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Small, Robust, Unmatched Accuracy: The New Inclination Sensor positilt® PTM27

Small, Robust, Unmatched Accuracy: The New ...

ASM Sensors: ASM introduces a new inclination sensor that is robust, comes in an ultra-compact housing and provides high accuracy. The new positilt® PTM27 sensor measures inclination in the range of +/-180° with one axis and in the range...

2020-08-12
How Drones are Transforming Construction and Infrastructure Inspection

How Drones are Transforming Construction and ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Ensuring our infrastructure is running, and our job and construction sites are safe should be a top priority. However, the maintenance and inspections needed is inherently dangerous and often time-consuming and repetitive, making drones...

2020-08-10
50.000 Ultrasonic transducers per year - Made in Germany

50.000 Ultrasonic transducers per year ...

SONOTEC: For nearly 30 years, we have been producing ultrasonic transducers at our headquarters in Halle (Saale) with an output of currently 50.000 pieces per year We supply our customers with tailor-made, holistic solutions for a variety of...

2020-08-07
SONOTEC® and S3 Alliance agree on distribution partnership

SONOTEC® and S3 Alliance agree on distribution

SONOTEC: With a non-contact handshake, the two managing directors Michael Münch and Thomas Riedel have sealed the partnership between SONOTEC GmbH from Halle (Saale) and S3 Alliance GmbH from Kirchentellinsfurt. The application specialist for...

2020-08-05
MSR-Electronic products for monitoring CO in parking garage in Beirut City

MSR-Electronic products for monitoring CO in ...

MSR-Electronic: Fixed CO gas alarm system for almost 400 parking spaces in the new, modern Beirut Digital District (BDD). The BDD is a community dedicated to establishing a centre for the digital and creative world in Lebanon. It was officially...

2020-08-04
Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Inductive Safety Sensors with OSSD Outputs

Turck: Inductive safety sensors with two OSSD (output switching signal device) outputs complete Turck's portfolio for safety technology. The proximity switches enable users to also exploit the benefits of contactless and thus wear-free position...

2020-08-04
Stronger focus on customized probes

Stronger focus on customized probes

SONOTEC: In the current fiscal year 2020, SONOTEC® GmbH has sharpened its strategic orientation in the business unit Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). In the future, the company will focus increasingly on one of its core competencies - the...

2020-08-04
Powerful eddy current measuring system for small measuring ranges

Powerful eddy current measuring system for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new inductive eddyNCDT 3070 displacement measuring system offers high performance and precision. It provides resolutions in the submicron range and operates with a frequency response up to 20 kHz. The inductive measuring system...

2020-08-03
Smallest thermal imaging camera in its class monitors dynamic processes

Smallest thermal imaging camera in its class ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new thermoIMAGER TIM QVGA thermal imaging camera combines a compact size and high resolution with high speed. The camera is ideally suited to monitoring tasks in industrial processes. With a frame rate up to 80 Hz and a...

2020-08-03
The Inertial Labs Miniature Attitude and Heading Reference System, MiniAHRS, Provides Absolute Orientation for Any Mounted Device

The Inertial Labs Miniature Attitude and ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: The new Inertial Labs MiniAHRS utilizes 3-axes each of precision accelerometers, magnetometers and gyroscopes to provide heading, pitch and roll of the device under measure. It contains state-of-the-art algorithms for different dynamic...

2020-07-31
Laser distance sensors for precise robot positioning

Laser distance sensors for precise robot ...

Micro-Epsilon: In series production of vehicles, numerous production steps are automated and are performed using modern manufacturing processes based on innovative technologies. Precise sensors are indispensable in this respect. They enable high...

2020-07-31
New confocal sensors for precise distance and thickness measurements

New confocal sensors for precise distance and ..

Micro-Epsilon: The next generation of confocal sensors from Micro-Epsilon is designed to precisely determine distances and the thickness of transparent materials. The confocalDT IFS2407-3 and the confocalDT IFS 2404/90-2 solve multiple new...

2020-07-31
Accurate temperature measurement in metal production

Accurate temperature measurement in metal ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new thermoMETER CTRatio pyrometer provides accurate results with non-contact temperature measurements in harsh, industrial environments. Unlike conventional pyrometers, it delivers constant measurement results even when...

2020-07-30
A Superior Sensor for Non-Contact Water Level Measurement

A Superior Sensor for Non-Contact Water Level ..

Senix Corporation: Senix ToughSonic® Ultrasonic Transmitters perform water monitoring with “non-contact” technology that monitors the water surface from above. These sensors are used in open air, closed tanks, and in stilling tubes...

2020-07-29
New SMD dual channel thermopile sensors for NDIR gas analysis

New SMD dual channel thermopile sensors for ...

Heimann Sensor: We are proud to present our new SMD type dual channel thermopile sensor preferably intended for NDIR gas analysis. Heimann Sensor is the market leader in thermopile arrays and sensors. With our patented thermopile technology, we...

