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ToughSonic® 14 Level & Distance Sensor

ToughSonic® 14 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! ToughSonic sensors...

2018-10-09
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...

2018-10-09
Exergen Global introduces D501LN, new handheld scanner features extended nosepiece to increase safety and ease of use

Exergen Global introduces D501LN, new ...

Exergen Global introduced the D501LN, a handheld certified infrared scanner that provides all the features found in Exergen’s DX501, with an extended nosepiece to enhance safety and ease-of-use. The length of the nosepiece in the D501LN...

2018-10-09
HEIDENHAIN Testing and Inspection Equipment Two devices, many practical possibilities for analysis

HEIDENHAIN Testing and Inspection Equipment ...

HEIDENHAIN encoders provide all of the information necessary for commissioning, monitoring, and diagnostics. So it is good if this data is quickly and easily usable during routine operation. With the PWT 100 testing device and the PWM 21...

2018-10-09
Optical Filters for LIDAR applications

Optical Filters for LIDAR applications

Iridian: One of the growing technologies used in remote sensing, including in autonomous vehicles, is LIDAR.  LIDAR (laser detection and ranging) can provide a point cloud of data that precisely describes the position and velocity of objects...

2018-10-03
Application Note: Zemic load cell for high-speed packaging machinery: DAMTECH choose Zemic load cell and weight transmitter for egg grading machine

Application Note: Zemic load cell for high- ...

Variohm: DAMTECH Egg-Handling BV specialises in automated egg processing machinery and recently, with the help of load measurement specialists Zemic Europe, developed its latest E-Grader 40 egg weighing, sorting and packaging system. With a...

2018-10-02
SONOTEC at COMPAMED 2018

SONOTEC at COMPAMED 2018

SONOTEC: As developer and manufacturer of ultrasonic sensors and expert in the implementation of sensors for bubble detection and fluid monitoring in medical technologies, SONOTEC has made a name for itself, gaining worldwide industry reputation...

2018-10-01
New Investment Brings Benefits to Utilities and Industry With Dynamic Water Flow Testing

New Investment Brings Benefits to Utilities ...

CeramTec: Investment in dynamic flow testing equipment by Ceramtec has delivered improved analysis of water flow measurements.  This breakthrough means that users of water coupled ultrasonic sensors – including utilities companies,...

2018-09-27
Vigor Technology Will Announce SSH0802W 3D Laser Scanner

Vigor Technology Will Announce SSH0802W 3D ...

Vigor Technology will announce the SSH0802W 3D laser scanner which is one of the advanced self-developed products of Vigor. This 3D laser scanner has been endowed with many outstanding features such as non-contact measurement, high data sampling...

2018-09-25
Achieve more with less: New GigE cameras with integrated JPEG image compression save bandwidth, CPU load and storage space

Achieve more with less: New GigE cameras ...

Baumer is enhancing the LX series with 2, 4 and 25 megapixel cameras with integrated JPEG image compression and frame rates of up to 140 fps. With the GigE cameras, you can save all down the line: from bandwidth through CPU load to storage space...

2018-09-20
Robust mass flow meters and controllers for gases

Robust mass flow meters and controllers for ...

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: MASS-STREAM™ instruments operate on the basis of direct through-flow measurement in accordance with the constant temperature anemometer principle. They contain no moving parts and the measured gases pass the two...

2018-09-17
Probably the world’s smallest gas detectors

Probably the world’s smallest gas detectors

MSR-Electronic: The MC2 (analog sensor with up to 15 m cable length) from MSR-Electronic can be mounted even in the smallest devices due to its reduced size. In addition to the electrochemical sensor element with measuring amplifier, a module with...

2018-09-17
MASS-STREAM Thermal Mass Flow Controller - Principle of Operation

MASS-STREAM Thermal Mass Flow Controller ...

Bronkhorst High-Tech BV: MASS-STREAM Thermal Mass Flow Controller - Principle of Operation. Video animation explaining the functions and features of Bronkhorst's MASS-STREAM Mass Flow Meters and Controllers for gases, following the direct through...

2018-09-13
New explosion-proof housing for HEITRONICS infrared radiation thermometer

New explosion-proof housing for HEITRONICS ...

Heitronics now supply the DNV certified explosion-proof housing BARTEC TECHNOR TNXCC for the infrared radiation thermometer series CT13, CT18 and KT15. The housing is made of stainless steel and is suitable for use in ambient temperatures of -40...

2018-09-11
Precise temperature control for novel food production: NTC temperature sensors from Variohm EuroSensor ensure accurate modelling of food in the Procusini 3D food printer

Precise temperature control for novel food ...

Variohm EuroSensor: The Procusini 3.0 is a 3D food printer, recently launched in its third and revised generation with NTC temperature probes from Variohm EuroSensor. The manufacturer, Print2Taste GmbH, was founded in 2014 as a...

