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R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: With the R200 and R201 designs, the forward-thinking product design of photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs enables applications with longer operating distances. Just like the compact R100, R101, and R103 series, both new...

2019-01-21
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

ams introduces world’s smallest 1D time-of- ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces the world’s smallest integrated 1D time-of-flight distance measurement and proximity sensing module. The sensor is ideal for...

2019-01-09
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
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
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
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
Inductive marine sensors for onshore and offshore systems

Inductive marine sensors for onshore and ...

Baumer: Inductive marine sensors by Baumer were specifically developed for use in harsh environments. In order to minimize the planning work involved in the development phase for onshore and offshore system manufacturers, these sensors already...

2018-11-01
Ultrasonic Sensors for the OEM Business

Ultrasonic Sensors for the OEM Business

Turck is expanding its range of ultrasonic sensors with the RU50 Eco series for price sensitive OEM projects. The company was able to develop an ultrasonic sensor based on the latest sonic transducer technology, which does not make any compromises...

2018-10-18
Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors Help Farmers Reduce Risk and Increase Profits

Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors ...

Senix: Farming can often be a business of high-risk, low profit margins, and lots of debt. Researchers are now experimenting with high-throughput automated plant phenotyping, a technology that reduces the risks and increases the profits of...

2018-10-10
ToughSonic® 50 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 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! These sensors are...

2018-10-09
ToughSonic® 30 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 30 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...

2018-10-09
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...

2018-10-09
ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 3 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. Built rugged as...

2018-10-09
Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large Reading Window and Codes Enhance Performance of 2-D System

Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2018-08-03
Laser sensors for high precision distance measurements on metals and rough surfaces

Laser sensors for high precision distance ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1750LL laser sensor is used in high precision distance measurements of metallic and structured surfaces. Their oval-shaped light spot makes it possible to compensate for physical interferences and to output stable...

2018-07-27
A new performance class in inductive displacement measurements

A new performance class in inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The eddyNCDT 3060 inductive measurement system is based on eddy currents and enables fast, precise displacement measurements in industrial environments. More than 400 sensor models can be combined with the eddyNCDT 3060. Based on...

2018-07-25
Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Balluff: Generating, transporting and processing information are central tasks in the Industry 4.0 environment. The basis for all the information is intelligent sensors which provide the required input. With their BOS 21M ADCAP will be showing a...

2018-07-20
Ultrasonic Sensors UPK – Different housing styles for flexibility

Ultrasonic Sensors UPK – Different housing ...

Waycon: WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH adds the UPK product line to its product range of ultrasonic sensors. The plastic or stainless steel housings are protected up to IP67 and feature a connector or cable output for flexibility. The sensors...

2018-06-28
Multiple-Beam Safety Light Barriers with Increased Detection Range and IP67 Protection

Multiple-Beam Safety Light Barriers with ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The highest quality standards and reliable protection of personnel and machines—that is what Pepperl+Fuchs‘ multiple-beam safety light barriers stand for. The safety sensors create a two-dimensional detection zone of up...

2018-06-19
SmartRunner Matcher Extended—The Specialist for Profile Comparisons

SmartRunner Matcher Extended—The Specialist ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The increasing use of robotics in manufacturing creates both opportunities and challenges: More and more processes need to be able to adapt to changing objects and conditions. This requires flexible sensor solutions like the...

2018-06-18
Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio with new distance sensors

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio ...

Leuze electronic: With the new ODS 110/HT 110 and HRT 25B L distance sensors, Leuze electronic is expanding its series of distance sensors and offers its customers a large selection of different designs with long operating ranges and several...

2018-05-29
Capacitive thread sensors for demanding installation scenarios

Capacitive thread sensors for demanding ...

Micro-Epsilon has extended its product range of capacitive displacement and distance sensors by capacitive thread sensors. These are not intended for clamping but are screwed into a thread. This opens up numerous application possibilities, e.g....

2018-05-17
Precise alignment of the cathodes at the electron accelerator

Precise alignment of the cathodes at the ...

Micro-Epsilon: When further developing electron accelerators, high precision capacitive sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin uses capacitive sensors with a modular capaNCDT 6220 controller for this measurement task....

2018-05-17
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
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