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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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Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application in harsh environments

Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application ..

Waycon: High demands are made on sensors, particularly in the area of mobile hydraulic applications. There is a growing demand for precise measuring processes in the area of mobile hydraulics, given that a reliable and safe...

2018-04-20
A powerhouse with great control characteristics

A powerhouse with great control characteristics

maxon motor: The drive specialists at maxon motor have developed the EPOS4 70/15 positioning controller, the most powerful model of the series so far, with a maximum output of 2.1 kW. However, there is exciting news from the field of BLDC motors as...

2018-04-19
Powerful laser sensor features large measuring ranges

Powerful laser sensor features large ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product range of the new optoNCDT 1750 laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon has been extended with new measuring ranges of 500mm and 750mm. With these additional models, the laser sensor can now be applied in fast, high precision...

2018-04-16
New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer service life

New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer ...

Micro-Epsilon: Compared to draw-wire sensors based on a conventional potentiometer, the new wireSENSOR WPS-MK88 U45R with a non-contact potentiometer achieves 8 times more working cycles, which extends the sensor’s service life to its...

2018-04-13
Inspecting the embossment depth of serial numbers

Inspecting the embossment depth of serial ...

Micro-Epsilon: Car body IDs are punched into the vehicle frame during a complex process, which enables unambiguous identification worldwide. The embossment depth is a critical quality and security feature. Due to their extremely small light spot...

2018-04-12
Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for drive technology, handling systems and robotics

Ultra compact Industry 4.0 sensor for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: Magnetic motor feedback systems are proving themselves in numerous applications in linear drive technology, handling systems, circuit board assembly, robotics and in a wide range of automation solutions in the context of Industry 4.0....

2018-04-12
Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for explosion hazard areas

Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for ...

Balluff: Control and shut-off valves are used for oil and gas transmission in refineries and petrochemical plants. The valve position is regulated using the position measuring systems, because they are extremely reliable, especially in very harsh...

2018-04-11
The new generation of confocal chromatic measuring systems

The new generation of confocal chromatic ...

Micro-Epsilon: Measuring tasks in the glass industry are often a huge challenge for sensors. The new confocal chromatic confocalDT 2421 / 2422 controllers ensure reliable, high speed and high precision distance and thickness measurements on...

2018-04-10
SGH25 - Wire-actuated encoder as integrated position sensor for hydraulic cylinders up to 2.5m

SGH25 - Wire-actuated encoder as integrated ...

SIKO GmbH: The new SGH25 wire-actuated encoder from SIKO is characterized by a measurement range up to 2.5m and an extremely long service life. The variety of interfaces meets the very highest requirements, even in applications that are critical...

2018-04-05
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff: Sensor specialist and provider of innovative automation solutions Balluff will be showcasing their expertise at the Hanover Exhibition. New cameras added to the portfolio: Balluff is expanding their Smart Vision Solutions line with 16...

2018-04-02

NEW App Note on: Speed & Direction Estimation ..

Coto Technology has published a new multi-page "How-to" Engineering Application Note called  "Using RedRock TMR Magnetic Sensors RR121 for Speed and Direction in Rotating Systems." This new app note discusses the use of TMR magnetic...

2018-03-29
Smooth, safe and reliable – Brake Resistors from Metallux for electrical positioning drives

Smooth, safe and reliable – Brake Resistors ...

Metallux: Metallux AG resistors are suitable for application as brake resistors on electrical position drives. They excel through their high safety, reliable function and easy assembling method as well as minimal space requirement. Metallux brake...

2018-03-28
Thickness Measurement System

Thickness Measurement System

RIFTEK: The system is intended for precise measuring of thickness of sheet materials such as tapes, boards, plates, and so on. It is a stand-alone software and hardware system that contains laser sensors (or contact...

2018-03-28
User-Programmable Angle and Speed Sensors

User-Programmable Angle and Speed Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the IO-Link programming tool for its RFC-4800 Series of touchless angle sensors. This device connects a sensor to a mini USB port of  a PC running Windows or newer operating system. IO-Link enables users to...

2018-03-26
Measuring tilt in a vibration environment

Measuring tilt in a vibration environment

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: Tilt sensing ensures that infrastructure operates with safety and efficiency. But since these readings are so subtle and important, designers minimize induced errors. Vibration can be the enemy for precision tilt sensors...

2018-03-26
New Temposonics® MH-Series MHRM sensor targets rail market

New Temposonics® MH-Series MHRM sensor ...

