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Position, dimension

Read the latest product news, press releases, technical articles, white papers & application examples.
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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Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

RIFTEK: This System is developed by order of one of the major automotive components manufacturer. Assigned Task: The task was to develop and produce precise Measurement system for contactless measurement of geometry...

2017-07-26
Jewell Enters the JDI-100/200 into Tech Briefs Award Contest

Jewell Enters the JDI-100/200 into Tech ...

Jewell Instruments has entered the JDI-100/200 digital MEMS Inclinometer into the Electronics/Sensors/IOT category of Tech Briefs Create the Future 2017 Design Contest. Hundreds of manufacturers and inventors have entered their latest and most...

2017-07-10
microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor family in a hygienic design

microsonic has developed an ultrasonic sensor ..

microsonic GmbH: With its new pms hygiene sensors for the pharmaceutical and foodstuff industry, microsonic has incorporated four different measuring ranges in a single sophisticated and easy-to-clean stainless-steel design without crevices and...

2017-07-10
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement...

2017-07-05
New laser sensor provides high performance

New laser sensor provides high performance

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor designed for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to...

2017-07-05
New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The latest models in the magneto-inductive range of displacement sensors stand out due to their robust design combined with state-of-the-art sensor technology. The sensor design ensures its long term reliability. Furthermore, the...

2017-07-05
Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

Once again, NASA relies on maxon technology

maxon motor: NASA's next Mars rover will collect soil samples, seal them and deposit them on the Martian surface for future collection and transport back to Earth. Swiss manufacturer maxon motor supplies several drives specifically developed for...

2017-07-04
Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Micro-Epsilon: Specially developed for displacement, distance and position measurements in OEM and high volume applications, the new capacitive capaNCDT 6112 controllers offer a unique combination of high speed and compact size. A bandwidth...

2017-07-04
One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm measuring range

One of a kind: compact laser sensor with 500mm

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 is by now also available with a measuring range of 500mm. It is therefore the smallest laser sensor in the market that offers such a large measuring range combined with high measurement accuracy. This smart laser...

2017-07-04
Accepting responsibility - for hygiene, safety and protecting the environment

Accepting responsibility - for hygiene, safety

Leuze electronic: Accepting responsibility - this is the company philosophy of Hamburg-based company Dr. Weigert, the developer and manufacturer of cleaning and disinfecting agents. Not only does this include responsibility for hygiene and...

2017-07-03
Experience, tradition and passion

Experience, tradition and passion

Leuze electronic: Experience, tradition and passion – these values ensure the five-star quality at the five-brother company Bühler Bedachungen und Bauspenglerei from Romanshorn in Switzerland, a business specializing in roofing and...

2017-06-30
DIS Sensors USA and DIS Sensors bv announce distribution agreement

DIS Sensors USA and DIS Sensors bv announce ...

DIS Sensors products, including the SIL2/PLd compliant QG series of inclination and acceleration sensors, and accessories will be available in the United States, Canada, and Mexico through DIS Sensors USA, effective immediately. We are...

2017-06-29
Reliable detection of objects and fill levels

Reliable detection of objects and fill levels

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio of optoelectronic and inductive switches with capacitive proximity switches, making it possible for users to obtain complete solutions for all detection requirements from a single source.

2017-06-29
Z-Series Magnetic Marker Types For Angle Sensor Applications

Z-Series Magnetic Marker Types For Angle ...

Novotechnik introduces a selection of four magnetic marker types designed to suit various mounting applications for their RFC— and RFD— Series of touchless rotary angle sensors that provide absolute, rotary position. These two sensor...

2017-06-27
New Models of 2D Laser Scanners

New Models of 2D Laser Scanners

RIFTEK continues to expand the line of 2D laser scanners. And today we are introducing two new models of 2D laser scanners: RF625-1050/165-85/100  and  RF625-17/6-7/8. The first new model RF625-1050/165-85/100 has a sufficiently...

2017-06-27

gRAY Laser Power and Position Sensors ...

greenTEG AG: The updated gRAY Laser Power & Position Sensor product brochure is now online. We will also present our latest innovations at Laser World of Photonics this month in Munich. Download the new brochure with our latest innovations for...

2017-06-21
Endless torque

Endless torque

maxon motor: With their optimized magnetic circuit and special rotor, the new brushless DC motors from maxon deliver an impressive amount of torque. The EC-i 52 drives are considered to be high quality at an attractive price. There is an...

2017-06-20
Melexis announces world's first dual die latch and switch sensor

Melexis announces world's first dual ..

Melexis announces a range of new magnetic latch and switch sensors that are the first in the world to feature two silicon dice the same package. The highly reliable devices, which are aimed at automotive applications including transmission, power...

2017-06-16
Piezoelectric Spheres and Hemispheres in Miniature Format for Ultrasonic Sensor Applications

Piezoelectric Spheres and Hemispheres in ...

PI Ceramic (PIC) also manufactures piezoelectric spheres and hemispheres in miniature format. The spheres are suitable for ultrasonic applications that require 360° sensing and are used for example, in medical technology. Piezoelectric...

2017-06-08
New HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders with safe hollow-shaft connection

New HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders with safe ...

HEIDENHAIN now offers its encoders of the ECN 400, EQN 400 and ERN 480 series also with a safe hollow shaft connection and mechanical fault exclusion. This rules out faults, such as slippage from a friction-type connection, that cannot be detected...

2017-06-07
The micro servo controller for extreme conditions

The micro servo controller for extreme ...

maxon motor: A rugged, compact powerhouse: The new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller from maxon motor controls DC motors of up to 750 W, even in the harshest ambient conditions. The Swiss drive specialist maxon motor

2017-06-06
Digital MEMS Inclinometer with Full Temperature Compensation

Digital MEMS Inclinometer with Full Temperature

Jewell Instruments: Introducing the JDI-100/200 inclinometer series, the latest addition to Jewell Instruments’ group of MEMS sensors. Made in-house, this ruggedized inclinometer includes digital output and full temperature compensation...

2017-06-06
Fluid-based Capacitive Inclination Sensor Measures over 360°with High Precision

Fluid-based Capacitive Inclination Sensor ...

2E mechatronic: Application example: 3D-control for excavating machines: Inclination sensors measure the orientation angle of an object in relation to the environmental gravitational field. They are used in many applications including...

2017-05-30
ASC presents its new ASC TS91V1-090 tilt sensor in four different configurations

ASC presents its new ASC TS91V1-090 tilt sensor

Advanced Sensors Calibration (ASC), the leading manufacturer of accelerometers, angular rate sensors and IMUs (inertial measurement units), has now unveiled its first tilt sensor and included it in its product range. The ASC TS91V1-090 is a...

2017-05-29
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
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