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Position measurement

A selection of the latest product news, technical articles and application examples for the term Position measurement:

Green light for reduced setup times

Green light for reduced setup times

SIKO GmbH: “Increase system availability. Reduce setup times. Minimize waste. Ensure product safety.” These are the requirements for optimizing size changeover in production systems. Intelligent systems that make product changes faster...

2019-02-12
Position indicator AP10 IO-Link – Efficiency and process reliability in the interface itself

Position indicator AP10 IO-Link – Efficiency ...

SIKO GmbH: Bus-capable position indicators from SIKO are the heart of a monitored size changeover, and are indispensable in machine construction today. Their ability to display the setpoint and actual value on the adjusting spindle to the machine...

2019-01-22
High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive technology

High-resolution encoder MSA213C for drive ...

SIKO GmbH: The requirements for sensors used for position detection in automation and drive technology increase with the complexity and performance of the associated machines and systems. A new MSA213C high-resolution absolute sensor from SIKO is...

2019-01-03
Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools

Monitoring the clamping position in machine ...

Micro-Epsilon: Monitoring the clamping position in machine tools is an extremely important and critical measurement task. In order to avoid incorrect machining and the high resulting costs, the position of the tool must be detected. Here, the...

2018-12-17
eddylab‘s new LVDT digital controller for inductive transducers

eddylab‘s new LVDT digital controller for ...

Eddylab: As specialist in distance and position measurement technology eddylab GmbH will be presenting the new LVDT digital controller for the first time at the SPS IPC drives 2018 in Nuremberg. The inductive Transducers LVDT (linear variable...

2018-11-12
Inductive marine sensors for onshore and offshore systems

Inductive marine sensors for onshore and ...

Baumer: Inductive marine sensors by Baumer were specifically developed for use in harsh environments. In order to minimize the planning work involved in the development phase for onshore and offshore system manufacturers, these sensors already...

2018-11-01
Magnetically coded position measurement system BML-SL1

Magnetically coded position measurement ...

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...

2018-08-29
Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large Reading Window and Codes Enhance Performance of 2-D System

Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2018-08-03
Laser sensors for high precision distance measurements on metals and rough surfaces

Laser sensors for high precision distance ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1750LL laser sensor is used in high precision distance measurements of metallic and structured surfaces. Their oval-shaped light spot makes it possible to compensate for physical interferences and to output stable...

2018-07-27
A new performance class in inductive displacement measurements

A new performance class in inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The eddyNCDT 3060 inductive measurement system is based on eddy currents and enables fast, precise displacement measurements in industrial environments. More than 400 sensor models can be combined with the eddyNCDT 3060. Based on...

2018-07-25
AP20S - Smart position indicator for reliable linear adjustments in production machines

AP20S - Smart position indicator for reliable ..

SIKO GmbH: Compact and equipped with the latest interfaces – The new SIKO AP20S position indicator is extremely easy to integrate. In combination with the MS500H linear magnetic sensor with external connection, it is ideally equipped to...

2018-07-04
Capacitive thread sensors for demanding installation scenarios

Capacitive thread sensors for demanding ...

Micro-Epsilon has extended its product range of capacitive displacement and distance sensors by capacitive thread sensors. These are not intended for clamping but are screwed into a thread. This opens up numerous application possibilities, e.g....

2018-05-17
Compact inclination sensors for harsh outdoor conditions

Compact inclination sensors for harsh outdoor ..

Baumer: Quite many sensors meet their limits when it comes to measuring angles in harsh outdoor conditions. Inclination sensors in robust industrial design by sensor expert Baumer ensure reliable measurements of tilt angles even in very demanding...

2018-05-02
Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application in harsh environments

Draw Wire Sensor MH60 – effective application ..

Waycon: High demands are made on sensors, particularly in the area of mobile hydraulic applications. There is a growing demand for precise measuring processes in the area of mobile hydraulics, given that a reliable and safe...

2018-04-20
Powerful laser sensor features large measuring ranges

Powerful laser sensor features large ...

