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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
MTS Sensors adds digital output options to serviceable linear position sensors for hydraulic cylinders

MTS Sensors adds digital output options to ...

MTS Sensors: “MTS Sensors’ customers have seen a great deal of success with the analog output versions of the MH Threaded sensors, and the number one request has been to make a CANbus version available,” states Luka Korzeniowski,...

2020-09-03
The new generation of the R-Series is now available with EtherCAT

The new generation of the R-Series is now ...

MTS Sensors: New features and tools make the R-Series V EtherCAT sensors ideal for Industry 4.0 applications. The new sensors adapt to a variety of applications and can now evaluate more parameters while the application is running. The new...

2020-09-03
Effective tool change cleverly designed with inductive miniature sensors

Effective tool change cleverly designed with ...

Baumer: In modern processing centers, inductive sensors are the components of choice for monitoring the motor spindle clamping process. Integrated into the spindle, they must be exceptionally small and offer high repeatability to ensure smooth...

2020-08-24
Technical Note: Sensor applications in agricultural machinery

Technical Note: Sensor applications in ...

Variohm EuroSensor: As part of the many sensor technologies now widely employed in smart farming, where sophisticated monitoring and control is now universally applied to optimise crop production, mobile agricultural machinery manufacturers are...

2020-08-19
Sensata Technologies’ New IO-Link Position Sensors Enable Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT Environments

Sensata Technologies’ New IO-Link Position ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, announced the availability of two new Rotary Hall Effect Sensors with IO-Link– the ACW4 single turn and the TCW4 multi-turn modular rotary Hall effect...

2020-08-18
Small, Robust, Unmatched Accuracy: The New Inclination Sensor positilt® PTM27

Small, Robust, Unmatched Accuracy: The New ...

ASM Sensors: ASM introduces a new inclination sensor that is robust, comes in an ultra-compact housing and provides high accuracy. The new positilt® PTM27 sensor measures inclination in the range of +/-180° with one axis and in the range...

2020-08-12
Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Turck: Inductive safety sensors with two OSSD (output switching signal device) outputs complete Turck's portfolio for safety technology. The proximity switches enable users to also exploit the benefits of contactless and thus wear-free position...

2020-08-04
Powerful eddy current measuring system for small measuring ranges

Powerful eddy current measuring system for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive eddyNCDT 3070 displacement measuring system offers high performance and precision. It provides resolutions in the submicron range and operates with a frequency response up to 20 kHz. The inductive measuring system...

2020-08-03
Displacement detection of hydraulic diving platforms

Displacement detection of hydraulic diving ...

Micro-Epsilon: In the water sports center in Leipzig, athletes and future Olympic athletes train in water diving. In order to achieve optimal training results, height-adjustable diving platforms are used. These enable the athletes to jump from...

2020-08-03
Laser distance sensors for precise robot positioning

Laser distance sensors for precise robot ...

Micro-Epsilon: In series production of vehicles, numerous production steps are automated and are performed using modern manufacturing processes based on innovative technologies. Precise sensors are indispensable in this respect. They enable high...

2020-07-31
New confocal sensors for precise distance and thickness measurements

New confocal sensors for precise distance and ..

Micro-Epsilon: The next generation of confocal sensors from Micro-Epsilon is designed to precisely determine distances and the thickness of transparent materials. The confocalDT IFS2407-3 and the confocalDT IFS 2404/90-2 solve multiple new...

2020-07-31
Weld-immune magnetic field sensor

Weld-immune magnetic field sensor

Balluff: Welding is a harsh environment: Flying sparks as well as metal and weld splatter can cause heat damage or stick to the sensors and cables and impair their functionality. High welding currents generate magnetic interference fields which...

2020-07-24
Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding Technology

Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Reliably High Sensing Range in All Installation Situations. The VariKont series from Pepperl+Fuchs enables higher sensing ranges, regardless of the type of installation and the mounting material. Actively detecting the metal...

2020-07-21
Failsafe position measurement with digital interfaces

Failsafe position measurement with digital ...

Balluff: Wherever additional safety is required in an application or machine availability and technical function security need to be significantly increased, redundant systems offer significant advantages. This applies as well to the BTL7 multiple...

2020-07-17
New: Ultrasonic sensor series UFA2 - Miniature distance sensors and proximity switches

New: Ultrasonic sensor series UFA2 - Miniature

Waycon: As the successor of the UFA series, the ultrasonic sensors of the UFA2 series offer improved linearity (<0.4 % compared to <1 %) while maintaining the same measuring range of 20...200 mm. Unlike their predecessors, the UFA2 sensors...

2020-07-15
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