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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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Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Turck: Inductive measurement sensors with IO-Link and a voltage output complete the range of Turck's sensor portfolio. The flexibility of the new analog sensors offer users a range of different application scenarios. The devices can firstly be...

2019-11-18
LVDT inductive sensors – wear-free and precise measurements thanks to innovative coil technology

LVDT inductive sensors – wear-free and ...

Waycon: The newly developed inductive sensors in the LV series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH cover measuring ranges of up to 25 mm with a linearity of up to 0.1 %. Thanks to the strength of the stainless steel housing with...

2019-11-12
Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the parameter server function

Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the ...

Baumer: Switching point, switching window, filter, sonic  beam width, output logic: when a new sensor is installed in a machine, a variety of parameters must be adjusted to the application. The parameter server function via the IO-Link...

2019-11-11
Experiencing sensor systems first-hand

Experiencing sensor systems first-hand

Leuze electronic will be exhibiting at SPS in Nuremberg, Germany, in Hall 7A Booth 230 from November 26-28. The sensor people will be demonstrating their full range of solutions for safety at work, their technological expertise for smart factories, and the...

2019-11-08
New wire-actuated encoder for 12 m measuring length – robust, compact, flexible

New wire-actuated encoder for 12 m measuring ...

SIKO GmbH: Robust, compact and flexible – sounds like an impossible combination? Not for us! The new SG121 wire-actuated encoder from SIKO proves it. There are good reasons why this sensor manufacturer from Buchenbach near Freiburg has made...

2019-11-06
Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Micro-Epsilon: The colorSENSOR CFO100 is used for precise position detection in automated printing processes of cosmetics bottles. The semi-transparent glass ceramic bottles are embossed before they are printed. Due to the indentation, there is a...

2019-11-01
Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Micro-Epsilon: The scanCONTROL 3060-25/BL laser profile scanners set a new performance level in precision profile measurements. Their innovative technology makes them ideally suited to measurement tasks in automation environments with high...

2019-10-31
Ultrasonic Object Detection Sensors Reduce Costs on the Farm

Ultrasonic Object Detection Sensors Reduce ...

Senix: The innovative Sonic Spray attachment from farm equipment manufacturer Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, Inc. (GVF) uses Senix ultrasonic object detection sensors to detect orchard trees and precisely control the application of sprayed...

2019-10-30
Capacitive measuring gauge for high precision gap measurements

Capacitive measuring gauge for high precision ..

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT MD6-22 from Micro-Epsilon is a capacitive measuring device designed for mobile, high precision gap and distance measurements. Robust but lightweight, this dual-channel handheld gauge is used for commissioning, service...

2019-10-30
SafeSonic™ 25-L Level Transmitter

SafeSonic™ 25-L Level Transmitter

Senix: SAFE sensors are designed for level or distance measurements in areas where ignitable concentrations of flammable gases, vapors or liquids are likely to exist under normal operating conditions. They offer resistance to most chemicals...

2019-10-29
P1003 & P1004 – 18mm Inductive Proximity Sensors

P1003 & P1004 – 18mm Inductive Proximity Sensors

4B BRAIME Components LTD: The P1003 and P1004 – 18mm inductive proximity sensors are used to signal the position of equipment in conveyors, elevators and other mechanical assemblies. They can also be used as pulse generators for speed...

2019-10-28
Position sensor for hydraulic cylinders now with E1 certification from the Federal Motor Transport Authority

Position sensor for hydraulic cylinders now ...

SIKO GmbH from Buchenbach, the German specialist producer of sensors for linear and rotary path and angle measurement, has given its SGH10 position sensor a technical facelift. The SGH10 position sensor, which can be integrated into hydraulic...

2019-10-25
Intelligent position measuring system for absolute linear feedback

Intelligent position measuring system for ...

Balluff: With their BMP series Balluff has added a new intelligent displacement sensor which provides not only the absolute position signal for the stroke travel of a piston via IO-Link but also information about the sensor status and the current...

2019-10-23
Precise control of double-depth positioning processes

Precise control of double-depth positioning ...

Leuze electronic: With the new camera-based IPS 400i positioning sensor for high-bay storage devices, Leuze electronic – the expert for sensor solutions for intralogistics – is expanding its IPS range of products with a new model for...

2019-10-16
Laser Seam Tracking System for Welding Automation

Laser Seam Tracking System for Welding ...

RIFTEK: We begin to offer the set for welding automation, which includes: specialized RF627Weld 2D laser scanner (three models with different ranges); controller (option); RIFTEL Lamia software for seam recognition and tracking; calibration plate for...

