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Flat Washer (Spacer) Thickness Measurement System

Flat Washer (Spacer) Thickness Measurement ...

RIFTEK: The System is developed on the order of one of the lead designers and manufacturers of the thermoelectric modules. The task was to develop and to produce precision automatic machine for contactless measurement of...

2018-08-06
PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches USB Digital Accelerometer

PCB Piezotronics Inc. Launches USB Digital ...

PCB Piezotronics announces the release of a USB digital accelerometer designed for use in predictive maintenance and condition monitoring applications. Model 633A01 is a high-resolution, broad-frequency piezoelectric accelerometer with integrated...

2018-08-06
Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large Reading Window and Codes Enhance Performance of 2-D System

Positioning with Maximum Reliability Large ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: The PXV 2-D absolute positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs sets new performance benchmarks when it comes to reliability and handling. With its large reading window, the system keeps a sufficient number of codes in view, even in...

2018-08-03
Low Voltage +5 VDC Specialty Hermetic MEMS Variable Capacitive Accelerometers

Low Voltage +5 VDC Specialty Hermetic MEMS ...

Silicon Designs, Inc. announced the global market introduction of its Model 2422H low-voltage, specialty hermetic, MEMS variable capacitive accelerometer modules. Available in eight unique models, with standard ranges from ±2 g to...

2018-07-31
Laser sensors for high precision distance measurements on metals and rough surfaces

Laser sensors for high precision distance ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new optoNCDT 1750LL laser sensor is used in high precision distance measurements of metallic and structured surfaces. Their oval-shaped light spot makes it possible to compensate for physical interferences and to output stable...

2018-07-27
Measuring the height of pressed-in pins (Through Hole Technology)

Measuring the height of pressed-in pins ...

Micro-Epsilon: In order to inspect the height of pressed-in contact pins on PCBs immediately after the assembly process, scanCONTROL laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are used. These create a 3D profile of each PCB. Faced with miniature targets,...

2018-07-27
Sensata Technologies Introduces Industry’s First Explosion Proof Stackable Multi-Turn Encoder

Sensata Technologies Introduces Industry’s ...

Sensata Technologies, an industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, has launched the first explosion proof stackable multi-turn encoder for use in oil and gas applications. The new encoder, BEI Sensors’ model MAAX,...

2018-07-26
M1003 Stopswitch - Stopped Motion Monitor

M1003 Stopswitch - Stopped Motion Monitor

4B BRAIME Components LTD: The M1003 Stopswitch is a simple inductive shaft speed monitoring device. The self-contained unit, which signals when the shaft has stopped rotating. It can be used for process control, motion detection and stopped shaft...

2018-07-26
A new performance class in inductive displacement measurements

A new performance class in inductive ...

Micro-Epsilon: The eddyNCDT 3060 inductive measurement system is based on eddy currents and enables fast, precise displacement measurements in industrial environments. More than 400 sensor models can be combined with the eddyNCDT 3060. Based on...

2018-07-25
M3003 and M3007 Slipswitch - Underspeed Sensor

M3003 and M3007 Slipswitch - Underspeed Sensor

4B BRAIME Components LTD: The M300 Slipswitch is an easy-to-use inductive proximity shaft speed monitoring device with an adjustable 0 - 30 second start-up delay, all housed in a 30 mm diameter moulded body. The self-contained unit has a single...

2018-07-24
Reliable and Accurate NDIR Gas Sensor Modules

Reliable and Accurate NDIR Gas Sensor Modules

Electro Optical Components Inc. offers the smartGAS sensor modules that use NDIR (infrared gas absorption technology) to make reliable, accurate and cost-efficient gas detectors. They are used in a wide variety of applications in process measuring...

2018-07-23
Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Photoelectric all-rounder BOS 21M ADCAP

Balluff: Generating, transporting and processing information are central tasks in the Industry 4.0 environment. The basis for all the information is intelligent sensors which provide the required input. With their BOS 21M ADCAP will be showing a...

2018-07-20
The Best O2 (Oxygen) Sensor Available

The Best O2 (Oxygen) Sensor Available

Electro Optical Components:  SemeaTech introduces their new O2 sensor that has longer life and is lead free for RoHS compliance. SemeaTech's new O2 sensor has double the lifetime of existing O2 sensors, up to 4 years.  It also is lead...

2018-07-19
Upgrade of Thickness Measurement System

Upgrade of Thickness Measurement System

RIFTEK: The system is intended for precise measuring of thickness of sheet materials such as tapes, boards, plates, and so on. It is a stand-alone software and hardware system that contains laser sensors (or contact...

2018-07-18
New Big-3 Flow Measurement Solution

New Big-3 Flow Measurement Solution

Sierra Instruments: The Big-3 features Sierra’s QuadraTherm 640i/780i thermal flow meters, their InnovaMass 240i/241i vortex flow meters, and their new InnovaSonic 207i ultrasonic flow meter. Designed, built, and calibrated in the USA by...

2018-07-17
New Performance Standards for Industrial Accelerometers!

New Performance Standards for Industrial ...

DJB Instruments is setting a new standard for the low cost industrial accelerometer marketplace by introducing a new design and build of their A/140 range, using their unique Konic Shear® technology. Historically DJB have focused on the...

2018-07-13
Variohm add two Contelec non-contacting angle encoders to expanding range: Vert-X-E models offer a wide range of options and programmability for maximum application flexibility

Variohm add two Contelec non-contacting angle ..

Variohm EuroSensor has added two non-contacting models to its wide range of high accuracy angle encoders. Both are from Variohm’s Swiss distribution partner, Contelec AG, and feature separate magnet and sensor components for continuous...

2018-07-03
Differential Pressure Sensor Rounds Up HVAC Portfolio

Differential Pressure Sensor Rounds Up HVAC ...

E+E Elektronik: The EE600 differential pressure sensor extends the product portfolio for HVAC and building automation of the Austrian sensor manufacturer E+E Elektronik. The transmitter is available with full scale 1,000 Pa (4 inch water column)...

2018-07-03
Ultrasonic Sensors UPK – Different housing styles for flexibility

Ultrasonic Sensors UPK – Different housing ...

Waycon: WayCon Positionsmesstechnik GmbH adds the UPK product line to its product range of ultrasonic sensors. The plastic or stainless steel housings are protected up to IP67 and feature a connector or cable output for flexibility. The sensors...

2018-06-28
ams announces automotive-grade sensor IC for shifter position detection in hybrid, battery-powered and conventional vehicles

ams announces automotive-grade sensor IC for ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today released the AS5200L, a dual-die magnetic rotary position sensor with an I2C interface that enables the development of new space-saving...

2018-06-22
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
Ceramic pressure sensors from Metallux AG – the ideal thick film measuring cells for many applications

Ceramic pressure sensors from Metallux AG

Metallux: The ceramic pressure sensors designed and manufactured by Metallux AG distinguish themselves with an outstanding quality, highest precision and reliability coupled with long lasting and durable operation. Available are the Metallux thick...

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
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
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