special protection for its sensitive measuring...

2017-05-22
Linear potentiometer LRW2/3 - Maximum precision with many measuring points

Linear potentiometer LRW2/3 - Maximum precision

Waycon: With their LRW2/3 series linear potentiometers, WayCon Positionsmesstechnik offers precise and cost-effective sensors that are used in test engineering to check dimensional stability – particularly when there are a...

2017-05-17

Dynamic inclination measurement with Sensor ...

Micro-Sensor: Mechanical vibrations or accelerating forces of moving parts cause adversing interferences in the measurement of inclination. This reduces the quality of the sensor signal. So far, conventional low-pass filters have been used for...

2017-05-17
Fast, precise thickness measurement in the glass industry

Fast, precise thickness measurement in the ...

Micro-Epsilon: The confocal chromatic confocalDT 2421 and 2422 controllers combine precision and high speeds in distance and thickness measurements on various surfaces. The new dual-channel model is especially suitable for the glass industry.

2017-05-15
To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

SICK AG will be presenting its wide range of laser sensors at Interpack 2017. The sensors detect objects reliably even with large sensing ranges and the tightest of installation conditions, they provide excellent performance and security in a...

2017-05-15
optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines speed and precision

optoNCDT 2300-2DR laser sensor combines ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 2300-2DR uses blue laser light and is specially designed for displacement and distance measurements on directly reflecting surfaces. On reflective and shiny surfaces, the sensor operates at high speed and provides...

2017-05-15
World’s largest mirror telescope relies on nanometer accuracy sensors from Micro-Epsilon

World’s largest mirror telescope relies on ...

Micro-Epsilon: The European Southern Observatory (ESO) based in Garching, Germany, relies on high precision displacement measurement from Micro-Epsilon for a project to build the world’s largest mirror telescope in Chile which also involves...

2017-05-11
reflectCONTROL Automotive scores worldwide success

reflectCONTROL Automotive scores worldwide ...

Micro-Epsilon: The reflectCONTROL Automotive automatic paint defect inspection system has experienced a global breakthrough with leading automotive groups. The inspection of shiny surfaces using this system is easy, fast and safe. From a complete...

2017-05-10
Productivity and safety working in harmony - Safeguard Detector from SICK

Productivity and safety working in harmony ...

SICK AG: At this year's Interpack, SICK will be presenting Safeguard Detector – a functional safety system for packaging machines, where the material serves as natural protection. The TÜV-certified safety system not only makes sure that...

2017-05-10
UPR-A Ultrasonic Sensors now available with Analog Output and Synchronization

UPR-A Ultrasonic Sensors now available with ...

SNT Sensortechnik AG extends the successful UPR-A series with the versions for synchronized operation. If several sensors are scanning the same object or if there is a common background for several sensors, the ultrasound echoes interfere with...

2017-05-09
Leuze electronic is the expert for the packaging industry

Leuze electronic is the expert for the packaging

Leuze electronic presents itself as the leading manufacturer for optical sensors and experienced, innovative complete solution provider for the packaging industry, and not just at Interpack 2017: Leuze electronic has proven its application...

2017-05-08
Safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz expands the automation portfolio - in series more productive in 2D

Safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The new safety laser scanner PSENscan from Pilz safely monitors up to three separate zones simultaneously, significantly increasing plant productivity. Up to four safety laser scanners can be connected in series in...

2017-05-05
Innovation in Part Inspection: PosCon Light Section Sensors from Baumer

Innovation in Part Inspection: PosCon Light ...

Baumer: Progressive digitization and the trend towards individualized products also require solutions that are flexible and as automated as possible, even in the part inspection area. When it comes to checking whether certain production parameters...

2017-05-02
Novotechnik launch RFX-6900 touchless technology angle sensor for extreme applications in mobile machinery

Novotechnik launch RFX-6900 touchless technology

Variohm EuroSensor: Now available from Variohm EuroSensor, Novotechnik’s recently launched RFX-6900 series touchless technology angle sensor is ideal for precision rotary position feedback for mechanically-extreme applications in automotive,...

2017-04-28
Sensors for ultrafast laser applications at LWOP in Munich

Sensors for ultrafast laser applications at LWOP

greenTEG AG: At Laser World of Photonics in Munich, greenTEG will present power and position sensors for ultrafast laser applications at booth 144, hall A2. Be sure to visit us or contact us to schedule a meeting beforehand. With an ever...

