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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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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
ToughSonic® Level & Distance Sensors

ToughSonic® Level & Distance Sensors

Senix: ToughSonic 3, 12, 14 and 30 ft. versions are now available in either 1.0” NPT or 30mm threaded versins. These flexible and versatile distance and level sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet...

2019-09-09
WH58MR absolute safety rotary encoder – reliable position detection for utility vehicles with a hollow shaft

WH58MR absolute safety rotary encoder ...

SIKO GmbH: When angles, positions and speeds have to be detected accurately in utility vehicles, engineers are often faced with a difficult task. The rotary encoder has to be sturdy, flexible for mechanical adaptation, offer the right interface...

2019-09-02
Vigor SST300 WiFi Inclinometer Successfully Used on Telecom Towers in Lithuania for Verticality Monitoring

Vigor SST300 WiFi Inclinometer Successfully ...

Vigor Technology: Under the guidance of the world communication tide, the communication technologies of various countries have also developed rapidly from 1G to 2G, 3G and 4G. In the upcoming 5G era, I believe that 5G advanced communication...

2019-08-29
Width Measurement System

Width Measurement System

RIFTEK: The system is intended for non-contact measuring of width of sheet materials such as tapes, boards, plates, and so on. It is a stand-alone software and hardware system that contains optical micrometers and the indication device. System parameters...

2019-08-27
Riftek Lamia - Seam Tracking and Measurement Software

Riftek Lamia - Seam Tracking and Measurement ...

RIFTEK: Riftek Lamia is a multifunctional and simple to use software application for control of automated industrial systems on the base of 2D laser scanners. Riftek Lamia is intended for: recognizing, tracking and measuring geometric parameters of objects...

2019-08-26
3D Laser system for large diameter pipes measurement

3D Laser system for large diameter pipes ...

RIFTEK: The system is designed for non-contact measurement of geometrical parameters (diameter, roundness, curvature) of large diameter pipes. Technical characteristics of the system can be changed for a specific task. Pipes nominal diameter, mm ...

2019-08-23
Automated Systems for Wheel Sets Control

Automated Systems for Wheel Sets Control

RIFTEK: The  systems are designed  for making automatic measurement of  geometric parameters  of railway wheel sets in  the course of  incoming and outgoing inspections carried out in railcar/wheel shops,  wagon depots....

2019-08-23
Real time wheels geometry measurement system

Real time wheels geometry measurement system

RIFTEK: The system is designed for contactless automatic measurement of geometrical parameters of railway wheels and uses a combination of 2D laser scanners, mounted wayside in the track area. The system can be easily installed at any type of rail...

2019-08-22
Balluff at EMO 2019

Balluff at EMO 2019

Balluff: Innovative machine concepts using machine data will be a focus of sensor and automation specialist Balluff at EMO 2019 in Hall 9, Booth C01. The long-time partner of machine builders and factory automation providers will demonstrate among...

2019-08-19
Balluff at FachPack 2019

Balluff at FachPack 2019

Balluff is once again at FachPack, the international trade show for packaging solutions (Sept. 24-26, 2019) in Nuremberg. With its portfolio for the packaging industry the global sensor specialist and supplier of automation solutions has the...

2019-08-15
Best-in-class background suppression in miniature format

Best-in-class background suppression in ...

Baumer: With its O200 photoelectric miniature sensors, Baumer offers a new dimension in terms of reliability, speed and range for confined machine installation spaces. Thanks to their increased functional reserves, the O200 diffuse sensors with...

2019-08-05
Engineering made easy - the world's first photoelectric miniature sensors with CAD data and beam path

Engineering made easy - the world's first ...

Baumer: The Baumer optoelectronic sensors O200 are the first miniature sensors on the market to offer 3D CAD data with integrated beam path. This saves valuable time in the engineering process, which previously was quite an effort when integrating...

2019-08-02
AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

Leuze electronic: Various technologies are available on the market for bringing an automated guided vehicle (AGV) to its destination. Let us first of all say: many roads lead to Rome. There is no right way and no wrong way. Decisive is always the...

