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Position sensors

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

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
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
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
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
Assured Inductance

Assured Inductance

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new family of safety sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs - the inventor of the inductive proximity sensor - includes four cylindrical and rectangular series with cable and plug connection. The sensors are TÜV-certified in accordance...

2019-06-21
Robust Angle Sensors

Robust Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the RSB 3600 Series of absolute single-turn angle sensors. The sensors are non-contact sensors with galvanized steel housing and stainless steel shaft with up to 100 N working shaft load for HD version. They are sealed up to...

2019-06-06
In position with IO-Link

In position with IO-Link

SIKO GmbH: Bus-capable position indicators and actuators from SIKO are virtually indispensable in machine construction today. They help make size changeover processes more efficient and reliable, thus enabling the flexible conversion of modern...

2019-05-27
Optical Sensors in Miniature Format

Optical Sensors in Miniature Format

Turck is now introducing the VS8 series miniature sensors. Optical sensor partners Banner Engineering developed the VS8 series for precise detection in confined spaces or near moving parts. Measuring 21.1 x 14.6 x 8 millimeter, the devices are...

2019-05-21
PURE.MOBILE – 100% focus on mobile machines

PURE.MOBILE – 100% focus on mobile machines

SIKO GmbH: Heat, cold, shock, vibration, water, mud or dust – modern mobile machines must work reliably under all kinds of conditions. To ensure this, the machines need sensors that record and provide data continuously even under the...

2019-05-20
Ultra-flat, Contact-less: Position Sensor for Space-restricted Applications

Ultra-flat, Contact-less: Position Sensor for ..

ASM Sensors presents a contact-less ultra-flat magnetostrictive position sensor for space-restricted applications such as in mobile machines or industrial vehicles. posichronPCFP25 is an absolute, non-contact and wear-free position sensor with...

2019-05-10
Precision sensors for motor feedback

Precision sensors for motor feedback

SIKO GmbH: Interview article: Safety, precision, and a high degree of integration with magnetic sensors for motor feedback systems. In the discussion, Andreas Wiessler, MagLine division head at SIKO, explains what is special about the motor...

2019-05-06
NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

NEW: Worldwide smallest draw-wire sensor

Micro-Epsilon: The world’s smallest draw-wire sensor enhances the Micro-Epsilon product range. With a weight of only 8 g and a size of just 19 x 19 mm, the wireSENSOR MT19 is used for displacement and distance measurements with a measuring...

2019-04-26
Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology for hydraulic and telescopic cylinders

Smart and revolutionary: SIKO SGH technology ...

SIKO GmbH: Mathias Roth, Industry Manager Mobile Automation at SIKO explains in an interview what distinguishes SGH technology and what its advantages are compared to other systems. In summary: What is special about SGH technology? A: With the...

2019-04-24
Compact Hollow Shaft Angle Sensor

Compact Hollow Shaft Angle Sensor

Novotechnik introduces the new WAL 340 hollow shaft angle sensor that provides absolute, rotary position. Sensor dimensions are 32 x 39 mm. A unique notch that is built into the housing aids alignment. The WAL 340 has a measurement range of 0 to...

2019-04-18
Factor 1 Sensor for the Food and Beverage Industry

Factor 1 Sensor for the Food and Beverage ...

Turck is presenting a new Q130WD uprox sensor with wash-down features. Compliant with the requirements of the food and beverage industry, the rectangular proximity switch offers the highest degrees of protection (IP68/IP69K) and can be used at...

2019-03-15
New-Inductive-Technology Position Sensors

New-Inductive-Technology Position Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the TF1 Series of touchless position sensors that are based on patented new-inductive technology. The sensors are unaffected by strong magnetic fields and metal flakes or filings present in a user’s...

2019-02-28
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
Temposonics® T-Series sensors now with KCs certificate for South Korea

Temposonics® T-Series sensors now with KCs ...

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), announced that the Temposonics® T-Series sensors have been enhanced with KCs analog and SIL 2 interface certification. This new certification means that Temposonics®...

2019-01-17
Magnetostrictive transducer MSB – ready for the future with a very compact size

Magnetostrictive transducer MSB – ready for ...

Waycon: The magnetostrictive sensors of the MSB series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH impress with their extremely small and robust design.  The sensors are available for measuring ranges from 50 mm to 4000 mm with two mounting...

2019-01-10
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
New Angle Sensors With Easy Mounting

New Angle Sensors With Easy Mounting

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 2900 Series of sensors that measure angular position. These sensors are available in single or redundant versions. Elongated holes make mounting easier. Users can specify configurations including start- and...

2018-12-11
Linear Position Sensors Shock-Proof up to 200 g

Linear Position Sensors Shock-Proof up to 200 g

Turck has updated its contactless Li Q25 positioning systems and has now added new Extended variants to the program. The inductive measuring principle offers improved shock resistance and sampling rate compared to alternative measuring...

2018-11-21
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
Compact Touchless Position Sensors

Compact Touchless Position Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the TFD Series of touchless linear position sensors provide wear-free operation in tight spaces. Maximum sensor dimensions are 40 x 27 x 7 mm. The TFD-4000 Series utilizes a magnetic position marker to provide a stroke...

2018-09-18
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
New Customizable Angle Sensors

New Customizable Angle Sensors

Novotechnik introduces the Vert-X 2800 Series of sensors that measure angular position. These sensors convert rotational angle into an analog or digital output. Digital interface options include J1939 CANBus as well as SPI and PWM. The J1939...

2018-08-21
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
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