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Efficient production of plasticmetal hybrids on turntable injection moulding machines

Efficient production of plasticmetal hybrids ...

2E mechatronic: Sensor housings for safety-relevant automotive applications are subject to complex requirements which significantly influence the tool design and manufacturing processes. High availability, the shortest possible processing times...

2019-05-14
Bourns Further Expands Sensor Line with Highly Sensitive, Accurate Pressure Sensor Designed for Extended Temperature Applications

Bourns Further Expands Sensor Line with ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, further expanded its line of environmental sensors to include a new pressure sensor. Bourns® Model BPS140 pressure sensors are based on state-of-the-art...

2019-05-13
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
Senix ToughSonic sensors used in StormSense flood monitoring solution

Senix ToughSonic sensors used in StormSense ...

Senix ToughSonic sensors have been integrated and installed by Valarm Inc. in the StormSense flood monitoring and forecast system in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. “We’re pleased the City of Virginia Beach is using ToughSonic...

2019-05-09
ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 3 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors and SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration. Built rugged as...

2019-05-08
lpc+ ultrasonic sensors with Smart Sensor Profile

lpc+ ultrasonic sensors with Smart Sensor ...

microsonic GmbH packs two output stages into an M18 threaded sleeve. The user can now choose between the version with two push - pull switching outputs or the version with one push - pull switching output and one analog ue output 0 - 10 V or 4 -...

2019-05-03
Image processing over 10 kilometers: new LX cameras with fiber optics interface

Image processing over 10 kilometers: new LX ...

Baumer: Five new models with a 10 GigE Vision compliant interface for use with optical cables expand the Baumer LX series. The cameras are ideal for applications requiring a high bandwidth of 1.1 GB/s over long distances. In accordance with the SFP+ module...

2019-04-30
Miniature new industrial-grade inertial sensor units from Xsens  outgun competition on both price and performance

Miniature new industrial-grade inertial sensor

Xsens announces the introduction of a generation of inertial motion sensors which set a new standard in the market for their small size, industrial-grade performance and competitive pricing. The all-new MTi 600-series of inertial sensors, supplied...

2019-04-30
Universal sensor controller for inductive displacement sensors

Universal sensor controller for inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The induSENSOR MSC7401 controller is used for displacement and distance measurements in automation technologies and machine building. The controller is compatible with the inductive LVDT and LDR measuring gauges and displacement...

2019-04-29
Monitoring mold deformations in aluminum die-casting

Monitoring mold deformations in aluminum ...

Micro-Epsilon: Inductive eddyNCDT displacement sensors (eddy current) are used to monitor gaps in aluminum die-casting processes. These precision sensors from Micro-Epsilon increase the service life of the tools involved and product quality, while...

2019-04-25
Texense Remote Yaw Pitot

Texense Remote Yaw Pitot

Texys: Introducing the Texense YAW Pitot sensor with remote tube combining static, differential, yaw angle & board temperature in a compact lightweight housing. Sensor & tube packaged separately to aid Installation, High accuracy ±...

2019-04-19
Texense Yaw Pitot V3

Texense Yaw Pitot V3

Texys: New for 2019, the Texense YAW Pitot V3 Sensor. A unique very high accuracy pitot sensor which provides absolute static pressure, air temperature and YAW angle measurements. Packaged into a single compact housing, light-weight and extremely...

2019-04-17
A smart sensor of outstanding performance

A smart sensor of outstanding performance

SensoPart: Thanks to excellent sensor characteristics with a class 1 laser, a wide scope of functions and intuitive use, SensoPart’s triangulation sensor FT 55-RLAM represents a new generation of distance sensors. The sensor is available in...

2019-04-15
New Electronic compass

New Electronic compass

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: ETLG Inertial Aerosystems announce the eCompass strap down electronic compass. It combines a precision 3-axis solid state magnetometer and a rugged 2 axis electrolytic tilt sensor to provide accurate, compensated heading...

2019-04-11
PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Ground Isolated Miniature Triaxial  ICP Accelerometers with TEDS

PCB Piezotronics, Inc. Launches Ground ...

PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), has released its smallest, 0.47 inch (11.8 mm), ground isolated, miniature triaxial cube accelerometers with TEDS (Transducer Electronic Data Sheet)....

2019-04-09
Compact IR cameras with industrial accessories

Compact IR cameras with industrial accessories

Optris GmbH: The infrared cameras from the Optris Compact Line, the Xi 80 and Xi 400, have been supplemented with new industrial accessories for use in rough conditions. The system has a modular design and as a result, the water cooled housing,...