2020-07-28
Weld-immune magnetic field sensor

Weld-immune magnetic field sensor

Balluff: Welding is a harsh environment: Flying sparks as well as metal and weld splatter can cause heat damage or stick to the sensors and cables and impair their functionality. High welding currents generate magnetic interference fields which...

2020-07-24
The specialist for confectionery and baked goods packaging machines: The new DRT 25C from Leuze

The specialist for confectionery and baked ...

Leuze electronic: The primary and secondary packaging of confectionery and baked goods can be challenging: The new DRT 25C dynamic reference diffuse sensor from Leuze solves precisely this problem in an innovative and reliable way: with unique...

2020-07-24
Kanban 4.0

Kanban 4.0

Pepperl+Fuchs: Kanban-controlled production and material flows are taken to a completely digital level with an intelligent combination of optical sensors, identification systems, and modern, process-oriented cloud software. The associated...

2020-07-23
The Professional Motion Reference Unit: A Motion, Heading and Position Sensor  for Marine Applications

The Professional Motion Reference Unit ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Bathymetric or Hydrographic surveys are survey methods used for submarine topography that have been implemented for observation of marine landscapes and structures for several decades. With the technology for executing a survey becoming...

2020-07-21
Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding Technology

Inductive Sensors with Active Shielding ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: Reliably High Sensing Range in All Installation Situations. The VariKont series from Pepperl+Fuchs enables higher sensing ranges, regardless of the type of installation and the mounting material. Actively detecting the metal...

2020-07-21
Failsafe position measurement with digital interfaces

Failsafe position measurement with digital ...

Balluff: Wherever additional safety is required in an application or machine availability and technical function security need to be significantly increased, redundant systems offer significant advantages. This applies as well to the BTL7 multiple...

2020-07-17
Using Optics to Stabilize and Simulate Indirect Fire Control

Using Optics to Stabilize and Simulate Indirect

Inertial Labs, Inc.: The main limitation for many microelectromechanical (MEMS) based inertial measurement units (IMUs) is the realization that drift will always be a factor when left uncompensated for. In todays market many solutions have been developed...

2020-07-17
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

The New Ultra-miniature C11 Force Sensor

HBM: With its C11, HBM introduces a new series of compressive force transducers that open up new areas of application due to their ultra-miniature design. The new compression load button load cells are based on strain gauges and are thus...

2020-07-16
Tank Level Measurement AND Control

Tank Level Measurement AND Control

Senix Corporation: Senix ToughSonic Sensors.. Offer cost-effective, continuous, non-contact tank level measurement and control for small and large tanks. They easily install at the top of the tank, are not immersed in the liquid, and can measure...

2020-07-15
New: Ultrasonic sensor series UFA2 - Miniature distance sensors and proximity switches

New: Ultrasonic sensor series UFA2 - Miniature

Waycon: As the successor of the UFA series, the ultrasonic sensors of the UFA2 series offer improved linearity (<0.4 % compared to <1 %) while maintaining the same measuring range of 20...200 mm. Unlike their predecessors, the UFA2 sensors...

2020-07-15
Pipeline Corrosion Inspection with Smart Pigs

Pipeline Corrosion Inspection with Smart Pigs

SONOTEC: Pipelines, particularly in the petrochemical industry, are often exposed to high pressures, extreme temperatures and aggressive media. In order to avoid accidents, constant quality control is essential. This is done automatically with...

2020-07-14
Affordable and Hassle-Free Solutions for Obsolete Sensors

Affordable and Hassle-Free Solutions for Obsolet

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Companies that adopted the first microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometers and inertial measurement sensors in the 1990s have struggled to find affordable solutions to replace sensors that have been discontinued due to the advent of...

2020-07-10
MSR-Electronic products monitor CO2 leaks in wine tanks in Austria

MSR-Electronic products monitor CO2 leaks in ...

MSR-Electronic: Reliable MSR gas detectors in the new wine storage building with almost 60 wine tanks. "Wine is for everyone," says the gifted young winemaker Hannes Reeh and calls himself a wine democrat. Drinking wine should be a passion, not a...

2020-07-10
Counter UAS Upgrades for Better Accuracy in Dynamic Applications

Counter UAS Upgrades for Better Accuracy in ...

Inertial Labs, Inc.: Since there initiation into the market in 2015, OpenWorks Engineering has been seeking to revolutionize the industry of security. While many industries focus primarily on offensive strategies for Autonomous Unmanned Systems (AUS)...

2020-07-07
Variohm EuroSensor launch new range of glass and epoxy coated NTC bead thermistors

Variohm EuroSensor launch new range of glass and

Variohm EuroSensor: Expanding its wide range of temperature sensing components and devices, measurement specialist Variohm EuroSensor has launched a new range high sensitivity NTC thermistors in a choice of hermetically sealed...

2020-07-06
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