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation, announced that the Temposonics® MH-Series MHRM Sensor is available to the market. The sensor is designed for tilt and suspension control of bogies or pantograph displacement position control...

2018-03-21
DMO digital linear scale – reliable measurements in rough environments

DMO digital linear scale – reliable measurements

Waycon: DMO series digital scales by WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH are accurate, magnetic length measuring devices. The full enclosure with IP65 rating keeps out dust, chips and water for significantly greater reliability and...

2018-03-20
Technology Report : Sensor data available globally – beyond the local company cloud

Technology Report : Sensor data available ...

Leuze electronic: Making sensor data and information from different sources available globally and linking this data and information in a meaningful way – this is the crux of Industry 4.0. New business ideas make it necessary to make this...

2018-03-19
Ultrasonic miniature sensors with patented coating for level measurement with aggressive media

Ultrasonic miniature sensors with patented ...

Baumer :Aggressive media such as vapors or cleaning agents are at times a challenge for standard ultrasonic sensors. The sensor face, called a transducer, can be worn by these media and thus become impaired. The new chemically robust UNAR / URAR...

2018-03-16
Dive deep!

Dive deep!

Eddylab: The new AX-Series in combination with our ultra-robust eddy-current sensors is an entirely waterproof eddy-current system. A customized molding procedure admits subsea operation of the entire system. The CNC-machined electronic box is...

2018-03-14
New TMR Analog Magnetic Sensor Product Released

New TMR Analog Magnetic Sensor Product Released

Coto Technology has announced the release of its new RedRock™ RR111 Series wafer-based TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistance) analog sensors. Offering extremely strong magnetic sensitivity in an ultra-miniature package size at a...

2018-03-02
Muting reinvented, “Smart Process Gating”

Muting reinvented, “Smart Process Gating”

Leuze electronic: “Smart Process Gating” is the name of a new process from Leuze electronic through which muting processes are made more economical, simpler and safer. In intralogistics as well as in the automotive and packaging...

2018-03-02
Industrial and Motorsport Angle Sensors

Industrial and Motorsport Angle Sensors

Novotechnik announces three versions of the SP 2800 Series of rotary position sensors—industrial, redundant channel industrial and motorsport. The industrial version is offered in three standard electrical ranges: 0° to 100, 308 or...

2018-02-26
Road Profile and Texture Measurement

Road Profile and Texture Measurement

RIFTEK: Today we are going to summarize information about Laser Sensors for Pavement Measurement and to announce new 2D Laser Scanners Series we are going to offer soon. Laser Sensors for Pavement Profile and Texture...

2018-02-26
One million custom sensors and counting: Variohm EuroSensor’s application customised sensors bring cost and performance benefits for OEMs

One million custom sensors and counting ...

Variohm EuroSensor delivered its one millionth customised sensor in December 2017. The Towcester based sensor and transducer specialist has steadily expanded its in-house design and manufacturing service which is complemented by a comprehensive...

2018-02-22
HeavyDuty encoders with added intelligence

HeavyDuty encoders with added intelligence

Baumer: With the HMG10P / PMG10P series, Baumer raises the bar for HeavyDuty encoder technology. The encoders enable convenient configuration by any input device via WLAN adapter for individual configuration and device parameter optimization on...

2018-02-19
Optimized PICMA® Chip Actuators for Ultrasound Applications in Medical Technology

Optimized PICMA® Chip Actuators for Ultrasound

PI Ceramic (PIC) manufactures new ring chips in multilayer technology that allow resonant operation. This means that it is possible to generate oscillation with frequencies of up to 100 kHz with an operating voltage of a few volts – a...

2018-02-16
6-point Inner Diameter Measurement System, RF040-65/115 Series

6-point Inner Diameter Measurement System ...

RIFTEK: Inner Diameter measurement is a common task and RIFTEK offers various measurement sensors and systems intended to solve the task. Our systems are based on two principles, namely RF096 systems with rotating laser...

2018-02-07
For high-precision positioning

For high-precision positioning

maxon motor presents a top-of-the-range high-resolution encoder. The ENX 16 RIO offers an impressive resolution of up to 65,536 counts per turn in a compact and rugged housing. Requirements on encoders are becoming more and more demanding. This...

2018-02-06
Bourns New 24 mm Potentiometer Capable of Up to 1 Million Shaft Revolutions

Bourns New 24 mm Potentiometer Capable of Up ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, released a new 24 mm potentiometer designed for use in light industrial applications such as test and measurement, communications, clean energy and select medical and...

2018-02-05
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