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Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding Technology

Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Reliably High Sensing Range in All Installation Situations. The VariKont series from Pepperl+Fuchs enables higher sensing ranges, regardless of the type of installation and the mounting material. Actively detecting the metal...

2020-05-22
Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ambient light suppression

Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ...

Balluff: The new BOD 24K laser distance sensor from Balluff ensures detection and positioning of objects of various kinds. For example in contour detection, distance determination or orientation monitoring in assembly applications. Thanks to the...

2020-05-21
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...

2020-05-15
New: Laser distance sensor LDI – reliable measurement of long distances

New: Laser distance sensor LDI – reliable ,,,

Waycon: The laser distance sensor series LDI quickly and reliably measures long distances up to 150 m, even under challenging conditions, with highest precision of up to ±1 mm. Not even dark measuring surfaces are able to influence the...

2020-05-05
Smart laser sensors in miniature design

Smart laser sensors in miniature design

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220, 1320 and 1420 laser triangulation sensors from sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon set a new standard for displacement and distance measurements. With a miniature light spot size, these small, smart and precise...

2020-04-16
Going beyond limits: Ultrasonic sensors U500/UR18 feature the shortest blind range at yet long sensing distance available on the market

Going beyond limits: Ultrasonic sensors U500 ...

Baumer: Thanks to the unique sensor element, the sensor families U500 and UR18 with IO-Link are not only more robust than all comparable sensors on the market, but their extremely short blind range at yet very long sensing distance brings...

2020-03-27
Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR ...

Pepperl+Fuchs, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial sensors and sensor systems, presents the R2300 multi-layer scanner. The sensor for 3-D object detection impresses by offering incredibly high measurement density: the compact and...

2020-03-20
All ToughSonic Sensors are now available as Serial Only Sensors !!

All ToughSonic Sensors are now available as ...

Senix is excited to announce that have expanded our line of Serial Only sensors, formerly our REMOTE line of sensors, to include every model of our ToughSonic level and distance sensors. These new Serial Only Models have several benefits:

2020-03-03
Water Level Sensors Provide Real-time Flood Warnings in Iowa

Water Level Sensors Provide Real-time Flood ...

Senix: The IFC needed a reliable and cost-effective way to get accurate, real-time stream-level readings. Project Engineer Daniel Ceynar decided to try Senix ultrasonic sensors because they had been used for years for water level measurement in...

2020-03-02
Sensors that inspire: All-digital AlphaProx inductive distance sensors nominated for electronics award

Sensors that inspire: All-digital AlphaProx ...

Baumer: Delivering the largest choice of digital secondary data of present-day market, the AlphaProx inductive distance sensors convinced the editorial team of the “Elektronik” magazine. Nominated in the category "Measurement and...

2020-02-18
Shear and tensile strength of structural adhesives

Shear and tensile strength of structural ...

Micro-Epsilon: The shear and tensile strength of high strength, high stiffness structural adhesives is, among other things, inspected via a so-called double tube sample. The testing machine on the one hand displaces the samples in an axial...

2020-02-03
Precise and efficient thickness measuring systems for hot rolling

Precise and efficient thickness measuring system

Micro-Epsilon: The thicknessCONTROL MTS 820x and MTS 920x thickness measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon offer a new and efficient solution for measurement tasks in hot rolling mills. They enable high precision measurements on thick and thin...

2020-02-03
Blue Laser Technology for demanding measurement tasks

Blue Laser Technology for demanding measurement

Micro-Epsilon: For measurement tasks on demanding surfaces, Micro-Epsilon has developed the Blue Laser Technology. It is used for optical displacement and distance measurements on red-hot glowing, organic or (semi-)transparent objects. These Blue...

2020-01-31
Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation ...

Senix: Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have...

2020-01-31
ToughSonic® 50 REMOTE Level Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 REMOTE Level Sensor

Senix: REMOTE sensors are designed for level and distance measurement in remote monitoring and other demanding outdoor applications. Surge protection assures reliable performance in lightning prone areas, and they consume less power than our other...

2020-01-30
Leaving nothing to chance – inductive IO-link sensors provide comprehensive diagnostic data for the greatest process safety

Leaving nothing to chance – inductive IO-link ..

Baumer introduces fully digitized inductive IO-link sensors with the most comprehensive diagnostic data on the market. In addition to sensor temperature, operating voltage, and operating time, the sensors also collect the number of boot cycles,...

2020-01-30
Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: At the 2019 SPS trade fair in Nuremberg, Pepperl+Fuchs, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial sensors and sensor systems, was presenting the new R2300 multi-layer scanner. The sensor for 3-D object detection impresses by...

2019-12-20
Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab product portfolio

Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab ...

Eddylab: The laser distance sensors with integrated electronics are suitable for non-contact displacement and distance measurement even on the most demanding surfaces. With different sizes, teachable measuring ranges between  10 mm and 13 m...

2019-12-11
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
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
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
New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts 3D  adoption in smart phones, HABA and IoT

New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions and a leader in all three forms of 3D sensing including Structured Light, Time of Flight and Active Stereo Vision (ASV) introduces a new ASV...

2019-10-17
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 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
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
ams launches extended operating range dToF module enabling smartphones with space-saving accurate distance measurement

ams launches extended operating range dToF ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces the release of the world’s smallest integrated module for direct time-of-flight (ToF) distance measurement providing accurate...

2019-09-27
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
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