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The dual channel principle

The dual channel principle

Leuze electronic: The dual channel principle is just one of many new developments within the scope of Leuze's nearly 60 years of innovation history. What does dual channel actually mean? The increasing digitization opens entirely new possibilities in...

2021-01-21
New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new ShieldScan® door sensor uses a single compact sensor element to secure all revolving doors with widths up to 1800 mm and heights up to 3500 mm. It uses the superior time-of-flight technology (ToF), which masters even...

2021-01-20
Precise and convenient - Baumer miniature sensor with integrated beam path in 3D CAD data reduces design-in effort

Precise and convenient - Baumer miniature sensor

Baumer: Thanks to their high precision and reliability, the optical O200 miniature sensors ensure maximum process safety in factory automation. However, they offer even more advantages: They significantly reduce the effort of designers during...

2021-01-14
maxon and Fourier Intelligence join forces to transform rehabilitation technology

maxon and Fourier Intelligence join forces ...

maxon motor: maxon Group and Fourier Intelligence announce that they are entering into a global strategic partnership. maxon's precision drive systems and the start-up Fourier's Intelligence’s rehabilitation robotics are a perfect match and are...

2021-01-12
Harsh environment angle sensor for mobile machinery: Novotechnik’s new RSA-3200 touchless Hall technology angle sensor available from Variohm EuroSensor

Harsh environment angle sensor for mobile ...

Variohm EuroSensor: With its optimised design for harsh environment position sensing tasks on mobile machinery and equipment for construction, agriculture, forestry and haulage etc., Novotechnik’s new RSA-3200 series angle sensors offer a...

2021-01-06
Miniature contactless dual output angular sensor CP-2HX

Miniature contactless dual output angular sensor

Pewatron: CP-2HX is an only 7mm thick magnetic contacless sensor with dual crossed or parallel ratiometric outputs. Both circuits are independent with distinct power supply inputs for safety applications. A wide gap up to 3.5 mm simplifies the...

2020-12-21
IO-Link Radar Sensors for Level Measurement

IO-Link Radar Sensors for Level Measurement

Turck: The IO-Link-capable radar sensors of the recently developed LRS Series complete Turck's portfolio for level measurement in the 0.35 to 10 meter range. The new devices with protection to IP67/69K are especially recommended for level...

2020-12-18
Ultrasonic Level Sensors for Small to Medium-Sized Tanks

Ultrasonic Level Sensors for Small to Medium-...

Turck is now also offering sensors for level measurement in the range up to 40 and 130 cm, which are based on the Fluid 2.0 platform and can be operated at the process connection at pressures between 0.5 and 5 bar. The new LUS211 ultrasonic...

2020-12-17
Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Fast IO-Link Encoders with COM3

Turck has expanded its comprehensive encoder portfolio and is also now offering encoders with an IO-Link interface in the Efficiency and Industrial Lines. IO-Link models are thus now also available in the other two categories in addition to the...

2020-12-14
Efficient inline testing and multidimensional control tasks made so easy as never before with the smart OXM200 profile sensors

Efficient inline testing and multidimensional ..

Baumer: Inline quality controls play an increasingly important role in the production process. They reduce downtimes and reject rates, thus ensuring lower costs and high customer loyalty. Up to now, such solutions could usually only be realized through...

2020-11-26
Application Note: Precision magnetic encoders for the toughest environments: Wachendorff’s customised WDGA encoders endure the harsh conditions on AT-Boretec’s horizontal boring machinery

Application Note: Precision magnetic encoders ..

Variohm EuroSensor: Shock and vibration-resistant absolute rotary encoders from Wachendorff Automation are providing precision position feedback for the automated feeding of pipe components as part of a control system on AT-Boretec’s...

2020-11-17
maxon introduces a multi-axis controller for highly dynamic positioning tasks

maxon introduces a multi-axis controller for ...

maxon motor: maxon is launching the next generation of Motion Controllers with its MiniMACS6-AMP-4/50/10. The controller is ideal for use in applications where PLC solutions may be too expensive or cannot meet customer-specific requirements.

2020-11-17
High-accuracy inclination sensor in robust stainless steel housing

High-accuracy inclination sensor in robust ...

ASM Sensors: The MEMS-based inclination sensor positilt® PTM29 measures inclination in the range of +/-180° with one axis and in the range of +/-60° with two axes. With a linearity deviation of 0.05° and a resolution of 0.001°...

2020-11-10
New MTS sensor brings rugged Off-Highway reliability to small stroke cylinder measurement

New MTS sensor brings rugged Off-Highway ...

MTS Sensors: With 4-20mA output, this sensor is designed to accurately measure cylinder stroke lengths up to 275mm in rugged applications found on mobile paving machines, agricultural equipment, watercraft, recreational vehicles, and others.

