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Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ambient light suppression

Laser distance sensor with IO-Link and ...

Balluff: The new BOD 24K laser distance sensor from Balluff ensures detection and positioning of objects of various kinds. For example in contour detection, distance determination or orientation monitoring in assembly applications. Thanks to the...

2020-05-21
No Problems Counting Fan Blades

No Problems Counting Fan Blades

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of radial and axial fans the checking of the correct frequency response depending on the applied DC voltage is one of the final steps. The easiest method for measuring the frequency is to use a...

2020-05-18
New: Laser distance sensor LDI – reliable measurement of long distances

New: Laser distance sensor LDI – reliable ,,,

Waycon: The laser distance sensor series LDI quickly and reliably measures long distances up to 150 m, even under challenging conditions, with highest precision of up to ±1 mm. Not even dark measuring surfaces are able to influence the...

2020-05-05
Counting Folds at Flex-Pipe

Counting Folds at Flex-Pipe

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of aluminium flex-pipes the decisive factor is not really the measured length of the flex-pipes but rather the number of existing folds, because due to the material's "accordion effect" the actual length...

2020-04-27
Laser scanner offers new performance level for series applications

Laser scanner offers new performance level ...

Micro-Epsilon: Precision, versatility and a compact design are often decisive characteristics in industrial series applications. The new scanCONTROL 2500 laser profile scanners from Micro-Epsilon are specially designed to meet these high...

2020-04-20
Smart laser sensors in miniature design

Smart laser sensors in miniature design

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220, 1320 and 1420 laser triangulation sensors from sensor specialist Micro-Epsilon set a new standard for displacement and distance measurements. With a miniature light spot size, these small, smart and precise...

2020-04-16
New high-performance laser scanners

New high-performance laser scanners

Micro-Epsilon: The new scanCONTROL 30xx laser scanners offer the highest performance and are used for high speed and precise 2D/3D measurement tasks. These compact and lightweight profile sensors are equipped with the High Dynamic Range mode...

2020-04-15
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
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
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
Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab product portfolio

Laser distance sensors – NEW in the eddylab ...

Eddylab: The laser distance sensors with integrated electronics are suitable for non-contact displacement and distance measurement even on the most demanding surfaces. With different sizes, teachable measuring ranges between  10 mm and 13 m...

2019-12-11
Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the parameter server function

Fasterthanever sensor replacement with the ...

Baumer: Switching point, switching window, filter, sonic  beam width, output logic: when a new sensor is installed in a machine, a variety of parameters must be adjusted to the application. The parameter server function via the IO-Link...

2019-11-11
Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Laser profile scanner for high resolution

Micro-Epsilon: The scanCONTROL 3060-25/BL laser profile scanners set a new performance level in precision profile measurements. Their innovative technology makes them ideally suited to measurement tasks in automation environments with high...

2019-10-31
Laser Seam Tracking System for Welding Automation

Laser Seam Tracking System for Welding ...

RIFTEK: We begin to offer the set for welding automation, which includes: specialized RF627Weld 2D laser scanner (three models with different ranges); controller (option); RIFTEL Lamia software for seam recognition and tracking; calibration plate for...

2019-10-15
Monitoring metal sheet infeed during the pressing process

Monitoring metal sheet infeed during the ...

Micro-Epsilon: In cold forming processes, deep drawing is considered a decisive step in the production process. optoNCDT 1420 laser triangulation sensors measure the metal sheet infeed during pressing, as this parameter is crucial for the quality...

2019-09-30
optoNCDT 1220: New standard for industrial automation

optoNCDT 1220: New standard for industrial ...

Micro-Epsilon: The optoNCDT 1220 from Micro-Epsilon is a laser sensor with an attractive price/performance ratio, high measurement accuracy and ease of use. Suitable for OEM and serial applications in automation technology, this miniature sensor...

2019-09-26
Quality all along the line

Quality all along the line

Baumer: Precise, non-contact inline-measurements by optical distance sensors without process interruptions are vital in high-quality product manufacture. In measurements on demanding surfaces such as galvanized or brushed metal, the OM70 laser...

