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Multiple-Beam Safety Light Barriers with Increased Detection Range and IP67 Protection

Multiple-Beam Safety Light Barriers with ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The highest quality standards and reliable protection of personnel and machines—that is what Pepperl+Fuchs‘ multiple-beam safety light barriers stand for. The safety sensors create a two-dimensional detection zone of up...

2018-06-19
SmartRunner Matcher Extended—The Specialist for Profile Comparisons

SmartRunner Matcher Extended—The Specialist ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The increasing use of robotics in manufacturing creates both opportunities and challenges: More and more processes need to be able to adapt to changing objects and conditions. This requires flexible sensor solutions like the...

2018-06-18
Linear Encoder in SMD-format

Linear Encoder in SMD-format

POSIC launches the IT5602L linear encoder, which comes in a tiny SMD-format.  Resolution and maximum speed are field-programmable and can be set down to 0.04 um and to 10 m/s respectively. The output signals are A and B in quadrature and an...

2018-06-13
Long service motors tested after re-engineering

Long service motors tested after re-engineering

Sensor Technology: Specialist industrial motor manufacturer Solutions Engineering in Stoke on Trent is able to test the performance of its motors, having built a test station to its own specification based around a piezo electric torque...

2018-06-08
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Robust, Easy to Clean, and Compatible with ...

HBM’s new Z6R bending beam load cell has been designed for maximum capacities ranging from 20 to 200 kg. It is outstanding for its extremely robust enclosure, dirt-repellent design, and compatibility with the Z6 load cell. Typical fields of...

2018-06-07
The new LX series 10 GigE cameras with Sony Pregius sensors capture the finest detail in dynamic applications

The new LX series 10 GigE cameras with Sony ...

Baumer: With the expansion of the LX series by eight new models, Baumer combines the latest Sony Pregius sensors with the innovative, cost-effective 10 GigE interface. The global shutter LXT cameras with 3, 5, 9 and 12 megapixel resolution stand...

2018-06-05
Micro-Hybrid IR Source that is Robust in High Moisture and Temperature

Micro-Hybrid IR Source that is Robust in ...

Electro Optical Components Inc.: Most IR Sources are sensitive to moisture and need a breathing vent. Not the Micro-Hybrid JSIR350-4 pulsable IR sources with hermetic packaging. The JSIR350-4 survives high humidity and high temperature (+190...

2018-06-04
The new generation of the Temposonics® R-Series is now available

The new generation of the Temposonics® R-Series

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC), celebrates the worldwide release of the fifth generation of Temposonics® R-Series. R-Series V continues the successful story of previous sensor generations by adding new...

2018-06-01
R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for Longer Operating Distances

R200 and R201 - The New Optical Sensors for ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: With the R200 and R201 designs, the forward-thinking product design of photoelectric sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs enables applications with longer operating distances. Just like the compact R100, R101, and R103 series, both new...

2018-05-30
Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio with new distance sensors

Leuze electronic is expanding its portfolio ...

Leuze electronic: With the new ODS 110/HT 110 and HRT 25B L distance sensors, Leuze electronic is expanding its series of distance sensors and offers its customers a large selection of different designs with long operating ranges and several...

2018-05-29
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
Precise alignment of the cathodes at the electron accelerator

Precise alignment of the cathodes at the ...

Micro-Epsilon: When further developing electron accelerators, high precision capacitive sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used. The Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin uses capacitive sensors with a modular capaNCDT 6220 controller for this measurement task....

2018-05-17
LevelMaster – The perfect level sensor for conductive and adhesive products

LevelMaster – The perfect level sensor for ...

Rechner: The LevelMaster from RECHNER Sensors is becoming increasingly popular in the Food + Bev plus Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics industries. The rapidly increasing sales figures are easy to explain: functionality, quality, compactness and easy...

2018-05-15
Improved Accuracy in Water Flow Measurement with Temperature-Stable Ultrasonic Flow Sensors

Improved Accuracy in Water Flow Measurement ...

CeramTec: The accurate measurement of water flow in domestic metering or industrial applications can be affected by variations in ultrasonic sensing parameters over temperature.  An improved 2MHz ultrasonic flow sensor (09265-001) developed...

2018-05-09
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Special Strain Gauges for Temperatures up to ...

HBM  Test and Measurement (HBM) expands its range of strain gauges with the KFU series, which can be used at extremely high temperatures up to +350 °C. The KFU strain gauges are shipped with 1 m long cables and are protected against high...

