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Edge detection with ultrasonic sensors

Edge detection with ultrasonic sensors

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The exact determination of the position of edges of any kind is important in many production, assembly and logistics processes in the industry. Various sensor principles can be used for this purpose. Ultrasonic sensors are...

2017-09-08
Smart Measuring of Sheet Thicknesses and Rubber Belts with PosCon 3D light section sensor

Smart Measuring of Sheet Thicknesses and ...

Baumer: Measuring edge positions, object or column widths are important tasks in the part inspection process. With its innovative PosCon 3D light section sensors, Baumer is offering a simple and cost-effective alternative to complex laser...

2017-08-03
Optical Edge Sensor from RIFTEK

Optical Edge Sensor from RIFTEK

RIFTEK: The sensor are intended for non-contact measuring and monitoring the position of the edge (edges) of various objects, such as tapes, plates, substrates, etc. The sensor operates on the base of the so-called ‘shadow’ principle...

2016-04-12
Non-Contact Capacitive Gap and Parallelism Sensor Systems Improve Solar Panel Production Efficiencies

Non-Contact Capacitive Gap and Parallelism Sensor ...

Capacitec, a global leader in the design and manufacture of non-contact capacitive displacement, gap and parallelism sensing technologies for scientific and industrial customers, has announced the debut of a series of non-contact capacitive gap...

2015-10-26
Clever edge, width and gap measurement with Baumer PosCon 3D

Clever edge, width and gap measurement with ...

Baumer: The Baumer PosCon 3D edge sensor is the winner of this MessTec & Sensors Masters 2015 for innovative sensor solutions. The sensor offers features that were previously only offered in complex laser measuring systems. This all...

2015-05-22
PosCon 3D wins the MessTec & Sensor Masters Award 2015

PosCon 3D wins the MessTec & Sensor Masters ...

Baumer: And the winner is: PosCon 3D from Baumer! This was the most exciting announcement last week when this year's MessTec & Sensor Masters Award was presented by the trade magazine "messtec drives Automation“ to the winner in the...

2015-03-23
Reliable detection - challenging objects: Scanning line sensor for versatile automation solutions

Reliable detection - challenging objects ...

SICK AG: In a wide range of industries, solutions are used for the detection of misshapen objects or objects of varying height. This often leads to high costs, especially through complex and expensive installation. Reliably detecting the leading...

2015-01-05
The profile-measuring professional - Profiler™ 2 short range distance sensor - Reliable despite difficult surfaces and ambient light conditions

The profile-measuring professional - Profiler™

SICK AG: The Profiler™ 2 is the first 2D distance sensor of its type designed as a single device. Profile measurement, evaluation, display and control panel are accommodated in a single robust housing made of durable shock-resistant plastic and...

2014-12-08
Baumer at SPS/IPC/Drives with New Sensor Solutions

Baumer at SPS/IPC/Drives with New Sensor ...

Baumer brings numerous sensor innovations with additional benefits to this year's SPS/IPC/Drives Nuremberg. This includes new products and further customer-oriented developments of existing sensor solutions. A year ago, Baumer had — with the...

2014-10-27
Edge sensor PosCon 3D - powerful, reliable, easy-to-operate

Edge sensor PosCon 3D - powerful, reliable, easy

Baumer: The innovative optical edge sensor PosCon 3D by Baumer is the most powerful in its class. It reliably will master tasks which used to be up to complex laser measuring systems. In parallel, PosCon 3D provides impressing convenience in...

2014-09-03
Measuring and custom-made fiber optic sensors

Measuring and custom-made fiber optic sensors

Micro-Epsilon: Fiber optic sensors can be applied in automation and metrology under circumstances for which optical standard components are not suitable. High temperatures, restricted installation space, or poorly accessible mounting situations...

2014-06-27
New ultrasonic fork sensor for label detection

New ultrasonic fork sensor for label detection

SNT Sensortechnik AG: Label sensors are used to detect the precise position of the label on the carrier material in the automatic labeling process. Basically, the leading edge of the label needs to be detected. This ensures that the label is then...

2014-05-22
Compact laser micrometer for industrial applications

Compact laser micrometer for industrial ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoCONTROL 2520 laser micrometer with integrated controller has an extremely compact design. Operators can choose a maximum distance of 2 metres between transmitter and receiver. The measurement object can be placed...

2014-05-15
WDA Sensor - High Power Extended Range Magnetic Proximity Sensor

WDA Sensor - High Power Extended Range Magnetic

4B BRAIME Components LTD: Non-contacting extended range magnetic proximity sensor, not affected by dust or material build up, used to detect moving ferrous material up to 75mm away from the sensor. The WDA sensor is designed for use with bucket...

2013-12-10
Wide range high speed Optical Micrometers

Wide range high speed Optical Micrometers

RIFTEK: Optical Micrometers are non-contact devices which work on the base of the shadow principle and ideally measure diameters of wires, rods and other cylinders in addition to gaps, edge positions and dimensional...