2019-10-15
Novotechnik magnetic angle sensor range now with J1939 interface: Contactless, long life and high precision angle sensing for commercial and mobile vehicle automation

Novotechnik magnetic angle sensor range now ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Available in the UK from Variohm EuroSensor, Novotechnik's RFC-4800 series touchless technology angle sensors are well proven for industrial and mobile equipment measurement tasks. A wide choice of analogue and digital output...

2019-10-15
Smart Gripping

Smart Gripping

Baumer: In the modern production environment, sensors not only give the machine "senses", they also generate valuable data that can be used to significantly improve processes and usability. The example of "smart gripping" is a simple illustration...

2019-10-11
Photoelectric mini-sensors with background suppression

Photoelectric mini-sensors with background ...

Balluff: The series BOS Q08M and BOS R01E series photoelectric mini-sensors with their small, bright light spot are used for reliable object detection in many areas of application, especially where mounting space is at a premium. Through-beam,...

2019-10-11
New type of contour measurement

New type of contour measurement

Leuze electronic: With the CMS 700i, Leuze electronic is brining a new 3D contour measurement system to market. It is based on the CML 730i measuring light curtains and can be adapted to specific customer requirements. The complete system includes...

2019-10-09
New draw-wire displacement sensor for industrial serial applications

New draw-wire displacement sensor for ...

Micro-Epsilon: Designed for applications involving high volumes, the new wireSENSOR WPS-Kxx draw-wire displacement sensors measure distance and position precisely. The K series combines high performance sensors for indoor and outdoor applications...

2019-10-02
Edge detection of fabric strips in cutting machines

Edge detection of fabric strips in cutting ...

Micro-Epsilon: When cutting fabrics, optoCONTROL CLS-K fiber optic sensors from Micro-Epsilon determine the exact position of the fabric strip. Therefore, a sensor is mounted directly on one of the cutting blades and recognizes when the fabric is...

2019-10-01
White Paper: 2- or 3-beam protective sensors?

White Paper: 2- or 3-beam protective sensors?

Leuze electronic: Multiple light beam safety devices are used for access guarding at machines and systems. The required arrangement for these protective devices is described in the harmonized standard EN ISO 13855, which replaced the previous...

2019-09-30
Monitoring metal sheet infeed during the pressing process

Monitoring metal sheet infeed during the ...

Micro-Epsilon: In cold forming processes, deep drawing is considered a decisive step in the production process. optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors measure the metal sheet infeed during pressing, as this parameter is crucial for the quality...

2019-09-30
confocalDT IFS2405-6: Measure precisely from a safe distance

confocalDT IFS2405-6: Measure precisely from ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new, confocal chromatic confocalDT IFS2405-6 sensor is used for high precision displacement and thickness measurements on diffuse, reflecting and transparent materials. The new model completes the IFS series with a measuring...

2019-09-27
optoNCDT 1220: New standard for industrial automation

optoNCDT 1220: New standard for industrial ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220 from Micro-Epsilon is a laser sensor with an attractive price/performance ratio, high measurement accuracy and ease of use. Suitable for OEM and serial applications in automation technology, this miniature sensor...

2019-09-26
With IO-Link Interface, Smart Sensor Profile 2 and Condition Monitoring

With IO-Link Interface, Smart Sensor Profile ...

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...

2019-09-23
SG61 – new wire-actuated encoder for measuring lengths up to 6 m

SG61 – new wire-actuated encoder for ...

SIKO GmbH: SIKO GmbH from Buchenbach, the specialist in the field of wire-actuated sensors, presents the new SG61 wire-actuated encoder, which can be used for measuring lengths up to 6 m. On the basis of 30 years of experience in development and...

2019-09-19
Quality all along the line

Quality all along the line

Baumer: Precise, non-contact inline-measurements by optical distance sensors without process interruptions are vital in high-quality product manufacture. In measurements on demanding surfaces such as galvanized or brushed metal, the OM70 laser...

2019-09-13
Flat Magnetic Angle Sensors

Flat Magnetic Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 05E Series of magnetic  rotary position sensors with compact, flat housing. Interfaces include analog, SPI and incremental.   The Series is available in single and redundant versions. The...

2019-09-12
ToughSonic REMOTE Sensors Guide New Hydroplaning Solar Boat Design

ToughSonic REMOTE Sensors Guide New Hydroplaning

Senix Corporation is once again a proud sponsor of the Solar Boat team at Technical University Delft in the Netherlands. Senix ultrasonic sensors play a key role in controlling the hydrofoiling process which, in turn, provides much of the...

2019-09-10
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