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Temposonics® T-Series sensors now with KCs certificate for South Korea

Temposonics® T-Series sensors now with KCs ...

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), announced that the Temposonics® T-Series sensors have been enhanced with KCs analog and SIL 2 interface certification. This new certification means that Temposonics®...

2019-01-17
Sensata Technologies Introduces Multi-Turn Absolute Encoders for Smart Industrial Applications

Sensata Technologies Introduces Multi-Turn ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, introduced the availability of MHM5 and MHK5 Absolute Multi-Turn encoders with either Ethernet/IP or ProfiNet interfaces for Factory 4.0 applications. To...

2019-01-16
maxon launches additional EtherCAT motion controllers

maxon launches additional EtherCAT motion ...

maxon motor: With the EPOS4 series, maxon is offering a reliable and extremely versatile platform of high-performance motion controllers. It addresses the needs of system integrators and fulfills the requirements of a variety of applications, such as...

2019-01-16
Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large Irrigation Project

Ultrasonic Water Level Sensors Drive Large ...

Senix Corporation, maker of ToughSonic® ultrasonic level and distance sensors, announces the continued expansion of Murray Irrigation’s historic irrigation automation project. Murray Irrigation, Australia’s largest privately owned...

2019-01-15
Magnetostrictive transducer MSB – ready for the future with a very compact size

Magnetostrictive transducer MSB – ready for ...

Waycon: The magnetostrictive sensors of the MSB series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH impress with their extremely small and robust design.  The sensors are available for measuring ranges from 50 mm to 4000 mm with two mounting...

2019-01-10
Reliably detecting objects in explosion-protected areas

Reliably detecting objects in explosion- ...

Balluff: The new inductive range for explosion-protected areas from Balluff is approved for all Ex zones and features reliable object detection and positioning in explosion hazard dust and gas atmospheres. These sensor families are available in...

2019-01-10
Factor 1 Full metal sensors in M18

Factor 1 Full metal sensors in M18

Balluff: The new inductive Factor 1 full metal sensors in M18 housings from Balluff thank their existence to a new patented technology, and feature the highest function security no matter how harsh the environment. With full stainless IP68...

2019-01-08
Tower Inclinometers - Tower Safety Monitoring Scheme

Tower Inclinometers - Tower Safety Monitoring ..

Vigor Technology: Because of the long-term influence of crustal movement, weather environment, and man-made construction (such as field blasting under road repairs, etc.), the tower is prone to tilting, especially in winter, covered by ice and...

2019-01-04
High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive technology

High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: The requirements for sensors used for position detection in automation and drive technology increase with the complexity and performance of the associated machines and systems. A new MSA213C high-resolution absolute sensor from SIKO is...

2019-01-03
Cast in concrete - Innovative vibration damping on truck-mounted concrete pumps with strain sensors

Cast in concrete - Innovative vibration damping

Baumer: The trend on truck-mounted concrete pumps is for greater reach with less weight. Technical advances at Schwing are currently making it one of the market leaders in this field. In order to raise operator comfort levels on truck-mounted...

2019-01-02
Robustness and Precision Beyond the Standard

Robustness and Precision Beyond the Standard

Baumer: What is the most efficient way to acquire rotation angles? It’s the Baumer magnetic absolute encoder series EAM580/360. Their precision is unrivalled; no product of another brand can compete in terms of robustness and longevity at...

2018-12-21
Vigor SST100 Series Inclinometer Successfully Applied on Communication Tower in Russia

Vigor SST100 Series Inclinometer Successfully ..

Vigor Technology: The large-area coverage of 3G and 4G networks provides people with better communication services, which brings great convenience to people, and at the same time, the problems caused by the expansion of communication networks are...

2018-12-18
The new optical miniature sensors O200 from Baumer

The new optical miniature sensors O200 from ...

Baumer: The new O200 sensors from Baumer considerably raise the performance bar for optical miniature sensors.  Economical in operation and featuring an impressive  function variety in a standardized miniature housing, these sensors...

2018-12-17
Measuring the bearing gap in wind turbines

Measuring the bearing gap in wind turbines

Micro-Epsilon: In wind turbines, the bearing gap is very important because the better the sliding properties, the higher the plant effectiveness and service life. The bearing gap between the bearing surface and the drive shaft is reliably...

2018-12-17
Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools

Monitoring the clamping position in machine ...

Micro-Epsilon: Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools is an extremely important and critical measurement task. In order to avoid incorrect machining and the high resulting costs, the position of the tool must be detected. Here, the...

2018-12-17
Laser scanner software now also enables gap measurements

Laser scanner software now also enables gap ...

Micro-Epsilon: The latest Configuration Tools 6.0 software combines uniformity with increased functionality and improved ease of use. The software is now available for scanCONTROL sensors and gapCONTROL sensors and therefore arrives as a joint...