2017-04-27
Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4) - Bucket Elevator & Conveyor Hazard Monitor

Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4) - Bucket ...

4B BRAIME Components, a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components, has released the all new fourth generation Watchdog™ control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors.

2017-04-25
Leuze electronic is the expert for intralogistics applications

Leuze electronic is the expert for intralogistic

Leuze electronic has presented itself as the leading manufacturer for optical sensors and experienced, innovative complete solution provider for intralogistics, and not just at Logimat 2017: Leuze electronic has proven its application know-how...

2017-04-25
maxon presents the first sterilizable drive system

maxon presents the first sterilizable drive ...

maxon motor: With the ENX EASY, maxon motor is offering a sterilizable encoder for its brushless DC motors for the first time. This opens up a range of new possibilities in medical technology – and it's not the only innovation coming from...

2017-04-24
Quality control of rubber seals on the basis of height measurements

Quality control of rubber seals on the basis ...

Baumer: The measurement of object height is an important aspect in quality control applications. With the PosCon HM light-section sensor, Baumer offers a unique, compact measuring device for this kind of tasks. The smart, pre-configured profile...

2017-04-18
New Angle Sensors For Mission Critical Applications

New Angle Sensors For Mission Critical ...

Novotechnik introduces the RFC4800 Series of touchless rotary angle sensors that provide absolute, rotary position.  Partial and fully redundant versions are ISO-pulses and ISO 11452 tested for safety and mission critical applications.

2017-04-13
Smart Positioning – Custom Positioning

Smart Positioning – Custom Positioning

SIKO GmbH: The demands on the flexibility of modern production facilities are continually increasing. The large variety of products and ever smaller batch sizes are focusing attention on optimum system availability in particular. Short setup...

2017-04-12
Electric drives – invisible helpers in our everyday lives

Electric drives – invisible helpers in our ...

maxon motor: Precision drive systems can be found in the home, in vehicles, and at work, making our lives simpler and safer. The current issue of driven, the maxon motor magazine, provides interesting insights into the world of drive technology....

2017-04-12
Miniature Encoder for Mobile Equipment

Miniature Encoder for Mobile Equipment

Turck's compact and wear-free Ri360-QR20 miniature encoder is especially designed for use in mobile machinery. The new encoder series with IP68/IP69K protection exceeds the e1/E1 requirements and comes in a compact 71 x 64 x 20 mm housing. It is...

2017-04-10
Ultrasonic Sensor with Analog and Switching Output

Ultrasonic Sensor with Analog and Switching ...

Turck: Besides the “High-End” line, Turck's “Standard” line of RU ultrasonic sensors are now also available with an analog output. As well as the analog output, the new sensor also offers a special switching output, with a...

2017-04-06
Cognex Introduces the In-Sight Laser Profiler for Highly Accurate Part Dimension Verification

Cognex Introduces the In-Sight Laser Profiler ..

Cognex Corporation, the world's leader in machine vision, today introduced the In-Sight® Laser Profiler, an easy-to-use measurement system that verifies part dimensions. Cognex vision tools, accurate object detection and the EasyBuilder®...

2017-04-06
Achieve More With Embedded Systems

Achieve More With Embedded Systems

SICK AG: SICK AG and Silicon Software GmbH are combining their expertise and working together to extend the SICK AppSpace eco-system with FPGA programming for embedded sensor and integration hardware. This collaboration is diversifying the range...

2017-04-05
Redundant, non-contact angle and distance measurement for mobile machines!

Redundant, non-contact angle and distance ...

SIKO GmbH: In the field of mobile commercial vehicles, safety requirements are increasing, especially within the EU. This presents not only suppliers, but also manufacturers of vehicles, with new challenges. In order to make it as easy as possible...

2017-04-04
Novotechnik sensors with IO-Link communications are Industry 4.0 ready

Novotechnik sensors with IO-Link communications

Variohm EuroSensor: Through its exclusive UK distribution partnership with measurement technology leaders Novotechnik, Variohm EuroSensor supplies and supports linear and rotary sensors that feature the standardised communications protocol...

2017-04-03
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