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Application report: Efficient and process-controlled access guarding without muting sensors

Application report: Efficient and process- ...

Leuze electronic: Innovative strength, a down-to-earth culture and strong commitment are the values that have made WITRON – based in the Upper Palatinate region of Germany – the company that it is today: worldwide one of the market leaders in...

2019-05-10
Problems With Folds?

Problems With Folds?

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of oil and air filters for the automobile industry these filters must reach the required throughput rate, which is achieved by folding the filter material so that it provides a large filter surface on a...

2019-03-26
Choose the Right Side

Choose the Right Side

Sensor Instruments GmbH: 95% of all the industrially produced flat glass today is made using the float glass process. In this process, molten glass is continuously fed into a bath of molten tin. Due to its lower specific weight the molten glass...

2019-03-25
Welding Seam Detection With Edge Detectors

Welding Seam Detection With Edge Detectors

Sensor Instruments GmbH: For the detection of welding seams, contrast or color sensors would seem to be the proper solution, because in most cases the welding seam optically shows a clear difference from the surrounding product surface. In...

2019-03-22
Connected to the Future!

Connected to the Future!

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Up to now it may have been sufficient for a sensor manufacturer to provide systems with digital outputs, a 0V to +10V analog voltage output, and a 4mA to 20mA analog current output. In the foreseeable future, however,...

2019-03-21
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2019

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2019

Balluff: The products and applications exhibited at the Hanover Exhibition 2019 (Hall 9, Booth F53) will make Balluff's focus clear: the concrete benefits of Industry 4.0 solutions based on IO-Link, industrial network technology, machine vision,...

2019-03-04
On safe paths

On safe paths

Leuze electronic: The RSL 400 safety laser scanner not only ensures that automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are operated safely by means of protective and warning fields, but it also simultaneously captures the measurement values for the navigation software....

2019-02-13
Detection of Transparent Edges

Detection of Transparent Edges

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Conventional detectors particularly reach their limits when they have to detect and count stacked transparent objects such as plastic drinking cups of plastic caps. Especially in the process of packaging, however, it is of...

2019-01-31
Clear Strategy or Plain Guessing?

Clear Strategy or Plain Guessing?

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the last years the spray nozzles at windscreens have seen quite some development. The jet now comes as a fan jet or spot jet. A homogeneous spray mist application onto the intended angle range is now accurately...

2018-12-12
A Hazy Problem?

A Hazy Problem?

Sensor Instruments GmbH: At first everything seemed to be quite clear, just another measurement task that we surely would manage without any problems with one of our GLOSS series sensors. According to the descriptions provided by the customer it...

2018-12-10
Perfect Copy Counting

Perfect Copy Counting

Sensor Instruments GmbH: When cartons, magazines, or single sheets are packed, it must be ensured that each package has the correct number of items. In most cases such material is transported in shingled form before, as with magazines, newspapers...

2018-12-07
New ultrasonic sensors from Baumer outperform with robust housings and IO-Link

New ultrasonic sensors from Baumer outperform ..

Baumer: Quality meets economy – with the new product families U500 and UR18 Baumer sets the highest standards in ultrasonic sensor technology. The sensors for distance measurement and object detection are characterized by a particularly...

2018-12-03
Accurate High-Speed Counting of Stacked Plastic Caps

Accurate High-Speed Counting of Stacked Plastic

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Especially the counting of transparent, stacked plastic caps, as they for example frequently are used in the packing industry, usually is a highly problematic application because on the one hand the edges of individual...

2018-11-15
The new generation of vision sensors

The new generation of vision sensors

SensoPart: The well-known VISOR® series from sensor manufacturer SensoPart has had a makeover: with their slender metal housing, improved lighting and new added functions, such as a target laser and motorised focus, the proven vision sensors...

2018-11-08
Industrial cameras with fast interfaces

Industrial cameras with fast interfaces

Balluff: The 16 new compact industrial cameras (BVS CA) in the Smart Vision Solutions line from Balluff give you great flexibility in image recording and high transmission speed of image information for mastering even highly complex inspection...

2018-08-23
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff: Sensor specialist and provider of innovative automation solutions Balluff will be showcasing their expertise at the Hanover Exhibition. New cameras added to the portfolio: Balluff is expanding their Smart Vision Solutions line with 16...

2018-04-02
Efficient Automation of Life Science Laboratories

Efficient Automation of Life Science ...