2018-12-14
Confocal, compact sensor with high precision for OEM applications

Confocal, compact sensor with high precision ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new, confocal chromatic confocalDT IFS2404-2 sensor is used for high precision distance and thickness measurements of transparent materials. With a diameter of just 12 mm, the sensor can also be integrated into restricted...

2018-12-14
2D/3D Laser Scanners RF627 Series

2D/3D Laser Scanners RF627 Series

RIFTEK: RF627 Series of Laser Scanners consists of 8 models with the Measuring Ranges from 10 to 250 mm, Linearity ±0.05% of F.S. and Measuring Range 485, 938, 6800 profiles/s. They are compact, high-precision and high-speed scanners with...

2018-12-13
New Angle Sensors With Easy Mounting

New Angle Sensors With Easy Mounting

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 2900 Series of sensors that measure angular position. These sensors are available in single or redundant versions. Elongated holes make mounting easier. Users can specify configurations including start- and...

2018-12-11
Baumer sensors with IO-Link: more functions, more performance

Baumer sensors with IO-Link: more functions ...

Baumer: To count, measure, detect – the tasks of Baumer sensors in machinery and installations are very clear. But there is much more to the small power packs. Many Baumer sensors feature IO-Link, a fast communication interface that besides...

2018-12-10
AlphaProx inductive distance sensors with IO-Link interface

AlphaProx inductive distance sensors with IO-...

Baumer: The new distance measuring inductive sensors AlphaProx with IO-Link interface from Baumer offer more than precise measurement technology. In addition to micrometer-precise distance values, two switching points, counter values, switching...

2018-12-06
New ultrasonic sensors from Baumer outperform with robust housings and IO-Link

New ultrasonic sensors from Baumer outperform ..

Baumer: Quality meets economy – with the new product families U500 and UR18 Baumer sets the highest standards in ultrasonic sensor technology. The sensors for distance measurement and object detection are characterized by a particularly...

2018-12-03
The world’s smallest optical distance sensor

The world’s smallest optical distance sensor

SensoPart: This sensor fits into even the tiniest of gaps:  No bigger than a sugar cube, the laser distance sensor FT 10-RLA from SensoPart is ideally suited to challenging measuring tasks, for example in semi-conductor assembly or robotics...

2018-11-27
Shaft Geometry Measurement Machine

Shaft Geometry Measurement Machine

RIFTEK: The machine is developed at the order of one of the largest Russian concerns and is intended for precise measuring of geometric parameters (diameters, ovality, and conicity) of the shaft-type parts. Machine field...

2018-11-26
Linear Position Sensors Shock-Proof up to 200 g

Linear Position Sensors Shock-Proof up to 200 g

Turck has updated its contactless Li Q25 positioning systems and has now added new Extended variants to the program. The inductive measuring principle offers improved shock resistance and sampling rate compared to alternative measuring...

2018-11-21
Application Note Dual redundant angle position sensing for safety critical tasks

Application Note Dual redundant angle ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Dynali’s ultralight helicopter includes Variohm Euro XPD series Hall Effect angle sensors. The Dynali Helicopter Company, based in Thines - Belgium, designs and manufactures the H3 EasyFlyer Sport ultralight helicopter....

2018-11-20
Major Expansion of Ultrasonic Sensors Portfolio

Major Expansion of Ultrasonic Sensors Portfolio

Turck is expanding its RU ultrasonic sensor family with ten miniature ultrasonic sensors in M8 and M12 designs. In line with the RU series, the new M12 sensors are provided with an analog output and also a switching output with a switch range that...

2018-11-16
eddylab‘s new LVDT digital controller for inductive transducers

eddylab‘s new LVDT digital controller for ...

Eddylab: As specialist in distance and position measurement technology eddylab GmbH will be presenting the new LVDT digital controller for the first time at the SPS IPC drives 2018 in Nuremberg. The inductive Transducers LVDT (linear variable...

2018-11-12
Factor 1 Sensors in a Plastic Threaded Barrel

Factor 1 Sensors in a Plastic Threaded Barrel

Turck: Inductive sensors in a plastic threaded barrel design and an antivalent output have been added to Turck's uprox series of factor 1 sensors that offer the same large switching distance to all metals. The new sensors combine the benefits of a...

2018-11-09
Cable sensors for long travel position control: Variohm EuroSensor draw wire sensors control roll and pitch flight simulator movement

Cable sensors for long travel position control

Variohm EuroSensor: Happy Landings Flight Simulations GmbH build and run technically sophisticated flight training simulators that have equal appeal for leisure users and budding pilots. With six highly detailed simulator models covering a range...

2018-11-06
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