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Save water, cleaning agents, and costs – the high-speed CombiLyz conductivity sensor from Baumer

Save water, cleaning agents, and costs – the ...

Baumer: Milk, water, lye, water, acid, and water again: Cleaning a system for processing and filling food (clean in place, CIP) consists of an intricate choreography of process steps, during which different liquids alternately flow through the...

2020-01-21
Highest durability for in-cylinder position sensing: Novotechnik announce TF1 series linear sensor for mobile hydraulics and harsh-environment industrial equipment

Highest durability for in-cylinder position ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Recently launched by Novotechnik, the advanced measuring technologies leader, and available from Variohm EuroSensor, TM1 series linear position sensors are designed for simple and direct integration within hydraulic/pneumatic...

2020-01-17
TruStability™ DPR Series

TruStability™ DPR Series

Honeywell: The TruStability™ DPR Series is a piezoresistive silicon pressure sensor offering a ratiometric analog output for reading pressure over the specified full scale pressure span and temperature range. These sensors are fully...

2020-01-16
Temposonics® R-Series V now with POWERLINK

Temposonics® R-Series V now with POWERLINK

MTS Sensors: Following the successful market introduction of the Temposonics® R-Series V PROFINET, EtherNet/IP™ and SSI, MTS Sensors is glad to announce the addition of the POWERLINK output for the new generation. R-Series V...

2020-01-15
Temposonics® R-SERIES V IS NOW AVAILABLE WITH SSI

Temposonics® R-SERIES V IS NOW AVAILABLE WITH SS

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), releases the SSI version of its Temposonics® R-Series V position sensors for industrial applications.Following the successful market introduction of the R-Series V with...

2020-01-10
Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: At the 2019 SPS trade fair in Nuremberg, Pepperl+Fuchs, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial sensors and sensor systems, was presenting the new R2300 multi-layer scanner. The sensor for 3-D object detection impresses by...

2019-12-20

Comprehensive Maintenance Solutions to ...

SONOTEC: Asset health becomes progressively important and thus a strategic corporate goal. The principles of Industry 4.0 to optimize processes, to increase operational safety and availability, and to improve energy efficiency are said to be one...

2019-12-18
High Temperature Coatings for Biocompatible Applications

High Temperature Coatings for Biocompatible ...

Electro Optical Components Inc offer a low internal stress coating that is biocompatible and has high temperature stability.  The EOC coating has high temperature stability up to 750ºC.  These nanoamorphous carbon coatings can also...

2019-12-17

ams to boost automotive electrification with ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has introduced the first inductive position sensor for highspeed, automotive and industrial electric motors to be available as a standard product on...

2019-12-17
Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab product portfolio

Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab ...

Eddylab: The laser distance sensors with integrated electronics are suitable for non-contact displacement and distance measurement even on the most demanding surfaces. With different sizes, teachable measuring ranges between  10 mm and 13 m...

2019-12-11
Pressure sensor with low power consumption suits mobile equipment: Variohm expands pressure sensor range with low power series

Pressure sensor with low power consumption ...

Variohm EuroSensor’s new EPT31LE series pressure sensor features extremely fast power-up and response times and a low power consumption that perfectly suits mobile equipment pressure monitoring used in combination with battery and/or solar powered...

2019-12-04

Aspects of increased production speeds

Exergen Global: „Infrared temperature measurement methods of production processes are limited to material surfaces, and thus have a serious limitation in thermal process monitoring, particularly when considering speed increases. To overcome...

2019-11-26

Speedboost

Exergen Global: Exergen IRt/c™ non-contact temperature sensors can push production line performance to record highs and give an instant boost in start-up speed. Dr. Pompei has derived a mathematical model to describe the thermal processes...

2019-11-26
Industrial grade position feedback for IoT: Wachendorff announces promotional pricing offer for absolute shaft encoders with Industrial Ethernet interfacing

Industrial grade position feedback for IoT: ...

Variohm EuroSensor: Available for Variohm EuroSensor’s UK and Ireland customers, a new promotional price offer from Wachendorff covers the leading German industrial encoder and precision automation component manufacturers’ wide range...

2019-11-25
Optimized Encoder Portfolio

Optimized Encoder Portfolio

Turck: With an optimized encoder portfolio, Turck will serve in future a wide range of customer requirements – from price sensitive encoders, right through to particularly robust and wear free devices. From three product lines, users have...