2013-11-28
Precision Lightband Sensors Type BS

Precision Lightband Sensors Type BS

Balluff STM GmbH: The BS-type sensors from STM generate lightbands of extraordinary uniformity. Instead of being concentrated in single light beams as with all “normal” optosensors, the intensity of light here is homogeneously...

2013-11-12
Also ideal for measurement tasks

Also ideal for measurement tasks

Leuze electronic: The new measurement function based on edge scanning enables the reliable and reproducible detection and measurement of different structures. In addition to Blob analysis and code reading, the camera now offers the option of...

2013-08-19
Optical Micrometers  RF656 Series

Optical Micrometers RF656 Series

RIFTEK: The micrometers are intended for non-contact measuring and checking of diameters, gaps, displacement/position of the edges of technical objects. The series includes 3 models with the measurement range, from 5 to...

2013-07-31
Optical Micrometers  RF651 Series

Optical Micrometers RF651 Series

RIFTEK: The micrometers are intended for non-contact measuring and checking of diameters, gaps, displacement/position of the edges of technical objects. The series includes 5 models with the measurement range, from 10 to...

2013-07-31
Edge, gap and diameter measuring sensors from Eltrotec

Edge, gap and diameter measuring sensors from Eltrotec

MICRO-EPSILON Eltrotec GmbH: Measuring sensors are essential for edge tracking in the paper industry, in steel working and in press-fit systems on automatic presses, but also just as necessary for measuring wire...

2012-12-30
Ultrasonic fork sensor with binary output

Ultrasonic fork sensor with binary output

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The specialist for ultrasonic sensors SNT Sensortechnik AG introduces an all new ultrasonic fork sensor series. It will be used when conventional optical fork sensors fail because of high pollution or transparent objects. The...

2012-11-14
Ultrasonic technology for a range of applications

Ultrasonic technology for a range of applications

Pepperl+Fuchs: Level control in a water tank is one of the classic applications for ultrasonic sensors. A sensor in a M30 sleeve can measure heights of four or six meters without any problems. If the pump is controlled by means of a PLC, sensor...

2012-11-14
Powerful R2000 laser scanner

Powerful R2000 laser scanner

Pepperl+Fuchs: Not all time-of-flight measurements are the same. On the basis of pulse ranging technology (PRT) developed by Pepperl+Fuchs, a new, innovative laser scanner has been produced that impressively demonstrates the advantages of this...

2012-05-14
Ultrasonic sensors – life without them is unimaginable in today's paper, printing and packaging industries

Ultrasonic sensors – life without them is unimaginable ...

microsonic GmbH: Ultrasonic sensors have set new standards in automation technology. In particular in the paper, printing and packaging industries, they have become essential. These industries often use materials whose particular properties...

2012-04-13
Bulldog - Conveyor Belt Alignment & Rip Detection System

Conveyor Belt Alignment & Rip Detection System

4B BRAIME Components LTD: The Bulldog is a new addition to 4B’s range of hazard monitoring components. A belt alignment and rip detection switch, this electro-mechanical system has been designed to detect dangerous misalignment of the conveyor...

2012-03-14
LineRunner 300: 3D measurement with the laser light sensor from Pepperl+Fuchs

LineRunner 300: 3D measurement with the laser light ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Whether path correction, edge or gap measurement, volume measurement or tolerance verification, the tasks and requirements of modern vision solutions are varied. Pepperl+Fuchs has developed a powerful and reliable laser light sensor...

2011-12-14
Ultrasonic sensors: A comprehensive solution for industrial applications

Ultrasonic sensors: A comprehensive solution for ...

microsonic GmbH: The new microsonic product catalogue is now available! Today, microsonic is a globally recognised specialist in ultrasonic sensors for applications in industrial automation technology and industrial vehicles. The new product...

2011-05-13
UPF ultrasonic fork sensors used in production of photovoltaic foils

UPF ultrasonic fork sensors used in production of ...

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The new UPF-A sensors from SNT Sensortechnik AG are used in the production of novel flexible photovoltaic foils. Existing silicon based photovoltaic cells are deposited on glass, which is heavy and fragile. The new partially...

2010-09-14
Bulldog - Conveyor Belt Alignment & Rip Detection System

Conveyor Belt Alignment & Rip Detection System

4B BRAIME Components LTD: The Bulldog is a new addition to 4B’s range of hazard monitoring components. A belt alignment and rip detection switch, this electro-mechanical system has been designed to detect dangerous misalignment of the conveyor...

2010-08-14
Ultrasonic fork sensors with binary output

Ultrasonic fork sensors with binary output

SNT Sensortechnik AG: The UPF-A ultrasonic fork sensors were offered so far with 0...10V analogue output. It is possible to measure the edge position for web guide control. The same sensors are now available on demand with a PNP binary output (NO...

2010-04-14
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