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Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq ...

Balluff: The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient...

2020-02-20
Draw-wire Sensor SX135 with Snapping Protection

Draw-wire Sensor SX135 with Snapping Protection

Waycon: Draw-wire sensors, also known as draw-wire encoders, are equipped with a highly flexible stainless-steel measuring cable which is attached to the measured object. The measuring cable is wound on a drum, which is...

2020-02-12
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
New flexCoder sensors for robotics and handling automation

New flexCoder sensors for robotics and handling

SIKO GmbH: New developments in robotics, automation and many other rotative applications are aiming for ever more compact designs and often cannot be implemented using the standard components available on the market. To prevent restricting the...

2020-01-28
Temposonics® R-Series V now with POWERLINK

Temposonics® R-Series V now with POWERLINK

MTS Sensors: Following the successful market introduction of the Temposonics® R-Series V PROFINET, EtherNet/IP™ and SSI, MTS Sensors is glad to announce the addition of the POWERLINK output for the new generation. R-Series V...

2020-01-15
Temposonics® R-SERIES V IS NOW AVAILABLE WITH SSI

Temposonics® R-SERIES V IS NOW AVAILABLE WITH SS

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), releases the SSI version of its Temposonics® R-Series V position sensors for industrial applications.Following the successful market introduction of the R-Series V with...

2020-01-10
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
LVDT inductive sensors – wear-free and precise measurements thanks to innovative coil technology

LVDT inductive sensors – wear-free and ...

Waycon: The newly developed inductive sensors in the LV series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH cover measuring ranges of up to 25 mm with a linearity of up to 0.1 %. Thanks to the strength of the stainless steel housing with...

2019-11-12
New wire-actuated encoder for 12 m measuring length – robust, compact, flexible

New wire-actuated encoder for 12 m measuring ...

SIKO GmbH: Robust, compact and flexible – sounds like an impossible combination? Not for us! The new SG121 wire-actuated encoder from SIKO proves it. There are good reasons why this sensor manufacturer from Buchenbach near Freiburg has made...

2019-11-06
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
Position sensor for hydraulic cylinders now with E1 certification from the Federal Motor Transport Authority

Position sensor for hydraulic cylinders now ...

SIKO GmbH from Buchenbach, the German specialist producer of sensors for linear and rotary path and angle measurement, has given its SGH10 position sensor a technical facelift. The SGH10 position sensor, which can be integrated into hydraulic...

2019-10-25
Intelligent position measuring system for absolute linear feedback

Intelligent position measuring system for ...

Balluff: With their BMP series Balluff has added a new intelligent displacement sensor which provides not only the absolute position signal for the stroke travel of a piston via IO-Link but also information about the sensor status and the current...

2019-10-23
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
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
With IO-Link Interface, Smart Sensor Profile 2 and Condition Monitoring

With IO-Link Interface, Smart Sensor Profile ...

Balluff: The new BML SL1 absolute measuring system from Balluff is the right choice wherever positions and end-of-travel need to be determined with high accuracy, fast and precisely over travel distances of up to 8 meters. Regardless of whether...

2019-09-23
SG61 – new wire-actuated encoder for measuring lengths up to 6 m

SG61 – new wire-actuated encoder for ...

SIKO GmbH: SIKO GmbH from Buchenbach, the specialist in the field of wire-actuated sensors, presents the new SG61 wire-actuated encoder, which can be used for measuring lengths up to 6 m. On the basis of 30 years of experience in development and...

2019-09-19
Almost no stroke loss – new position sensor for hydraulic cylinders

Almost no stroke loss – new position sensor ...

SIKO GmbH: Mobile machine designers are often faced with the following dilemma: accommodating quite a large functionality in the smallest possible installation space. Some mobile machines and utility vehicles must comply as well with unambiguous...

2019-07-16
Variohm Group expands with the acquisition of displacement sensor specialist Positek

Variohm Group expands with the acquisition ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Gloucester-based Positek Limited - the leading sensor manufacturer has recently been acquired by The Variohm Group. The world-wide supplier of linear, rotary, tilt and intrinsically safe position sensors becomes the fifth...

2019-05-28
lpc+ ultrasonic sensors with Smart Sensor Profile

lpc+ ultrasonic sensors with Smart Sensor ...

microsonic GmbH packs two output stages into an M18 threaded sleeve. The user can now choose between the version with two push - pull switching outputs or the version with one push - pull switching output and one analog ue output 0 - 10 V or 4 -...

2019-05-03
NEW: confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 for maximum precision

NEW: confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 for maximum ...

Micro-Epsilon: The confocal confocalDT IFS2407-0,1 sensor opens up new fields of application in precision, confocal displacement and thickness measurements. Resolutions up to 3 nm enable this compact sensor to perform measurements at the highest...

2019-04-26
NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The world’s smallest draw-wire sensor enhances the Micro-Epsilon product range. With a weight of only 8 g and a size of just 19 x 19 mm, the wireSENSOR MT19 is used for displacement and distance measurements with a measuring...

2019-04-26
Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology for hydraulic and telescopic cylinders

Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology ...

SIKO GmbH: Mathias Roth, Industry Manager Mobile Automation at SIKO explains in an interview what distinguishes SGH technology and what its advantages are compared to other systems. In summary: What is special about SGH technology? A: With the...

2019-04-24
Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders from SMC

Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders ..

Turck's portfolio of magnetic field sensors is being expanded: The BIM-UNC product series was specially optimized for perfect mounting in the C-groove pneumatic cylinder of SMC. BIM-UNC sensors can be inserted from the side into the groove with...

2019-03-14
Capacitive measuring system for industrial applications

Capacitive measuring system for industrial ...

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT 61x0/IP capacitive displacement measuring system is suitable for inline quality assurance of production processes, and for control of plant and machinery. Protected to IP68, this measuring system is therefore suitable...

2019-02-22
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
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