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Uncompromising Safety and Highest Level of Convenience: DoorScan from Pepperl+Fuchs

Uncompromising Safety and Highest Level of ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Automatic doors are an integral part of modern building technology. Sensor solutions used in this field must fulfill demanding requirements. This is where the DoorScan from Pepperl+Fuchs sets the benchmark. The solution combines...

2019-01-23
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
The new optical miniature sensors O200 from Baumer

The new optical miniature sensors O200 from ...

Baumer: The new O200 sensors from Baumer considerably raise the performance bar for optical miniature sensors.  Economical in operation and featuring an impressive  function variety in a standardized miniature housing, these sensors...

2018-12-17
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
Muting reinvented, “Smart Process Gating”

Muting reinvented, “Smart Process Gating”

Leuze electronic: “Smart Process Gating” is the name of a new process from Leuze electronic through which muting processes are made more economical, simpler and safer. In intralogistics as well as in the automotive and packaging...

2018-03-02
Pilz will be showing world firsts at SPS IPC Drives 2017 - Automation: Safety for every dimension

Pilz will be showing world firsts at SPS IPC ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: At SPS IPC Drives 2017 in Nuremberg (28.-30.11.) Pilz will be showing how human and machine can work together more closely and therefore more productively and ergonomically thanks to dynamic safety solutions. Among the...

2017-10-23
When were your Light Curtains last tested?

When were your Light Curtains last tested?

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: Light curtains are commonplace in today’s manufacturing and packaging facilities. They fall into the category of ESPE (Electro Sensitive Protective Equipment). They use AOPD (Active Opto-electronic Protection Devices)...

2017-08-17
High-performance in a compact package

High-performance in a compact package

Leuze electronic introduces another member of the Global Beam family with the compact standard sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing. The new series is suitable for the reliable detection of objects in industrial environments - particularly...

2017-08-02
Productivity and safety working in harmony - Safeguard Detector from SICK

Productivity and safety working in harmony ...

SICK AG: At this year's Interpack, SICK will be presenting Safeguard Detector – a functional safety system for packaging machines, where the material serves as natural protection. The TÜV-certified safety system not only makes sure that...

2017-05-10
New light grids PSENopt slim from Pilz for applications where space is at a premium – protection for the narrowest spaces

New light grids PSENopt slim from Pilz for ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG is expanding its range of light beam devices with the PSENopt slim range. With their slimline design, they are suitable particularly in applications where space is at a premium. Here the new super slimline light beam devices...

2017-03-21
Leuze electronic presents the CML 700i measuring light curtain – now also in a model with PROFINET interface

Leuze electronic presents the CML 700i ...

Leuze electronic: With the new model of the CML 700i PROFINET measuring light curtain in IP65 housing, Leuze electronic continues the development of this series in the direction of flexible communication. In addition to the interfaces previously...

2017-03-03
Compact, even with the highest safety requirements

Compact, even with the highest safety ...

Leuze electronic: With the SLS 518, Leuze electronic expands its product line of single beam safety devices of the SLS series with a new, compact and economical type 4 model. It is especially well suited for access and point of operation guarding...

2017-01-16
Leuze electronic - with smart sensors at LogiMAT 2017

Leuze electronic - with smart sensors at LogiMAT

Leuze electronic: From March 14 to 16 Leuze electronic is appearing at LogiMAT 2017, the international trade show for distribution, material and information flow in Stuttgart as the leading manufacturer for optical sensors as well as an...

2017-01-16
Leuze electronic presents the world’s first data transmission photoelectric sensor for location-independent remote diagnosis

Leuze electronic presents the world’s first ...

Leuze electronic presents a genuine innovation with the new DDLS 500 data transmission photoelectric sensor: all relevant data of the DDLS 500 can be called up using remote diagnostics. The data transmission photoelectric sensor links Ethernet...

2016-12-19
BOS 08E red light sensor with background suppression and IO-Link

BOS 08E red light sensor with background ...

Balluff: Photoelectric minisensors from Balluff stand out not only with their switching precision, but also their compact form factors and low weight. New in this lineup is the first tubular mini-sensor with background suppression (HGA) and...