2019-04-08
Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors Help Farmers Reduce Risk and Increase Profits

Application Note: Senix ToughSonic Sensors ...

Senix: Farming can often be a business of high-risk, low profit margins, and lots of debt. Researchers are now experimenting with high-throughput automated plant phenotyping, a technology that reduces the risks and increases the profits of...

2019-04-08
AirWire LoRa Level Transmitter

AirWire LoRa Level Transmitter

Senix: LEVEL receivers gather and process data from one or many Senix LoRa level transmitters, without recurring fees, then display it on a LAN and/or send it to IoT or other industrial applications. Maximum range can be obtained by adding an...

2019-04-08
Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Waycon: The distance sensors of the LAS-T5 series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik enable reliable, reproducible measurements, e.g. for factory automation, in keeping with the Industry 4.0 theme. Alongside positional measurements in industrial...

2019-04-03
Texense 8xMPS Micro Aero Pressure Sensor

Texense 8xMPS Micro Aero Pressure Sensor

Texys: Lightweight high accuracy aerodynamics sensor. Built around a Texense bespoke designed Piezo resistive element, this 8-channel differential and/or absolute pressure sensor brings high accuracy in a compact housing. Particular developments...

2019-04-01
Level Measurement DuoSeries LB 470RID

Level Measurement DuoSeries LB 470RID

BERTHOLD Technologies: DuoSeries LB 470 is the radiometric level measurement from Berthold in true 2-wire technology, which is now also available with radiation interference detection (RID). The level measurement system with RID consists of a...

2019-04-01
New 10KHz Fast Sampling Thermocouple Amplifier

New 10KHz Fast Sampling Thermocouple Amplifier

Texys: “This new upgraded version of our patented THA thermocouple amplifier is now able to sample at 5KHz or 10KHz. The amplification electronics are incorporated into the rear of the thermocouple connector, controlling the compensation of...

2019-03-22
APPLICATION NOTE: Wiring harnesses include glass encapsulated thermistors: Force Engineering choose Variohm for linear motor winding temperature monitoring

APPLICATION NOTE: Wiring harnesses include ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Force Engineering, based in Shepshed near Loughborough, develops and manufactures customised Linear Induction Motor (LIM) based motion systems, serving a wide base of industries with applications as diverse as...

2019-03-21
Tech Note: Inexpensive infrared scanning arrays with IRT/C.01

Tech Note: Inexpensive infrared scanning arrays

Exergen Global: With the low cost of the IRt/c.01 and its direct compatibility with inexpensive, widely available thermocouple input devices, powerful infrared scanning arrays can now be considered for applications in which thermal signatures are...

2019-03-20
NEW !!  ToughSonic® 12 Level & Distance Sensor

NEW !! ToughSonic® 12 Level & Distance Sensor

Senix: TSPC sensors with SenixVIEW software put the power of ultrasonics in your hands yet retain the simplicity of push-button TEACH setup. You can quickly adjust, optimize, save and clone your applications without calibration! This new...

2019-03-18
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

InnovaSonic 207i Ultrasonic Flow Meter with ...

Sierra Instruments is pleased to announce that its InnovaSonic® 207i Liquid Ultrasonic Flow Meter now supports BACnet digital communication protocol for easy building automation and control. With BACnet, Modbus RTU and Thermal Energy BTU...

2019-03-15
Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders from SMC

Magnetic Field Sensors for C-Groove Cylinders ..

Turck's portfolio of magnetic field sensors is being expanded: The BIM-UNC product series was specially optimized for perfect mounting in the C-groove pneumatic cylinder of SMC. BIM-UNC sensors can be inserted from the side into the groove with...

2019-03-14
The Best O2 (Oxygen) Sensors

The Best O2 (Oxygen) Sensors

Electro Optical Components:  SemeaTech introduces their new O2 sensor that has longer life and is lead free for RoHS compliance. SemeaTech's new O2 sensor has double the lifetime of existing O2 sensors, up to 4 years.  It also is lead...

2019-03-13
Accurate dosing of corrosion inhibitors

Accurate dosing of corrosion inhibitors

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: In industrial applications, especially in the chemical, process and oil and gas industry, corrosion can be a real challenge. These types of industries are coping with demanding environmental and process conditions in production and...

2019-03-11
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