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Bourns Adds Four New Model Families to its Environmental Pressure Sensor Line

Bourns Adds Four New Model Families to its ...

Bourns, Inc., aleading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced the addition of four new model families to the Bourns® Precisio  Sensor (BPS) line. Based on state-of-the-art Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)...

2020-02-28
Bourns Introduces MEMS Environmental Sensor Designed for Ultra-Low Pressure Sensing in a Digital World

Bourns Introduces MEMS Environmental Sensor ...

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, introduced a new environmental pressure sensor model that provides high accuracy, 3.3 V and ultra-low pressure range capabilities. Bourns® Model BPS125 pressure...

2020-02-26
VG481V1 Back Biased Hall

VG481V1 Back Biased Hall

Honeywell: The VG481V1 contains a dual peak detecting circuit that is coupled with a Hall-effect element to detect the speed of a ferrous gear tooth target wheel. A biasing magnet provides a changing magnetic field as the target wheel moves past...

2020-02-25
Mapping Sensor – Precision in the smallest possible space

Mapping Sensor – Precision in the smallest ...

Balluff: For wafer mapping Balluff offers a highly precise photoelectric sensor which integrates perfectly into the end effectors. Especially designed for extremely thin end effectors, the compact BOH TI-R002 mapping sensor features an extremely...

2020-02-24
Compact laser light array with IO-Link

Compact laser light array with IO-Link

Balluff: When various objects have to be identified in production, packaging or in quality control, the compact and multi-functional BLA 16C laser light array is ideal. This through-beam sensor with IO-Link offers numerous measuring modes such as...

2020-02-21
Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq interface from Balluff

Magnetic encoder system with Drive-Cliq ...

Balluff: The BML absolute magnetic encoder in the SGA series stands out in any application where high absolute accuracy of position and end-of-travel is required. Comprehensive diagnostics functions ensure reliable operation and more efficient...

2020-02-20
Sensors that inspire: All-digital AlphaProx inductive distance sensors nominated for electronics award

Sensors that inspire: All-digital AlphaProx ...

Baumer: Delivering the largest choice of digital secondary data of present-day market, the AlphaProx inductive distance sensors convinced the editorial team of the “Elektronik” magazine. Nominated in the category "Measurement and...

2020-02-18
Sierra Announces NEW Line of MEMS-Based Thermal Mass Flow Controllers & Flow Meters

Sierra Announces NEW Line of MEMS-Based ...

Sierra Instruments, global leader in mass flow, announces the launch of their RedySmart™ mass flow meters and controllers ideal for BioPharm OEMS.  Sierra also announces RedyCompact™ flow meters and regulators as an ideal upgrade...

2020-02-14
Cameras for splash and product contact zones

Cameras for splash and product contact zones

Baumer: Inspections in highly sensitive areas within the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries require robust components that are able to withstand aggressive cleaning agents. However, there are very few camera systems available that can be...

2020-02-14
Non-invasive SONOFLOW | Flow Sensors and SONOFLOW | C³ Software: The user-friendly smart sensoring package for application in laboratory 4.0, R&D, and single-use production environments

Non-invasive SONOFLOW | Flow Sensors and ...

SONOTEC: With the influence of digitization and increasing needs for process monitoring,  laboratory, R&D, and single-use production environments are changing rapidly. Networked laboratory devices with smart functions, automation...

2020-02-13
Polarization cameras for industrial applications

Polarization cameras for industrial applications

Baumer: Whether mechanical stress in glass, production errors in carbon fiber materials, or quality testing on reflective metal surfaces – imaging with polarized light has been conquering new application areas of industrial image processing. Leading...

2020-02-13
More Performance, Less Power 

More Performance, Less Power

InfraTec GmbH: When organic substances such as wood, natural gas, petrol and various plastics are catching fire, spectral radiation of typical wavelengths is emitted. As a specialist in flame detection technology, InfraTec is expanding its range...

2020-02-07
Precise to the microsecond: Industrial cameras with Precision Time Protocol

Precise to the microsecond: Industrial cameras

Baumer is equipping 25 camera models of the LX and CX series with the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) according to the IEEE 1588 Standard, in support of precise time synchronization in Ethernet networks. This allows applications to benefit from all advantages...

2020-02-05
Customized transducers for ultrasonic NDT – Made in Germany

Customized transducers for ultrasonic NDT ...