2020-10-28
Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Balluff: The BOS 21M photoelectric sensor family features a universal form factor, an especially rugged housing and various function principles that make it highly flexible even in harsh industrial environments. It stands out with generous range...

2020-10-26
Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement results in industrial environments

Capacitive sensors ensure precise measurement ..

Micro-Epsilon: With displacement and position measurements of conductive objects, capacitive sensors provide highly accurate results. The measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon are tailored to the high requirements in industrial environments....

2020-10-20
Expanded choice for well proven linear position sensor range: Novotechnik add new measuring lengths for LWG series

Expanded choice for well proven linear ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Recently announced by Novotechnik, the German measurement technology leader, and available from its UK distribution partner Variohm EuroSensor, LWG series linear position sensors are now available in six additional standard...

2020-10-19
High-performance controller for inductive displacement sensors and gauges

High-performance controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive induSENSOR MSC7602 and 7802 multi-channel systems open up multiple new application possibilities. For applications in machine building and automation, numerous inductive displacement sensors and gauges from...

2020-10-19
Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors for demanding measurement tasks

Patented measurement: magneto-inductive sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The mainSENSOR measuring principle from Micro-Epsilon unites the advantages of two sensor types. Based on the combination of inductive sensors and magnetic sensors, reliable and durable sensor solutions for displacement, distance...

2020-10-19
Thickness measurement of varnish on PCBs

Thickness measurement of varnish on PCBs

Micro-Epsilon: In order to protect PCBs from environmental influences such as humidity, they are coated with a protective clear varnish. This ensures error-free operation. The automotive industry in particular demands a minimum thickness for this...

2020-10-16
Parameter monitoring of continuous loop strap for cable ties

Parameter monitoring of continuous loop ...

Micro-Epsilon: It is essential that the “width” and “height” of the cable tie strap, as well as the “tooth pitch” are monitored concurrently and constantly during the production of the continuous loop straps....

2020-10-16
Optimizing weld seams with profile measurements

Optimizing weld seams with profile measurements

Micro-Epsilon: The Danish company Inrotech A/S relies on sensors from Micro-Epsilon. A special welding robot, the "Inrotech-Crawler", is used to generate an optimal weld seam in fully-automated processes. Therefore, the welding processes are...

2020-10-15
As small as a finger: Magnetic angle sensor fits into door hinges

As small as a finger: Magnetic angle sensor ...

ASM Sensors: Narrow and slim installation spaces in industrial applications require special sensor designs. Furthermore, these sensors often have to withstand harsh environmental conditions such as humidity, dirt and intensive cleaning processes....

2020-10-12
Double sheet detection made simple: two ultrasonic sensors, three sizes, various object materials

Double sheet detection made simple: two ...

Baumer: Two product families, many possible solutions: The high-performance ultrasonic sensors U300 and U500/ UR18 from Baumer offer a multitude of integrated functions and adjustment options. These allow the sensor to be optimally adjusted to the...

2020-10-08
Eddy current probe WST – Non-contact and highly dynamic displacement measurement systems

Eddy current probe WST – Non-contact and ...

Waycon: The WST series Eddy current sensors with a measuring frequency of up to 50 kHz offer the optimal solution for highly dynamic measurements. Eddy current sensors are non-contact displacement measurement systems that generate eddy currents in...

2020-09-23
Precise laser sensor for detection of very small objects to 0.05 mm

Precise laser sensor for detection of very ...

Baumer :Compact machine designs with limited space, detection of very small objects, narrow gaps, or precise triggering - and at fast clock rates. These are just some of the application areas for the new optical O200 miniature sensors with focused...

2020-09-17
maxon and ANYbotics enter into a strategic partnership

maxon and ANYbotics enter into a strategic ...

maxon motor: Drive specialist maxon, renowned for its Mars motors, is joining forces with the robotics startup ANYbotics and will in future supply the drive systems of the autonomous ANYmal inspection robot. The robot will soon be marketed in large...

2020-09-15
Machine safety without SIL: Wachendorff’s WDG series redundant encoders provide cost-effective safety

Machine safety without SIL: Wachendorff’s WDG ..

Variohm EuroSensor: Wachendorff, the German measurement systems manufacturer, has recently launched redundant versions of its well proven WDGR and WDGE series incremental and absolute encoders. Available from Variohm EuroSensor,...

2020-09-14
Reliable operator guidance for size changeover

Reliable operator guidance for size changeover

SIKO GmbH: When companies need packaging machines for their products – whether it’s for coffee capsules, cough sweets, batteries or plasters – the most important aspect of the investment is to find the most flexible solution that...

2020-09-10
Temposonics R-Series V sensors now available with analog (voltage/current) output

Temposonics R-Series V sensors now available ...

MTS Sensors: The new R-Series V analog output sensor models are more robust, reliable, and accurate than ever before. Due to improved components, all R-Series V sensors support an extended operating temperature range now reaching from -40° up...

2020-09-07
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