2019-08-01
SIKO position indicators ensure process security in Track & Trace systems from WIPOTE C-OCS

SIKO position indicators ensure process security in Track & Trace systems from WIPOTE C-OCS

SIKO GmbH: In the pharmaceutical industry, this topic is still generating a great deal of attention: the European Falsified Medicines Directive (2011/62/EU), which entered into force on 9 February 2019, requires all prescription medicines to be...

2019-07-23
Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines Flood Warning System

Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines ...

Senix Corporation announced the expansion of the Philippines Flood Warning System, which relies on Senix’s ultrasonic level and distance sensors to monitor coastal, river and urban flooding. Senix water level sensors play a key role in...

2019-07-18
Almost no stroke loss – new position sensor for hydraulic cylinders

Almost no stroke loss – new position sensor ...

SIKO GmbH: Mobile machine designers are often faced with the following dilemma: accommodating quite a large functionality in the smallest possible installation space. Some mobile machines and utility vehicles must comply as well with unambiguous...

2019-07-16
Smallest model now launched for new miniature programmable Hall Effect angle sensor range: Variohm EuroSensor’s Euro-CMRT micro threaded angle sensor offers extensive option and customisation selection

Smallest model now launched for new miniature ..

Variohm EuroSensor: With a diminutive 10 mm diameter housing, M8 threaded mounting and a 3.175 mm diameter flatted shaft, Variohm EuroSensor’s new Euro-CMRT series Hall Effect angle sensors extend its recently launched CMRx range of...

2019-07-11
RF627 2D Laser Scanners Upgrade

RF627 2D Laser Scanners Upgrade

RIFTEK: First, we would like to inform that we discontinue production of outdated RF625 Series scanners and we no longer accept orders for them. Secondly, we expanded the line of RF627 scanners and now you can find devices with ranges up to 1000 mm (eleven...

2019-07-10
Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Factor 1 inductive sensors by Baumer

Baumer: Inductive sensors very often form the basis for the reliable control of machines and systems. In applications where non-ferrous metals such as aluminum need to be detected at the same working distance as steel, Factor 1 inductive sensors...

2019-07-10
Baumer sensors with IO-Link enable expanded diagnostics and enhanced adjustment features to solve applications even more reliably

Baumer sensors with IO-Link enable expanded ...

Baumer: The possibility of bidirectional communication using the standardized IO-Link interface is the basis for new functions and services in the IIoT era. In addition to the primary function, such as a switching signal, additional secondary data...

2019-07-05
Laser Triangulation Probes  for holes inspection

Laser Triangulation Probes for holes inspection

RIFTEK: The sensors are designed especially for inspection of small diameter holes. For measurement, the laser probe is inserted into the controlled hole. The probe or the part is driven in rotation. A triangulation laser sensor, which is built...

2019-07-04
Assured Inductance

Assured Inductance

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new family of safety sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs - the inventor of the inductive proximity sensor - includes four cylindrical and rectangular series with cable and plug connection. The sensors are TÜV-certified in accordance...

2019-06-21
Muting reinvented - Smart Process Gating

Muting reinvented - Smart Process Gating

Leuze electronic: The "Smart Process Gating" muting process, which completely forgoes the need for signal-emitting sensors, is based on the MLC safety light curtains from Leuze electronic and is integrated in the MLC 530 SPG model. Handling...

2019-06-20
Ultrasonic Sensors in Agricultural Automation

Ultrasonic Sensors in Agricultural Automation

Senix: Back in the 1980’s, brothers Mike, Gregg and Don Tvetene were working at their family-owned Tvetene Turf Farms in Billings, Montana. The business was faced with a critical labor shortage at the same time that it was experiencing huge...

2019-06-11
ToughSonic® 14 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 14 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! ToughSonic sensors...

2019-06-11
Pipe ID Control System RF096- 35/50-100

Pipe ID Control System RF096- 35/50-100

RIFTEK: These projects continue our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. Operation of the system is based on the scanning of the tube inner surface by rotating point triangulation laser sensor. A measured tube must be installed...

2019-06-10
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