2018-09-11
Low Power Mid IR LEDs for NDIR Gas Detection

Low Power Mid IR LEDs for NDIR Gas Detection

Electro Optical Components Inc. introduces optoelectronic devices for the mid-infrared spectral range. Products include a wide range of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), LED arrays and spectral matched Photodiodes (PD) covering the spectral range from...

2018-09-10
A compact and space-saving solution

A compact and space-saving solution

Leuze electronic: With the 412B series in metal housing, Leuze electronic presents a slim, cylindrical M12 sensor design that is especially well suited for use in tight installation spaces, as occur in, e.g., material flow or in packaging...

2018-09-07
PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches Very High Temperature, Intrinsically Safe Triaxial Charge Accelerometer

PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches Very High ...

PCB Piezotronics announces the release of a triaxial charge accelerometer designed for use in environments with ambient temperatures up to 900 °F/482 °C. Model EX356A73 is certified as intrinsically safe through the ATEX, CSA and IECEx...

2018-09-06
White Paper: Applying reflective cones to IR temperature sensors for moving targets

White Paper: Applying reflective cones to IR ...

Exergen Global: Reflective cones are a very useful addition to IR sensors when high accuracy and reliability are important for moving process measurements whose a) surface emissivities are likely to vary, and b) ambient temperatures in the...

2018-09-06
New transducers deliver greater accuracy in gas meter measurement

New transducers deliver greater accuracy in ...

CeramTec: The latest range of ultrasonic sensors for gas flow measurement from Ceramtec is providing gas meter manufacturers with an improved dynamic range and an increase in accuracy of measurements for domestic gas flow sensing and industrial...

2018-09-05
Despite dirt and temperatures! - Magnetic safety switch PSENmag from Pilz now also as a stainless steel variant

Despite dirt and temperatures! - Magnetic safety

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The automation expert Pilz is expanding its product group for non-contact, magnetic safety switches PSENmag to include a stainless steel variant. The new variant reliably monitors safety gates and positions in harsh...

2018-08-30
Magnetically coded position measurement system BML-SL1

Magnetically coded position measurement ...

Balluff: The new BML SL1 absolute measuring system from Balluff is the right choice wherever positions and end-of-travel need to be determined with high accuracy, fast and precisely over travel distances of up to 8 meters. Regardless of whether...

2018-08-29
Zemic loadcell and weight transmitter used for egg weighing machine

Zemic loadcell and weight transmitter used ...

Zemic Europe: DAMTECH Egg-Handling BV is a fast growing Dutch company, that builds a variety of machines. In the last 8 years their activities have increasingly concentrated on the automation around the egg. They have designed high-quality...

2018-08-29
Magnetic hybrid has traceability

Magnetic hybrid has traceability

ETLG Inertial Aerosystems: ETLG Inertial Aerosystems reports that the hybrid HMC2003 three-axis magnetic sensor hybrid now has traceability status. Each sensor is serialised and batch traceable, and ETLG's ISO 9001:2015 and AS9120B quality...

2018-08-28
Series 9 APDs for LIDAR

Series 9 APDs for LIDAR

First Sensor: With the Series 9, First Sensor offers a wide range of silicon avalanche photodiodes (APDs) with very high sensitivity in the near infrared (NIR) wavelength range, especially at 905 nm. With their internal gain mechanism, large...

2018-08-24
Silicon Designs Now Offering MEMS Variable Capacitive Accelerometer Samples via Amazon.com

Silicon Designs Now Offering MEMS Variable ...

Silicon Designs, Inc. announced that it is now offering MEMS VC accelerometer module samples, in ranges from ±2 g to ±100 g, via Amazon.com. This newly established Amazon offering will allow Silicon Designs to efficiently...

2018-08-23
Long Lasting Ammonia (NH3) Electrochemical Sensors

Long Lasting Ammonia (NH3) Electrochemical ...

Electro Optical Components introduces long lasting Ammonia (NH3) electrochemical sensors with up to 10 times longer lifetime performance than existing products.  The SemeaTech Ammonia (NH3) electrochemical sensors have a new electrolyte that...

2018-08-15
Robust Magnetic Incremental Encoder for Harsh Environments

Robust Magnetic Incremental Encoder for Harsh ..

ASM Sensors: Rotational position needs to be detected in many applications such as mobile machines or packaging machines. However, many encoders are not suited for rough environmental conditions as typically given in these applications such as...

2018-08-15
Measuring large compressive forces economically: New C6B force transducer from HBM

Measuring large compressive forces economically

HBM: With the new C6B force transducer, HBM offers a flexible solution for economical acquisition of large compressive forces. The sensor is cost-effective and specially designed for rugged and dynamic applications. The C6B force transducer...

2018-08-13
Hybrid components for the highest demands

Hybrid components for the highest demands

2E mechatronic: One of the core competences of 2E mechatronic GmbH & Co. KG is the production of plastic components with inserts in medium to high volumes and of the highest quality. The materials used here are not only conventional...

2018-08-10
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