SONOTEC has established itself over the past 25 years in the global NDT market as a specialist for customized ultrasonic testing solutions. With a powerful R&D team and a state-of-the-art in-house piezo-composite production, we accompany you...

2020-02-05
Shear and tensile strength of structural adhesives

Shear and tensile strength of structural ...

Micro-Epsilon: The shear and tensile strength of high strength, high stiffness structural adhesives is, among other things, inspected via a so-called double tube sample. The testing machine on the one hand displaces the samples in an axial...

2020-02-03
Precise and efficient thickness measuring systems for hot rolling

Precise and efficient thickness measuring system

Micro-Epsilon: The thicknessCONTROL MTS 820x and MTS 920x thickness measuring systems from Micro-Epsilon offer a new and efficient solution for measurement tasks in hot rolling mills. They enable high precision measurements on thick and thin...

2020-02-03
Reliable limit detection without parameterization

Reliable limit detection without parameter ...

Baumer: The flexible adjustment of systems to short-term requirement changes as well is an increasingly frequent production challenge. The new CleverLevel PL20 level switches no longer have to be parameterized to a specific medium but adaptively...

2020-02-03
Blue Laser Technology for demanding measurement tasks

Blue Laser Technology for demanding measurement

Micro-Epsilon: For measurement tasks on demanding surfaces, Micro-Epsilon has developed the Blue Laser Technology. It is used for optical displacement and distance measurements on red-hot glowing, organic or (semi-)transparent objects. These Blue...

2020-01-31
Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation Automation Project

Senix Water Level Sensors Drive Irrigation ...

Senix: Irrigation management is serious business in Australia especially within the Murray-Darling Basin, a 1,000,000 square kilometer watershed that is home to Australia’s most productive agricultural land. The basin’s 23 rivers have...

2020-01-31
ToughSonic® 50 REMOTE Level Sensor

ToughSonic® 50 REMOTE Level Sensor

Senix: REMOTE sensors are designed for level and distance measurement in remote monitoring and other demanding outdoor applications. Surge protection assures reliable performance in lightning prone areas, and they consume less power than our other...

2020-01-30
Laser profile scanners are the eyes of automated plasma cutting systems

Laser profile scanners are the eyes of ...

Micro-Epsilon: In order process huge components using automated plasma cutting systems down to micrometer accuracy, it is necessary to carry out reliable 3D measurements of these components in advance. One of the leading manufacturers of automated...

2020-01-30
Leaving nothing to chance – inductive IO-link sensors provide comprehensive diagnostic data for the greatest process safety

Leaving nothing to chance – inductive IO-link ..

Baumer introduces fully digitized inductive IO-link sensors with the most comprehensive diagnostic data on the market. In addition to sensor temperature, operating voltage, and operating time, the sensors also collect the number of boot cycles,...

2020-01-30
High-resolution 2D/3D laser profile scanner for dynamic measurement tasks

High-resolution 2D/3D laser profile scanner ...

Micro-Epsilon: scanCONTROL 30xx/BL laser scanners are designed for dynamic measurement tasks with high demands on resolution and accuracy. Available with measuring ranges of 25 and 50 mm (along the laser line/X axis), they are primarily used in...

2020-01-29
Exergen Sensors Ensure Safety, Efficacy in Fluid Infusion for Medical Procedures

Exergen Sensors Ensure Safety, Efficacy in ...

Exergen Global: In a broad spectrum of medical procedures, infusing normothermic fluid is the key to better patient outcomes. That’s particularly true in trauma situations when quick delivery of  blood products to patients is essential...

2020-01-24
Sensor Technology helps to keep sheep shorn

Sensor Technology helps to keep sheep shorn

Sensor Technology: TorqSense transducers from Sensor Technology are playing an important role in new product development at Gloucestershire-based Lister Shearing, the oldest and one of the most successful suppliers of animal shearing and clipping...

2020-01-22
Honeywell launches New Media Isolated Pressure (MIP) Sensor Platform For HVAC and Industrial Market

Honeywell launches New Media Isolated ...

Honeywell announced the launch of a new, high-performance, value-priced line of Media Isolated stainless steel pressure sensors (MIP) for the industrial and HVAC market. The new MIP series will give customers a single, customizable solution for...

2020-01-22
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
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