2019-09-13
Width Measurement System

Width Measurement System

RIFTEK: The system is intended for non-contact measuring of width of sheet materials such as tapes, boards, plates, and so on. It is a stand-alone software and hardware system that contains optical micrometers and the indication device. System parameters...

2019-08-27
Riftek Lamia - Seam Tracking and Measurement Software

Riftek Lamia - Seam Tracking and Measurement ...

RIFTEK: Riftek Lamia is a multifunctional and simple to use software application for control of automated industrial systems on the base of 2D laser scanners. Riftek Lamia is intended for: recognizing, tracking and measuring geometric parameters of objects...

2019-08-26
3D Laser system for large diameter pipes measurement

3D Laser system for large diameter pipes ...

RIFTEK: The system is designed for non-contact measurement of geometrical parameters (diameter, roundness, curvature) of large diameter pipes. Technical characteristics of the system can be changed for a specific task. Pipes nominal diameter, mm ...

2019-08-23
Automated Systems for Wheel Sets Control

Automated Systems for Wheel Sets Control

RIFTEK: The  systems are designed  for making automatic measurement of  geometric parameters  of railway wheel sets in  the course of  incoming and outgoing inspections carried out in railcar/wheel shops,  wagon depots....

2019-08-23
Real time wheels geometry measurement system

Real time wheels geometry measurement system

RIFTEK: The system is designed for contactless automatic measurement of geometrical parameters of railway wheels and uses a combination of 2D laser scanners, mounted wayside in the track area. The system can be easily installed at any type of rail...

2019-08-22
RF627 2D Laser Scanners Upgrade

RF627 2D Laser Scanners Upgrade

RIFTEK: First, we would like to inform that we discontinue production of outdated RF625 Series scanners and we no longer accept orders for them. Secondly, we expanded the line of RF627 scanners and now you can find devices with ranges up to 1000 mm (eleven...

2019-07-10
Laser Triangulation Probes  for holes inspection

Laser Triangulation Probes for holes inspection

RIFTEK: The sensors are designed especially for inspection of small diameter holes. For measurement, the laser probe is inserted into the controlled hole. The probe or the part is driven in rotation. A triangulation laser sensor, which is built...

2019-07-04
Pipe ID Control System RF096- 35/50-100

Pipe ID Control System RF096- 35/50-100

RIFTEK: These projects continue our work in solving widespread ID measurement challenges. Operation of the system is based on the scanning of the tube inner surface by rotating point triangulation laser sensor. A measured tube must be installed...

2019-06-10
A smart sensor of outstanding performance

A smart sensor of outstanding performance

SensoPart: Thanks to excellent sensor characteristics with a class 1 laser, a wide scope of functions and intuitive use, SensoPart’s triangulation sensor FT 55-RLAM represents a new generation of distance sensors. The sensor is available in...

2019-04-15
Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Laser Sensors LAS-T5 – Ready for Industry 4.0

Waycon: The distance sensors of the LAS-T5 series from WayCon Positionsmesstechnik enable reliable, reproducible measurements, e.g. for factory automation, in keeping with the Industry 4.0 theme. Alongside positional measurements in industrial...

2019-04-03
Safe use also in the vertical position!

Safe use also in the vertical position!

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The safety laser scanners PSENscan from Pilz are now also suitable for area guarding of vertical applications, for example for access protection. What’s more, with PSENscan applications can now be designed with...

2019-03-27
Reflective Mirrors for High Power CO2 Lasers

Reflective Mirrors for High Power CO2 Lasers

Electro Optical Components Inc.: LBP Optics manufactures and stocks a wide range of standard replacement mirrors for laser cutting and laser engraving systems which meet, or exceed, the OEM specifications.  They also provide laser mirrors and...

2019-03-04
Automated assembly of cockpit modules in the automotive industry

Automated assembly of cockpit modules in the ...

Micro-Epsilon: Fully or semi-automatic assembly of cockpit modules during automotive production processes requires the gripper tool to precisely position the assembly parts. Offering integrated profile calculation and due to their compact design,...

2019-02-26
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