2016-10-28
Analog laser fork light barrier: type A-LAS-F24-…-C

Analog laser fork light barrier ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The analog laser fork light barrier type A-LAS-F24-…-C in connection with an amplifier type SI-CON4, SI-CON8, SI-CON11, AGL3, AGL4 or in connection with the evaluation unit type A-LAS-CON1, can be used for...

2016-09-08
Muting reinvented II

Muting reinvented

Leuze electronic: For muting applications in conveyor and storage systems – especially in the automotive and packaging industries – muting sensors that clearly detect the approach of transported goods at the protective field so that...

2016-06-07
New light grids PSENopt II for applications up to PL d - Just the type you need!

New light grids PSENopt II for applications ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The automation company Pilz is presenting a world first for this industry with the first type 3 light grids: As of now, the new light grids PSENopt II enable applications from the category performance level d (PL d). The...

2016-05-31
Access guarding at freezing temperatures

Access guarding at freezing temperatures

Leuze electronic: With the new safety light curtain of the MLC 500 series which is particularly suited for use in cold stores with ambient temperatures as low as -30°C, Leuze electronic offers a wider range of solutions for the food industry....

2016-05-30
New Future-Oriented Product Architecture Expanded to Include Variant Specifically for the US Market

New Future-Oriented Product Architecture ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: In time for the Hannover Messe 2016 trade fair - and perfect for partner country the USA - Pepperl+Fuchs introduces the new R103 series for the first time. It complements the successful new generation of compact photoelectric...

2016-04-22
Security with SICK - SICK showcases at EXPONATEC COLOGNE

Security with SICK - SICK showcases at ...

SICK AG: EXPONATEC COLOGNE, the international trade fair for museums, conservation, and heritage, provided the ideal venue for SICK to present its sensor solutions for protecting precious artworks and providing general museum security. Laser...

2016-04-14
deTec4 Prime safety light curtain

deTec4 Prime safety light curtain

SICK AG: Now with the new deTec4 Core and deTec2 Core safety light curtains, the protection of hazardous points and access points is easier than ever. The newest member of the deTec4 Prime family adds additional features and functionality. The new...

2016-03-28
Rugged Safety Light Screens without Blind Zone

Rugged Safety Light Screens without Blind Zone

Turck has expanded its range of safety light curtains with the EZ-Screen LS (Light Screen) series made by his optosensorics partner Banner Engineering. This rugged, easy-to-use safety light screen is optimal for machine safeguarding and built to...

2016-03-21
Innovative Features and Intelligent Functions Combined in an Innovative Product Architecture

Innovative Features and Intelligent Functions ..

Pepperl+Fuchs unveiled the R100 and R101 series, new generation of standard photoelectric sensors in a compact design. They are the first series to feature a new, innovative product architecture, and combine a host of state-of-the-art technologies...

2016-01-18
Muting reinvented

Muting reinvented

Leuze electronic: For muting applications in conveyor and storage systems – especially in the automotive and packaging industries – so-called muting sensors that clearly detect the approach of transported goods at the protective field...

2016-01-08
Transparent detection without compromises with SmartReflect Transparent, the light barrier without a reflector

Transparent detection without compromises ...

Baumer: The O300 and O500 SmartReflect Transparent sensors set new standards in the detection of transparent objects. The light barrier without a reflector is the only sensor in its class to detect transparent objects of any shape or structure up...

2015-12-02
All-in-one measurement station

All-in-one measurement station

Leuze electronic: Depending on the application, sensors can be used for object measurement as well as for object detection. The software preinstalled on the evaluation unit performs the data acquisition as well as preprocessing and, depending on...

2015-11-25
Photoelectric sensors R100 and R101

Photoelectric sensors R100 and R101

Pepperl+Fuchs: The R100 and R101 are available in standard, assembly-compatible housing designs and offer photoelectric sensors for both detection and measurement. They include thru-beam sensors, retroreflective sensors, including those with...

2015-11-23
O300 and O500 photoelectric sensors in hygienic and washdown design for extra reliability in critical environments

O300 and O500 photoelectric sensors in ...

Baumer: With the new O300 and O500 sensors in hygienic and washdown design, Baumer offers maximum reliability, comfort and minimum operating costs. In conjunction with the proTect+ impermeability concept for a long service life and IO-Link, the...

2015-11-13
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