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Container and Tray Identification Made Easy

Container and Tray Identification Made Easy

Leuze electronic: Leuze is expanding its portfolio of stationary bar code readers with the introduction of the BCL 200i. Designed specifically for conveyor systems, the new BCL 200i is a 1D bar code reader with integrated industrial interfaces and...

2021-02-18
Micrometer-exact positioning of punching strips

Micrometer-exact positioning of punching strips

Sensor Instruments GmbH: During the production of punched articles, the punching procedure requires the exact positioning of the punching strips as the processing of the punching strip is performed in a number of process steps in the punching...

2021-02-02
The dual channel principle

The dual channel principle

Leuze electronic: The dual channel principle is just one of many new developments within the scope of Leuze's nearly 60 years of innovation history. What does dual channel actually mean? The increasing digitization opens entirely new possibilities in...

2021-01-21
New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

New Solid-State Scanner for Automatic Doors

Pepperl+Fuchs: The new ShieldScan® door sensor uses a single compact sensor element to secure all revolving doors with widths up to 1800 mm and heights up to 3500 mm. It uses the superior time-of-flight technology (ToF), which masters even...

2021-01-20
Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Red Light Sensor in Rugged Metal Housing

Balluff: The BOS 21M photoelectric sensor family features a universal form factor, an especially rugged housing and various function principles that make it highly flexible even in harsh industrial environments. It stands out with generous range...

2020-10-26
Double sheet detection made simple: two ultrasonic sensors, three sizes, various object materials

Double sheet detection made simple: two ...

Baumer: Two product families, many possible solutions: The high-performance ultrasonic sensors U300 and U500/ UR18 from Baumer offer a multitude of integrated functions and adjustment options. These allow the sensor to be optimally adjusted to the...

2020-10-08
No stress with stretch! Measuring the thickness of thin and transparent plastic films

No stress with stretch! Measuring the thickness

Sensor Instruments GmbH: It is important to be able to measure the thickness of stretch films after production, including after the stretching procedure. The SPECTRO-MIR-10 measurement system enables fast and precise inline and offline measurement...

2020-09-24
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
Gaps in Parquet Flooring

Gaps in Parquet Flooring

Sensor Instruments GmbH: From the range of RED series edge detectors the RED-50-L and RED-110-L sensors are especially suited for detecting gaps, i.e. in this application the distance of two parquet panels. These edge detectors reliably detect...

2020-07-06
Leuze is focused on “yellow”

Leuze is focused on “yellow”

Leuze electronic: In the field of automation technology, the color yellow stands for safety at work. The safety expert Leuze, as a developer and provider of safety sensors, safety solutions and safety services for the entire life cycle of a...

2020-07-03
Senix Offers a Wide Range of OEM & Custom Sensors

Senix Offers a Wide Range of OEM & Custom ...

Senix Corporation, makers of the smart and rugged ToughSonic line of ultrasonic noncontact sensors, is also a value-add partner for your OEM and Custom Sensor needs! For over 30 years, Senix has been engineering and manufacturing custom ultrasonic...

2020-06-26
Perfect Gloss for Metal Plates!

Perfect Gloss for Metal Plates!

Sensor Instruments GmbH: When metal plates are painted, both their color and their gloss factor must be measured after the painting process. Gloss measurement is performed inline and immediately after the painting process to allow a quick response...

2020-06-23
Intelligent vision sensor simplifies image-guided robotics

Intelligent vision sensor simplifies image- ...

SensoPart: SensoPart’s latest software update for its VISOR® Robotic vision sensor makes the setup of robotics applications even simpler and more flexible. Thanks to a considerably expanded scope of functions, all common 2D applications...

2020-06-17
Senix Offers Custom Object Detection Systems

Senix Offers Custom Object Detection Systems

Senix: Senix ToughSonic® Ultrasonic Sensors, perhaps the most versatile and flexible sensors available today, can be used in a wide variety of Object Detection applications. Senix has a wide variety of Object Detection Systems that can be...