Micro-Epsilon: The product range of the new optoNCDT 1750 laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon has been extended with new measuring ranges of 500mm and 750mm. With these additional models, the laser sensor can now be applied in fast, high precision...

2018-04-16
New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer service life

New draw-wire sensor with 8 times longer ...

Micro-Epsilon: Compared to draw-wire sensors based on a conventional potentiometer, the new wireSENSOR WPS-MK88 U45R with a non-contact potentiometer achieves 8 times more working cycles, which extends the sensor’s service life to its...

2018-04-13
Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for explosion hazard areas

Magnetostrictive linear position sensor for ...

Balluff: Control and shut-off valves are used for oil and gas transmission in refineries and petrochemical plants. The valve position is regulated using the position measuring systems, because they are extremely reliable, especially in very harsh...

2018-04-11
Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Smart laser triangulation displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1420 laser sensors offer a unique combination of speed, compact size, performance and application versatility. Their high measurement accuracy and measuring rate enable dynamic measurements of displacement, distance and...

2017-12-12
Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled at sps ipc drives 2017

Prototype of motor feedback sensor unveiled ...

SIKO GmbH, the measurement equipment manufacturer from Buchenbach, took an unusual step at exhibition stand 300 in hall 4a of sps ipc drives 2017 in presenting the disguised prototype of a sensor for motor feedback applications that is still under...

2017-11-28
Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments

Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme ...

Kaman Precision Products: It takes an extremely durable design to make reliable measurements in extreme conditions. Extreme environment position/displacement sensors perform where most sensors cannot survive. These sensors are designed to operate...

2017-11-23
Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Positioning with Maximum Reliability

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2017-11-21
Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position Measurement - ready for Industry 4.0

Two Birds with One Stone Inductive Position ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new PMI F90 inductive positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs can precisely detect the absolute position of one actuator as well as the distance between two. Thanks to IO-Link technology, the system has comprehensive communication...

2017-11-15
Safe positioning monitoring : Concepts for machine safety

Safe positioning monitoring : Concepts for ...

Leuze electronic: Machine safety is growing in importance and is, thus, becoming an integral part of machine design. In addition to the moral obligation to protect and preserve the health of their employees, the topic of machine safety is also a...

2017-10-10
Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Inductive position detection in tight spaces

Baumer: In machine tool spindles, miniature grippers, or robotics, space runs out in a hurry. Every integrator knows the pain of trying to get cable runs to work in the system, without compromising the sensor performance. With its new IFRM 03...

2017-08-16
Inclination sensors – angular measurement in harsh environments

Inclination sensors – angular measurement in ...

Baumer: When it comes to tough outdoor use, many sensors reach their limits. Inclination sensors by sensor expert Baumer stand for maximum reliability and durability even in a harsh environment. Thanks to the extremely robust and resilient design,...

2017-08-02
Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

Motor Feedback – absolute measurement!

SIKO GmbH: The measurement of motor feedback is particularly important for large three-phase motors or torque motors. Now, with the MSAC501 absolute sensor, SIKO offers a truly absolute solution for precisely this application. The exact sensor...

2017-07-28
Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Innovative Blue Laser Technology with Patent

Micro-Epsilon: Laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors equipped with a blue-laser diode offer numerous advantages over red-diode lasers. For decades, sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon has played a leading role in measurement...

2017-07-05
New laser sensor provides high performance

New laser sensor provides high performance

Micro-Epsilon: The compact optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor designed for displacement and distance measurements offers new features combined with robustness and reliability. Based on an innovative web interface, the new laser sensor stands out due to...

2017-07-05
New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

New magneto-inductive displacement sensors

Micro-Epsilon: The latest models in the magneto-inductive range of displacement sensors stand out due to their robust design combined with state-of-the-art sensor technology. The sensor design ensures its long term reliability. Furthermore, the...

2017-07-05
Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Capacitive sensors for OEM applications

Micro-Epsilon: Specially developed for displacement, distance and position measurements in OEM and high volume applications, the new capacitive capaNCDT 6112 controllers offer a unique combination of high speed and compact size. A bandwidth...

2017-07-04
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