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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
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
Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Micro-Epsilon: The colorSENSOR CFO100 is used for precise position detection in automated printing processes of cosmetics bottles. The semi-transparent glass ceramic bottles are embossed before they are printed. Due to the indentation, there is a...

2019-11-01
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
P1003 & P1004 – 18mm Inductive Proximity Sensors

P1003 & P1004 – 18mm Inductive Proximity Sensors

4B BRAIME Components LTD: The P1003 and P1004 – 18mm inductive proximity sensors are used to signal the position of equipment in conveyors, elevators and other mechanical assemblies. They can also be used as pulse generators for speed...

2019-10-28
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
Precise control of double-depth positioning processes

Precise control of double-depth positioning ...

Leuze electronic: With the new camera-based IPS 400i positioning sensor for high-bay storage devices, Leuze electronic – the expert for sensor solutions for intralogistics – is expanding its IPS range of products with a new model for...

2019-10-16
Novotechnik magnetic angle sensor range now with J1939 interface: Contactless, long life and high precision angle sensing for commercial and mobile vehicle automation

Novotechnik magnetic angle sensor range now ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Available in the UK from Variohm EuroSensor, Novotechnik's RFC-4800 series touchless technology angle sensors are well proven for industrial and mobile equipment measurement tasks. A wide choice of analogue and digital output...

2019-10-15
Smart Gripping

Smart Gripping

Baumer: In the modern production environment, sensors not only give the machine "senses", they also generate valuable data that can be used to significantly improve processes and usability. The example of "smart gripping" is a simple illustration...

2019-10-11
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
Quality all along the line

Quality all along the line

Baumer: Precise, non-contact inline-measurements by optical distance sensors without process interruptions are vital in high-quality product manufacture. In measurements on demanding surfaces such as galvanized or brushed metal, the OM70 laser...

2019-09-13
Flat Magnetic Angle Sensors

Flat Magnetic Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 05E Series of magnetic  rotary position sensors with compact, flat housing. Interfaces include analog, SPI and incremental.   The Series is available in single and redundant versions. The...

2019-09-12
ToughSonic REMOTE Sensors Guide New Hydroplaning Solar Boat Design

ToughSonic REMOTE Sensors Guide New Hydroplaning

Senix Corporation is once again a proud sponsor of the Solar Boat team at Technical University Delft in the Netherlands. Senix ultrasonic sensors play a key role in controlling the hydrofoiling process which, in turn, provides much of the...

2019-09-10
ToughSonic® Level & Distance Sensors

ToughSonic® Level & Distance Sensors

Senix: ToughSonic 3, 12, 14 and 30 ft. versions are now available in either 1.0” NPT or 30mm threaded versins. These flexible and versatile distance and level sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet...

2019-09-09
WH58MR absolute safety rotary encoder – reliable position detection for utility vehicles with a hollow shaft

WH58MR absolute safety rotary encoder ...

SIKO GmbH: When angles, positions and speeds have to be detected accurately in utility vehicles, engineers are often faced with a difficult task. The rotary encoder has to be sturdy, flexible for mechanical adaptation, offer the right interface...

2019-09-02
Vigor SST300 WiFi Inclinometer Successfully Used on Telecom Towers in Lithuania for Verticality Monitoring

Vigor SST300 WiFi Inclinometer Successfully ...

Vigor Technology: Under the guidance of the world communication tide, the communication technologies of various countries have also developed rapidly from 1G to 2G, 3G and 4G. In the upcoming 5G era, I believe that 5G advanced communication...

2019-08-29
Best-in-class background suppression in miniature format

Best-in-class background suppression in ...

Baumer: With its O200 photoelectric miniature sensors, Baumer offers a new dimension in terms of reliability, speed and range for confined machine installation spaces. Thanks to their increased functional reserves, the O200 diffuse sensors with...

2019-08-05
Engineering made easy - the world's first photoelectric miniature sensors with CAD data and beam path

Engineering made easy - the world's first ...

Baumer: The Baumer optoelectronic sensors O200 are the first miniature sensors on the market to offer 3D CAD data with integrated beam path. This saves valuable time in the engineering process, which previously was quite an effort when integrating...

2019-08-02
AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

AGV navigation: what are the possibilities?

Leuze electronic: Various technologies are available on the market for bringing an automated guided vehicle (AGV) to its destination. Let us first of all say: many roads lead to Rome. There is no right way and no wrong way. Decisive is always the...

2019-08-01
SIKO position indicators ensure process security in Track & Trace systems from WIPOTE C-OCS

SIKO position indicators ensure process security in Track & Trace systems from WIPOTE C-OCS

SIKO GmbH: In the pharmaceutical industry, this topic is still generating a great deal of attention: the European Falsified Medicines Directive (2011/62/EU), which entered into force on 9 February 2019, requires all prescription medicines to be...

2019-07-23
Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines Flood Warning System

Senix Announces Expansion of Philippines ...

Senix Corporation announced the expansion of the Philippines Flood Warning System, which relies on Senix’s ultrasonic level and distance sensors to monitor coastal, river and urban flooding. Senix water level sensors play a key role in...

2019-07-18
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
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