2020-06-15
2D-code readers get automation rolling

2D-code readers get automation rolling

Leuze electronic: Autarky Automation is one of the leading British developers and manufacturers of automation and conveyor systems. To meet the demanding requirements on an automated tire system, Autarky opted for the latest 2D-code readers from...

2020-06-11
The superior sensors - U500 and UR18 ultrasonic sensors

The superior sensors - U500 and UR18 ...

Baumer: Ultrasonic sensors are the all-round talents of sensor technology. They are resistant to soiling and allow the reliable detection of objects regardless of the color and surface finish. When it comes to transparent or high-gloss objects in...

2020-06-05
Vision sensor replaces PLC

Vision sensor replaces PLC

SensoPart: A comprehensive software update is making VISOR® vision sensors from SensoPart even smarter and more versatile: As of now, multiple detection results can be compared, processed and analysed directly in the sensor. Communication with...

2020-05-25
Higher resolution for even greater code reading stability

Higher resolution for even greater code reading

SensoPart: With the VISOR® Code Reader V20 Standard, SensoPart expands its family of vision sensors with a low-cost version for standard applications requiring a higher image resolution, such as the reading of simple printed barcodes. Until...

2020-05-19
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
Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production and recycling

Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production ..

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Plastics have become an integral part of our daily life. Their production consumes valuable resources; it is clear that the plastics industry needs to introduce a sustainable level of recycling management. The realization...

2020-05-18
Vision sensor with resolution of 5 megapixels

Vision sensor with resolution of 5 megapixels

SensoPart presents a new addition to its established vision sensor family: VISOR® V50, which boasts an image resolution several times larger than that of standard vision sensors. In doing so, the South German sensor manufacturer has responded...

2020-05-14
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
Frequency of Compressor Wheels

Frequency of Compressor Wheels

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The task is to measure the frequency of compressor wheels that are used in turbochargers. These wheels may reach speeds of up to 300,000 revolutions per minute. Usually these compressor wheels have about 10 blades and are...

2020-04-27
Sandpaper Grain Size Measured as Gloss

Sandpaper Grain Size Measured as Gloss

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of sandpaper it must be ensured that the grain size of the abrasive material (e.g. aluminum oxide or silicon carbide) always lies within the permitted tolerance range. Previously performed laboratory...

2020-04-24
Going beyond limits: Ultrasonic sensors U500/UR18 feature the shortest blind range at yet long sensing distance available on the market

Going beyond limits: Ultrasonic sensors U500 ...

Baumer: Thanks to the unique sensor element, the sensor families U500 and UR18 with IO-Link are not only more robust than all comparable sensors on the market, but their extremely short blind range at yet very long sensing distance brings...

2020-03-27
Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR ...

Pepperl+Fuchs, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial sensors and sensor systems, presents the R2300 multi-layer scanner. The sensor for 3-D object detection impresses by offering incredibly high measurement density: the compact and...

2020-03-20
Smart vending solution Zuply equipped with Zemic Object identification System

Smart vending solution Zuply equipped with Zemic

Zemic Europe: Zuply makes life easier. Healthy meals at work any time of the day. The basic machines of Food Zuply contain lockers from which you can order food. Food Zuply is a brand from the company Innovend. The company Innovend focuses on...

2020-03-11
Leuze and iTRACE Announce the Blockchain Integration of 2DMI® with the DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader

Leuze and iTRACE Announce the Blockchain ...

Leuze electronic: iTRACE Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain security applications for anti grey market and anti counterfeit, and Leuze, a global leader in automation sensors, announced today the integration of iTRACE 2DMI®...

2020-02-14
Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR Multi-Layer Scanner

Reliable Object Detection with 3-D LiDAR ...

Pepperl+Fuchs: At the 2019 SPS trade fair in Nuremberg, Pepperl+Fuchs, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial sensors and sensor systems, was presenting the new R2300 multi-layer scanner. The sensor for 3-D object detection impresses by...

2019-12-20
Tracking the Invisible

Tracking the Invisible

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the course of a comprehensive digitisation of industrial production and processes (keyword: Industry 4.0) a new method of marking manufactured components now offers previously undreamed-of possibilities. By way of an...

2019-11-29
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