2018-05-09
Electrical thermometers down to ambient temperatures of -60 °C

Electrical thermometers down to ambient ...

WIKA now also offers electrical thermometers in a version for ambient temperatures down to -60 °C. This version has been tailored for applications in the crude oil, natural gas and petrochemical industries in polar climates. The...

2018-05-08
SDI600 Tactical Grade IMU Inertial Measurement Unit

SDI600 Tactical Grade IMU Inertial Measurement

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: Air, ground and sea missile and munitions designers face demanding accuracy requirements under the most extreme shock and vibration conditions, with size, weight and cost constraints.  Designed specifically for...

2018-05-03
Silicon Designs Announces Enhanced Bias and Scale Factor Over Temperature Performance for Low-Mass VC Response Accelerometers

Silicon Designs Announces Enhanced Bias and ...

Silicon Designs, Inc., a 100% veteran owned and U.S. based global industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly rugged industrial-grade MEMS variable capacitive accelerometer chips, modules and supporting data acquisition,...

2018-04-30
Infrared LED Dust Sensor PM1006

Infrared LED Dust Sensor PM1006

Wuhan Cubic: PM1006 adopts the principle of optical sensing method to detect the variation trend of particle (size between 0.3μm~10μm) concentration in the air. An infrared light emitting diode and an optoelectronic sensor are optically...

2018-04-30
Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2006

Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2006

Wuhan Cubic: With turbo fan, the unique design of air duct and optical path PM2006 can measure particle mass concentration exactly and output PM2.5 in μg/m³ directly via mathematical algorithm and scientific calibration, which can be used...

2018-04-30
Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2008M

Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2008M

Wuhan Cubic: Based on laser scattering technology, PM008M is a laser dust sensor module, which can measure indoor particle concentration exactly and output particle mass concentration in μg/m³ directly via mathematical algorithm and...

2018-04-27
PM1.0/PM2.5/PM10 Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2008

PM1.0/PM2.5/PM10 Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2008

Wuhan Cubic: Based on laser scattering technology, PM008 is a laser dust sensor module, which can measure indoor particle concentration exactly and output particle mass concentration in μg/m³ directly via mathematical algorithm and...

2018-04-26
Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2107 Air Quality

Laser Dust Sensor Module PM2107 Air Quality

Wuhan Cubic: PM2107 is a laser dust sensor module which has the similar structure and connector compared with the traditional LED dust sensor. It can detect particle concentration size between 0.3μm~10μm in the air and real time output...

2018-04-26
Drama as Helicopter sensor flies into theatre role

Drama as Helicopter sensor flies into theatre role

Sensor Technology: With theatres striving to create breath-taking spectacles and leave the audience gasping for more, there is often world-class engineering behind the scenes. A British company is developing technology to ensure safety when...

2018-04-26

IST AG obtains ESCC qualification for thin ...

Innovative Sensor Technology (IST AG): Sensors made by Innovative Sensor Technology IST AG have been used in space projects since the mid-nineties. In February 2018, IST AG was awarded the ESCC (European Space Components Coordination)...

2018-04-19
Upgraded Backing Materials of Metal Foil Strain Gauges

Upgraded Backing Materials of Metal Foil Strain

BCM Sensor has recently successfully upgraded the materials of the backing layer of its metal foil strain gauge from FIBA to FIBAL: - F: modified phenolic resin, - I: modified polyimide resin, - B: laminated polyetherketone, - A: advanced...

2018-04-18
CeramTec delivers fast track to high gain transducers for medical ultrasonic applications

CeramTec delivers fast track to high gain ...

CeramTec: Manufacturers of medical devices can now incorporate high gain transducers into new products faster and more cost-effectively, thanks to a new package developed and supplied by CeramTec. Combining a horned transducer and a remote drive...

2018-04-17
CeramTec makes strides in ultrasonic bubble sensor performance

CeramTec makes strides in ultrasonic bubble ...

CeramTec: Following a period of intensive development and testing, CeramTec has substantially improved the performance of its ultrasonic bubble sensors used in medical devices, helping to improve patient safety during critical treatments and...

2018-04-17
Microscope lens for temperature monitoring of ultra-small targets

Microscope lens for temperature monitoring ...

Micro-Epsilon: Thermal imager monitoring of ultra-small components is now possible using a microscope lens from Micro-Epsilon. This lens is available as an upgrade for the TIM 450 and TIM 640 high resolution thermal imaging cameras, enabling...

2018-04-17
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
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