2019-11-22
Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Measuring Sensors with IO-Link

Turck: Inductive measurement sensors with IO-Link and a voltage output complete the range of Turck's sensor portfolio. The flexibility of the new analog sensors offer users a range of different application scenarios. The devices can firstly be...

2019-11-18
Tech Note: IRT/C Repeatability and long-term accuracy

Tech Note: IRT/C Repeatability and long-term ...

Exergen Global: The ability of the measuring device to maintain its calibration under service conditions and over a long period of time is of fundamental interest in temperature control. The IRt/c is rated at less than 0.1°C repeatability and...

2019-11-15
Zemic loadcells used for weighing in Emergency Toilet

Zemic loadcells used for weighing in ...

Zemic Europe: Today, 4.5 billion people live without a safe toilet and 892 million people still practise open defecation. To improve this situation, IHE Delft is working on new technologies in faecal sludge management, and keeps working closely...

2019-11-15
Variohm EuroSensor EPS series pressure switches suit a wide range of pressure switching tasks

Variohm EuroSensor EPS series pressure switches

Variohm EuroSensor: Aimed at industrial pressure switching applications for air, water, hydraulic fluid, other oil-based and liquid mediums, Variohm EuroSensor’s EPS series includes three different environment-matched models, each competitively priced...

2019-11-14
LVDT inductive sensors – wear-free and precise measurements thanks to innovative coil technology

LVDT inductive sensors – wear-free and ...

Waycon: The newly developed inductive sensors in the LV series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH cover measuring ranges of up to 25 mm with a linearity of up to 0.1 %. Thanks to the strength of the stainless steel housing with...

2019-11-12
High Precision Triaxial VC MEMS Accelerometer

High Precision Triaxial VC MEMS Accelerometer

Dytran Instruments, Inc., a leading manufacturer of piezoelectric and DC MEMS accelerometers, force and pressure transducers and associated electronics presents the series 7503D, a family of high-precision variable capacitance (VC) triaxial...

2019-11-11
Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the parameter server function

Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the ...

Baumer: Switching point, switching window, filter, sonic  beam width, output logic: when a new sensor is installed in a machine, a variety of parameters must be adjusted to the application. The parameter server function via the IO-Link...

2019-11-11
Understanding field-of-view

Understanding field-of-view

Exergen Global: IRt/c’s are rated optically for their field-of-view by the actual dimensional equations describing their construction. However there are, in practice, some secondary effects which can influence performance, including optical...

2019-11-05
Bread and pastry dough mixing temperature

Bread and pastry dough mixing temperature

Exergen Global: Measuring the temperature of bread and pastry dough while mixing is difficult at best with conventional contact thermocouple probes, due to breakage and possible contamination of the food. However, the temperature is quite...

2019-11-04
Precise temperature measurement in industrial processes

Precise temperature measurement in industrial ..

Micro-Epsilon: In numerous industrial processes, high precision temperature control is required to achieve high and consistent quality results. Modern infrared temperature measuring devices detect hot objects, parts that are difficult to access...

2019-11-04
Non-contact dough measurement

Non-contact dough measurement

Exergen Global: Measuring the temperature of bread and pastry dough while mixing is important since too high a temperature will cause too much rise, resulting in holes in the baked product, and too low a temperature will not allow the dough to...

2019-11-01
Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Micro-Epsilon: The scanCONTROL 3060-25/BL laser profile scanners set a new performance level in precision profile measurements. Their innovative technology makes them ideally suited to measurement tasks in automation environments with high...

2019-10-31
Monitoring tire temperature for racing performance with non-contact IR/TC sensors

Monitoring tire temperature for racing ...

Exergen Global: Tire temperature is of critical concern in automotive racing for two reasons: 1) Tire temperature directly affects the tire’s adhesion and wear characteristics. For example, as it takes lap after lap around an oval track, a...

2019-10-30
Ultrasonic Object Detection Sensors Reduce Costs on the Farm

Ultrasonic Object Detection Sensors Reduce ...

Senix: The innovative Sonic Spray attachment from farm equipment manufacturer Gillison’s Variety Fabrication, Inc. (GVF) uses Senix ultrasonic object detection sensors to detect orchard trees and precisely control the application of sprayed...

2019-10-30
Capacitive measuring gauge for high precision gap measurements

Capacitive measuring gauge for high precision ..

Micro-Epsilon: The capaNCDT MD6-22 from Micro-Epsilon is a capacitive measuring device designed for mobile, high precision gap and distance measurements. Robust but lightweight, this dual-channel handheld gauge is used for commissioning, service...

2019-10-30
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