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Mapping Sensor – Precision in the smallest possible space

Mapping Sensor – Precision in the smallest ...

Balluff: For wafer mapping Balluff offers a highly precise photoelectric sensor which integrates perfectly into the end effectors. Especially designed for extremely thin end effectors, the compact BOH TI-R002 mapping sensor features an extremely...

2020-02-24
Compact laser light array with IO-Link

Compact laser light array with IO-Link

Balluff: When various objects have to be identified in production, packaging or in quality control, the compact and multi-functional BLA 16C laser light array is ideal. This through-beam sensor with IO-Link offers numerous measuring modes such as...

2020-02-21
Laser profile scanners are the eyes of automated plasma cutting systems

Laser profile scanners are the eyes of ...

Micro-Epsilon: In order process huge components using automated plasma cutting systems down to micrometer accuracy, it is necessary to carry out reliable 3D measurements of these components in advance. One of the leading manufacturers of automated...

2020-01-30
High-resolution 2D/3D laser profile scanner for dynamic measurement tasks

High-resolution 2D/3D laser profile scanner ...

Micro-Epsilon: scanCONTROL 30xx/BL laser scanners are designed for dynamic measurement tasks with high demands on resolution and accuracy. Available with measuring ranges of 25 and 50 mm (along the laser line/X axis), they are primarily used in...

2020-01-29
Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Micro-Epsilon: The scanCONTROL 3060-25/BL laser profile scanners set a new performance level in precision profile measurements. Their innovative technology makes them ideally suited to measurement tasks in automation environments with high...

2019-10-31
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
Edge detection of fabric strips in cutting machines

Edge detection of fabric strips in cutting ...

Micro-Epsilon: When cutting fabrics, optoCONTROL CLS-K fiber optic sensors from Micro-Epsilon determine the exact position of the fabric strip. Therefore, a sensor is mounted directly on one of the cutting blades and recognizes when the fabric is...

2019-10-01
Universal sensor controller for inductive displacement sensors

Universal sensor controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The induSENSOR MSC7401 controller is used for displacement and distance measurements in automation technologies and machine building. The controller is compatible with the inductive LVDT and LDR measuring gauges and displacement...

2019-04-29
Monitoring mold deformations in aluminum die-casting

Monitoring mold deformations in aluminum ...

Micro-Epsilon: Inductive eddyNCDT displacement sensors (eddy current) are used to monitor gaps in aluminum die-casting processes. These precision sensors from Micro-Epsilon increase the service life of the tools involved and product quality, while...

2019-04-25
High precision gap monitoring in plant and machinery

High precision gap monitoring in plant and ...

Micro-Epsilon: With the eddyNCDT 3060, Micro-Epsilon has developed a powerful displacement measuring system based on the eddy current principle, which combines precision, speed and temperature stability in a unique way. These characteristics are...

2019-02-22
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
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
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
Stepped Hole Inner Diameter Measurement System

Stepped Hole Inner Diameter Measurement System

RIFTEK: Based on the order of our Chinese partner, the system continues of our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. This gauge is intended for stepped hole measurement. It consists of two stages measuring...

2018-08-24
Upgraded Leaf Spring Hole Inner Diameter Measurement Machine

Upgraded Leaf Spring Hole Inner Diameter ...

RIFTEK: The upgrade and production of a set of Machines is made by the order of Rassini, Mexico, who is a lead designer and manufacturer of suspension and brake components for the global automotive industry. That's...

2018-08-13
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
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
Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

Wheel Center Bore Inner Diameter Measuring Gauge

RIFTEK: This System is developed by order of one of the major automotive components manufacturer. Assigned Task: The task was to develop and produce precise Measurement system for contactless measurement of geometry...

2017-07-26
Laminated Tubes Geometry Measurement Machine from RIFTEK

Laminated Tubes Geometry Measurement Machine ...

RIFTEK: The machine is designed for contactless scanning and geometrical parameters measurement of laminated tubes, made of PBL and ABL foil. Application of the machine: large-scale production. Operation of the machine is...

2017-01-24
idiamCONTROL simplifies wear detection in extruder bore holes

idiamCONTROL simplifies wear detection in ...

Micro-Epsilon: The idiamCONTROL sensor unit optimizes the maintenance of extruders by reliably detecting wear of housing bores. This non-contact method of inspection uses capacitive sensors that are arranged opposite to one another.

2016-12-26
Contactless Inner Diameter Measurement Machine from RIFTEK

Contactless Inner Diameter Measurement ...

RIFTEK: The machine is designed for contactless scanning and geometrical parameters measurement of inner diameter of pipes, bushes, holes, tubes, and so on. Application of the machine: large-scale production.

2016-11-23
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
Air gap measurement in large electric motors

Air gap measurement in large electric motors

Micro-Epsilon: With all electric motors, a smooth operation is required in order to ensure a long operating life. Particularly with large motors, imbalance can cause significant damage in the running motor, resulting in high financial...

2016-03-07
Gapman® Gen3 Portable Electronic Feeler Gage

Gapman® Gen3 Portable Electronic Feeler Gage

Capacitec has announced the global market debut of the Gapman®Gen3, a "next generation" high-precision, non-contact portable thin gap electronic feeler gage, offering enhanced...

2015-10-26
GAPMAN CONTACT SABER : Electronic feeler gauge

GAPMAN CONTACT SABER : Electronic feeler gauge

Capacitec: The efficient functioning of an aircraft engine has a direct correlation with controlling the amount of air that passes by the outer fan blades onto the first stage compressor. Capacitec has recently introduced a gap sensor system that...

2015-10-26
250°C Gap Uniformity on Extruder Dies

250°C Gap Uniformity on Extruder Dies

Capacitec is introducing the new non-contact capacitive gap measurement GPD sensor wand that measures extruder lips gaps at operation temperatures up to 250°C. It functions the same as standard dual sensor wands except it opens up new...

2015-10-26
Slot Die Coating Gap Measurement

Slot Die Coating Gap Measurement

Capacitec offers a semi-portable slot die coating system for maintaining coater gap uniformity in production. The Gapmaster 3 based unit offers extended measurement ranges up to 0.020 in. (500 microns) and provides improved ease-of-use for...

2015-10-26
Industrial Gap Sensors and Wands

Industrial Gap Sensors and Wands

Capacitec Industrial Gap Sensors, as seen in the example 2HPS-6-(0.6)-A-327 below, are typically custom made thicker with an earth grounded core design and can be made to accommodate a wider gap range compared to Capacitec thin gap wands. They are...

2015-10-26
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
Capacitec Non-Contact Gap Sensor Systems Offer Reliable Performance in Aircraft Assembly and Coating Applications

Capacitec Non-Contact Gap Sensor Systems Offer Reliable ...

Capacitec, Inc., 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 successful application of non-contact gap...

2015-10-26
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