Leuze electronic: As the world's leading manufacturer of laboratory instruments and solutions for life science laboratories, Tecan offers efficient automation featuring Leuze electronic sensor systems. Multilane – fast code reading with...

2018-01-19
New in the Balluff portfolio: SmartCamera Ident and SmartCamera Color

New in the Balluff portfolio: SmartCamera ...

Balluff: SmartCameras from Balluff are the right choice when many different and demanding tasks need to be solved quickly and flexibly in industrial automation using specific tools. With two new cameras - the SmartCamera Color and the SmartCamera...

2018-01-15
Leuze electronic shows its colors at LogiMAT 2018

Leuze electronic shows its colors at LogiMAT ...

Leuze electronic: As an expert in conveyor and storage systems, Leuze electronic presents smart sensor solutions for this unique industrial environment at LogiMAT 2018, the international trade fair for intralogistics solutions and process...

2017-12-18
Small but mighty: always on the right rack

Small but mighty: always on the right rack

Leuze electronic: With the IPS 200i, Leuze electronic has introduced the smallest camera-based sensor on the market for compartment fine positioning with high-bay storage devices in single-depth storage. It impresses with some powerful advantages,...

2017-12-15
Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring Optimizes Productivity  for Factory Automation

Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring ...

Cognex Corporation, the leader in machine vision and industrial barcode reading, announced the release of Cognex Explorer™ Real Time Monitoring (RTM) for factory automation and logistics operations. RTM aggregates and reports trends in data...

2017-11-17
SensoPart presents the VISOR® Robotic vision sensor with URCap software

SensoPart presents the VISOR® Robotic vision ...

SensoPart: The sensor manufacturer SensoPart has added a robotics specialist to its VISOR® series of vision sensors. Thanks to a URCap software package, the new VISOR® Robotic can communicate directly with Universal Robot (UR) systems....

2017-10-27
Smart Measuring of Sheet Thicknesses and Rubber Belts with PosCon 3D light section sensor

Smart Measuring of Sheet Thicknesses and ...

Baumer: Measuring edge positions, object or column widths are important tasks in the part inspection process. With its innovative PosCon 3D light section sensors, Baumer is offering a simple and cost-effective alternative to complex laser...

2017-08-03
Comprehensive update package for VISOR®

Comprehensive update package for VISOR®

SensoPart: Users of SensoPart’s VISOR® vision sensors have reason to smile: The 2017 update offers significant functional upgrades for all product versions – VISOR® Object, VISOR® Color, VISOR® Code Reader, VISOR®...

2017-07-18
A good eye for contrasts and colors - KTS and KTX contrast sensors from SICK

A good eye for contrasts and colors ...

SICK AG: With its KTS and KTX product families, SICK is presenting new, powerful contrast sensors from a forward-looking, innovative platform. The patented TwinEye technology for improved contrast detection and sensing distance...

2017-05-15
To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

SICK AG will be presenting its wide range of laser sensors at Interpack 2017. The sensors detect objects reliably even with large sensing ranges and the tightest of installation conditions, they provide excellent performance and security in a...

2017-05-15
Image processing 4.0 - Programmable InspectorP6xx camera

Image processing 4.0 - Programmable Inspector ..

SICK AG: The programmable InspectorP6xx camera from SICK is the solution for complex image processing tasks. Optics, illumination, evaluation, and interfaces – everything is integrated and highly customizable.

2017-05-12
Innovation in Part Inspection: PosCon Light Section Sensors from Baumer

Innovation in Part Inspection: PosCon Light ...

Baumer: Progressive digitization and the trend towards individualized products also require solutions that are flexible and as automated as possible, even in the part inspection area. When it comes to checking whether certain production parameters...

2017-05-02
Cognex Introduces its Newest Vision System, Delivering Unprecedented Modularity and Integration

Cognex Introduces its Newest Vision System ...

Cognex Corporation, the world's leader in machine vision, introduced the new In-Sight® 7000 series, a suite of ultra-rugged, highly modular standalone vision systems. The second generation In-Sight 7000 series represents a breakthrough in...

2017-04-18
Quality control of rubber seals on the basis of height measurements

Quality control of rubber seals on the basis ...

Baumer: The measurement of object height is an important aspect in quality control applications. With the PosCon HM light-section sensor, Baumer offers a unique, compact measuring device for this kind of tasks. The smart, pre-configured profile...

2017-04-18
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